Chiropractic manipulation in the treatment of acute back pain and sciatica with disc protrusion

27-Oct-2011

Acute back pain and sciatica are major sources of disability. Many medical interventions are available, including manipulations, with conflicting results. This randomized double-blind trial compared active and simulated manipulations in rehabilitation medical centers in Rome and suburbs. The results indicated that active manipulations have more effect than simulated manipulations on pain relief for acute back pain and sciatica with disc protrusion.

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PMID:16517383 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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