Acute Back Pain

For acute low back pain, spinal manipulation provides modest relief, study finds

Spinal Manipulation Equal to NSAIDS for Acute Low Back Pain

JAMA has published a review of 15 RCTs (1711…

Review of Spinal Manipulative Therapy as a Treatment for Acute Low Back Pain

This meta-analysis summarizes the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for acute (≤6 weeks) low back pain.

Electrical Pulses May Ease Pain From ‘Slipped’ Disc

A new treatment that aims electrical pulses at irritated nerves around the spinal cord appears effective at relieving chronic lower back pain and sciatica, a preliminary study suggests.