The British Medical Journal:
A study of 741 males and females with low back pain were followed up on after 3 years of treatment. It was determined that chiropractic care was more effective and patients reported a higher satisfaction rate than those who received outpatient medical care. It was reported that 29% of the individuals receiving chiropractic care had a higher rate of improvement opposed to those receiving out-patient medical care.
In addition, it was found that patients stated chiropractic more helpful than hospital management. The conclusion of the study was that those subjects who were treated by chiropractors received more benefits and long-term satisfaction than those treated by hospitals.