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Why They Did It: To compare chiropractic patients and medical patients with Low Back Pain and see if the type of doctor influences how long people have the pain continue and the eventual outcome of the condition.  How Did They Do It: They went...

Why Did They Do It? The researchers had an idea that primary care providers that specialized in a non-pharma and non-surgical approach primarily and also used alternative medical techniques would have superior outcomes when compared to primary care providers that only used traditional, conventional...

Why Did They Do It? The researchers wanted to update their understanding of the benefits as well as the harmful effects of surgery in the cases of non-radiating (no pain into the leg) back pain as well as surgery in patients with common degeneration,...

Why They Did It. The researchers wanted to review all evidence they could find on different types of manual therapy used on different patients throughout different stages in non-specific, general low back pain. That sounds like a heck of a good reason to me....

What was the purpose? Assess literature regarding the use of spinal manipulation in low back pain. How did they do it? A search was done of available research from databases that included PubMed, Mantis, and the Cochrane Database. In addition, there was an invitation...