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  1. The depth and breadth of research on dry needling (DN) has not been evaluated specifically for symptomatic spine related disorders (SRD) from myofascial trigger points (TrP), disc, nerve and articular structur...

    Authors: Matthew F. Funk and Aric J. Frisina-Deyo
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:23
  2. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) posted reports claiming that chiropractic care can impact the immune system. These claims clash with recommendations ...

    Authors: Pierre Côté, André Bussières, J. David Cassidy, Jan Hartvigsen, Greg N. Kawchuk, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Silvano Mior and Michael Schneider
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:21
  3. A recent study showed that chiropractic patients had fewer days with bothersome (activity-limiting) low back pain (LBP) when receiving care at regular pre-planned intervals regardless of symptoms (‘maintenance...

    Authors: Andreas Eklund, Jan Hagberg, Irene Jensen, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Alice Kongsted, Peter Lövgren, Mattias Jonsson, Jakob Petersen-Klingberg, Christian Calvert and Iben Axén
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:19
  4. Low back pain is a common condition among older adults that significantly influences physical function and participation. Compared to their younger counterparts, there is limited information available about th...

    Authors: Alan D. Jenks, Trynke Hoekstra, Iben Axén, Katie de Luca, Jonathan Field, Dave Newell, Jan Hartvigsen, Simon D. French, Bart Koes, Maurits W. van Tulder and Sidney M. Rubinstein
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:17
  5. The Danish Authorisation Act sets out the chiropractic scope of practice. Under this legislation the scope of practice is diagnostics, prevention and treatment of biomechanical disorders of the spine, pelvis a...

    Authors: Rikke Krüger Jensen, Mie Elisa Irgens Agersted, Heike Aaby Nielsen and Søren O’Neill
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:16
  6. In individuals having low back pain, the application of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) has been shown to reduce spinal stiffness in those who report improvements in post-SMT disability. The underlying mecha...

    Authors: Peter Jun, Isabelle Pagé, Albert Vette and Greg Kawchuk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:15
  7. Life satisfaction is a component of the subjective well-being construct. Research consistently suggests that life satisfaction is associated with enhanced social benefits and improved health outcomes. However,...

    Authors: Brett Vaughan, Jane Mulcahy, Thomas Allen, Emi Coupe, David Gobbo, Leila Nasser, Karen Pain and Kylie Fitzgerald
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:14
  8. Chronic musculoskeletal pain is associated with reduced balance performance and falls risk. Manual therapies are commonly used interventions for musculoskeletal pain. There is emerging evidence that manual the...

    Authors: Julie C. Kendall, Dein Vindigni, Barbara I. Polus, Michael F. Azari and Samantha C. Harman
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:13
  9. For diagnostic procedures to be clinically useful, they must be reliable. The interpretation of lumbar spine MRI scans is subject to variability and there is a lack of studies where reliability of multiple deg...

    Authors: Klaus Doktor, Tue Secher Jensen, Henrik Wulff Christensen, Ulrich Fredberg, Morten Kindt, Eleanor Boyle and Jan Hartvigsen
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:8
  10. Spinal manipulation (SM) has been shown to have an effect on the pressure pain threshold (PPT) in asymptomatic subjects, but SM has never been compared in studies on this topic to a validated sham procedure. W...

    Authors: Margaux Honoré, Mathieu Picchiottino, Niels Wedderkopp, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Olivier Gagey
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:6
  11. To describe characteristics and activity limitations of new patients with musculoskeletal conditions presenting to the World Spine Care (WSC) clinic located in the underserved community of Moca, Dominican Repu...

    Authors: Sophia da Silva-Oolup, Margareta Nordin, Paula Stern, Geoff Outerbridge and Pierre Côté
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:3
  12. This commentary brings the 2017–2019 thematic series What is Chiropractic? to a close. The 18 papers published in the series contribute to a better understanding of what chiropractic is, where chiropractors pract...

    Authors: Jan Hartvigsen and Simon D. French
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:4
  13. Functional Neurology (FN), founded by FR Carrick, is an approach used by some chiropractors to treat a multitude of conditions via the nervous system including the brain. However, it seems to lack easily obtai...

    Authors: Marine Demortier and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:9

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:10

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:10

  14. Manual therapy (MT) hypothetically affects discrepant neuromuscular control and movement observed in populations with low back pain (LBP). Previous studies have demonstrated the limited influence of MT on move...

    Authors: Giancarlo Carpino, Steven Tran, Stuart Currie, Brian Enebo, Bradley S. Davidson and Samuel J. Howarth
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:5
  15. Profiles of health professions practice can inform pre-professional education, provide evidence to assist with interprofessional practice, and inform policy development. An understanding of the profile of pati...

    Authors: Brett Vaughan, Kylie Fitzgerald, Michael Fleischmann and Jane Mulcahy
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:2
  16. The autonomic nervous system interacts with the pain system. Knowledge on the effects of high velocity low amplitude spinal manipulations (SM) on autonomic activity and experimentally induced pain is limited. ...

    Authors: Mathieu Picchiottino, Margaux Honoré, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Olivier Gagey, François Cottin and David M. Hallman
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:7
  17. Most cases of low back pain (LBP) are regarded as non-specific and current studies indicate that for many this is a chronic recurrent condition, in which people experience episodes of pain with symptom-free pe...

    Authors: Emad M. Ardakani, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Angela Jacques and Bruce F. Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:1
  18. Neck pain is a leading cause of individual and societal burden worldwide, affecting an estimated 1 in 5 people aged 70 years and older. The nature and outcomes of chiropractic care for older adults with neck p...

    Authors: Dein Vindigni, Laura Zark, Tobias Sundberg, Matthew Leach, Jon Adams and Michael F. Azari
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:65
  19. Recent clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain (LBP) recommend using stratified care approaches. To date, no study has assessed barriers and facilitators for health profes...

    Authors: Fadi M. AL Zoubi, Simon D. French, Andrea M. Patey, Nancy E. Mayo and André E. Bussières
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:68
  20. In children, spinal pain is transitory for most, but up to 20% experience recurrent and bothersome complaints. It is generally acknowledged that interventions may be more effective for subgroups of those affec...

    Authors: Kristina Boe Dissing, Werner Vach, Jan Hartvigsen, Niels Wedderkopp and Lise Hestbæk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:59
  21. In Australia, about 1 in 3 chiropractors choose not to belong to either of the two professional associations and this is considerably lower compared to other health professional organisations in this country. ...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Norman Stomski and Jean Theroux
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:67
  22. Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that one of the author names was incorrect.

    Authors: Kelsey L. Lewis and Patrick J. Battaglia
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:66

    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:64

  23. Maintenance Care is a traditional chiropractic approach, whereby patients continue treatment after optimum benefit is reached. A review conducted in 1996 concluded that evidence behind this therapeutic strateg...

    Authors: Iben Axén, Lise Hestbaek and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:63

    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2020 28:11

  24. Back pain is a global problem in terms of disability and financially, with a large burden both to the individual and to society. Back pain was previously believed to be uncommon in children. However, there is ...

    Authors: Amber M Beynon, Jeffrey J Hebert, Charlotte Lebouef-Yde and Bruce F Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:61
  25. The one-month prevalence of back pain in children and adolescents has been reported at 33, 28 and 48% at ages 9, 13 and 15 respectively. There are many suspected risk factors and triggers of back pain in young...

    Authors: Amber M Beynon, Jeffrey J Hebert, Charlotte Lebouef-Yde and Bruce F Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:58
  26. Low back pain is a burden worldwide and biological, psychological, and social mechanisms play a role in its development and persistence. Current guidelines support care using the biopsychosocial model. However...

    Authors: Kelsey L. Lewis and Patrick J. Battaglia
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:64

    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:66

  27. Pelvic girdle pain is a common problem during pregnancy and postpartum with significant personal and societal impact and costs. Studies examining the effectiveness of interventions for pelvic girdle pain measu...

    Authors: Francesca Wuytack and Maggie O’Donovan
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:62
  28. Accreditation of educational programs involves an independent agency assessing quality against a set of defined standards. Site inspection teams are appointed by an accrediting agency and compile a report with...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:49
  29. Low back pain (LBP) is prevalent, costly and disabling. A biopsychosocial treatment approach involving physical and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is recommended for those with chronic LBP. It is not know...

    Authors: M. John Petrozzi, Andrew Leaver, Paulo H. Ferreira, Sidney M. Rubinstein, Mairwen K. Jones and Martin G. Mackey
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:54
  30. To determine whether a discrepancy exists in identifying three musculoskeletal landmarks (medial meniscus, lateral malleolus and lateral epicondyle of the humerus) and whether ultrasound-guided (US-guided) pal...

    Authors: John Chinsuk Cho and Kenneth Reckelhoff
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:47
  31. The literature supports the effectiveness of self-management support (SMS) to improve health outcomes of patients with chronic spine pain. However, patient engagement in SMS programs is suboptimal. The objecti...

    Authors: Owis Eilayyan, Aliki Thomas, Marie-Christine Hallé, Sara Ahmed, Anthony C. Tibbles, Craig Jacobs, Silvano Mior, Connie Davis, Roni Evans, Michael J. Schneider, Heather Owens, Fadi Al Zoubi, Jan Barnsley, Cynthia R. Long and Andre Bussières
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:44
  32. The European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE) is currently the only chiropractic specific accrediting body in the world to include students as equal members on Council and accreditation evaluation team...

    Authors: Cynthia Peterson, Joyce Miller, B. Kim Humphreys and Ken Vall
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:53
  33. Inactivity and sedentary lifestyle have led experts to recommend an increase in structured, workplace-based physical activity (PA) initiatives. Previous studies on workplace-based PA have only shown moderate a...

    Authors: Anne Garne-Dalgaard, Stephanie Mann, Thomas Viskum Gjelstrup Bredahl and Mette Jensen Stochkendahl
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:48
  34. Clinicians nominate the distribution of leg pain as being important in diagnosing nerve root involvement. This study aimed to identify: (i) common unisegmental radicular pain patterns and whether they were der...

    Authors: Hanne B. Albert, Jeanette Kaae Hansen, Helle Søgaard and Peter Kent
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:50
  35. A recent hypothesis purports that spinal manipulation may cause changes at a brain level. Functional Neurology, a mainly chiropractic approach, promotes the use of spinal manipulation to improve ‘brain functio...

    Authors: Anne-Laure Meyer, Michel-Ange Amorim, Martin Schubert, Petra Schweinhardt and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:60
  36. Headache is the most common neurological symptoms worldwide, as over 90% of people have noted at least one headache during their lifetime. Tension-type headaches, cervicogenic headaches, and migraines are comm...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Pourahmadi, Mohammad Ali Mohseni-Bandpei, Abbasali Keshtkar, Bart W. Koes, César Fernández-de-Las-Peñas, Jan Dommerholt and Mehrdad Bahramian
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:43
  37. The process of developing patient management plans requires a series of clinical decision-making skills that can take years in practice to develop. For the inexperienced practitioner, providing a logical, syst...

    Authors: Michael Hobbs, Dirk Crafford, Katherine MacRae, Anneliese Hulme, Stephney Whillier and Hazel Jenkins
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:55
  38. Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare condition usually secondary to trauma and coagulopathy. To the best of our knowledge, we present the first case of a patient with an iatrogenic hypercoaguable state performin...

    Authors: Jesse Cooper, Patrick Battaglia and Todd Reiter
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:41
  39. The aim of this study was to report on key informant opinions of Councils on Chiropractic Education (CCE) regarding recent research findings reporting on improving accreditation standards and processes for chi...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Vicki Cope, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:57
  40. This is the second article reporting on a study that sought the views of people with extensive experience in Councils on Chiropractic Education (CCEs) on research that has raised concerns about variability in ...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Vicki Cope, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:56
  41. Patient-centred care is internationally recognized as a foundation of quality patient care. Attitudes of students towards patient-centred care have been assessed in various health professions. However, little ...

    Authors: Karin Hammerich, Kent Stuber, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Anser Abbas, Martin Harris, Henrik Hein Lauridsen, Nadège Lemeunier, Michele Maiers, Peter McCarthy, Vanessa Morales, Corrie Myburgh, Vanessa Petrini, Katherine Pohlman and Silvano Mior
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:46
  42. At the crux of patient centred care is Shared Decision Making (SDM), which benefits patient and practitioner. Despite external pressures, studies indicate that SDM remains poorly practised across a variety of ...

    Authors: Dévan Rajendran, Jane Beazley and Philip Bright
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:42
  43. Muscle energy techniques are applied to reduce pain and increase range of motion. These are applied to a variety of pathological conditions and on asymptomatic subjects. There is however limited knowledge on t...

    Authors: Ewan Thomas, Antonio Rosario Cavallaro, Diba Mani, Antonino Bianco and Antonio Palma
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:35
  44. Headache is one of the most common pain symptoms in childhood having a negative impact on many aspects of the lives of affected children, both short-term and long-term. Therefore, it is important to document s...

    Authors: Susanne Lynge, Jan Hartvigsen, Henrik Wulff Christensen, Werner Vach and Lise Hestbaek
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:40
  45. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly prevalent respiratory disease that impacts on daily living. In addition to difficulty breathing, many people experience extrapulmonary comorbidit...

    Authors: Danielle A. Baxter, Johannah L. Shergis, Azharuddin Fazalbhoy and Meaghan E. Coyle
    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:37