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  1. Content type: Research

    Chiropractic programs are accredited and monitored by regional Councils on Chiropractic Education (CCE). The CCE-International has historically been a federation of regional CCEs charged with harmonising world...

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

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:25

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  2. Content type: Research

    Falls are a major health issue in the elderly people and an important cause of bone fracture. The aim of this study was to determine the association between quadriceps muscle strength (QMS) and falls in the el...

    Authors: Alijan Ahmadiahangar, Yahya Javadian, Mansour Babaei, Behzad Heidari, Seyedreza Hosseini and Mohammad Aminzadeh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:31

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  3. Content type: Review

    Functional Neurology (FN), mainly practiced by chiropractors, proposes to have an effect or a benefit on varied clinical cases, from debilitating diseases to performance enhancement in asymptomatic people.

    Authors: Anne-Laure Meyer and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:30

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    The World Federation of Chiropractic supports the involvement of chiropractors in public health initiatives, particularly as it relates to musculoskeletal health. Three topics within public health have been id...

    Authors: Michele Maiers, Mustafa Agaoglu, Richard Brown, Christopher Cassirer, Kendrah DaSilva, Reidar P. Lystad, Sarkaw Mohammad and Jessica J. Wong

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:26

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  5. Content type: Correction

    The original article [1] had 2 paragraphs which contained erroneous information. In this correction article the correct and incorrect information is shown.

    Authors: Yannely Serrano-villar and Eliana-isabel Rodríguez-grande

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:32

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:18

  6. Content type: Research

    The subluxation construct generates debate within and outside the profession. The International Chiropractic Education Collaboration, comprised of 10 chiropractic programs outside of North America, stated they...

    Authors: Matthew F. Funk, Aric J. Frisina-Deyo, Timothy A. Mirtz and Stephen M. Perle

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:24

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Spinal manipulation is the primary therapy utilised by chiropractors in the management of their patients. The skills required may feel foreign to chiropractic students as they need strength and endurance in mo...

    Authors: Christopher J. Hodgetts and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:23

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    An important series of papers have been published in the Lancet. These papers provide a comprehensive update for the major global problem of low back pain, and the challenges that low back pain presents to health...

    Authors: Simon D. French, Aron S. Downie and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:28

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  9. Content type: Research

    While chiropractors are integrating into multidisciplinary settings with increasing frequency, the perceptions of medical providers and patients toward adding chiropractors to existing healthcare teams is not ...

    Authors: Stacie A. Salsbury, Robert D. Vining, Donna Gosselin and Christine M. Goertz

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:29

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  10. Content type: Research

    Chiropractic has professional tensions with other medical disciplines. This sets up a biased online media coverage of controversial issues, such as the unverified causal relation between chiropractic treatment...

    Authors: Mohammed Al-Azdee, Stephen M. Perle and Bingjie He

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:21

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Infantile colic is a common condition during early childhood affecting around one of six newborns. The condition is characterized by inconsolable crying and fussing in otherwise healthy and thriving infants. T...

    Authors: Lise Vilstrup Holm, Dorte Ejg Jarbøl, Henrik Wulff Christensen, Jens Søndergaard and Lise Hestbæk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:17

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  12. Content type: Research

    The Thoracic Index (TI) is a useful tool for evaluating costal mobility as a component of respiritory mechanics in adults with asthma. In a review of the literature, however, few studies were found that report...

    Authors: Yannely Serrano-villar and Eliana-isabel Rodríguez-grande

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:18

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:32

  13. Content type: Research

    To investigate the effect of lumbar and sacroiliac joint (SIJ) manipulation on pain and functional disability in patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) concomitant with SIJ hypomobility.

    Authors: Esmaeil Shokri, Fahimeh Kamali, Ehsan Sinaei and Farahnaz Ghafarinejad

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:16

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  14. Content type: Research

    Dizziness in older people is a risk factor for falls. Neck pain is associated with dizziness and responds favourably to neck manipulation. However, it is unknown if chiropractic intervention including instrume...

    Authors: Julie C. Kendall, Simon D. French, Jan Hartvigsen and Michael F. Azari

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:14

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  15. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the below abstract in supplement [1] it was bought to our attention that in abstract P-12, author Kerem Alptekin’s surname name had been published incorrectly as Alptekim. The authors also...

    Authors: Mehmet Toprak, Hasan Kerem Alptekin and Doruk Turhan

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:20

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:36

  16. Content type: Research

    Despite extensive publication of clinical guidelines on how to manage musculoskeletal pain and back pain in particular, these efforts have not significantly translated into decreases in work disability due to ...

    Authors: Mette Jensen Stochkendahl, Ole Kristoffer Larsen, Casper Glissmann Nim, Iben Axén, Julia Haraldsson, Ole Christian Kvammen and Corrie Myburgh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:15

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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

  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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

  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. Content type: Research

    Latent trigger points in the upper trapezius muscle may disrupt muscle movement patterns and cause problems such as cramping and decreased muscle strength. Because latent trigger points may spontaneously becom...

    Authors: Marzieh Mohamadi, Soraya Piroozi, Iman Rashidi and Saeed Hosseinifard

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:25

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  39. Content type: Study protocol

    Numerous methodological limitations have constrained the findings of previous studies that have examined the prevalence of low back pain in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. This article presents a study ...

    Authors: Jean Théroux, Norman Stomski, Christopher J. Hodgetts, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Bruce F. Walker, Sylvie Le May and Hubert Labelle

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:22

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  40. Content type: Research

    Neck pain is a common complaint in chiropractic patients. Amongst other baseline variables, numerous studies identify duration of symptoms as a strong predictor of outcome in neck pain patients. The usual time...

    Authors: Luana Nyirö, Cynthia K. Peterson and B. Kim Humphreys

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:24

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  41. Content type: Research

    The measurement of Posterior-Anterior (P-A) spinal stiffness is a common component of the physical examination of patients presenting with spinal disorders. The aim of this assessment is to provoke pain and/or...

    Authors: Benjamin T. Brown, Alexandra Blacke, Vanessa Carroll, Petra L. Graham, Greg Kawchuk, Aron Downie and Michael Swain

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:21

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  42. Content type: Research

    Psychological factors, such as intolerance of uncertainty (IU), have been shown to impact on the quality of medical care. However, this psychological measure has not been studied in the chiropractic profession...

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

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:20

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