Chiropractic technique procedures for specific low back conditions: characterizing the literature.

@article{Cooperstein2001ChiropracticTP,
  title={Chiropractic technique procedures for specific low back conditions: characterizing the literature.},
  author={Robert Cooperstein and Stephen M. Perle and Meridel I Gatterman and Chris Lantz and Michael J. Schneider},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={407-24}
}
BACKGROUND Many original clinical trials and several review papers have come to the conclusion that manipulation is safe and effective for the treatment of low back pain. However, it is necessary to determine which specific types of manipulation and nonmanipulative types of chiropractic adjustive care are most effective for particular types of low back pain across both tissue-specific and functional classifications. OBJECTIVE To characterize the quantity and quality of literature gathered for… CONTINUE READING