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May 6, 2020

Chiropractic maintenance care – what’s new? A systematic review of the literature.

by Editor-In-Chief
2019 Nov 21;27:63. doi: 10.1186/s12998-019-0283-6. eCollection 2019.

Abstract

Background:

Maintenance Care is a traditional chiropractic approach, whereby patients continue treatment after optimum benefit is reached. A review conducted in 1996 concluded that evidence behind this therapeutic strategy was lacking, and a second review from 2008 reached the same conclusion. Since then, a systematic research program in the Nordic countries was undertaken to uncover the definition, indications, prevalence of use and beliefs regarding Maintenance Care to make it possible to investigate its clinical usefulness and cost-effectiveness. As a result, an evidence-based clinical study could be performed. It was therefore timely to review the evidence.

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SOURCE: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31832142

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