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Study of Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Neck-Related Headaches

By |September 4, 2010|Headache, Research|

Study of Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Neck-Related Headaches

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SOURCE:   National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine


Previous research suggests that spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) may be helpful for various types of chronic headaches, including cervicogenic headache (CGH), which is associated with neck pain and dysfunction. In a recent randomized controlled trial, NCCAM-funded researchers from Western States Chiropractic College and other institutions evaluated the dose (number of treatments) and relative efficacy of SMT in a group of 80 patients with chronic CGH. (more…)