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  1. Review

    The STarT back tool in chiropractic practice: a narrative review

    The Keele STarT Back Tool was designed for primary care medical physicians in the UK to determine the risk for persistent disabling pain in patients with musculoskeletal pain and to tailor treatments according...

    Yasmeen Khan

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:11

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  2. Systematic review

    Prevalence of low back pain in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review

    Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is the most common spinal deformity occurring in adolescents and its established prevalence varies from 2 to 3%. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis has been identified as a potenti...

    Jean Théroux, Norman Stomski, Christopher J. Hodgetts, Ariane Ballard, Christelle Khadra, Sylvie Le May and Hubert Labelle

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:10

    Published on: 20 April 2017

  3. Debate

    A treatise for a new philosophy of chiropractic medicine

    The philosophy of chiropractic has been a much debated entity throughout the existence of the chiropractic profession. Much criticism has been passed upon the historical philosophy of chiropractic and propagat...

    Timothy A. Mirtz

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:7

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  4. Hypothesis

    Contextually Aided Recovery (CARe): a scientific theory for innate healing

    The chiropractic profession emerged when scientific explanations for causes of health and disease were still in infancy and the co-existence of notions such as innate healing and vitalism were perhaps admissib...

    Dave Newell, Lise R. Lothe and Timothy J. L. Raven

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:6

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  5. Systematic review

    A systematic review of thrust manipulation for non-surgical shoulder conditions

    Although many conservative management options are available for patients with non-surgical shoulder conditions, there is little evidence of their effectiveness. This review investigated one manual therapy appr...

    Amy L. Minkalis, Robert D. Vining, Cynthia R. Long, Cheryl Hawk and Katie de Luca

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:1

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  6. Research

    Musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound imaging for thickness measurement of four principal muscles of the cervical spine -a reliability and agreement study

    The reliability of musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound imaging (MSK-DUSI) for the evaluation of neck musculature has been sparsely documented in the research literature. Until now, research has featured a li...

    Cecilie Krage Øverås, Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold, Gro Røsok and Eli Magnesen

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:2

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  7. Research

    The reliability of spinal motion palpation determination of the location of the stiffest spinal site is influenced by confidence ratings: a secondary analysis of three studies

    This is a secondary analysis of three previous studies on the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spines. It uses continuous analysis of the stiffest spinal site rather than more typical level-by-level analysis to ...

    Robert Cooperstein and Morgan Young

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:50

    Published on: 20 December 2016

  8. Research

    The effect of obesity on treatment outcomes for low back pain

    The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of obesity, as measured by body mass index (BMI), on treatment outcomes for low back pain (LBP).

    Stanley C. Ewald, Eric L. Hurwitz and Anupama Kizhakkeveettil

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:48

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  9. Systematic review

    Similarities and differences of a selection of key accreditation standards between chiropractic councils on education: a systematic review

    Councils of Chiropractic Education (CCE) indirectly influence patient care and safety through their role of ensuring the standards of training delivered by chiropractic educational institutions. This is achiev...

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

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:46

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  10. Research

    Effect of lumbar spinal manipulation on local and remote pressure pain threshold and pinprick sensitivity in asymptomatic individuals: a randomised trial

    The mechanisms of clinical pain relief associated with spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) are poorly understood. Our objective was to determine whether lumbar high-velocity low-amplitude SMT altered pressure pa...

    Sasha L. Dorron, Barrett E. Losco, Peter D. Drummond and Bruce F. Walker

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:47

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  11. Systematic review

    Association between sports type and overuse injuries of extremities in children and adolescents: a systematic review

    Sporting activities can cause injuries and overuse injuries of the extremities (OIE) in children have been shown to be more common than injuries caused by trauma. The lower extremity is more frequently affecte...

    Charlène Chéron, Christine Le Scanff and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:41

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  12. Debate

    Does case misclassification threaten the validity of studies investigating the relationship between neck manipulation and vertebral artery dissection stroke? No

    The purported relationship between cervical manipulative therapy (CMT) and stroke related to vertebral artery dissection (VAD) has been debated for several decades. A large number of publications, from case re...

    Donald R. Murphy, Michael J. Schneider, Stephen M. Perle, Christopher G. Bise, Michael Timko and Mitchell Haas

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:43

    Published on: 5 November 2016

  13. Debate

    Does case misclassification threaten the validity of studies investigating the relationship between neck manipulation and vertebral artery dissection stroke? Yes

    For patients and health care providers who are considering spinal manipulative therapy of the neck, it is crucial to establish if it is a trigger for cervical artery dissection and/or stroke, and if it is, the...

    Jessica K. Paulus and David E. Thaler

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:42

    Published on: 5 November 2016

  14. Research

    Outcomes of a pilot study in chiropractic practices in Western Australia

    This paper reports the quantitative outcomes of a mixed-methods pilot study of the characteristics and demographics of chiropractic practices and patients in Western Australia.

    Lyndon G Amorin-Woods, Gregory F. Parkin-Smith, Lee Nedkoff and Colleen Fisher

    Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2016 24:34

    Published on: 10 October 2016

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