Do Manual Therapies Help Low Back Pain? A Comparative Effectiveness Meta-analysis

@article{Menke2014DoMT,
  title={Do Manual Therapies Help Low Back Pain? A Comparative Effectiveness Meta-analysis},
  author={J. M. Menke},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={E463–E472}
}
Study Design. Meta-analysis methodology was extended to derive comparative effectiveness information on spinal manipulation for low back pain. Objective. Determine relative effectiveness of spinal manipulation therapies (SMTs), medical management, physical therapies, and exercise for acute and chronic nonsurgical low back pain. Summary of Background Data. Results of spinal manipulation treatments of nonsurgical low back pain are equivocal. Nearly 40 years of SMT studies were not informative… 
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