Prescribed Medication vs. Spinal Manipulation
Patients should be informed of non-pharmacological 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.
Of medical care recipients had a 30% Of manual-thrust manipulation
Reduction in low back pain at recipients had a 30% reduction in low
Week 4 back pain at week 4
The study cited as evidence for this graphic actually compared both manual thrust manipulation (MTM) and mechanical-assisted manipulation (MAM) to each other as well as manipulation versus usual medical care (UMC).