Structural problems of the spine do not necessarily require intervention

Hart, John
March 2007
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the issue as to whether intervention is necessary for patients with structural problems of the spine (SPOTS) encountered by the chiropractor. He argues that sometimes SPOTS is severe enough to require intervention but often times it is moderate or slight and the indications for intervention may not be clear. He suggests the need to have reliable and valid methods to determine when SPOTS requires intervention.


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