A Pain In The Neck? Simple Exercises Or Chiropractic Beat Drugs For Relief

More than three-quarters of Americans have neck pain at some point in their lives, but there’s been little research on what treatments are the most helpful. Now a new study has a surprising answer: Chiropractic care or simple neck exercises done daily at home were much better at reducing pain than taking pain medications like aspirin, ibuprofen or even strong narcotics. And the relief provided by either exercise or spinal manipulation by a chiropractor was long-lasting — even up to a year …