PubMed: JMPT, The Association Between Use of Chiropractic Care and Costs of Care Among Older Medicare Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain and Multiple Comorbidities.

William B Weeks, Brent Leininger, James M Whedon … 4,Christine M Goertz

PubMed​Clinical StudyPubMed Clinical StudyPubMed Observational StudyHuman-relatedReal-world Evidencen=72326

PMID:26907615

DOI:10.1016/j.jmpt.2016.01.006

Published:2016 Feb 

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Last revised:2019-06-23

Source:Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics (J Manipulative Physiol Ther), volume 39, issue 2, 2016, ISSN: 1532-6586

Publication Country:United States

Publication Type:Journal Article, Observational Study, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

Keywords:Chiropractic, Manipulation, Medicare, Propensity Score, Retrospective Studies

MeSH Terms:Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Chronic Pain (economics, psychology, therapy); Comorbidity; Female; Health Expenditures (statistics & numerical data); Humans; Low Back Pain (economics, psychology, therapy); Male; Manipulation, Chiropractic (economics); Medicare (economics); Propensity Score; Retrospective Studies; United States Title

The Association Between Use of Chiropractic Care and Costs of Care Among Older Medicare Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain and Multiple Comorbidities. Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether use of chiropractic manipulative treatment (CMT) was associated with lower healthcare costs among multiplycomorbid Medicare beneficiaries with an episode of chronic low back pain (cLBP).

SOURCE: https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0161475416000075

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