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National Guidelines: American Pain Society and American College of Physicians (2007)
Healthcare costs for low back pain (LBP) are increasing rapidly. Hence, it is important to provide treatments that are effective and cost-effective. The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the cost-effectiveness of guideline-endorsed treatments for LBP.
A 2011 systematic review  of the cost-effectiveness of treatments endorsed in the APS-ACP guidelines found that spinal manipulation was cost-effective for subacute and chronic low back pain, as were other methods usually within the chiropractor's scope of practice (interdisciplinary rehabilitation, exercise, and acupuncture). For acute low back pain, this review found no evidence at all on the cost-effectiveness of medication for low back pain.
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