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  1. The chiropractic profession has a long history of internal conflict. Today, the division is between the ‘evidence-friendly’ faction that focuses on musculoskeletal problems based on a contemporary and evidence...

    Authors: Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Stanley I. Innes, Kenneth J. Young, Gregory Neil Kawchuk and Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:4

    Content type: Debate

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  2. While there is a broad spectrum of practice within chiropractic two sub-types can be identified, those who focus on musculoskeletal problems and those who treat also non-musculoskeletal problems. The latter gr...

    Authors: Guillaume Goncalves, Marine Demortier, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Niels Wedderkopp

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is being used extensively in the search for pathoanatomical factors contributing to low back pain (LBP) such as Modic changes (MC). However, it remains unclear whether clinical...

    Authors: Peter van der Wurff, Tom Vredeveld, Caroline van de Graaf, Rikke K. Jensen and Tue S. Jensen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Musculoskeletal pain frequently occurs in more than one body region, with up to 80% of adults reporting more than one joint pain site in the last 12 months. Older people and females are known to be more suscep...

    Authors: Katie de Luca, Arnold Wong, Andreas Eklund, Matthew Fernandez, Julie Ellen Byles, Lynne Parkinson, Manuela Loureiro Ferreira and Jan Hartvigsen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:8

    Content type: Research

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  5. A close collaboration between surgeons and non-surgical spine experts is crucial for optimal care of low back pain (LBP) patients. The affiliation of a chiropractic teaching clinic to a university hospital wit...

    Authors: Brigitte Wirth, Fabienne Riner, Cynthia Peterson, Barry Kim Humphreys, Mazda Farshad, Susanne Becker and Petra Schweinhardt

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:6

    Content type: Research

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  6. Manipulation-induced hypoalgesia (MIH) represents reduced pain sensitivity following joint manipulation, and has been documented in various populations. It is unknown, however, whether MIH following high-veloc...

    Authors: Sasha L. Aspinall, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Sarah J. Etherington and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:7

    Content type: Systematic review

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  7. Literature is still limited regarding reports of non-invasive assessment of the cervical range of motion in normal subjects. Investigations into compensatory motions, defined as the contribution of an addition...

    Authors: Céline Niewiadomski, Rohan-Jean Bianco, Sanae Afquir, Morgane Evin and Pierre-Jean Arnoux

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:9

    Content type: Research

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  8. The Keele STarT Back Screening Tool (SBT), a 9-item questionnaire, screens for pain, physical functioning, fear-avoidance beliefs, catastrophizing, anxious thoughts, low mood, and bothersomeness in persons wit...

    Authors: Yasmeen Khan, Dana Lawrence, Robert Vining and Dustin Derby

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:2

    Content type: Research

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  9. Musculoskeletal pain is a major cause of work disability. Many patients with musculoskeletal pain seek care from health care providers other than their general practitioners, including a range of musculoskelet...

    Authors: Mette Jensen Stochkendahl, Casper Glissmann Nim, Eleanor Boyle, Ole Kristoffer Larsen, Iben Axén, Ole Christian Kvammen and Corrie Myburgh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:1

    Content type: Research

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  10. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are widely available for use in musculoskeletal care. However, there is little research exploring the implementation of PROMs in clinical practice. This qualitative st...

    Authors: Michelle M. Holmes, Felicity L. Bishop, David Newell, Jonathan Field and George Lewith

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:50

    Content type: Research

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  11. Frequent measures are becoming increasingly used to evaluate the course of spinal pain. However, it is not known whether this type of continuous follow-up in itself has implications for people’s experience of ...

    Authors: Lise Hestbaek, Annette Christina Saxtorph, Carl-Emil Krogsgaard-Jensen and Alice Kongsted

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:51

    Content type: Short report

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  12. Despite widespread use by manual therapists, there is little evidence regarding the reliability of thoracic spine static palpation to test for a manipulable lesion using stiffness or tenderness as diagnostic m...

    Authors: Amber M. Beynon, Jeffrey J. Hebert and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:49

    Content type: Research

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  13. Tobacco use remains a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Health professionals need to address the use of tobacco products by their patients, but chiropractic clinical systems often rem...

    Authors: Kelly Buettner-Schmidt, Brody Maack, Mary Larson, Megan Orr, Donald R. Miller and Katelyn Mills

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:45

    Content type: Research

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  14. The use of routine spinal X-rays within chiropractic has a contentious history. Elements of the profession advocate for the need for routine spinal X-rays to improve patient management, whereas other chiroprac...

    Authors: Hazel J Jenkins, Aron S Downie, Craig S Moore and Simon D French

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:48

    Content type: Review

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  15. Spinal pain is a common and disabling condition with considerable socioeconomic burden. Spine pain management in the United States has gathered increased scrutiny amidst concerns of overutilization of costly a...

    Authors: Brent Leininger, Gert Bronfort, Roni Evans, James Hodges, Karen Kuntz and John A. Nyman

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:46

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Ultrasound imaging has been suggested for studying the structure and function of nerves and muscles; however, reliability studies are limited to support the usage. The main aim of this study was to explore the...

    Authors: Hadi Sarafraz, Mohammad Reza Hadian, Niloofar Ayoobi Yazdi, Gholamreza Olyaei, Hossein Bagheri, Shohreh Jalaie and Omid Rasouli

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:47

    Content type: Research

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  17. Vertebral osteomyelitis is a rare, life-threatening condition. Successful management is dependent on prompt diagnosis and management with intravenous antibiotic therapy or surgery in addition to antibiotics. R...

    Authors: Zachary A. Cupler, Michael T. Anderson, Eric T. Stefanowicz and Chad D. Warshel

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:40

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. Overuse injuries are reported to be more common than acute trauma in children and adolescents, causing pain and reduced function. The most common is apophysitis - a traction injury to the apophysis in growing ...

    Authors: Stig L. Midtiby, Niels Wedderkopp, Rasmus T. Larsen, Anne-Marie Fiala Carlsen, Dimitris Mavridis and Ian Shrier

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:41

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Chronic pain is a substantial burden on the Australian healthcare system with an estimated 19.2% of Australians experiencing chronic pain. Knowledge of the neurophysiology and multidimensional aspects of pain ...

    Authors: Kylie Fitzgerald, Michael Fleischmann, Brett Vaughan, Kevin de Waal, Sarah Slater and John Harbis

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:42

    Content type: Research

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  20. Knowledge about the assessment reliability of common cervical spine changes is a prerequisite for precise and consistent communication about Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) findings. The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Line Thorndal Moll, Morten Wasmod Kindt, Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt and Tue Secher Jensen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:43

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. The current utilisation of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) for low back pain (LBP) within the Australian Chiropractic profession is unknown. The aims of this study were to determine the current utili...

    Authors: Natalie Clohesy and Anthony Schneiders

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:38

    Content type: Research

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  22. Spinal epidural lipomatosis is an uncommon source of neurogenic claudication. We present two cases of spinal epidural lipomatosis as it relates to diagnosis, management, and a possible association with common ...

    Authors: Keith M. Silcox, Clinton J. Daniels, Glenn A. Bub, Pamela J. Wakefield and James D. Toombs

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:33

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Besides low back pain (LBP), also neck pain (NP) and mid back pain (MBP) are common health issues in adolescence. Psychological factors are regarded as main risk factors for spinal pain in adolescence, but rec...

    Authors: Brigitte Wirth, Tobias Potthoff, Sandra Rosser, Barry Kim Humphreys and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:36

    Content type: Systematic review

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  24. Previous systematic reviews have concluded that lumbar traction is not effective for patients with low back pain (LBP), yet many clinicians continue to assert its clinical effectiveness.

    Authors: Muhammad Alrwaily, Mohammed Almutiri and Michael Schneider

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:35

    Content type: Systematic review

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  25. Workforce distribution has an important influence on the quality of healthcare delivered in a region, primarily because it impacts access to health services in the community and overall health equity in the po...

    Authors: Amie Steel, Nigel Jackson, Raymond Blaich, Mathew Kirk and Jon Wardle

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:34

    Content type: Research

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  26. Nonspecific acute low back pain (LBP) is a common reason for accessing primary care. German guidelines recommend non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physical activity as evidence-based treatments. Manual...

    Authors: Heidrun Lingner, Lena Blase, Anika Großhennig and Guido Schmiemann

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:39

    Content type: Research

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  27. Reassuring information is recommended in clinical guidelines for the treatment of low back pain (LBP), but has not been clearly defined. The Consultation-based Reassurance Questionnaire (CRQ) was developed as ...

    Authors: Alice Kongsted, Magnus Rudbæk Christensen, Karl Kristian Ingersen and Tue Secher Jensen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:27

    Content type: Research

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  28. We aim to summarize the available evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of imaging (index test) compared to surgery (reference test) for identifying lumbar disc herniation (LDH) in adult patients.

    Authors: Jung-Ha Kim, Rogier M. van Rijn, Maurits W. van Tulder, Bart W. Koes, Michiel R. de Boer, Abida Z. Ginai, Raymond W. G. J. Ostelo, Danielle A. M. W. van der Windt and Arianne P. Verhagen

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:37

    Content type: Systematic review

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  29. Chiropractic programs are accredited and monitored by regional Councils on Chiropractic Education (CCE). The CCE-International has historically been a federation of regional CCEs charged with harmonising world...

    Authors: Stanley I. Innes, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:25

    Content type: Research

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  30. Falls are a major health issue in the elderly people and an important cause of bone fracture. The aim of this study was to determine the association between quadriceps muscle strength (QMS) and falls in the el...

    Authors: Alijan Ahmadiahangar, Yahya Javadian, Mansour Babaei, Behzad Heidari, Seyedreza Hosseini and Mohammad Aminzadeh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:31

    Content type: Research

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  31. Functional Neurology (FN), mainly practiced by chiropractors, proposes to have an effect or a benefit on varied clinical cases, from debilitating diseases to performance enhancement in asymptomatic people.

    Authors: Anne-Laure Meyer and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:30

    Content type: Review

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  32. The World Federation of Chiropractic supports the involvement of chiropractors in public health initiatives, particularly as it relates to musculoskeletal health. Three topics within public health have been id...

    Authors: Michele Maiers, Mustafa Agaoglu, Richard Brown, Christopher Cassirer, Kendrah DaSilva, Reidar P. Lystad, Sarkaw Mohammad and Jessica J. Wong

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. The original article [1] had 2 paragraphs which contained erroneous information. In this correction article the correct and incorrect information is shown.

    Authors: Yannely Serrano-villar and Eliana-isabel Rodríguez-grande

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:32

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:18

  34. The subluxation construct generates debate within and outside the profession. The International Chiropractic Education Collaboration, comprised of 10 chiropractic programs outside of North America, stated they...

    Authors: Matthew F. Funk, Aric J. Frisina-Deyo, Timothy A. Mirtz and Stephen M. Perle

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:24

    Content type: Research

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  35. Spinal manipulation is the primary therapy utilised by chiropractors in the management of their patients. The skills required may feel foreign to chiropractic students as they need strength and endurance in mo...

    Authors: Christopher J. Hodgetts and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:23

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. An important series of papers have been published in the Lancet. These papers provide a comprehensive update for the major global problem of low back pain, and the challenges that low back pain presents to health...

    Authors: Simon D. French, Aron S. Downie and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:28

    Content type: Commentary

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  37. While chiropractors are integrating into multidisciplinary settings with increasing frequency, the perceptions of medical providers and patients toward adding chiropractors to existing healthcare teams is not ...

    Authors: Stacie A. Salsbury, Robert D. Vining, Donna Gosselin and Christine M. Goertz

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:29

    Content type: Research

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  38. Chiropractic has professional tensions with other medical disciplines. This sets up a biased online media coverage of controversial issues, such as the unverified causal relation between chiropractic treatment...

    Authors: Mohammed Al-Azdee, Stephen M. Perle and Bingjie He

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:21

    Content type: Research

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  39. Infantile colic is a common condition during early childhood affecting around one of six newborns. The condition is characterized by inconsolable crying and fussing in otherwise healthy and thriving infants. T...

    Authors: Lise Vilstrup Holm, Dorte Ejg Jarbøl, Henrik Wulff Christensen, Jens Søndergaard and Lise Hestbæk

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  40. The Thoracic Index (TI) is a useful tool for evaluating costal mobility as a component of respiritory mechanics in adults with asthma. In a review of the literature, however, few studies were found that report...

    Authors: Yannely Serrano-villar and Eliana-isabel Rodríguez-grande

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:18

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:32

  41. To investigate the effect of lumbar and sacroiliac joint (SIJ) manipulation on pain and functional disability in patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) concomitant with SIJ hypomobility.

    Authors: Esmaeil Shokri, Fahimeh Kamali, Ehsan Sinaei and Farahnaz Ghafarinejad

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:16

    Content type: Research

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  42. Dizziness in older people is a risk factor for falls. Neck pain is associated with dizziness and responds favourably to neck manipulation. However, it is unknown if chiropractic intervention including instrume...

    Authors: Julie C. Kendall, Simon D. French, Jan Hartvigsen and Michael F. Azari

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:14

    Content type: Research

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  43. After publication of the below abstract in supplement [1] it was bought to our attention that in abstract P-12, author Kerem Alptekin’s surname name had been published incorrectly as Alptekim. The authors also...

    Authors: Mehmet Toprak, Hasan Kerem Alptekin and Doruk Turhan

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:20

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017 25:36

  44. Despite extensive publication of clinical guidelines on how to manage musculoskeletal pain and back pain in particular, these efforts have not significantly translated into decreases in work disability due to ...

    Authors: Mette Jensen Stochkendahl, Ole Kristoffer Larsen, Casper Glissmann Nim, Iben Axén, Julia Haraldsson, Ole Christian Kvammen and Corrie Myburgh

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:15

    Content type: Research

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  45. Spinal manipulation (SM) has been shown to have an effect on pain perception. More knowledge is needed on this phenomenon and it would be relevant to study its effect in asymptomatic subjects.

    Authors: Margaux Honoré, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Olivier Gagey

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:11

    Content type: Review

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  46. Recent media reports have highlighted the risks to patients that may occur when practitioners in the chiropractic, osteopathy and physiotherapy professions provide services in an unethical or unsafe manner. Ye...

    Authors: Anna T. Ryan, Lay San Too and Marie M. Bismark

    Citation: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:12

    Content type: Research

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