Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain

  title={Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain},
  author={W. Assendelft and S. Morton and E. I. Yu and M. Suttorp and P. Shekelle},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • W. Assendelft, S. Morton, +2 authors P. Shekelle
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Context The role of spinal manipulation in the treatment of low back pain remains controversial, possibly because previous summaries of the evidence have compared spinal manipulation with a combination of traditional therapies rather than with individual therapies. Contribution This meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials found that spinal manipulation was more effective than sham therapy but was no more or less effective than general practitioner care, analgesics, physical therapy… CONTINUE READING
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