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Table 1 Article eligibility criteria

From: A systematic review of thrust manipulation for non-surgical shoulder conditions

Inclusion Exclusion
• Human participants of any age
• Shoulder condition with a defined primary diagnosisa
• Thrust manipulation directed to the shoulder and/or regions of the cervical or thoracic spine
• Any treatment other than thrust manipulation
• Thrust manipulation under anesthesia
• Studies with an intervention or management lacking a description of procedures
• Studies with a primary diagnosis outside the shoulder or causing referred shoulder pain
  1. aShoulder conditions were defined as those involving the proximal humerus, clavicle, scapula, sternoclavicular, glenohumeral, and acromioclavicular joints