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Table 3 Typical course of treatment of an acute lumbar facet syndrome according to 32 European chiropractors, divided into 8 groups and participating in the structured group discussion.

From: The clinical aspects of the acute facet syndrome: results from a structured discussion among European chiropractors

Number of treatments needed   Number of groups, n (%)
1 – 4   1 (13%)
2 – 3   1 (13%)
2 – 4   1 (13%)
2 – 5   1 (13%)
4   1 (13%)
3 – 5   1 (13%)
3 – 6   1 (13%)
3 – 9   1 (13%)
Duration of treatments, weeks   Number of groups, n (%)
2   2 (25%)
2 – 3   2 (25%)
2 – 4   2 (25%)
1 1/2 – 2   1 (13%)
4 – 5   1 (13%)
Number of treatments per week
1 st week 2 nd week 3 rd week
1–2* 2* 0*
2 1 – 2 0 – 1
2 0 – 2 0
2 – 3 1 – 2 1
2 – 3 1 – 2 0
2 1 – 2 0 – 1
1 – 2 1 0 – 1
  1. * This sequence of treatment numbers seems illogical. There might be a mistake in recording.