Pity our poor necks, constantly bending forward for long periods as we read, text and play games on our smartphones, e-readers, iPads and other tech toys.
Spinal manipulation, in which a chiropractor or osteopath "adjusts" the spine using various kinds of thrusts, is no more effective than other kinds of treatment at reducing lower back pain, a new review of 20 previous trials involving more than 2,600 adults finds.
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.
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