Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain

Introduction Chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) has gained the attention of the medical and research communities, because substantial evidence has been found validating its efficacy for acute and the long-term treatment of low back pain (LBP). From 1993-2002, at least 43 randomized, controlled trials of spinal manipulation have been performed for acute, sub-acute and chronic LBP. 30 of these studies favor spinal manipulation over comparison treatments, 13 studies found no significant difference and not one study has found spinal manipulation to be statistically or clinically less effective than the comparison treatment.  CMT could be rising to be the most studied intervention for LBP.

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