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Manipulation Under Anesthesia for Low Back Pain

Researchers compared traditional chiropractic manipulation (a chiropractic maneuver) to chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia in 87 individuals suffering chronic low back pain. The individuals completed 2 separate pain score tests 4 weeks later. While both groups experienced significant improvement, overall those receiving chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia experienced better results. While additional studies are needed, these findings suggest chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia may be beneficial to certain patients suffering from chronic low back pain.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics.