Añadiendo terapia de manipulación quiropráctica para la atención médica estándar de los pacientes con dolor lumbar agudo

Adding chiropractic manipulative therapy to standard medical care for patients with acute low back pain

Low back pain is common, costly and a significant cause of long-term sick leave and work loss. Many different interventions are available, but there exists no consensus on the best approach. One intervention often used is manipulative therapy. Current evidence from randomized controlled trials demonstrates that manipulative therapy may be as effective as other conservative treatments of LBP, but its appropriate role in the healthcare delivery system has not been established. The objective of this study was to assess changes in pain levels and physical functioning in response to standard medical care versus SMC plus chiropractic manipulative therapy for the treatment of LBP among 18 to 35-year-old active-duty military personnel. (This is an abstract. To view full article, you will need to log in.). Read more.

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