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Treating Chronic Back Pain With Chiropractic

Low back pain is a very common condition, and one that is very expensive for our health care system. Experts estimate that chronic back pain costs the US about $100 billion each year in direct and indirect costs. As the authors of a new study write: “One factor explaining these enormous costs is the high […]

Treating Chronic Back Pain With Chiropractic

Low back pain is a very common condition, and one that is very expensive for our health care system. Experts estimate that chronic back pain costs the US about $100 billion each year in direct and indirect costs. As the authors of a new study write: “One factor explaining these enormous costs is the high […]

Treating Chronic Back Pain With Chiropractic

Low back pain is a very common condition, and one that is very expensive for our health care system. Experts estimate that chronic back pain costs the US about $100 billion each year in direct and indirect costs. As the authors of a new study write: “One factor explaining these enormous costs is the high […]

Treating Chronic Back Pain With Chiropractic

Low back pain is a very common condition, and one that is very expensive for our health care system. Experts estimate that chronic back pain costs the US about $100 billion each year in direct and indirect costs. As the authors of a new study write: “One factor explaining these enormous costs is the high […]

Predicting Outcomes in Low Back Pain Patients

Low back pain is a common problem seen in clinical practice, and one that can be difficult to treat. One patient may have an acute case of back pain that resolves on its own in a few days, while the next may suffer for years with chronic pain. Being able to predict which patients are […]

Chiropractic Treatment of Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem seen in daily practice, and a great deal has been written about it. Unfortunately, there is little consensus about types of treatment are most effective. A new study indicates that a multi-disciplinary approach—one that combines medical care, exercise, and chiropractic—may be the best way to reduce long-term disability in […]

Chiropractic, Back Pain, Patient Satisfaction

This study conducted in the United Kingdom looked at factors that influence patient satisfaction after chiropractic treatment. The study looked at 965 new patients seeking chiropractic treatment for lower back pain who received a questionnaire at the time of initial treatment, and again six weeks later. Members of the Great Britain Chiropractic Association were sent […]

Chiropractic and Back Pain

Back pain is a difficult and expensive health problem. Finding the most effective treatment for patients with back pain is a priority in this age of managed care. This new study, conducted in Australia, was designed to look at the long-term effectiveness of three different treatment modalities in 62 patients. Subjects were evenly divided between […]

Chiropractic, Neck Pain, Back Pain

This RAND review of the literature analyzed 1,457 studies related to manipulation of the cervical spine. Only sixty-seven of these were used in the final analysis, as they were the only ones that specifically addressed the effectiveness of treatment. “Analysis of the existing data has led the authors to conclude that 1) mobilization is probably […]

Integrated Care More Cost-Effective for Low Back Pain

Low back pain can have a detrimental impact on productivity in the workplace, and for many patients, ineffective treatment can slow down recovery and further prolong a person’s return to work after an injury. Two recent studies investigate ways that employers and health care professionals can assist in a patient’s recovery. A study in the […]