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  1. Spinal manipulation has been found to create demonstrable segmental and intersegmental spinal motions thought to be biomechanically related to its mechanisms. In the case of impulsive-type instrument device co...

    Authors: Tony S Keller, Christopher J Colloca, Robert J Moore, Robert Gunzburg and Deed E Harrison
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 14:6
  2. A challenge for practitioners using spinal manipulation is identifying when an intervention is required. It has been recognized that joint pain can interfere with the ability to position body parts accurately ...

    Authors: Edward F Owens Jr, Charles NR Henderson, M Ram Gudavalli and Joel G Pickar
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 14:5
  3. The prone leg extension (PLE) is commonly used to identify dysfunction of muscle recruitment patterns. The prone leg extension is theorized to identify proximal muscle disturbances which are a result of distal...

    Authors: Gregory J Lehman
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 14:4
  4. Falls are a major health concern for older adults and their impact is a significant public health problem. The chief modifiable risk factors for falls in community-dwellers are psychotropic drugs, polypharmacy...

    Authors: Cheryl Hawk, John K Hyland, Ronald Rupert, Makasha Colonvega and Stephanie Hall
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 14:3
  5. Given the relative lack of treatment options for mild to moderate scoliosis, when the Cobb angle measurements fall below the 25–30° range, conservative manual therapies for scoliosis treatment have been increa...

    Authors: Mark W Morningstar and Timothy Joy
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 14:1
  6. Screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a commonly performed procedure for school children during the high risk years. The PRECEDE-PROCEDE (PP) model is a health promotion planning model that ha...

    Authors: Timothy A Mirtz, Mark A Thompson, Leon Greene, Lawrence A Wyatt and Cynthia G Akagi
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:25
  7. There is little homogeneity of opinion in the chiropractic profession about its essence and identity. Matters compromising the establishment of a coherent identity include the issue of vertebral subluxation, p...

    Authors: Keith H Charlton
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:24
  8. Continuing Education (CE) for chiropractors is mandatory for licensure in most North American jurisdictions. Numerous chiropractic colleges have begun collaborating with universities to offer master's degree p...

    Authors: Kent J Stuber, Jaroslaw P Grod, Dean L Smith and Paul Powers
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:22
  9. Low back pain (LBP) is the most prevalent musculo-skeletal condition in rural and remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Smoking, physical inactivity and obesity are also prevalent amongst Indigenous people...

    Authors: Dein Vindigni, Bruce F Walker, Jennifer R Jamison, Cliff Da Costa, Lynne Parkinson and Steve Blunden
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:21
  10. We report on a multidisciplinary focus group project related to the appropriate care of chiropractic patients who present with chest pain. The prevalence and clinical management, both diagnosis and treatment, ...

    Authors: Monica Smith, Dana J Lawrence and Robert M Rowell
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:18
  11. Subluxation syndrome is a legitimate, potentially testable, theoretical construct for which there is little experimental evidence. Acceptable as hypothesis, the widespread assertion of the clinical meaningfuln...

    Authors: Joseph C Keating Jr, Keith H Charlton, Jaroslaw P Grod, Stephen M Perle, David Sikorski and James F Winterstein
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:17
  12. This review details the anatomy and interactions of the postural and somatosensory reflexes. We attempt to identify the important role the nervous system plays in maintaining reflex control of the spine and po...

    Authors: Mark W Morningstar, Burl R Pettibon, Heidi Schlappi, Mark Schlappi and Trevor V Ireland
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:16
  13. This descriptive review provides a summary of the prevalence, activity limitation (disability), care-seeking, natural history and clinical course, treatment outcome, and costs of low back pain (LBP) in primary...

    Authors: Peter M Kent and Jennifer L Keating
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:13
  14. Part II of this review examines the functional "short leg" or unloaded leg length alignment asymmetry, including the relationship between an anatomic and functional leg-length inequality. Based on the reviewed...

    Authors: Gary A Knutson
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:12
  15. Leg-length inequality is most often divided into two groups: anatomic and functional. Part I of this review analyses data collected on anatomic leg-length inequality relative to prevalence, magnitude, effects ...

    Authors: Gary A Knutson
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:11
  16. More than 100 years after its inception the chiropractic profession has failed to define itself in a way that is understandable, credible and scientifically coherent. This failure has prevented the profession ...

    Authors: Craig F Nelson, Dana J Lawrence, John J Triano, Gert Bronfort, Stephen M Perle, R Douglas Metz, Kurt Hegetschweiler and Thomas LaBrot
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:9
  17. This paper comments on the role and emergence of the biopsychosocial model in modern medical literature and health care settings. The evolution of the biopsychosocial model and its close association with moder...

    Authors: Benjamin T Brown, Rod Bonello and Henry Pollard
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:5
  18. Both chiropractic and osteopathy are over a century old. They are now regarded as complementary health professions. There is an imperative for both professions to research the principles and claims that underp...

    Authors: Bruce F Walker, Simon D French and Melainie Cameron
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2005 13:1