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Chiropractic versus Epidural Injections for Disc Pain

"Chiropractic reports better improvements in pain while being less expensive"

Your team here at the Back Clinic Bankstown has put together this research brief, comparing both chiropractic treatment and epidural injections for lower back disc herniation pain. The study aimed to compare the effectiveness of both treatment options and come to the conclusion that chiropractic was more effective in treating the pain and less expensive compared to nerve root injections.

The research paper is summarised below for you to read. If you like this research brief, please feel free to share (with a reference to this page).

 

epidural injections versus chiropractic

 

What do you think?

The study, published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, helps us to compare the effectiveness of chiropractic against another treatment. Given that we know chiropractic is all natural, drug-free and non-invasive, what do you think about these two treatment options for disc pain?

Please share this research brief with your friends and family. Simply reference either this page or www.thebackclinic.net.au and you may use this visual on your own website or to share with your own patients.

 

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References:

  • Peterson CK, Leemann S, Lechmann M, Pfirrmann CW, Hodler J, Humphreys BK. Symptomatic magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed lumbar disk herniation patients: a comparative effectiveness prospective observational study of 2 age- and sex-matched cohorts treated with either high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulative therapy or imaging-guided lumbar nerve root injections. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013 May;36(4):218-25. Epub 2013 May 22. Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23706678
  • Spine Health 'Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections for Low Back Pain and Sciatica' accessed June 2016. www.spine-health.com.

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