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Spinal manipulation sessions help lessen lower back pain

Several sessions of spinal manipulation from a chiropractor may lessen lower back pain more effectively than minor massage, but not significantly so, according to a study. Researchers studied the effects of spinal manipulation therapy on 100 participants with chronic low back pain. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either 0, 6, 12 or 18 sessions […]

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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care […]

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Back pain often fades without treatment

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints, affecting more than one in four adults every year, and a popular reason for physician visits. But most people recover from back pain whether they are treated medically or not, says Wolf Mehling, a professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. […]

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Back Pain Recovery Time Unclear, Causing Many Problems To Become Chronic

New classification crucial for better understanding Prof. van Kleef explained: “There is an astonishing deficiency both of understanding raging unspecific back pain and of adequate options for managing it. We urgently need nomenclature for classifying back pain beyond simply nonspecific.Relevant subgroups are needed that describe the location and cause of the pain, like pain originating […]

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Back Pain Recovery Time Unclear, Causing Many Problems To Become Chronic

According to professionals at the 7th EFIC Congress – Pain in Europe VII Hamburg, the prognosis for unspecific back painwhich is already an epidemic in industrialized countries, has been worse than commonly recognized. This pain, which cannot be linked to any specific disease, needs further research and rehabilitation efforts if treatment methods are to be […]

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Got Neck Pain? Consider Chiropractic

Neck pain is very common, effecting up to 70% of us at some point in our lives. While there are specific causes of neck pain such as a sports injury, whiplash, or sleeping in a funny position…most of the time no direct cause can be identified. The term for this is “non-specific neck pain” or […]

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Multi-Disciplinary, Evidence-Based Process for Hospital-Based Standardized Spine Care Results in Minimized Lower Back Pain and Treatment Costs

The use of a patient-centered multi-disciplinary Spine Care Pathway (SCP) helped to minimize lower back pain (LBP) and the associated treatment costs, according to a recent study, “A Hospital-Based Standardized Spine Care Pathway: Report of a Multidisciplinary, Evidence-Based Process,” published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, February 2011, Vol. 34, Issue 2, Pages […]

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