Geriatrics

November 2019

Low Back Pain

  • A 2019 randomized comparative effectiveness trial with 259 patients with a mean age of 72 investigated 3 nonsurgical interventions for lumbar spine stenosis (LSS). Adjusted between-group analyses at 2 months showed manual therapy with individualized exercise had greater improvement of symptoms and physical function compared with medical care or group exercise.

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care in Geriatrics — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.