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Table 3 Primary Outcome Measure: Cobb Angle (n = 6*).

From: Chiropractic manipulation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: a pilot study

Group, patient # Curve pattern Baseline Follow-up Pre-Post Difference Success @ 6° Failure @ 6° Success @ 10° Failure @ 10°
medical-1 Thoracic 28 28 0     
medical-1 Thoracic 39 42 +3     
medical-1 Thoracic-Lumbar 20 22 +2     
medical-2 Thoracic 22 22 0     
medical-2 Thoracic 27 33 +6   x   
medical-3 Thoracic 13 13 0     
medical-3 Thoracic-Lumbar 22 26 +4     
sham Thoracic 10 22 +12   x   x
sham Lumbar 18 24 +6   x   
chiropractic-1 Thoracic-Lumbar 26 22 -4     
chiropractic-1 Lumbar 17 14 -3     
chiropractic-2 Thoracic 18 18 0     
chiropractic-2 Lumbar 29 18 -11 x   x  
  1. * Patients had more than one curve measured at baseline and at follow-up.
  2. medical = standard medical care, sham = standard medical care plus sham manipulation, chiropractic = standard medical care plus chiropractic manipulation