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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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

  32. 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
  33. Factors that influence utilisation rates of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) for low back pain (LBP) within the chiropractic profession of Australia are currently unknown. This study aimed to examine ...

    Authors: Natalie Clohesy, Anthony Schneiders, Gaery Barbery and Steven Obst
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:42
  34. Chiropractors have diverse views of practice, but the impact on their patient profiles and treatment approaches remains unclear. We assessed the association between chiropractors’ view of practice (unorthodox ...

    Authors: Jessica J. Wong, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, André E. Bussières, Simon D. French and Silvano A. Mior
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:41
  35. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is one of the most common disorders causing chronic muscle pain. Almost one-third of patients with musculoskeletal complaints meet the MPS criteria. The aim of this study is to e...

    Authors: Monavar Hadizadeh, Abbas Rahimi, Mohammad Javaherian, Meysam Velayati and Jan Dommerholt
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:40
  36. Chiropractors frequently use spinal manipulation therapy as a treatment modality in the management of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions such as spinal pain and sometimes in the treatment of non-MSK disorders. T...

    Authors: Guillaume Goncalves, Philippe Fleuriau, Charlène Cheron, Mathieu Picchiottino, Sylvain Pigeon and Rikke Krüger Jensen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:39
  37. In The Netherlands, low back pain patients can consult physicians specialized in musculoskeletal (MSK) medicine. Previous studies have reported on the characteristics of patients consulting MSK physicians, and...

    Authors: Wouter Schuller, Raymond W. Ostelo, Daphne C. Rohrich, Martijn W. Heymans and Henrica C. W. de Vet
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:38
  38. Disease monitoring is an important element of self-management of several chronic diseases. Pain monitoring has become very easily available, but the role in musculoskeletal pain conditions is not clear. Awaren...

    Authors: Alice Kongsted, Tue Secher Jensen, Klaus Doktor and Lise Hestbæk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:37
  39. Female practitioners are often subjected to inappropriate patient sexual behaviour (IPSB). Adverse consequences of such sexual harassment include for the practitioner psychological stress effects and negative ...

    Authors: Stanley Innes, Laura Maurice, Michele Lastella and Catherine O’Mullan
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:36
  40. Mixed methods designs are increasingly used in health care research to enrich findings. However, little is known about the frequency of use of this methodology in chiropractic research, or the quality of repor...

    Authors: Peter C. Emary, Kent J. Stuber, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Mark Oremus, Paul S. Nolet, Jennifer V. Nash, Craig A. Bauman, Carla Ciraco, Rachel J. Couban and Jason W. Busse
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:35
  41. Little is known about the underlying biomechanical cause of low back pain (LBP). Recently, technological advances have made it possible to quantify biomechanical and neurophysiological measurements, potential...

    Authors: Casper Glissmann Nim, Søren O’Neill, Anne Gellert Geltoft, Line Korsholm Jensen, Berit Schiøttz-Christensen and Gregory Neil Kawchuk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:34
  42. Static or motion manual palpation of the low back is commonly used to assess pain location and reproduction in low back pain (LBP) patients. The purpose of this study is to review the reliability and validity ...

    Authors: Paul S. Nolet, Hainan Yu, Pierre Côté, Anne-Laure Meyer, Vicki L. Kristman, Deborah Sutton, Kent Murnaghan and Nadège Lemeunier
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:33
  43. In chronic conditions, such as back pain, the use of interventions that address physical, social and psychological aspects within a biopsychosocial framework are encouraged, however, applying this holistic mul...

    Authors: M. John Petrozzi, Grace Spencer and Martin G. Mackey
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:32
  44. The Thessaly test is a commonly used orthopedic test for meniscus tear evaluation. The study’s objective is to evaluate the degree of medial meniscal extrusion during different loading phases of the Thessaly t...

    Authors: John C. Cho, Lauren Tollefson and Kenneth Reckelhoff
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:31
  45. Authors: Lise Hestbæk, Lise Vilstrup Holm, Dorte Ejg Jarbøl, Henrik Wulff Christensen and Jens Søndergaard
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2021 29:29