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Synonyms for manipulation

exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage


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the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means


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For patients with chronic low back pain, the second recommendation from the guidelines preferentially recommends nonpharmacologic treatment with exercise, multidisciplinary rehabilitation, and a variety of other options, including tai chi, mindfulness-based stress reduction, yoga, acupuncture and spinal manipulation.
4) With improved study designs, there has been increased awareness of the effectiveness of spinal manipulation by organizations that develop guidelines for the care of patients with low back pain.
12) In 2011, Bryans, et al, conducted a literature review of 21 articles and found that for migraine, spinal manipulation and multimodal multidisciplinary interventions including massage are recommended for management of patients with episodic or chronic migraine.
Spinal manipulation balances the vertebrae and soft tissues of the back into a normal alignment through the application of varying degrees of force and movements.
But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation.
But spinal manipulation is no magic bullet, the researchers behind the new study said.
For acute and subacute low back pain, low to moderate quality evidence supports the efficacy of acupuncture, massage, spinal manipulation, superficial heat, lumbar supports, and low-level laser therapy, the guideline authors conclude.
Torres found relief in spinal manipulation, which releases the compressed spaces near the spinal disk, corrects the nerve supply in the hip, and enables the body to be more supple.
Due to the previous doctor/patient interactions the athlete was informed of the risks associated with spinal manipulation.
It depends on the cause, but exercise, spinal manipulation and painkillers such as codeine (a weak opiod) and paracetamol are often recommended.
Gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, amitriptyline, paravertebral local anesthetic blocks, spinal manipulation, and physical therapy applications are other treatment options (6).
Yoga users report the most positive health benefits, compared to users of natural products and spinal manipulation.
PT was comprised of spinal manipulation and exercise.