Short term treatment versus long term management of neck and back disability in older adults
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies
Vihstadt, CorrieMaiers, MicheleWestrom, KristineBronfort, GertEvans, RoniHartvigsen, JanSchulz, Craig
Back and neck disability are frequent in older adults resulting in loss of function and independence. Exercise therapy and manual therapy, like spinal manipulative therapy (SMT), have evidence of short and intermediate term effectiveness for spinal disability in the general population and growing evidence in older adults.
Neck -- DiseasesInjuries, NeckInjuries, BackBack injuriesMusculoskeletal ManipulationsExercise therapyOlder adultsMixed methods researchComparative effectiveness review
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