Low Back and Neck Pain
It's what we do, it's what we are good at.
There are three certainties in life:
- Low Back Pain
If you have never been to a chiropractor before you may be surprised at the depth of evidence supporting chiropractic management of low back and neck pain. You may not realise it, but chiropractors are experts in the management and rehabilitation of mechanical low back and neck pain. It's all about the right people doing the right thing. Simply click on any of the links to take you directly to research supporting what we do.
There is a great deal of excellent research from the UK like the BEAM study which demonstrated that spinal manipulation combined with exercise (core chiropractic skills) is more effective than just spinal manipulation, exercise or acupuncture alone. This trial published in the BMJ demonstrated that chiropractic treatment is more effective than hospital outpatient treatment. There is further evidence from a British orthopaedic surgeon following 283 chronic low back pain sufferers, many of which were disabled with pain for an average of 6-yrs. Of those with mechanical pain an astonishing 81% improved with chiropractic treatment at one year follow-up. Don't take our word for, it read these for yourself including this report from Canada recommending that chiropractors manage low back pain for the NHS in Ontario, Canada.
These researchers summed it up nicely: