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Neck pain study reinforces use of chiropractic, other conservative options

1/9/2012 (Archived)

(from ACAtoday.org) A new study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and exercise more effective at relieving neck pain than pain medication. The research reinforces the use of conservative care options as a first line of defense against pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association.

Read the full article here: http://www.acatoday.org/press_css.cfm?CID=4722

ABC News also covered the study in their "Healthy Living" segment on Jan. 4, 2012. View the video here: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/video/common-neck-pain-treatment-wrong-15292471?tab=9482931&section=1206835&playlist=1363742