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  1. The literature on chiropractic safety tends to focus on adverse events and little is known about how chiropractors ensure safety and manage risk in the course of their daily practice. The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Martin Wangler, Cynthia Peterson, Beatrice Zaugg, Haymo Thiel and Rob Finch
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:18
  2. Myogenous temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are considered to be a common musculoskeletal condition. No studies exist comparing intra-oral myofascial therapies to education, self-care and exercise (ESC) for TM...

    Authors: Allan Kalamir, Petra L Graham, Andrew L Vitiello, Rodney Bonello and Henry Pollard
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:17
  3. In the UK Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Osteopathy are all statutory regulated professions. Though guidelines have supported the use of Spinal Manipulative Therapy (SMT) for low back pain (LBP), General Prac...

    Authors: Annabel Kier, Matthew George and Peter W McCarthy
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:16
  4. This article describes and discusses the case of an adolescent male with lumbar intervertebral disc injury characterized by chronic low back pain (LBP) and antalgia. A 13-year-old boy presented for care with a...

    Authors: Chris T Carter, Lyndon G Amorin-Woods and Arockia Doss
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:13
  5. Practice-based research is a challenge as clinicians are busy with their patients and any participation in research activities will be secondary to the needs of the patients and the clinic. As a result, it is ...

    Authors: Iben Axén and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:8
  6. The number of households in the United States that are not proficient in the English language is growing and presenting a challenge to the health care system. Over nineteen percent of the US population speak a...

    Authors: Richard P Saporito
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:7
  7. Tracking how clinicians treat patients provides an opportunity to explore how the clinical management of common musculoskeletal disorders evolves over time. We present an uncontrolled before-after study of a p...

    Authors: Silvano Mior, Brian Gamble, Jan Barnsley, Pierre Côté and Elie Côté
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:6
  8. Chiropractic and osteopathy form a significant part of the healthcare setting in rural and regional Australia, with national registration of practitioners, public subsidies for services and high utilisation by...

    Authors: Jon L Wardle, Davi W Sibbritt and Jon Adams
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:5
  9. Typically a large amount of information is collected during healthcare research and this information needs to be organised in a way that will make it manageable and to facilitate clear reporting. The Chiroprac...

    Authors: Melanie J Charity, Simon D French, Kirsty Forsdike, Helena Britt, Barbara Polus and Jane Gunn
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:4
  10. The symptom ‘dizziness’ is common in patients with chronic whiplash related disorders. However, little is known about dizziness in neck pain patients who have not suffered whiplash. Therefore, the purposes of ...

    Authors: B Kim Humphreys and Cynthia Peterson
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:3
  11. Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are valuable members of the healthcare team who assist in health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation. RMT visits have increased across C...

    Authors: Farah M Shroff and Inderjeet S Sahota
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:2
  12. From January 2013, The UK College of Chiropractors joins the partnership between the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA) and the European Academy of Chiropractic (EAC) to publish Chiropract...

    Authors: Bruce F Walker, Robert P Finch and Timothy C Jay
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:1
  13. In relation to Myofascial Triggerpoints (MFTrPs) of the upper Trapezius, this study explored muscle contractility characteristics, the occurrence of post-intervention muscle soreness and the effect of dry need...

    Authors: Corrie Myburgh, Jan Hartvigsen, Per Aagaard and Anders Holsgaard-Larsen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:36
  14. In the United States (US) a shortage of primary care physicians has become evident. Other health care providers such as chiropractors might help address some of the nation’s primary care needs simply by being ...

    Authors: Matthew A Davis, Todd A Mackenzie, Ian D Coulter, James M Whedon and William B Weeks
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:35
  15. Chiropractors regularly treat pregnant patients for low back pain during their pregnancy. An increasing amount of literature on this topic supports this form of treatment; however the experience of the pregnan...

    Authors: Shabnam Sadr, Neda Pourkiani-Allah-Abad and Kent Jason Stuber
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:32
  16. The proportion of older people will be tripled by the year 2050. In addition, the incidence of chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions will also increase among the elderly people. Thus, in order to prepare fo...

    Authors: René Fejer and Alexander Ruhe
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:31
  17. The Jendrassik maneuver (JM) is a remote facilitation muscular contraction shown to affect amplitude and temporal components of the human stretch reflex. Conflicting theoretical models exist regarding the neur...

    Authors: Steven R Passmore and Paul A Bruno
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:29
  18. Older patients often present with a long, complex history and a clinical picture that frequently includes co-morbidities. It is essential that health professionals caring for older patients become familiar wit...

    Authors: Lisa Zaynab Killinger
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:28
  19. Neck pain is a common complaint in patients presenting for chiropractic treatment. The few studies on predictors for improvement in patients while undergoing treatment identify duration of symptoms, neck stiff...

    Authors: Cynthia Peterson, Jennifer Bolton and B Kim Humphreys
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:27
  20. Although there is evidence that spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) can reduce pain, the mechanisms involved are not well established. There is a need to review the scientific literature to establish the evidenc...

    Authors: Mario Millan, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Brian Budgell and Michel-Ange Amorim
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:26
  21. Because maintenance care (MC) is frequently used by chiropractors in the management of patients with back pain, it is necessary to define the rationale, frequency and indications for MC consultations, and the ...

    Authors: Marita Bringsli, Aurora Berntzen, Dorthe Brandborg Olsen, Lise Hestbæk and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:25
  22. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) has been shown to have an effect on spine-related pain, both clinically and in experimentally induced pain. However, it is unclear if it has an immediate noticeable biomechani...

    Authors: Mario Millan, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Brian Budgell, Martin Descarreaux and Michel-Ange Amorim
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:23
  23. The mechanisms subserving deep spinal pain have not been studied as well as those related to the skin and to deep pain in peripheral limb structures. The clinical phenomenology of deep spinal pain presents uni...

    Authors: Howard Vernon
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:22
  24. The purpose of this study was to identify the type and frequency of previously undiagnosed life threatening conditions (LTC), based on self-reports of chiropractic physicians, which were first recognized by th...

    Authors: Dwain M Daniel, Harrison Ndetan, Ronald L Rupert and Daniel Martinez
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:21
  25. Clinical decision rules are an increasingly common presence in the biomedical literature and represent one strategy of enhancing clinical-decision making with the goal of improving the efficiency and effective...

    Authors: Jeffrey J Hebert and Julie M Fritz
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:19
  26. This pilot randomized controlled trial evaluated the feasibility of conducting a full scale study and compared the efficacy of exercise, spinal manipulation, and a mind-body therapy called Neuro Emotional Tech...

    Authors: Caroline D Peterson, Mitchell Haas and W Thomas Gregory
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:18
  27. Low back pain (LBP) is common and costly and few treatments have been shown to be markedly superior to any other. Effort has been focused on stratifying patients to better target treatment. Recently the STarT ...

    Authors: Jonathan Field and Dave Newell
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:17
  28. The broad use of force plates in clinical settings for postural control assessment suggests the need for instruments that are easy to use, affordable and readily available. In addition, these instruments of me...

    Authors: Samira Golriz, Jeffrey J Hebert, K Bo Foreman and Bruce F Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:15
  29. Force plates are frequently used for postural control assessments but they are expensive and not widely available in most clinical settings. Increasingly, clinicians are using this technology to assess patient...

    Authors: Samira Golriz, Jeffrey J Hebert, K Bo Foreman and Bruce F Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:14
  30. Studies of back pain are typically based on the assumption that symptoms from different parts of the spine are distinctive entities. Recently, however, the assumption that back pain is a site-specific disorder...

    Authors: Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, René Fejer, Jan Nielsen, Kirsten O Kyvik and Jan Hartvigsen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:11
  31. Although the sale of non-prescription health products is ubiquitous, the views of health professionals, such as chiropractors, regarding the sale of such products are not well known. Practitioner opinion is im...

    Authors: Stacey A Page, Jaroslaw P Grod and D Gordon McMorland
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:10
  32. The safety of spinal manipulation during pregnancy and the postpartum periods has been a matter of debate among manual therapists. Spinal manipulative therapy during these periods is a commonly performed inter...

    Authors: Kent Jason Stuber, Shari Wynd and Carol Ann Weis
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:8
  33. To investigate the effects of topical agents for the treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) and Myofascial Trigger Point (MTRP).

    Authors: Daniel Avrahami, Amanda Hammond, Ceara Higgins and Howard Vernon
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2012 20:7