This study of 64 patients demonstrates that combining exercise with manual therapy to the upper back and neck relieves pain much more effectively than when the upper back is not also treated. 75% of patients who received neck and upper back manual therapy experienced significant pain reduction, compared to 19% of patients whose received manual therapy treatment to their neck alone.
Better Way Physical Therapy provides thorough evaluations which identify pathology in neighboring body structures and spinal segments to ensure that the treatment you receive takes into account all relevant factors. Providing thorough treatment which addresses all necessary structures is one of the many ways that Better Way Physical Therapy is able to help patients achieve greater results in fewer sessions and feel better faster!
Click HERE to see the research article summary published in 2013 in the Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy