Spinal Manipulation for Chronic Neck Pain

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A Randomized Clinical Trial of Exercise and Spinal Manipulation for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain

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      April 2001 Volume 26 Number 7
      Bronfort G. Evans R. Nelson B. Aker PD. Goldsmith CH. Vernon H.
      Northwestern Health Sciences University
      Bloomington Minnesota

Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance:
For chronic neck pain, the use of strengthening exercise, whether in combination with spinal manipulation or in the form of a high technology, MedX program appears to be more beneficial to patients with chronic neck pain than the use of spinal manipulation alone. An additional finding was that 85% of the patients with chronic neck.

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Intervertebral Disk Bulge

Intervertebral Disk Bulge
Intervertebral Disk Bulge, also known as disk herniation, disk protrusion (aka Slipped Disk), and disk Degeneration (Degenerative Disk Disease), causes irritation and pain when pressed upon one of the lumbar spinal nerves that join to form the sciatic nerve.

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Sciatica – Definition, causes, treatment

Sciatica is the term for leg pain, typically in the posterior lateral thigh and calf, sometimes extending into the foot, caused by compression or irritation and inflammation of the sciatic nerve in the lumbar spine.