Decision Aid Summary

Title Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?
Audience People with lumbar spine pain considering spinal manipulation for pain relief.
Options included Have spinal manipulation for your low back pain.
Don't have spinal manipulation.
Try heat or ice, medecine, physical therapy, exercise, massage, mobilization.
Acupuncture, changing the way you do your activities.
Or getting cognitive-behavioral therapy
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Back Pain
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.