low back pain study

Consider taking part in research on low back pain.


The purpose of the Thoracolumbar Fascia Mobility study is to:

  • Use ultrasound to measure tissues in the back before and after chiropractic care
  • Measure pain and function before and after chiropractic care for back pain
  • Use ultrasound to measure changes in the back when muscles are tight or relaxed

What does the study entail?

  • Visits at our center to receive chiropractic care for 8-weeks at no cost to you
  • Periodic ultrasound recordings your low back
  • An initial visit to our center to discuss the study and receive an exam
  • Answering questions about your health

Study Schedule

Study Schedule Flowchart

Who qualifies?

  • You are 21-65 years old with a certain type of low back pain
  • You have not recently received chiropractic care
  • You don't plan to become pregnant within the next 3 months

Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Research Clinic

741 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803

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