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  1. Radiography is commonly used in the assessment of spinal disorders, despite a lack of high-quality evidence demonstrating improved clinical outcomes or additional benefit to the patient. There is disagreement ...

    Authors: Isaac Searant, Benjamin T. Brown and Hazel J Jenkins
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:23
  2. Despite the well-known benefits of physical activity, physical inactivity is presently a global health pandemic. Allied healthcare providers, such as chiropractors, knowingly recognise the importance of physic...

    Authors: Matthew Fernandez, Katie de Luca, Craig Moore, Simon D. French, Paulo Ferreira and Michael Swain
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:22
  3. To assess the concurrent validity and inter-rater agreement of the diagnosis of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions using synchronous telehealth compared to standard in-person clinical diagnosis.

    Authors: David Oh, Daphne To, Melissa Corso, Kent Murnaghan, Hainan Yu and Carol Cancelliere
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:21
  4. Clinical practice guidelines recommend spinal manipulation for patients with low back pain. However, the effects of spinal manipulation have contradictory findings compared to placebo intervention. Therefore, ...

    Authors: João Paulo Freitas, Leticia Amaral Corrêa, Juliana Valentim Bittencourt, Karine Marcondes Armstrong, Ney Meziat-Filho and Leandro Alberto Calazans Nogueira
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:20
  5. Lumbar spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a common intervention used to treat low back pain (LBP); however, the exact neurophysiological mechanisms of SMT reducing pain measured through pain pressure thresho...

    Authors: Matthew R. Schumacher, Colton Swanson, Saydee Wolff, Rylee Orteza and Rudy Aguilar
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:19
  6. Abstract Scope of practice has been defined as the activities that an individual health care practitioner is allowed to undertake within a specific profession. The chiropractic profession in Australia does not cu...

    Authors: Desmond Wiggins, Aron Downie, Roger Engel, Sandra Grace and Benjamin T. Brown
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:18
  7. Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to global disability and health burden. Manual therapy (MT) interventions are commonly recommended in clinical guidelines and used in the management of mu...

    Authors: Roger Kerry, Kenneth J. Young, David W. Evans, Edward Lee, Vasileios Georgopoulos, Adam Meakins, Chris McCarthy, Chad Cook, Colette Ridehalgh, Steven Vogel, Amanda Banton, Cecilia Bergström, Anna Maria Mazzieri, Firas Mourad and Nathan Hutting
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:17
  8. Research waste is defined as research outcomes with no or minimal societal benefits. It is a widespread problem in the healthcare field. Four primary sources of research waste have been defined: (1) irrelevant...

    Authors: Sasha L Aspinall, Casper Nim, Jan Hartvigsen, Chad E Cook, Eva Skillgate, Steven Vogel, David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, Martin Underwood and Sidney M Rubinstein
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:16
  9. The Global Patient Safety Action Plan, an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), draws attention to patient safety as being an issue of utmost importance in healthcare. In response, the World Feder...

    Authors: Brian C. Coleman, Sidney M. Rubinstein, Stacie A. Salsbury, Michael Swain, Richard Brown and Katherine A. Pohlman
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:15
  10. A significant proportion of children and adolescents experience back pain. However, a comprehensive systematic review on the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions is lacking.

    Authors: Hainan Yu, Danielle Southerst, Jessica J. Wong, Leslie Verville, Gaelan Connell, Lauren Ead, Silvano Mior, Lise Hestbaek, Michael Swain, Ginny Brunton, Heather M. Shearer, Efrosini Papaconstantinou, Daphne To, Darrin Germann, Katie Pohlman, Christine Cedraschi…
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:14
  11. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is a model utilised by the majority of healthcare professionals and is a clinical framework that assists with decision-making related to patient care, to improve outcomes and pati...

    Authors: Sharné Naidoo, Nicole Karensa Hoenselaar and Christopher Yelverton
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:13
  12. In a previous paper, we presented some important weaknesses of and threats to the chiropractic profession as we see them. We further argued that the chiropractic profession’s relationship with its principal cl...

    Authors: Søren Francis Dyhrberg O’Neill, Casper Nim, Dave Newell and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:12
  13. Spinal manual therapy is central to chiropractic history, clinical practice, and professional identity. That chiropractors have developed an expertise in this domain has provided some considerable advantages. ...

    Authors: Søren Francis Dyhrberg O’Neill, Casper Nim, Dave Newell and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:11
  14. The clinician-patient relationship has consistently been found to predict treatment success in both physical and mental health settings. This relationship has been operationalised in the literature as “Working...

    Authors: Dima Ivanova, Dave Newell, Jonathan Field and Felicity L. Bishop
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:10
  15. Manual therapies are commonly used by healthcare professionals when caring for children. However, few prospective studies have evaluated their adverse events (AEs). This study aims to assess the feasibility of...

    Authors: Anne Dolbec, Chantale Doucet, Katherine A Pohlman, Stéphane Sobczak and Isabelle Pagé
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:9
  16. The cost of spine-related pain in the United States is estimated at $134.5 billion. Spinal pain patients have multiple options when choosing healthcare providers, resulting in variable costs. Escalation of cos...

    Authors: Ronald Farabaugh, Cheryl Hawk, Dave Taylor, Clinton Daniels, Claire Noll, Mike Schneider, John McGowan, Wayne Whalen, Ron Wilcox, Richard Sarnat, Leonard Suiter and James Whedon
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:8
  17. While the use of chiropractic care for persistent low back pain (PLBP) is prevalent, chiropractors’ attitudes and beliefs related to PLBP patients are not fully understood. The purpose of this study was to ass...

    Authors: Ryan D. Muller, Jesse Cooper, Jordan A. Gliedt and Katherine A. Pohlman
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:7
  18. Approximately 1% of low back pain is estimated to be caused by serious systemic diseases, including cancer, infection, or abdominal aortic dissection. This study aimed to determine the frequency of execution o...

    Authors: Danikel Giroux, Chloé Branconnier, André Bussières, Jean Théroux and Marc-André Blanchette
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:6
  19. Authors: Josef Finsterer, Carla Alexandra Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre Scorza and Antonio-Carlos Guimaraes de Almeida
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:4

    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:34

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:5

  20. Single-centre, two-parallel group, methodological randomised controlled trial to assess blinding feasibility.

    Authors: Javier Muñoz Laguna, Emanuela Nyantakyi, Urmila Bhattacharyya, Kathrin Blum, Matteo Delucchi, Felix Karl-Ludwig Klingebiel, Marco Labarile, Andrea Roggo, Manuel Weber, Thomas Radtke, Milo A Puhan and Cesar A Hincapié
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:3
  21. Databases have become important tools in improving health care. Care Response is a database containing information on tens of thousands of chiropractic patients internationally. It has been collecting patient-...

    Authors: Kenneth J. Young, Helen C. Young and Jonathan Field
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:2
  22. No previous studies have examined the association between attitudes and beliefs of chiropractors and their adherence to low back pain (LBP) guidelines. The aim of this study is: (1) to assess the attitudes and...

    Authors: Brenda van der Vossen, Annemarie de Zoete, Sidney Rubinstein, Raymond Ostelo and Michiel de Boer
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:1
  23. The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 12-item survey (WHODAS-12) is a questionnaire developed by the WHO to measure functioning across health conditions, cultures, and settings. WHOD...

    Authors: Jessica J. Wong, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Wouter De Groote, Agnieszka Ćwirlej-Sozańska, Olatz Garin, Montse Ferrer, Àngels Pont Acuña and Pierre Côté
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:49
  24. Shoulder pain is common among the adult population, but it appears to reduce in prevalence around retirement age. Associations between shoulder pain and work-place exposures, physical activity, or mental healt...

    Authors: Christopher J. Hodgetts, Angela Jacques, Lee Daffin and Yvonne C. Learmonth
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:48
  25. In Denmark, chiropractors have a statutory right to use radiography and the government-funded national Health Insurance provides partial reimbursement. Danish National Clinical Guidelines recommends against ro...

    Authors: Pernille Schaldemose Reibke, Henriette Godskesen, Rikke Krüger Jensen, Simon D French, André Bussières, Henrik Wulff Christensen and Tue Secher Jensen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:47
  26. Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are the most common cause of orofacial pain of non-dental origin, with approximately 42% of diagnoses corresponding to myofascial pain. Manual therapy and dry needling are co...

    Authors: Ángela Menéndez-Torre, Aitor Martín Pintado-Zugasti, Juan Nicolás Cuenca Zaldivar, Paula García-Bermejo, Diego Gómez-Costa, Miguel Molina-Álvarez, Alberto Arribas-Romano and Josué Fernández-Carnero
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:46
  27. Neck pain and headache are highly prevalent conditions and leading causes of disability worldwide. Although MRI is widely used in the management of these conditions, there is uncertainty about the clinical sig...

    Authors: Rikke K. Jensen, Kristina B. Dissing, Tue S. Jensen, Stine H. Clausen and Bodil Arnbak
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:45
  28. Pregnancy-related low back and/or pelvic girdle pain is common, with a prevalence rate of up to 86% in pregnant women. Although 19.5% of Australian pregnant women visit a chiropractor for pelvic girdle pain, l...

    Authors: Maria Bernard-Giglio, Simon D French, Corrie Myburgh and Katie de Luca
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:43
  29. Chiropractors commonly treat pediatric patients within their private practices. The objectives of this study were (1) to identify the treatment techniques and health advice used by Quebec chiropractors with pe...

    Authors: Rebecca Hayes, Camille Imbeau, Katherine A Pohlman, Marc-André Blanchette and Chantale Doucet
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:42
  30. Authors: Melanie Häusler, Rahim Lalji, Léonie Hofstetter and Cesar A. Hincapié
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:41

    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:22

  31. Many chiropractors use spinal manipulative techniques (SMT) to treat spinal pain. A recent Delphi study posited 18 items across five domains as predictors of patients experiencing non-specific low back pain mo...

    Authors: Stanley Innes, Reece Granger and Jean Théroux
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:40
  32. Chiropractors use a variety of therapeutic interventions in clinical practice. How the selection of interventions differs across musculoskeletal regions or with different patient and provider characteristics i...

    Authors: Hazel J Jenkins, Aron Downie, Jessica J Wong, James J Young, Eric J Roseen, Casper Glissmann Nim, David McNaughton, Cecilie K Øveras, Jan Hartvigsen, Silvano Mior and Simon D French
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:39
  33. Databases have become an important tool in understanding trends and correlations in health care by collecting demographic and clinical information. Analysis of data collected from large cohorts of patients can...

    Authors: Kenneth J Young, Jane Fitzgerald, Jonathan Field, David Newell and Jim Richards
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:37
  34. Spinal manipulation (SM) is a recommended and effective treatment for musculoskeletal disorders. Biomechanical (kinetic) parameters (e.g. preload/peak force, rate of force application and thrust duration) can ...

    Authors: Lindsay M Gorrell, Luana Nyirö, Mégane Pasquier, Isabelle Pagé, Nicola R Heneghan, Petra Schweinhardt and Martin Descarreaux
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:36
  35. The purpose of this study was to investigate how feedback and self-assessment strategies affect performance and retention of manual skills in a group of chiropractic students.

    Authors: Mégane Pasquier, Sahel Memari, Arnaud Lardon and Martin Descarreaux
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:35
  36. The COVID-19 pandemic had an unprecedented impact on healthcare, and the health of healthcare workers has been subject of much research. However, studies of health-related factors in manual therapists during t...

    Authors: Nathan Weiss, Eva Skillgate and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:34

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2024 32:4

  37. Chiropractors’ clinical indicators for recommending preventive continued care to patients with low back pain include previous pain episodes, a history of long pain duration and improvement after initial treatm...

    Authors: Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold, Nina K Vøllestad, Pernille Irgens, Hilde Stendal Robinson and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:33
  38. Few clinical prediction models are available to clinicians to predict the recovery of patients with post-collision neck pain and associated disorders. We aimed to develop evidence-based clinical prediction mod...

    Authors: Maja Stupar, Pierre Côté, Linda J. Carroll, Robert J. Brison, Eleanor Boyle, Heather M. Shearer and J. David Cassidy
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:32
  39. Forward head posture (FHP) is  a common condition where the head appears to be positioned in front of the vertical midline of the body. FHP is associated with shortening of the neck extensors and pectoral musc...

    Authors: Vitsarut Buttagat, Sujittra Kluayhomthong and Pattanasin Areeudomwong
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:31
  40. Within the United States Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the number of patients using healthcare services has increased over the past several decades. Females make up a small proportion of overall patien...

    Authors: Sarah E. Graham, Brian C. Coleman, Xiwen Zhao and Anthony J. Lisi
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:29
  41. Presenting at professional and scientific conferences can be an important part of an individual’s career advancement, especially for researchers communicating scientific findings, and can signal expertise and ...

    Authors: Sasha L Aspinall, Casper Glissmann Nim, Steen Harsted, Amy Miller, Cecilie K Øverås, Eric J Roseen, James J Young, Karen Søgaard, Greg Kawchuk and Jan Hartvigsen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:28
  42. In this retrospective study, we aimed to develop a nomogram to predict recurrence during a 1-year period of spinal manipulation/mobilization (SM/M) in patients with low back pain (LBP) with greater pain intens...

    Authors: Dai Sun, Yang-yang Liu, Dan Luo, Ye-qi Wu, Zhi-qiang Yan, Yun-qi Liang, Xue-yan Huang, Jia-long Lin, Hua-song Luo and Rui Wang
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:27
  43. Chiropractors use a treatment strategy called maintenance care with the intent of secondary and tertiary prevention. The Nordic Maintenance Care Program provides evidence of when and for whom maintenance care ...

    Authors: Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold, Tora Bjørkmann Vikhaug, Alister DuRose, Anne Marie Gausel, Andreas Eklund and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:26
  44. Low back pain (LBP) is the number one cause of disability world-wide. It is also the most expensive area in healthcare. Patient-centered innovations are needed. This paper uses medical storytelling to illustra...

    Authors: Donald R. Murphy, Brian D. Justice and Jeffrey Borkan
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:25
  45. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) clinical effects are believed to be linked to its force–time profile characteristics. Previous studies have revealed that the force measured at the patient-table interface is ...

    Authors: Jérémie Mikhail, Martha Funabashi, Stéphane Sobczak, Martin Descarreaux and Isabelle Pagé
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2023 31:24