Gary Fryer

Summary

Affiliation: Victoria University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Paraspinal muscles and intervertebral dysfunction: part one
    Gary Fryer
    School of Health Science, Victoria University, City Campus, PO Box 14428 MCMC, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:267-74. 2004
  2. pmc Osteopathic manipulative treatment for nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Helge Franke
    College of Health and Biomedicine ISEAL, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:286. 2014
  3. doi The effect of muscle energy technique on corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability in asymptomatic participants
    Gary Fryer
    College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:440-7. 2013
  4. pmc Assessing fitness-to-practice of overseas-trained health practitioners by Australian registration & accreditation bodies
    Brett Vaughan
    Osteopathy Unit, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 12:91. 2012
  5. doi The effect of lumbosacral manipulation on corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability on asymptomatic participants
    Gary Fryer
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:86-93. 2012
  6. doi Magnetic resonance imaging of subjects with acute unilateral neck pain and restricted motion: a prospective case series
    Gary Fryer
    A T Still Research Institute, Department of Anatomy, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
    Spine J 11:171-6. 2011
  7. ncbi Resting electromyographic activity of deep thoracic transversospinalis muscles identified as abnormal with palpation
    Gary Fryer
    A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, Kirksville, Missouri, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 110:61-8. 2010
  8. ncbi The electromyographic activity of thoracic paraspinal muscles identified as abnormal with palpation
    Gary Fryer
    Osteopathic Medicine, School of Health Science, City Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:437-47. 2006
  9. ncbi Paraspinal muscles and intervertebral dysfunction: part two
    Gary Fryer
    School of Health Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:348-57. 2004
  10. doi A comparison of two muscle energy techniques for increasing flexibility of the hamstring muscle group
    Madeleine Smith
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:312-7. 2008

Collaborators

  • Alan J Pearce
  • Michael Bird
  • Helge Franke
  • Brett Vaughan
  • Madeleine Smith
  • Jan David Franke
  • Cameron Gosling
  • Roger Gabb
  • Margaret Wolff
  • Vivienne Sullivan
  • Patrick McLaughlin

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Paraspinal muscles and intervertebral dysfunction: part one
    Gary Fryer
    School of Health Science, Victoria University, City Campus, PO Box 14428 MCMC, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:267-74. 2004
    ..Various manual therapy authors have speculated on the possible nature of this tissue change, with some authors hypothesizing that it represents deep segmental muscle overactivity...
  2. pmc Osteopathic manipulative treatment for nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Helge Franke
    College of Health and Biomedicine ISEAL, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:286. 2014
    ..Nonspecific back pain is common, disabling, and costly. Therefore, we assessed effectiveness of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the management of nonspecific low back pain (LBP) regarding pain and functional status...
  3. doi The effect of muscle energy technique on corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability in asymptomatic participants
    Gary Fryer
    College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:440-7. 2013
    ..3,14.4 = 13.8; p = 0.01) over time following the MET intervention. MET applied to the lumbosacral joint produced a significant decrease in corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability, suggesting overall decreased motor excitability. ..
  4. pmc Assessing fitness-to-practice of overseas-trained health practitioners by Australian registration & accreditation bodies
    Brett Vaughan
    Osteopathy Unit, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 12:91. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current paper is to investigate the methods of assessment used by these organisations and the issues associated with conducting these assessments...
  5. doi The effect of lumbosacral manipulation on corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability on asymptomatic participants
    Gary Fryer
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:86-93. 2012
    ....
  6. doi Magnetic resonance imaging of subjects with acute unilateral neck pain and restricted motion: a prospective case series
    Gary Fryer
    A T Still Research Institute, Department of Anatomy, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
    Spine J 11:171-6. 2011
    ..Zygapophyseal joint injury and inflammation have been proposed as causes of acute benign spinal pain, but this etiology has not been investigated...
  7. ncbi Resting electromyographic activity of deep thoracic transversospinalis muscles identified as abnormal with palpation
    Gary Fryer
    A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, Kirksville, Missouri, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 110:61-8. 2010
    ..In the 1940s, osteopathic researchers suggested that paraspinal tissue abnormality was associated with spontaneous muscle activity, but few studies have since re-examined these reports...
  8. ncbi The electromyographic activity of thoracic paraspinal muscles identified as abnormal with palpation
    Gary Fryer
    Osteopathic Medicine, School of Health Science, City Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:437-47. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Paraspinal muscles and intervertebral dysfunction: part two
    Gary Fryer
    School of Health Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:348-57. 2004
    ....
  10. doi A comparison of two muscle energy techniques for increasing flexibility of the hamstring muscle group
    Madeleine Smith
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:312-7. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that altering the duration of the passive stretch component does not have a significant impact on the efficacy of MET for short-term increases in muscle extensibility...
  11. ncbi The electromyographic activity of thoracic paraspinal muscles identified as abnormal with palpation
    Gary Fryer
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:480-1. 2007