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Does spine manipulation actually work?

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Dr. Joseph Rosin
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: For lumbar pain

Lumbar spinal manipulation is probably effective for patients with uncomplicated low back pain who cannot take or tolerate other pain relieving measures and those who responded well to manipulation in the past, or patients whose symptoms have persisted at an unacceptable level for more than 10 days.
There are limited data to support the use of manipulation of the cervical spine for neck pa.

In brief: For lumbar pain

Lumbar spinal manipulation is probably effective for patients with uncomplicated low back pain who cannot take or tolerate other pain relieving measures and those who responded well to manipulation in the past, or patients whose symptoms have persisted at an unacceptable level for more than 10 days.
There are limited data to support the use of manipulation of the cervical spine for neck pa.
Dr. Joseph Rosin
Dr. Joseph Rosin
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Yes

I use spinal manipulation on a daily basis for my patients and get great response.

In brief: Yes

I use spinal manipulation on a daily basis for my patients and get great response.
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Dr. Andrew Lipton
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