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How is inflammatory back pain treated with chiropractic and osteopathic help?

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Spinal manipulation can work for acute low back pain, but it may not be as effective for chronic back pain.

Getting chiropractic adjustments soon after you've hurt your back may prevent chronic problems later.

Osteopaths often combine drug therapy with spinal manipulation or traction, followed by physical therapy and exercise.

SOURCES:

Oh, W.; Shim J. January/February 2004. The Clinical Journal of Pain

Friedman, F. , Lyons Press, 2004. Outwitting Back Pain: Why Your Lower Back Hurts and How to Make It Stop

News release, FDA.

American College of Physicians.

UpToDate.

American Academy of Neurology.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 13, 2017

SOURCES:

Oh, W.; Shim J. January/February 2004. The Clinical Journal of Pain

Friedman, F. , Lyons Press, 2004. Outwitting Back Pain: Why Your Lower Back Hurts and How to Make It Stop

News release, FDA.

American College of Physicians.

UpToDate.

American Academy of Neurology.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 13, 2017

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