Spinal manipulative therapy offers modest improvements in pain/function with minor MSK harms
Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-analysisJAMA. 2017 Apr 11;317(14):1451-1460
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Twenty-six (26) randomized controlled trials were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) compared to either active control comparators or sham treatment in the management of acute low back pain. Observational studies were also included to evaluate the safety of SMT. Results demonstrated significant effects in favour of SMT ...
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