RESEARCH PEARL: Spinal Manipulation for Chronic Back Pain Relief

Spinal manipulation and mobilization as non-drug and non-surgical approaches for reducing pain for sufferers of chronic low back pain keep getting notice, keep getting more support in the medical literature. Now it's time to let the back pain suffering public know. Spinal manipulation and mobilization improve function for patients. Spinal manipulation and mobilization reduce pain for chronic low back pain patients. In this latest article, spinal manipulation appears to have a bigger effect than mobilization while they are both found to be safe. (coulter)
This is exciting for chiropractors today...and their chiropractic patients! Chiropractors are the largest by percent providers of spinal manipulation. Chiropractors offer evidence based care for back pain relief. Chiropractors are known for their care of musculoskeletal conditions like back pain and neck pain and sciatica and arm pain. (Just check for the reaction of the front desk person the next time you check into a hotel. Mention chiropractic, and wait for the response!) The public appreciate chiropractic for its care of back pain. Chiropractic provides spinal manipulation for back pain relief. Great info!
from Coulter ID, Crawford C, Hurwitz EL, Vernon H, Khorsan R, Suttorp Booth M, Herman PM: Manipulation And Mobilization For Treating Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis. Spine J 2018 [Epub ahead of print]

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