Which subgroups of patients with non-specific neck pain are more likely to benefit from spinal manipulation therapy, physiotherapy, or usual care?

@article{Schellingerhout2008WhichSO,
  title={Which subgroups of patients with non-specific neck pain are more likely to benefit from spinal manipulation therapy, physiotherapy, or usual care?},
  author={Jasper Mattijs Schellingerhout and Arianne Petra Verhagen and Martinus Wilhelmus Heymans and Jan Jacobus Maria Pool and Henrica Cornelia Wilhelmina de Vet},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2008},
  volume={139},
  pages={670-680}
}
The objective of this study is to identify subgroups of patients with non-specific neck pain who are more likely to benefit from either physiotherapy, spinal manipulation therapy, or usual care, on the short- and long-term. Data of three recently finished randomised controlled trials, with similar design and setting, were combined. The combined study population consisted of 329 patients with non-specific neck pain in an adult (18-70years) primary care population in the Netherlands. The primary… CONTINUE READING

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