Pain relief measures U.S. adults with back pain considered effective 2017

Percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who considered select measures effective in relieving back pain as of February 2017

Pain relief measures U.S. adults with back pain considered effective 2017 This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who considered select measures effective in relieving back pain, as of February 2017. It was found that 35 percent of respondents considered treatment by a chiropractor effective in relieving back pain.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who considered select measures effective in relieving back pain as of February 2017

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Share of respondents
Conventional medicine (drugs, shots, etc.)40%
Physiotherapy, massages, back school, yoga, muscle training, etc39%
Chiropractor35%
Kinesiology tape, heat patches, etc22%
None of the above18%
Acupuncture17%
Globules/homeopathy7%
Osteopathy5%
Self-help groups2%
Prefer not to answer2%
Other 8%
Share of respondents
Conventional medicine (drugs, shots, etc.)40%
Physiotherapy, massages, back school, yoga, muscle training, etc39%
Chiropractor35%
Kinesiology tape, heat patches, etc22%
None of the above18%
Acupuncture17%
Globules/homeopathy7%
Osteopathy5%
Self-help groups2%
Prefer not to answer2%
Other 8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who considered select measures effective in relieving back pain, as of February 2017. It was found that 35 percent of respondents considered treatment by a chiropractor effective in relieving back pain.
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