06.12.12

Low Back Pain – Manual Therapy Cost Effective

Posted in Chiropractic, Manual Therapy Works, Truths About Back & Neck Pain at 8:40 AM by Dr. Greathouse

“Evidence to date indicates that guideline-endorsed treatments such as interdisciplinary rehabilitation, exercise, acupuncture, spinal manipulation and cognitive-behavioural therapy for sub-acute or chronic LBP are cost-effective.” ┬áTherapeutic exercise in conjunction with manual therapy or more specific “directional preference exercise”, as with McKenzie, has proven very effective for good outcomes and and cost effectiveness (when managed ethically).

For the entire article see this link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3176706/?tool=pmcentrez

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