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In this article, major aspects of back care provided to patients by family physicians and chiropractors are reviewed, and the recent guidelines on spinal manipulation therapy are discussed. These guidelines should be useful for family physicians wishing to refer patients to chiropractors.


Originally published:
Curtis P, Bove G. Family physicians, chiropractors, and back pain. J Fam Pract. 1992; 35:551-555. Copyright 1992 Frontline Medical Communications Inc.

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