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  1. Content type: Review

    Spinal manipulation (SM) has been shown to have an effect on pain perception. More knowledge is needed on this phenomenon and it would be relevant to study its effect in asymptomatic subjects.

    Authors: Margaux Honoré, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Olivier Gagey

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:11

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  2. Content type: Research

    Recent media reports have highlighted the risks to patients that may occur when practitioners in the chiropractic, osteopathy and physiotherapy professions provide services in an unethical or unsafe manner. Ye...

    Authors: Anna T. Ryan, Lay San Too and Marie M. Bismark

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:12

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  3. Content type: Systematic review

    The chiropractic vitalistic approach to the concept of ‘subluxation’ as a cause of disease lacks both biological plausibility and possibly proof of validity. Nonetheless, some chiropractors purport to prevent ...

    Authors: Guillaume Goncalves, Christine Le Scanff and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:10

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  4. Content type: Research

    Evidence suggests that a students’ beliefs already prior to entering a program may be important as a determinant in sustaining unsuitable health care beliefs. Our objectives were to investigate the proportion ...

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

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:8

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  5. Content type: Review

    Over a period of decades chiropractors have utilized spinal manipulation under anesthesia (SMUA) to treat chronic back and neck pain. As an advanced form of manual therapy, SMUA is reserved for the patient who...

    Authors: Dennis DiGiorgi, John L. Cerf and Daniel S. Bowerman

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:9

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  6. Content type: Research

    Food consumption and nutritional status affect an individual’s health throughout their life-course and an unhealthy diet is a major risk factor for the current global burden of chronic disease. The promotion o...

    Authors: Mi Kyung Lee, Lyndon Amorin-Woods, Vincenzo Cascioli and Jon Adams

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:7

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  7. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the physical and psychosocial work environment of chiropractors and their work-related health complaints, and this has never been described for Danish chiropractors. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Mille Charlotte Hansen, Tine Aagaard, Henrik Wulff Christensen and Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:4

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    In an evidence-based health care environment, healthcare professions require a sustainable research culture to remain relevant. At present however, there is not a mature research culture across the chiropracti...

    Authors: Jon Adams, 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 Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:5

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  9. Content type: Research

    The quality of health care provider clinical decisions has long been recognized as variable. Research has focused on clinical decision making with the aim of improving patient outcomes. No studies have looked ...

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

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:3

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  10. Content type: Systematic review

    Causative factors may be different for the very first onset of symptoms of the ‘disease’ of low back pain (LBP) than for ensuing episodes that occur after a pain-free period. This differentiation hinges on a l...

    Authors: Emad M. Ardakani, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:1

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  11. Content type: Research

    Research funds are limited and a healthcare profession that supports research activity should establish research priority areas. The study objective was to identify research priority areas for the Canadian chi...

    Authors: Simon D. French, Peter J. H. Beliveau, Paul Bruno, Steven R. Passmore, Jill A. Hayden, John Srbely and Greg N. Kawchuk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:38

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  12. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    Authors: Alice Kongsted, Lise Hestbaek, Carlo Ammendolia, Pierre Côté, Danielle Southerst, Michael Schneider, Brian Budgell, Claire Bombardier, Gillian Hawker, Y. Raja Rampersaud, Corinne Minder, Cynthia Peterson, B. Kim Humphreys, Halldór Fannar Gíslason, Jari Kullervo Salminen, Linn Sandhaugen…

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25(Suppl 1):36

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 25 Supplement 1

  13. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to quantify the effect of spinal manipulative treatment (SMT) from an analysis of baroreflex, systolic blood pressure and heart rate variability (HRV) on patients with acute back pain. It was ...

    Authors: Mohamed Younes, Karine Nowakowski, Benoit Didier-Laurent, Michel Gombert and François Cottin

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:33

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  14. Content type: Research

    Diagnostic reasoning refers to the cognitive processes by which clinicians formulate diagnoses. Despite the implications for patient safety and professional identity, research on diagnostic reasoning in osteop...

    Authors: Aurelien L. Noyer, Jorge E. Esteves and Oliver P. Thomson

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:32

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  15. Content type: Review

    Previous research has investigated utilization rates, who sees chiropractors, for what reasons, and the type of care that chiropractors provide. However, these studies have not been comprehensively synthesized...

    Authors: Peter J. H. Beliveau, Jessica J. Wong, Deborah A. Sutton, Nir Ben Simon, André E. Bussières, Silvano A. Mior and Simon D. French

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:35

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  16. Content type: Study protocol

    Non-specific chronic low back pain (NCLBP) is a major public health and global socioeconomic burden with a variety of symptoms such as gait abnormality. Trunk stiffness and deep trunk muscles dysfunction known...

    Authors: Rasool Bagheri, Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani, Mahdi Dadgoo, Javad Sarrafzadeh, Amir Ahmadi, Mohammad Reza Pourahmadi and Amir-Salar Jafarpisheh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:31

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  17. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1] the authors noted that the presentation of the name B. Kim Humphreys was incorrect.

    Authors: Janine Thöni, Cynthia K. Peterson and B. Kim Humphreys

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:34

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:18

  18. Content type: Debate

    While in some jurisdictions chiropractic is fully integrated in public and insurance funded health care systems, in others it is outside and considered as complementary or alternative health care. There is a p...

    Authors: Jan Hartvigsen and Simon French

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:30

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  19. Content type: Research

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is becoming more widely used in the community however there are differences in knowledge and attitudes among and within the various health professions. Chiropractic...

    Authors: Bruce F. Walker, Anthony Armson, Christopher Hodgetts, Angela Jacques, Fu En Chin, Garret Kow, Hyung Jin Lee, Mui Kee Wong and Anthony Wright

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:29

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  20. Content type: Research

    Manual assessment of muscle strength is often graded using the ordinal Medical Research Council (MRC) scale. The scale has a number of inherent weaknesses, including poorly defined limits between grades ‘4’ an...

    Authors: Søren O’Neill, Sofie Louise Thomsen Jaszczak, Anne Katrine Søndergaard Steffensen and Birgit Debrabant

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:28

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  21. Content type: Research

    There is limited literature that explores the experiences of osteopaths injured while engaging in clinical practice. Evidence from other similar health professions has described the numerous effects of work-re...

    Authors: Gopi Anne McLeod, Katerina Annels, Jessica Cohen, Samuel Edwards, Daniel Hodgins and Brett Vaughan

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:26

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