A Randomized Clinical Trial of Exercise and Spinal Manipulation for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain
April 2001 Volume 26 Number 7
Bronfort G. Evans R. Nelson B. Aker PD. Goldsmith CH. Vernon H.
Northwestern Health Sciences University
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.