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Human Studies

2020 Aug 03

JAMA Netw Open



Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.


Thomas JS, Clark BC, Russ DW, France CR, Ploutz-Snyder R, Corcos DM
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 03; 3(8):e2012589.
PMID: 32756930.


Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for seeking medical care. Manual therapy is a common treatment of LBP, yet few studies have directly compared the effectiveness of thrust (spinal manipulation) vs nonthrust (spinal mobilization) techniques.