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Chiropractic Listed as Lower Back Treatment Option in Medical Jr. JAMA-2013

May 7, 2013

Posted by:  Kevin G. Parker, D.C.

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)-2013

The AMA exact citation, found on the April 24, 2013—Vol 309, No 16 Patient Page reads as follows:
“Many treatments are available for lower back pain. Often exercises and physical therapy can help. Some people benefit from chiropractic therapy or acupuncture. Sometimes medications are needed, including analgesics (painkillers) or medications that reduce inflammation. Surgery is not usually needed but may be considered if other therapies have failed.”

JAMA is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published by the American Medical Association since 1883 and the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.

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