Two articles in this issue address "alternative" treatments for spinal disorders: manipulation for acute low back pain and acupuncture for chronic neck pain. Both studies suggest that the patient's expectations of treatment affect the outcomes of treatment. Therefore, we should try to learn patient expectations and think about how they should affect our treatment recommendations.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Dec 21 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine