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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. According to the American Physical Therapy Association, there is strong evidence to show that vertebral mobilization and manipulation procedures can be used to improve spinal and hip mobility and reduce pain a...

    Authors: Jefferson Fagundes Loss, Luciano de Souza da Silva, Iã Ferreira Miranda, Sandro Groisman, Edgar Santiago Wagner Neto, Catiane Souza and Cláudia Tarragô Candotti

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:25

    Content type: Research

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  25. Following head and neck trauma, the involvement of the cranio-cervical junction (CCJ) and its contribution to a patients transition to chronic pain, is poorly understood. The detection of hypermobility in this...

    Authors: Karthik V. Hariharan, Lauren Terhorst, Matthew D. Maxwell, Christopher G. Bise, Michael G. Timko and Michael J. Schneider

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:32

    Content type: Research

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  26. The Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCE-A) is tasked with assessment and accreditation of chiropractic programs (CPs) in the Australasian community. To achieve this process the CCE-A has develop...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes and Amanda Kimpton

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:30

    Content type: Research

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  27. Chiropractic technique systems (‘prescriptive’ techniques) might be interpreted as helpful guidelines. However, ‘prescriptive’ techniques, such as Functional Neurology (FN), Sacro-Occipital Technique, and Appl...

    Authors: Marine Demortier, Guillaume Goncalves, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Christine Le Scanff and Niels Wedderkopp

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:28

    Content type: Research

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  28. Migraine is a highly disabling condition and pharmacological treatment is the gold standard. However, several patients have also positive responses to the application of different manual techniques and therape...

    Authors: Mariana Tedeschi Benatto, Lidiane Lima Florencio, Marcela Mendes Bragatto, Fabíola Dach, César Fernández-de-las-Peñas and Débora Bevilaqua-Grossi

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:22

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. The 2019 coronavirus pandemic is a current global health crisis. Many chiropractic institutions, associations, and researchers have stepped up at a time of need. However, a subset of the chiropractic professio...

    Authors: Joshua Plener, Ben Csiernik, Geronimo Bejarano, Jesper Hjertstrand and Benjamin Goodall

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. Internet analytics are increasingly being integrated into public health regulation. One specific application is to monitor compliance of website and social media activity with respect to jurisdictional regulat...

    Authors: Greg Kawchuk, Jan Hartvigsen, Stan Innes, J. Keith Simpson and Brian Gushaty

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:24

    Content type: Research

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  31. The depth and breadth of research on dry needling (DN) has not been evaluated specifically for symptomatic spine related disorders (SRD) from myofascial trigger points (TrP), disc, nerve and articular structur...

    Authors: Matthew F. Funk and Aric J. Frisina-Deyo

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:23

    Content type: Scoping Reviews

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  32. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) posted reports claiming that chiropractic care can impact the immune system. These claims clash with recommendations ...

    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 28:21

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. A recent study showed that chiropractic patients had fewer days with bothersome (activity-limiting) low back pain (LBP) when receiving care at regular pre-planned intervals regardless of symptoms (‘maintenance...

    Authors: Andreas Eklund, Jan Hagberg, Irene Jensen, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Alice Kongsted, Peter Lövgren, Mattias Jonsson, Jakob Petersen-Klingberg, Christian Calvert and Iben Axén

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:19

    Content type: Research

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  34. Low back pain is a common condition among older adults that significantly influences physical function and participation. Compared to their younger counterparts, there is limited information available about th...

    Authors: Alan D. Jenks, Trynke Hoekstra, Iben Axén, Katie de Luca, Jonathan Field, Dave Newell, Jan Hartvigsen, Simon D. French, Bart Koes, Maurits W. van Tulder and Sidney M. Rubinstein

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. The Danish Authorisation Act sets out the chiropractic scope of practice. Under this legislation the scope of practice is diagnostics, prevention and treatment of biomechanical disorders of the spine, pelvis a...

    Authors: Rikke Krüger Jensen, Mie Elisa Irgens Agersted, Heike Aaby Nielsen and Søren O’Neill

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:16

    Content type: Research

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  36. In individuals having low back pain, the application of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) has been shown to reduce spinal stiffness in those who report improvements in post-SMT disability. The underlying mecha...

    Authors: Peter Jun, Isabelle Pagé, Albert Vette and Greg Kawchuk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:15

    Content type: Scoping Reviews

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  37. Life satisfaction is a component of the subjective well-being construct. Research consistently suggests that life satisfaction is associated with enhanced social benefits and improved health outcomes. However,...

    Authors: Brett Vaughan, Jane Mulcahy, Thomas Allen, Emi Coupe, David Gobbo, Leila Nasser, Karen Pain and Kylie Fitzgerald

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:14

    Content type: Research

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  38. Chronic musculoskeletal pain is associated with reduced balance performance and falls risk. Manual therapies are commonly used interventions for musculoskeletal pain. There is emerging evidence that manual the...

    Authors: Julie C. Kendall, Dein Vindigni, Barbara I. Polus, Michael F. Azari and Samantha C. Harman

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:13

    Content type: Systematic review

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  39. For diagnostic procedures to be clinically useful, they must be reliable. The interpretation of lumbar spine MRI scans is subject to variability and there is a lack of studies where reliability of multiple deg...

    Authors: Klaus Doktor, Tue Secher Jensen, Henrik Wulff Christensen, Ulrich Fredberg, Morten Kindt, Eleanor Boyle and Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:8

    Content type: Research

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  40. Spinal manipulation (SM) has been shown to have an effect on the pressure pain threshold (PPT) in asymptomatic subjects, but SM has never been compared in studies on this topic to a validated sham procedure. W...

    Authors: Margaux Honoré, Mathieu Picchiottino, Niels Wedderkopp, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Olivier Gagey

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:6

    Content type: Research

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  41. To describe characteristics and activity limitations of new patients with musculoskeletal conditions presenting to the World Spine Care (WSC) clinic located in the underserved community of Moca, Dominican Repu...

    Authors: Sophia da Silva-Oolup, Margareta Nordin, Paula Stern, Geoff Outerbridge and Pierre Côté

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:3

    Content type: Research

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  42. This commentary brings the 2017–2019 thematic series What is Chiropractic? to a close. The 18 papers published in the series contribute to a better understanding of what chiropractic is, where chiropractors pract...

    Authors: Jan Hartvigsen and Simon D. French

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:4

    Content type: Commentary

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