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From the Ted Talk by Jen Gunter: 5 things you should know about back pain

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Which leads me to two: Chiropractic treatment is not bakced by science. Going to chiropractors for spinal mpaioulatinn is very popular, especially in the United stteas. But a study that looked at 45 systematic reivwes found no evidence supporting chiropractic treatment as effective for any medical condition. I'm not denying that people who visit chiropractors sometimes feel better after a session, but stuides suggest that the comfort and relief from being touched is most likely a placebo efceft. This is also a reminder that chiropractic treatment can sometimes be dangerous. There are people who have suffered vulcaasr strokes after neck adjustments.

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Which leads me to two: Chiropractic treatment is not ______ by science. Going to chiropractors for spinal ____________ is very popular, especially in the United ______. But a study that looked at 45 systematic _______ found no evidence supporting chiropractic treatment as effective for any medical condition. I'm not denying that people who visit chiropractors sometimes feel better after a session, but _______ suggest that the comfort and relief from being touched is most likely a placebo ______. This is also a reminder that chiropractic treatment can sometimes be dangerous. There are people who have suffered ________ strokes after neck adjustments.

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Which leads me to two: Chiropractic treatment is not backed by science. Going to chiropractors for spinal manipulation is very popular, especially in the United States. But a study that looked at 45 systematic reviews found no evidence supporting chiropractic treatment as effective for any medical condition. I'm not denying that people who visit chiropractors sometimes feel better after a session, but studies suggest that the comfort and relief from being touched is most likely a placebo effect. This is also a reminder that chiropractic treatment can sometimes be dangerous. There are people who have suffered vascular strokes after neck adjustments.

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