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Why They Did It The authors of this paper wanted to compare hospital outpatient treatment with chiropractic treatment and their efficacy in treating long-term low back pain that was determined to be of mechanical origin. How They Did It The study was a randomized...

chiropractic can help with disc herniations

Why They Did It There was a noted vacuum in the research literature in regards to how a low back disc herniation progresses, regresses, or simply exists through time. There were also no clear protocols or indications for when operations should be performed on...

treat sacroiliac pain with Chiropractic care

Why They Did It This study was all about chiropractic manipulation. Specifically, the authors wanted to know which treatment was more effective for sacroiliac joint syndrome. Was the more effective treatment lumbar manipulation or sacroiliac joint (SIJ) manipulation? How They Did It The study...

At this point in research, it is basic common knowledge, even among chiropractic detractors, that chiropractic manipulation is significantly effective for low back pain. However, not as much evidence exists in regards to manipulative treatment for complaints originating from a lumbar disc herniation. We...

This isn’t research to attempt to say that chiropractic adjustments can “cure” a lumbar disc herniation. That is not what is being advocated here in this particular blog. In 2014, research showed that chiropractic adjustments were equal in effectiveness and patient outcome assessments as...