The British Medical Journal published the findings of a 2003 clinical trial that featured 183 patients. They all had neck pain and had three options for treatment including manual therapy with spinal mobilization, physiotherapy with exercise, or general practitioner care with education, counseling, and medication. After one year, the manual therapy with spinal mobilization, which included chiropractic adjustments, resulted in a faster recovery compared to the practitioner care and physiotherapy.
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