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  1. Diagnostic imaging is useful for assessing low back pain (LBP) when a clinician suspects a specific underlying pathology. Evidence-based imaging guidelines assist clinicians in appropriately determining the ne...

    Authors: Ali Smith, Varsha Kumar, Jeffrey Cooley, Carlo Ammendolia, Joyce Lee, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson and Silvano Mior
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:39
  2. High-velocity low-amplitude thrust spinal manipulation (SM) is a recommended and commonly used manual therapy intervention in physiotherapy. Beliefs surrounding the safety and effectiveness of SM have challeng...

    Authors: Firas Mourad, Marzia Stella Yousif, Filippo Maselli, Leonardo Pellicciari, Roberto Meroni, James Dunning, Emilio Puentedura, Alan Taylor, Roger Kerry, Nathan Hutting and Hendrikus Antonius Kranenburg
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:38
  3. The dynamic nature of neck pain has so far been identified through longitudinal studies with frequent measures, a method which is time-consuming and impractical. Pictures illustrating different courses of pain...

    Authors: Pernille Irgens, Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold, Alice Kongsted, Bård Natvig, Nina Køpke Vøllestad and Hilde Stendal Robinson
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:37
  4. The intervertebral disc is a known back pain generator and is frequently the focus of spinal manipulative therapy evaluation and treatment. The majority of our current knowledge regarding intradiscal pressure ...

    Authors: William R. Reed, Michael A. K. Liebschner, Carla R. Lima, Harshvardhan Singh, Christopher P. Hurt, Daniel F. Martins, James M. Cox and Maruti R. Gudavalli
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:36
  5. The construct of working alliance has been used to operationalise the patient–clinician relationship. Research evidence from the rehabilitation literature has established an association between the construct a...

    Authors: Dima Ivanova, Felicity L. Bishop, Dave Newell, Jonathan Field and Madeleine Walsh
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:35
  6. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a condition with local and referred pain characterized by trigger points (taut bands within the muscle). Ischemic compression is a noninvasive manual therapy technique that ha...

    Authors: Wei Lu, Jiong Li, Ye Tian and Xingang Lu
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:34
  7. Falling is a major trauma that can occur with aging, leading to very significant psychological and physical health effects with financial and societal consequences. It is therefore essential to explore therape...

    Authors: Laurianne Pinloche, Solène Souvignet, Michèle Germain, Karine Monteil and Christophe Hautier
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:33
  8. Despite controversy regarding its validity and clinical usefulness, manual examination findings still have an important role for manipulative therapies. As an example, somatic dysfunction (SD) remains central ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Arcuri, Giacomo Consorti, Marco Tramontano, Marco Petracca, Jorge Eduardo Esteves and Christian Lunghi
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:32
  9. Some chiropractors seem to have an inflated belief in the powers of spinal manipulation (SMT), for example aiming at preventing future spinal degeneration and health problems, activities that are without suppo...

    Authors: Stanley Innes, Guillaume Goncalves and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:30

    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:40

  10. Chiropractors commonly provide care to people with low-back pain (LBP). The aim of this survey was to determine the opinions and beliefs of chiropractors regarding the support and management of LBP. We also in...

    Authors: Lobke P. De la Ruelle, Annemarie de Zoete, Michiel R. de Boer, Maurits W. van Tulder, Raymond Ostelo and Sidney M. Rubinstein
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:29
  11. Cervical spine manipulation (CSM) is a frequently used treatment for neck pain. Despite its demonstrated efficacy, concerns regarding the potential of stretch damage to vertebral arteries (VA) during CSM remai...

    Authors: Lindsay M. Gorrell, Gregor Kuntze, Janet L. Ronsky, Ryan Carter, Bruce Symons, John J. Triano and Walter Herzog
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:28
  12. Low back and neck pain are the most common musculoskeletal disorders worldwide, and imply suffering and substantial societal costs, hence effective interventions are crucial. The aim of this study was to evalu...

    Authors: Emmanuel Aboagye, Stina Lilje, Camilla Bengtsson, Anna Peterson, Ulf Persson and Eva Skillgate
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:27
  13. Changes in pain sensitivity are a commonly suggested mechanism for the clinical effect of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT). Most research has examined pressure pain thresholds (PPT) and has primarily been con...

    Authors: Casper G. Nim, Sasha L. Aspinall, Rasmus Weibel, Martin G. Steenfelt and Søren O’Neill
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:25
  14. The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on healthcare professionals has implications for healthcare delivery, including the public health guidance provided to patients. This study aims to assess the response and ...

    Authors: Craig Moore, Arnold Y. L. Wong, Katie de Luca, Diana De Carvalho, Melker S. Johansson, Katherine A. Pohlman, Amy Miller, Martha Funabashi, Paul Dougherty, Simon French, Jon Adams and Greg Kawchuk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:24
  15. The inappropriate use of lumbar spine imaging remains common in primary care despite recommendations from evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to avoid imaging in the absence of red flags. This study ai...

    Authors: Daphne To, Amanda Hall, André Bussières, Simon D. French, Rebecca Lawrence, Andrea Pike, Andrea M. Patey, Debbie Brake-Patten, Lino O’Keefe, Barbara Elliott and Diana De Carvalho
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:23
  16. To report the national prevalence, years lived with disability (YLDs) and attributable risk factors for all musculoskeletal conditions and separately for low back pain (LBP), as well as compare the disability ...

    Authors: Katie de Luca, Andrew M. Briggs, Simon D. French, Manuela L. Ferreira, Marita Cross, Fiona Blyth and Lyn March
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:22
  17. Knowledge about patient satisfaction and experience with care they receive can guide practitioners in establishing doctor-patient relationships and improve health outcomes. Although evidence suggests high pati...

    Authors: Evan Eindhoven, Alex Lee, Peter Stilwell and Silvano Mior
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:21
  18. Chronic low back pain is pervasive, societally impactful, and current treatments only provide moderate relief. Exploring whether therapeutic elements, either unrecognised or perceived as implicit within clinic...

    Authors: Bronwyn Sherriff, Carol Clark, Clare Killingback and Dave Newell
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:20
  19. The World Health Organization describes chiropractic as a health profession that treats the musculoskeletal system and the effects of that system on the function of the nervous system and general health. Notwi...

    Authors: Desmond Wiggins, Aron Downie, Roger Engel and Benjamin T. Brown
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:19
  20. Increasingly, integrated healthcare systems such as the United States Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are employing chiropractors. However, little is known about chiropractor employee clinical productivit...

    Authors: Kelsey L. Corcoran, Douglas R. Peterson Jr., Xiwen Zhao, Eileen A. Moran and Anthony J. Lisi
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:18
  21. Practice-based guidelines recommend patient education and exercise as first-line care for low back pain (LBP); however, these recommendations are not routinely delivered in practice. GLA:D® Back, developed in ...

    Authors: Matthew Fernandez, Anika Young, Alice Kongsted, Jan Hartvigsen, Christian Barton, Jason Wallis, Peter Kent, Greg Kawchuk, Hazel Jenkins, Mark Hancock and Simon D. French
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:17
  22. It is unclear if the use of imaging for low back pain (LBP) is impacted by patient beliefs. This study aimed to: (1) describe beliefs about the importance of imaging and whether patients wanted imaging when pr...

    Authors: Hazel J. Jenkins, Alice Kongsted, Simon D. French, Tue Secher Jensen, Klaus Doktor, Jan Hartvigsen and Mark Hancock
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:16
  23. Chiropractic maintenance care (MC) has been found to be effective for patients classified as dysfunctional by the West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI). Although displaying good psychometric pr...

    Authors: Andreas Eklund, Per J. Palmgren, Ulf Jakobsson and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:15
  24. In Denmark, chiropractors in primary care work as independent private contractors regulated by the Danish National Health Authorities. The regulation includes partial reimbursement intended for standardised ca...

    Authors: Rikke Krüger Jensen, Inge Ris, Elisabeth Linnebjerg, Henrik Wulff Christensen and Corrie Myburgh
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:14
  25. Cervical spine surgeries for degenerative conditions are rapidly increasing. Cervical post-surgery syndrome consisting of chronic pain, adjacent segment disease, recurrent disc herniation, facet joint pain, an...

    Authors: Jordan A. Gliedt, Aprill Z. Dawson, Clinton J. Daniels, Antoinette L. Spector, Zachary A. Cupler, Jeff King and Leonard E. Egede
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:13
  26. Authors: Hazel J. Jenkins, Alice Kongsted, Simon D. French, Tue Secher Jensen, Klaus Doktor, Jan Hartvigsen and Mark Hancock
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:12
  27. Low back pain (LBP) is influenced by interrelated biological, psychological, and social factors, however current back pain management is largely dominated by one-size fits all unimodal treatments. Team based m...

    Authors: Gert Bronfort, Michele Maiers, Craig Schulz, Brent Leininger, Kristine Westrom, Greg Angstman and Roni Evans
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:10
  28. International guidelines do not recommend routine imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and seek to guide clinicians only to refer for imaging based on specific indications. Despite this, severa...

    Authors: Susanne Brogaard Krogh, Tue Secher Jensen, Nanna Rolving, Janus Nikolaj Laust Thomsen, Casper Brink Hansen, Christoffer Høj Werenberg, Erik Rasmussen, Rune Carlson and Rikke Krüger Jensen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:9
  29. Benefits from low back pain (LBP) treatments seem to be related to patients changing their pain cognitions and developing an increased sense of control. Still, little is known about how these changes occur. Th...

    Authors: Lise Joern, Alice Kongsted, Line Thomassen, Jan Hartvigsen and Susanne Ravn
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:8
  30. The Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, is an academic hospital focused on musculoskeletal disorders. An integrated chiropractic medicine clinic provides chiropractic care to a broad patient p...

    Authors: Léonie Hofstetter, Melanie Häusler, Malin Mühlemann, Luana Nyirö, Daniel Mühlemann and Cesar A. Hincapié
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:7
  31. In an article published in 2011, we discussed the need for a new role in health care systems, referred to as the Primary Spine Practitioner (PSP). The PSP model was proposed to help bring order to the chaotic ...

    Authors: Donald R. Murphy, Brian Justice, Christopher G. Bise, Michael Timko, Joel M. Stevans and Michael J. Schneider
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:6
  32. The burden of spinal pain can be aggravated by the hazards of opioid analgesics, which are still widely prescribed for spinal pain despite evidence-based clinical guidelines that identify non-pharmacological t...

    Authors: James M. Whedon, Sarah Uptmor, Andrew W. J. Toler, Serena Bezdjian, Todd A. MacKenzie and Louis A. Kazal Jr.
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:5
  33. Despite numerous low back pain (LBP) clinical practice guidelines, published studies suggest guideline nonconcordant care is still offered. However, there is limited literature evaluating the degree to which c...

    Authors: Ben Csiernik, Ali Smith, Joshua Plener, Anthony Tibbles and James J. Young
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:3
  34. Whiplash injury is common following road traffic crashes affecting millions worldwide, with up to 50% of the injured developing chronic symptoms and 15% having a reduced working capability due to ongoing disab...

    Authors: Lars Uhrenholt, Lau Brix, Thea Overgaard Wichmann, Michael Pedersen, Steffen Ringgaard and Tue Secher Jensen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:2
  35. Primary Spine Care (PSC) is an innovative model for the primary management of patients with spine-related disorders (SRDs), with a focus on the use of non-pharmacological therapies which now constitute the rec...

    Authors: Serena Bezdjian, James M. Whedon, Robb Russell, Justin M. Goehl and Louis A. Kazal Jr.
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2022 30:1
  36. This paper describes the education and case management profile of sports chiropractors with the Federation of International Sports Chiropractors (FICS) postgraduate qualification: International Chiropractic Sp...

    Authors: Luke Nelson, Henry Pollard, Rick Ames, Brett Jarosz, Pete Garbutt and Cliff Da Costa
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:51
  37. Some chiropractors suggest that chiropractic treatment is appropriate for health issues other than musculoskeletal problems. The prevalence of such claims on individual clinic websites has previously been repo...

    Authors: Søren O’Neill, Anneline Bugge Wahlqvist, Natasja Kragh Simonsen, Cornelius Myburgh and Rikke Krüger Jensen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:50
  38. Corticosteroid injection and dry needling have been used in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, but it is unclear which intervention is the most effective. The purpose of this study was to compare the...

    Authors: Luis Fernando Sousa Filho, Marta Maria Barbosa Santos, Gabriel Henrique Freire dos Santos and Walderi Monteiro da Silva Júnior
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:49
  39. Persistent or recurrent neck pain is, together with other chronic conditions, suggested to be associated with disturbances of the Autonomic Nervous System. Acute effects on the Autonomic Nervous System, common...

    Authors: Anders Galaasen Bakken, Andreas Eklund, David M. Hallman and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:48
  40. Remote consultations (RCs) enable clinicians to continue to support patients when face-to-face appointments are not possible. Restrictions to face-to-face care during the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a pr...

    Authors: Shane Derbyshire, Jonathan Field, Jane Vennik, Marc Sanders and Dave Newell
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:47
  41. Evidence suggests that diagnostic imaging for low back pain does not improve care in the absence of suspicion of serious pathology. However, the effect of imaging use on clinical outcomes has not been investig...

    Authors: Hazel J. Jenkins, Alice Kongsted, Simon D. French, Tue Secher Jensen, Klaus Doktor, Jan Hartvigsen and Mark Hancock
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:46
  42. The chiropractic profession is 125 years old and has evolved a culture beset with internal conflict. The internal ructions have been particularly noticeable during the last 20 years. These polarising viewpoint...

    Authors: Henry Pollard
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:45

  43. Musculoskeletal pain is among the most common reasons for seeking care, specialist competence for its treatment in primary care limited and waiting lists for orthopaedics often amongst the longest. Many referr...

    Authors: Stina Lilje, Andreas Eklund, Anders Wykman, Tobias Sundberg and Eva Skillgate
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:43