Manual Therapy for Persistent or Chronic Non-Specific Neck Pain: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : September 24, 2019)
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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain?

  3. What are the evidence based guidelines regarding manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain?


Key Message

One systematic review with meta-analyses was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain. One systematic review of clinical practice guidelines and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain. Additionally, two economic evaluations were identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific neck pain.