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  1. Pain hypersensitivity can be assessed using Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) and is associated with persistent low back pain. Spinal manipulation appears to modify pain hypersensitivity, and this could funct...

    Authors: Casper Glissmann Nim, Kenneth Arnold Weber, Gregory Neill Kawchuk and Søren O’Neill

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:10

    Content type: Research

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  2. The Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership (CARL) was formed in 2016 in response to a need for a global network of early career researchers and leaders in the chiropractic profession. Thirteen fellows we...

    Authors: Jan Hartvigsen, Greg Kawchuk, Alexander Breen, Diana De Carvalho, Andreas Eklund, Matthew Fernandez, Martha Funabashi, Michelle M. Holmes, Melker S. Johansson, Katie de Luca, Craig Moore, Isabelle Pagé, Katherine A. Pohlman, Michael S. Swain, Arnold Y. L. Wong and Jon Adams

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:9

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. A small proportion of chiropractors, osteopaths, and other manual medicine providers use spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to manage non-musculoskeletal disorders. However, the efficacy and effectiveness of th...

    Authors: Pierre Côté, Jan Hartvigsen, Iben Axén, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Melissa Corso, Heather Shearer, Jessica Wong, Andrée-Anne Marchand, J. David Cassidy, Simon French, Gregory N. Kawchuk, Silvano Mior, Erik Poulsen, John Srbely, Carlo Ammendolia, Marc-André Blanchette…

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:8

    Content type: Systematic review

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  4. Previous research demonstrated that manipulation of the extremities was associated with changes in multisegmental postural sway as well as improvement in a lower extremity balancing task. We were interested if...

    Authors: Christopher A. Malaya, Joshua Haworth, Katherine A. Pohlman and Dean L. Smith

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:6

    Content type: Research

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  5. Chiropractic students demonstrate philosophically opposing views about the chiropractic profession. The primary aim was to describe chiropractic students’ responses to statements about chiropractic identity, r...

    Authors: Michael S. Swain, Jordan A. Gliedt, Katie de Luca, Dave Newell and Michelle Holmes

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:5

    Content type: Research

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  6. Manual therapy is a cornerstone of chiropractic education, whereby students work towards a level of skill and expertise that is regarded as competent to work within the field of chiropractic. Due to the COVID-...

    Authors: Katie de Luca, Marcus McDonald, Laura Montgomery, Stephen Sharp, Anika Young, Simon Vella, Michelle M. Holmes, Sasha Aspinall, Danica Brousseau, Chris Burrell, David Byfield, Dawn Dane, Philip Dewhurst, Aron Downie, Roger Engel, Brian Gleberzon…

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. Low back pain (LBP) rarely requires routine imaging of the lumbar spine in the primary care setting, as serious spinal pathology is rare. Despite evidence-based clinical practice guidelines recommending delayi...

    Authors: Diana De Carvalho, André Bussières, Simon D. French, Darrell Wade, Debbie Brake-Patten, Lino O’Keefe, Barbara Elliott, Ken Budgell, Sara O’Reilly, Daphne To and Amanda Hall

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:4

    Content type: Research

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  8. Evidence-based practice (EBP) is integral to the delivery of high-quality health care. Chiropractic has been a licensed health profession in Sweden since 1989, but little is known of the uptake of EBP in this ...

    Authors: Matthew J. Leach, Per J. Palmgren, Oliver P. Thomson, Gary Fryer, Andreas Eklund, Stina Lilje, Jon Adams, Eva Skillgate and Tobias Sundberg

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:2

    Content type: Research

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  9. The inflammatory profiles of patients with acute and chronic nonspecific low back pain (LBP) patients are distinct. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) has been shown to modulate the production of nociceptive ch...

    Authors: Julita A. Teodorczyk-Injeyan, John J. Triano, Robert Gringmuth, Christopher DeGraauw, Adrian Chow and H. Stephen Injeyan

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:3

    Content type: Research

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  10. To investigate the effectiveness of chiropractic spinal manipulation versus sham manipulation in children aged 7–14 with recurrent headaches.

    Authors: Susanne Lynge, Kristina Boe Dissing, Werner Vach, Henrik Wulff Christensen and Lise Hestbaek

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:1

    Content type: Research

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  11. Interprofessional team-based care has been widely adopted in elite level athletic health and performance practice. Chiropractors can claim some penetration as health care service providers in high level sport....

    Authors: Joachim Hostrup, Anders Koza and Corrie Myburgh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:69

    Content type: Research

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  12. Low back pain (LBP) imposes a costly burden upon patients, healthcare insurers, and society overall. Spinal manipulation as practiced by chiropractors has been found be cost-effective for treatment of LBP, but...

    Authors: James M. Whedon, Serena Bezdjian, Patricia Dennis, Vivi-Ann Fischer and Robb Russell

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:68

    Content type: Research

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  13. Spinal manipulative therapy is an effective treatment for neck pain. However, the mechanisms underlying its clinical efficacy are not fully understood. Previous studies have not systematically compared force-t...

    Authors: Lindsay M. Gorrell, Philip J. Conway and Walter Herzog

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:67

    Content type: Research

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  14. The chiropractic profession is split between those practicing evidence-based and those whose practice is honed by vitalism. The latter has been coined ‘chiropractic conservatism’. In Denmark, the chiropractic ...

    Authors: Casper Glissmann Nim, Henrik Hein Lauridsen, Søren O’Neill, Guillaume Goncalves, Rikke K. Jensen and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:64

    Content type: Research

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  15. Professional associations (PAs) are perceived to promote their professions and support their members. Despite these advantages, about 1 in 3 Australian chiropractors choose not to belong to either of the two P...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Vicki Cope and Kenneth J. Young

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:58

    Content type: Research

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  16. Understanding the mechanisms underlying chronic, nonspecific low back pain (CNSLBP) is essential to advance personalized care and identify the most appropriate intervention. Recently, two intervertebral motion...

    Authors: Daphne To, Alexander Breen, Alan Breen, Silvano Mior and Samuel J. Howarth

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:62

    Content type: Research

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  17. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of kinesiology taping (KT) on lumbar proprioception, pain, and functional disability in individuals with nonspecific chronic low back pain (CLBP).

    Authors: Soheila Abbasi, Mohammad-Reza Hadian Rasanani, Nastaran Ghotbi, Gholam Reza Olyaei, Ali Bozorgmehr and Omid Rasouli

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:63

    Content type: Research

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  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Karl Vincent, Olivier Gagey and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:66

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:59

  19. In March 2020, the World Health Organization elevated the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic to a pandemic and called for urgent and aggressive action worldwide. Public health experts have communicated cl...

    Authors: Iben Axén, Cecilia Bergström, Marc Bronson, Pierre Côté, Casper Glissmann Nim, Guillaume Goncalves, Jeffrey J. Hébert, Joakim Axel Hertel, Stanley Innes, Ole Kristoffer Larsen, Anne-Laure Meyer, Søren O’Neill, Stephen M. Perle, Kenneth A. Weber II, Kenneth J. Young and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:65

    Content type: Debate

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  20. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and mobilization (MOB) effects are believed to be related to their force characteristics. Most previous studies have either measured the force at the patient-table interface o...

    Authors: Jérémie Mikhail, Martha Funabashi, Martin Descarreaux and Isabelle Pagé

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:57

    Content type: Research

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  21. The clinical follow-up of patients for degeneration of the supraspinatus tendon is limited by the lack of objective assessment of pain evolution over time. We therefore tested a new method to collect follow-up...

    Authors: Karl Vincent, Olivier Gagey and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:59

    Content type: Study protocol

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:66

  22. Chiropractors are a particular subset of health care professionals that reportedly suffer occupational musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), yet they have received minimal attention to date regarding mitigating ri...

    Authors: Samuel J. Howarth, Anser Abbas, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson and Silvano Mior

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:55

    Content type: Research

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  23. Swiss chiropractors have been licensed since 1995 to prescribe from a limited formulary of medications for treating musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. In January 2018, this formulary was expanded to include add...

    Authors: Peter C. Emary, Mark Oremus, Taco A. W. Houweling, Martin Wangler and Noori Akhtar-Danesh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:54

    Content type: Research

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  24. The hip abductor muscle group stabilises the pelvis during gait to prevent excessive pelvic drop. Hip abductor weakness has been linked to musculoskeletal conditions such as chronic low-back pain. As such, it ...

    Authors: Luke McCarney, Alexander Andrews, Phoebe Henry, Azharuddin Fazalbhoy, Isaac Selva Raj, Noel Lythgo and Julie C Kendall

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:53

    Content type: Research

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  25. Better understanding of the dynamics and temporal changes in manual therapy service utilisation may assist with healthcare planning and resource allocation. The objectives of this study were to quantify, descr...

    Authors: Reidar P. Lystad, Benjamin T. Brown, Michael S. Swain and Roger M. Engel

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:49

    Content type: Research

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  26. Patient safety research has lagged within academic settings, including chiropractic teaching institutions. To develop a robust patient safety culture, the Institute of Medicine emphasized the need for employee...

    Authors: Katherine A. Pohlman, Stacie A. Salsbury, Martha Funabashi, Michelle M. Holmes and Silvano Mior

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:50

    Content type: Research

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  27. Taping is a common treatment modality used by many rehabilitation providers. Several types of tapes and taping methods are used in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain.

    Authors: Zachary A. Cupler, Muhammad Alrwaily, Emily Polakowski, Kevin S. Mathers and Michael J. Schneider

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:52

    Content type: Systematic review

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  28. Approximately 50% of patients who receive spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) experience some kind of adverse event (AE), typically benign and transient in nature. Regardless of their severity, mitigating benign...

    Authors: Martha Funabashi, Katherine A. Pohlman, Rachel Goldsworthy, Alex Lee, Anthony Tibbles, Silvano Mior and Greg Kawchuk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:46

    Content type: Research

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  29. Spine related disorders entail biological (somatic), psychological, and social factors. Though biological factors are often emphasized, psychosocial considerations may not be receiving proper attention in the ...

    Authors: Jordan A. Gliedt, Patrick J. Battaglia and Benjamin D. Holmes

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:43

    Content type: Research

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  30. The assessment of spinal stiffness by manual palpation in clinical settings has demonstrated both poor accuracy and reliability. More recently, mechanical methods for assessment of spinal stiffness have demons...

    Authors: Anika Young, Michael S. Swain, Gregory N. Kawchuk, Arnold Y. L. Wong and Aron S. Downie

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:42

    Content type: Research

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  31. Cervicothoracic (CT) junction hypomobility has been proposed as a contributing factor for neck pain. However, there are limited studies that compared the effect of CT junction mobilization against an effective...

    Authors: Shriya Joshi, Ganesh Balthillaya and Y. V. Raghava Neelapala

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:38

    Content type: Research

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  32. Knowledge about the occurrence and distribution of musculoskeletal problems in early life is needed. The objectives were to group children aged 8 to 16 according to their distribution of pain in the spine, low...

    Authors: Signe Fuglkjær, Werner Vach, Jan Hartvigsen, Kristina Boe Dissing, Tina Junge and Lise Hestbæk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:45

    Content type: Research

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  33. Chiropractors see themselves as well positioned to provide safe, effective and economical care for the on-going financial burden that spinal pain imposes. However, in many places of the world, the chiropractic...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:40

    Content type: Commentary

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  34. Authors: Pierre Côté, André Bussières, J. David Cassidy, Jan Hartvigsen, Greg N. Kawchuk, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Silvano Mior and Michael Schneider

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:48

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  35. Chronic spinal pain conditions affect millions of US adults and carry a high healthcare cost burden, both direct and indirect. Conservative interventions for spinal pain conditions, including chiropractic care...

    Authors: Brian C. Coleman, Samah Fodeh, Anthony J. Lisi, Joseph L. Goulet, Kelsey L. Corcoran, Harini Bathulapalli and Cynthia A. Brandt

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:47

    Content type: Research

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  36. Human anatomy education is compulsory in the undergraduate curriculum in all Australian chiropractic education programs. There is very little data on clinicians’ perceptions of the adequacy of their anatomy tr...

    Authors: Rosemary Giuriato, Goran Štrkalj, Tania Prvan and Nalini Pather

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:37

    Content type: Research

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  37. When indicated by signs or symptoms of potentially serious underlying pathology (red flags), chiropractors can use radiographs to inform their diagnosis. In the absence of red flags, the clinical utility of ro...

    Authors: Melissa Corso, Carol Cancelliere, Silvano Mior, Varsha Kumar, Ali Smith and Pierre Côté

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:33

    Content type: Systematic review

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  38. The COVID-19 pandemic led to unprecedented changes, as many state and local governments enacted stay-at-home orders and non-essential businesses were closed. State chiropractic licensing boards play an importa...

    Authors: Shawn M. Neff, Christopher B. Roecker, Casey S. Okamoto, Samuel L. Holguin, Jason G. Napuli, Ross Mattox, Nathan A. Hinkeldey and David J. Paris

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:44

    Content type: Research

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  39. There is some evidence and anecdotal reports that high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) for non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) may immediately reduce pain in some patients. The m...

    Authors: Stanley Innes, Amber Beynon, Christopher Hodgetts, Rachel Manassah, Denyse Lim and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:39

    Content type: Research

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  40. Little is known about the preferred treatment strategies of chiropractors in managing low back pain patients with prior lumbar fusions. There are several case reports which describe chiropractic care following...

    Authors: Clinton J. Daniels, Jordan A. Gliedt, Pradeep Suri, Edward M. Bednarz and Anthony J. Lisi

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:29

    Content type: Research

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  41. People with chronic low back pain (LBP) typically have increased pain sensitivity compared to healthy controls, however its unknown if pain sensitivity differs based on LBP trajectory at baseline or after manu...

    Authors: Sasha L. Aspinall, Angela Jacques, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Sarah J. Etherington and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:36

    Content type: Research

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  42. Chiropractic emerged in 1895 and was promoted as a viable health care substitute in direct competition with the medical profession. This was an era when there was a belief that one cause and one cure for all d...

    Authors: J. Keith Simpson and Kenneth J. Young

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:35

    Content type: Debate

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  43. To investigate for congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) and positional plagiocephaly (PP) the effectiveness and safety of manual therapy, repositioning and helmet therapy (PP only) using a systematic review o...

    Authors: Julie Ellwood, Jerry Draper-Rodi and Dawn Carnes

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:31

    Content type: Systematic review

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  44. Social media has become an increasingly important tool in monitoring the onset and spread of infectious diseases globally as well monitoring the spread of information about those diseases. This includes the sp...

    Authors: Greg Kawchuk, Jan Hartvigsen, Steen Harsted, Casper Glissmann Nim and Luana Nyirö

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:34

    Content type: Research

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