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Chiropractoric treatment, do you think it can help get rid of or lessen lower back pain?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Minor relief

Chiropractic is based upon a bizarre theory about disease production by spinal nerve dysfunction.
At best they offer a sort of message which can provide some short term relief. But chiros want you to come back again and again for "adjustments" for which there is no basis in fact. If your pain lasts longer than 6 weeks, see your orthopod M.D. For diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Minor relief

Chiropractic is based upon a bizarre theory about disease production by spinal nerve dysfunction.
At best they offer a sort of message which can provide some short term relief. But chiros want you to come back again and again for "adjustments" for which there is no basis in fact. If your pain lasts longer than 6 weeks, see your orthopod M.D. For diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Often provides temporary relief for one third of people with acute back.
Strain same as 6 weeks of time regardless of treatment.

In brief: Yes

Often provides temporary relief for one third of people with acute back.
Strain same as 6 weeks of time regardless of treatment.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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