007- Comparing 2 Types of Chiropractic Care

Happy New Year!  We are starting off 2016 with a fantastic study that looks at the efficacy of both high and low velocity Chiropractic care against standard medical care. This randomized controlled trial found that chiropractic care, regardless of technique choice, provided up to 40% MORE improvement than standard medical care for adults with sub-acute and chronic low back pain. Dive in and learn how to use this research for patient AND provider education.

The Researchers Found-

“Participants who received either form of SM (spinal manipulation) were approximately 30% to 40% better on the average in functional status than those who received minimal conservative medical care.”

“both manipulative procedures were associated with clinically important changes in functional status by the end of treatment...”

“SM (spinal manipulation) had improvements on average in functional status ranging from 1 to 2.2 over those who received MCMC (minimal conservative medical care).”

Episode Highlights-

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A randomized controlled trial comparing 2 types of spinal manipulation and minimal conservative medical care for adults 55 years and older with subacute or chronic low back pain.

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