Neck pain and Associated Disorders in Adults

Updated: January 2021

Systematic Reviews

  • A 2020 European systematic review of guidelines assessed treatments for neck and low back pain. There were weak recommendations for treatment of neck pain with reassurance, advice, and education, remaining active, analgesics or opioids, and advice for exercise. There was moderate strength of recommendations for manual therapy combined with active exercise therapy for neck and low back pain. Evidence was inconclusive for traction and electrotherapies. The consensus was mainly for non-pharmacological options. FREE FULL TEXT

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain and Associated Disorders in Adults — 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.