Drugs not the answer for that pain in the neck

Students all over Australia swotting for their final exams should think twice about taking drugs for neck pain. . . that’s the clear message from a landmark US study* into treatment options for neck pain. Neck pain affects three out of every four people at one stage in their lives, particularly sedentary students doing exams and office workers chained to a desk. In a recent study, research showed that for people with neck pain, chiropractic care had significantly more pain relief than medication. The research also pointed to an in-home exercise program also having greater benefits than medication. The groups were measured for pain at regular intervals over 52 weeks and the study found that “for participants with acute and [...]