maintenance care

maintenance care2016-12-11T04:21:12+00:00

maintenance care


A term used by chiropractors for the preemptive management of certain types of musculoskeletal disorders, in particular, chronic and/or recurring back pain.

A 2008 Danish meta-analysis of 13 studies concluded there was no universal definition of maintenance care and, even if there was, there’s no proof that it works. 

Synonym Long-term treatment strategy 

Reference Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2008, 16:3


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