Back Pain

Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a distinctive modality commonly used by osteopathic physicians to complement their conventional treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Previous reviews and meta-analyses of spinal manipulation for low back pain have not specifically addressed OMT and generally have focused on spinal manipulation as an alternative to conventional treatment. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of OMT as a complementary treatment for low back pain.

Low back pain: Osteopathic Manual Therapy appears to help

Patients with low back pain may benefit from the treatment known as osteopathic manual therapy (OMT).

A new study suggests that the technique leads to clinically significant short-term pain relief for this population of patients.

Back pain treatment research

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