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  1. Content type: Research

    Low back pain in pregnancy is common and research evidence on the response to chiropractic treatment is limited. The purposes of this study are 1) to report outcomes in pregnant patients receiving chiropractic...

    Authors: Cynthia K Peterson, Daniel Mühlemann and Barry Kim Humphreys

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:15

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  2. Content type: Systematic review

    This systematic review updated and extended the "UK evidence report" by Bronfort et al. (Chiropr Osteopath 18:3, 2010) with respect to conditions/interventions that received an 'inconclusive’ or 'negative’ evi...

    Authors: Christine Clar, Alexander Tsertsvadze, Rachel Court, Gillian Lewando Hundt, Aileen Clarke and Paul Sutcliffe

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:12

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  3. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the level of consensus within the French chiropractic profession regarding management of clinical issues. A previous Swedish study showed that chiropractors agreed relatively well on the ...

    Authors: Michel Debarle, Rémi Aigron, Laure Depernet, Amandine Guillemard, Thomas Véron and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:13

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  4. Content type: Research

    Clinical practice guidelines on the management of neck pain make recommendations to help practitioners optimize patient care. By examining the practice patterns of practitioners, adherence to CPGs or lack ther...

    Authors: Lisa C Carlesso, Joy C MacDermid, Anita R Gross, David M Walton and P Lina Santaguida

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:11

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  5. Content type: Research

    Several tests have been suggested to assess the isometric endurance of the cervical flexor (NFME) and extensors (NEE) muscles. This study proposes to determine whether neck flexors endurance is related to exte...

    Authors: Sergio Parazza, Carla Vanti, Caroline O’Reilly, Jorge Hugo Villafañe, José Miguel Tricás Moreno and Elena Estébanez De Miguel

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Research involving chiropractors is evolving and expanding in Europe while resources are limited. Therefore, we considered it timely to initiate a research agenda for the chiropractic profession in Europe. The...

    Authors: Sidney M Rubinstein, Jenni Bolton, Alexandra L Webb and Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:9

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Meningiomas are the most common brain tumor in the adult population. This case report describes the epidemiology, the clinical presentation as well as the current treatment options for this condition.

    Authors: Andrée-Anne Marchand and Julie O'Shaughnessy

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:8

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    Over the decades, research into placebo responses has shed light onto several endogenous (i.e. produced from within) mechanisms underlying modulation of pain perception initiated after the administration of in...

    Authors: Charles W Gay and Mark D Bishop

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:6

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  9. Content type: Research

    The development of clinical practice guidelines for managing spinal pain have been informed by a biopsychosocial framework which acknowledges that pain arises from a combination of psychosocial and biomechanic...

    Authors: Bruce F Walker, Christine D Losco, Anthony Armson, Amanda Meyer and Norman J Stomski

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:5

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  10. Content type: Research

    Depression is an important prognostic factor in low back pain (LBP) that appears to be infrequent in chiropractic populations. Identification of depression in few patients would consequently implicate screenin...

    Authors: Alice Kongsted, Benedicte Aambakk, Sanne Bossen and Lise Hestbaek

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    Chiropractors, physiotherapists, and osteopaths receive training in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions. As a result there is considerable overlap in the types of conditions that are enc...

    Authors: Roger M Engel, Benjamin T Brown, Michael S Swain and Reidar P Lystad

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:3

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  12. Content type: Research

    Breast implant displacement or rupture can cause aesthetic problems and serious medical complications. Activities with prone positioning and loading of the anterior chest wall, such as massage, chiropractic or...

    Authors: Karin Ried, Simon Armstrong, Avni Sali and Patrick McLaughlin

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:2

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  13. Content type: Research

    Over one year, the majority of patients with low back pain (LBP) from the secondary care sector could not report a single week without LBP and few could report a non-episode, defined as at least one month with...

    Authors: Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Nadège Lemeunier, Niels Wedderkopp and Per Kjaer

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2014 22:1

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  14. Content type: Research

    Research into chiropractors’ use of evidence in clinical practice appears limited to a single small qualitative study. The paucity of research in this area suggests that it is timely to undertake a more extens...

    Authors: Bruce F Walker, Norman J Stomski, Jeff J Hebert and Simon D French

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:44

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  15. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based clinical practice (EBCP) is a practice model gaining prominence within healthcare, including the chiropractic profession. The status of EBCP has been evaluated in a variety of healthcare discipl...

    Authors: Christopher B Roecker, Cynthia R Long, Robert D Vining and Dana J Lawrence

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:43

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  16. Content type: Research

    Musculoskeletal pain and low back pain (LBP) in particular is one of the more costly health challenges to society. The STarT Back Tool (SBT) has been developed in the UK with a view to identifying subgroups of...

    Authors: Pernille Irgens, Lise R Lothe, Ole Christian Kvammen, Jonathan Field and David Newell

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:41

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  17. Content type: Systematic review

    Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) surgery is usually recommended when conservative treatments fail to manage patients’ symptoms. However, many patients undergoing LDH surgery continue to report pain and disability....

    Authors: Faris A Alodaibi, Kate I Minick and Julie M Fritz

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:40

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  18. Content type: Systematic review

    Transient synovitis of the hip (TS) is considered to be a self-limiting disease in childhood. However, because the etiology is unclear and some cases precede Legg-Perthes’ disease, data on follow-up are import...

    Authors: Sylvana S Asche, Rogier M van Rijn, Johannes HJM Bessems, Marjolein Krul and Sita MA Bierma-Zeinstra

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:39

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  19. Content type: Research

    Ultrasound (US) imaging has been considered as a non-invasive technique to measure thickness and estimate relative abdominal muscle activity. Although some studies have assessed the reliability of US imaging, ...

    Authors: Amir Massoud Arab, Omid Rasouli, Mohsen Amiri and Nahid Tahan

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:37

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  20. Content type: Review

    With the development of increasing evidence for the use of manipulation in the management of musculoskeletal conditions, there is growing interest in identifying the appropriate indications for care. Recently,...

    Authors: John J Triano, Brian Budgell, Angela Bagnulo, Benjamin Roffey, Thomas Bergmann, Robert Cooperstein, Brian Gleberzon, Christopher Good, Jacquelyn Perron and Rodger Tepe

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:36

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    The shared decision making process has become increasingly important in the management of spinal disorders where there remains a variety of treatment options. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is often recomme...

    Authors: O’Dane Brady and Scott Haldeman

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:35

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  22. Content type: Systematic review

    Manipulative therapy is widely used in the treatment of spinal disorders. Manipulative techniques are under debate because of the possibility of adverse events. To date, the efficacy of manipulations compared ...

    Authors: Gwendolijne GM Scholten-Peeters, Erik Thoomes, Sophie Konings, Michelle Beijer, Karin Verkerk, Bart W Koes and Arianne P Verhagen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:34

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  23. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based clinical practice (EBCP) is an accepted practice for informed clinical decision making in mainstream health care professions. EBCP augments clinical experience and can have far reaching effects ...

    Authors: Barbara A Mansholt, John S Stites, Dustin C Derby, Ron J Boesch and Stacie A Salsbury

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:33

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  24. Content type: Research

    Finding the best outcome measures for research and quality assurance purposes in terms of validity, sensitivity to change, length and ease of completion is crucial. The Bournemouth questionnaire for neck pain ...

    Authors: Celina Blum-Fowler, Cynthia Peterson, Johanna Forrer McChurch, Yann Le Clech and B Kim Humphreys

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:32

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  25. Content type: Research

    The use of chiropractic services is widespread, however, little is known about the characteristics of people who seek chiropractic care in Australia. This study compared the characteristics of users and non-us...

    Authors: Simon D French, Konstancja Densley, Melanie J Charity and Jane Gunn

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:31

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  26. Content type: Research

    It was previously assumed that low back pain (LBP) is a disorder that can be classified as acute, subacute and chronic. Lately, the opinion seems to have veered towards a concept of it being a more recurrent o...

    Authors: Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Nadège Lemeunier, Niels Wedderkopp and Per Kjaer

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:30

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  27. Content type: Research

    To describe and interpret Danish Chiropractors’ perspectives regarding the purpose and rationale for using MC (maintenance care), its content, course and patient characteristics.

    Authors: Corrie Myburgh, Dorthe Brandborg-Olsen, Hanne Albert and Lise Hestbaek

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:27

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  28. Content type: Methodology

    There is a shortage of agreement studies relevant for measuring changes over time in lumbar intervertebral disc structures. The objectives of this study were: 1) to develop a method for measurement of interver...

    Authors: Andreas Tunset, Per Kjaer, Shadi Samir Chreiteh and Tue Secher Jensen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:26

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas are abnormal communications between higher-pressure arterial circulation and lower-pressure venous circulation. This abnormal communication can result in important and...

    Authors: Stephen M Foreman, Michael J Stahl and Gary D Schultz

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:23

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  30. Content type: Research

    Several risk factors exist for the development of low back pain, including prolonged sitting and flexed spinal curvature. Several investigators have studied lumbar support devices and spinal curvatures in sitt...

    Authors: Diane E Grondin, John J Triano, Steve Tran and David Soave

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:21

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  31. Content type: Research

    Menopause would seem to exist as a period of accelerated changes for women and their upper torso mechanics. Whether these anthropometric changes reflect changes in pain states remains unclear. Plausible mechan...

    Authors: Linda Spencer and Kathy Briffa

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:20

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  32. Content type: Review

    Current management practices for low back pain have led to rising costs without evidence of improvement in the quality of care. Low back pain remains a diagnostic and management challenge for practitioners of ...

    Authors: Robb Russell

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013 21:19

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  33. Content type: Research

    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

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  34. Content type: Research

    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

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  35. Content type: Research

    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

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  36. Content type: Case report

    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

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