The effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for the treatment of acute neck and lower back pain a systematic review

Back pain and neck pain are among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care. Many treatments are used for back pain. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a treatment option available in VA. In order to better understand the potential role of SMT in treating acute back or neck pain, VA...

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Main Author: Shekelle, Paul G.
Corporate Authors: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (U.S.), West Los Angeles VA Medical Center Evidence-Based Synthesis Program Center
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research & Development Service 2017, April 2017
Series:Evidence-based synthesis program
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Back pain and neck pain are among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care. Many treatments are used for back pain. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a treatment option available in VA. In order to better understand the potential role of SMT in treating acute back or neck pain, VA requested an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence
Physical Description:1 PDF file (iv, 75 pages) illustrations