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Manual Therapy Effective for Back Pain in Older Adults

In a recent study, researchers sought to compare the effects of two different types of lumbar spinal manual therapy: thrust manipulation (TM) and non-thrust manipulation (NTM), on older adults with low-back pain. Participants were aged 55 to 88

Over Half of Older Adults Bothered by Pain

An analysis of data from a 2011 study has reported a high prevalence of pain in the population of American senior citizens. Over 52% of adults in the U.S. aged 65 to 69 reported having bothersome pain in