Low Back Pain: Prescribed Medications vs. Spinal Manipulation

By · Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Low Back Pain: Prescribed Medications vs. Spinal Manipulation

Patients should be informed of nonpharmacological therapies for low back pain before using riskier, less effective treatments. Manual-thrust manipulation, performed by chiropractic physicians, achieves a greater short-term reduction in pain compared with common medical treatments.

56% of medical care recipients had a 30% reduction in low back pain at week 4.

94% of manual-thrust manipulation recipients had a 30% reduction in low back pain at week 4.

If you would like to no more about manual-thrust chiropractic back manipulation for low back pain, please contact Dr. Beecher at Beecher Chiropractic Clinic in Houston Texas!

Source: Schneider M. et al. Comparison of Spinal Manipulation Methods and Usual Medical Care for Acute and Subacute Low Back Pain, Spine 2015. Vol. 40. No. 4 pp 209-217.

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