Chiropractors In Amarillo Are Effective For Low Back Pain

Chiropractors In Amarillo TX Weigh In On The Matter


Why They Did It

The authors wanted to compare hospital outpatient care with chiropractic for low back pain treatment.  

How They Did It·     

  • This paper was a randomized comparison. ·     
  • The study consisted of 741 men and women. ·     
  • The subjects were aged 18-64.·     
  • The Outcome Assessments were performed via the Oswestry questionnaire.   

What They Found·     

  • At the three-year mark, there was a 29% improvement in the subjects treated via chiropractic over those treated by the hospital outpatient regimen. ·     
  • Chiropractic was particularly effective for pain. Patients rated chiropractic as the more helpful protocol at the three-year mark.  

Wrap It Up

“At three years the results confirm the findings of an earlier report that when chiropractic or hospital therapists treat patients with low back pain as they would in day to day practice those treated by chiropractic derive more benefit and long term satisfaction than those treated by hospitals.” 


Consistently voted one of the best chiropractors in Amarillo TX, Dr. Jeff Williams, DC, FIANM is a Fellowship-trained Neuromusculoskeletal specialist and chiropractor in Amarillo, TX. As an Amarillo chiropractor, Dr. Williams treats chronic pain, disc pain, low back pain, neck pain, whiplash injuries, and more. Dr. Williams is also the host of The Chiropractic Forward Podcast. Through the podcast, Dr. Williams teaches fellow chiropractors and advocates weekly for evidence-based, patient-centered practice through current and relevant research. If you have any questions for Dr. Williams, feel free to email at [email protected]

 Learn more about Dr. Williams and his practice at Dr. Williams's full-time Amarillo chiropractic practice is Creek Stone Integrated Care at 3501 SW 45th St., Ste. T, Amarillo, TX 79109


 - Meade TW, D.S., Browne W, et. al., Low back pain of mechanical origin: randomized comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient treatment. Br Med J, 1990. 300: p. 1431-1437.