Saturday, February 25, 2012

Spinal Manipulation, Medication, or Home Exercise With Advice for Acute and Subacute Neck Pain

This was a randomized, controlled trial and peer reviewed.  This basically means it holds more objectivity because of the strict standards applied in doing the research.  In other words, it holds more weight in truth then someone just saying a health care service is good, bad or does not work.  Although it is a smaller study verse a large study (based on the number of patients studied), it is a well conducted.

What is the take away point? 

Chiropractic is very effective for mechanical neck pain, even more so then the most commonly utilized pain medications for short and long term relief.  Wow!  Is this the only study supporting chiropractic benefits?  No, this is just one of many and I will continue to share them.  Dr. Press

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