Brian F Degenhardt

Summary

Affiliation: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Preliminary findings on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment: outcomes during the formation of the practice-based research network, DO-Touch.NET
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 114:154-70. 2014
  2. pmc Efficacy of osteopathic manipulation as an adjunctive treatment for hospitalized patients with pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial
    Donald R Noll
    New Jersey Institute of Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey, USA
    Osteopath Med Prim Care 4:2. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Maintenance and improvement of interobserver reliability of osteopathic palpatory tests over a 4-month period
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 110:579-86. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of osteopathic manipulative treatment in altering pain biomarkers: a pilot study
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:387-400. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteopathic evaluation and manipulative treatment in reducing the morbidity of otitis media: a pilot study
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still University of Health Sciences, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 106:327-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of osteopathic palpatory diagnostic tests of the lumbar spine: improvements from consensus training
    Brian F Degenhardt
    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still University of Health Sciences, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:465-73. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Palpatory accuracy of lumbar spinous processes using multiple bony landmarks
    Karen T Snider
    Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 34:306-13. 2011
  8. pmc Increased incidence and severity of somatic dysfunction in subjects with chronic low back pain
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:372-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Low back pain, somatic dysfunction, and segmental bone mineral density T-score variation in the lumbar spine
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 111:89-96. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Reliability of Tuffier's line as an anatomic landmark
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri 63501, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E161-5. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Preliminary findings on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment: outcomes during the formation of the practice-based research network, DO-Touch.NET
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 114:154-70. 2014
    ..Few studies have assessed the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and subsequent patient-reported outcomes...
  2. pmc Efficacy of osteopathic manipulation as an adjunctive treatment for hospitalized patients with pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial
    Donald R Noll
    New Jersey Institute of Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey, USA
    Osteopath Med Prim Care 4:2. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Maintenance and improvement of interobserver reliability of osteopathic palpatory tests over a 4-month period
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 110:579-86. 2010
    ..Few studies have shown that diagnostic palpation is reliable. No studies have shown that the reliability of diagnostic palpatory skills can be maintained and improved over time...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of osteopathic manipulative treatment in altering pain biomarkers: a pilot study
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:387-400. 2007
    ..Underlying mechanisms explaining the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) are poorly defined. The authors evaluate various nociceptive (pain) biomarkers that have been suggested as important mediators in this process...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteopathic evaluation and manipulative treatment in reducing the morbidity of otitis media: a pilot study
    Brian F Degenhardt
    A T Still University of Health Sciences, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 106:327-34. 2006
    ..To study the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment in routine pediatric care for children with recurrent acute otitis media...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of osteopathic palpatory diagnostic tests of the lumbar spine: improvements from consensus training
    Brian F Degenhardt
    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still University of Health Sciences, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:465-73. 2005
    ..Establishing reliable palpatory tests continues to be a critical, yet elusive, step in osteopathic medical research and evidence-based clinical practice...
  7. doi request reprint Palpatory accuracy of lumbar spinous processes using multiple bony landmarks
    Karen T Snider
    Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still Research Institute, Kirksville, MO, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 34:306-13. 2011
    ..Accurate localization of vertebral segments is crucial for many treatment procedures. The objective of this study was to determine accuracy of identification of lumbar spinous process levels by palpation...
  8. pmc Increased incidence and severity of somatic dysfunction in subjects with chronic low back pain
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:372-8. 2008
    ..Patients with back pain make more than 14 million office visits per year to US physicians. Many of these patients have chronic low back pain (LBP) and are assumed to have more somatic dysfunction than those without chronic LBP...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low back pain, somatic dysfunction, and segmental bone mineral density T-score variation in the lumbar spine
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 111:89-96. 2011
    ..Identifying objective measures that correlate with somatic dysfunction palpatory findings will aid in establishing clinical relevance of the findings and provide outcome measures for future studies...
  10. doi request reprint Reliability of Tuffier's line as an anatomic landmark
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri 63501, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E161-5. 2008
    ..The level of Tuffier's line was assessed on 200 standing and 60 prone lumbar radiographs. Sex, height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) were correlated with the radiograph findings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intraobserver reliability of cranial strain patterns as evaluated by osteopathic physicians: a pilot study
    Kelly D Halma
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:493-502. 2008
    ..Few studies of inter- or intraobserver reliability have focused on evaluations of cranial strain patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a sham protocol and adverse effects in a clinical trial of osteopathic manipulative treatment in nursing home patients
    Donald R Noll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A T Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:107-13. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of manual therapy on functional mobility after joint injury in a rat model
    Rachel L Ruhlen
    A T Still Research Institute, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 113:738-52, e48-9. 2013
    ..Animal models can be used to investigate manual therapy mechanisms, but testing manipulation in animal models is problematic because animals cannot directly report their pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of low back pain, somatic dysfunction, and lumbar bone mineral density: reproducibility of findings
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 114:356-67. 2014
    ..Bone mineral density (BMD) has been shown to be elevated in lumbar vertebrae with somatic dysfunction and in the lumbar region of individuals with chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  15. doi request reprint The persistence of lumbar somatic dysfunction and its association with bone mineral density
    Karen T Snider
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 114:8-20. 2014
    ..Clinically meaningful somatic dysfunction, if left untreated, should persist over time and be associated with objective measurable findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical and research protocol for osteopathic manipulative treatment of elderly patients with pneumonia
    Donald R Noll
    Academic Medicine Inc, 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501 1443, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:508-16. 2008
    ..Likewise, the contemporary medical literature relevant to the protocol is reviewed. Finally, a description of the study design and the OMT and light touch (sham) protocols used in MOPSE are provided...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on immune response to the influenza vaccine in nursing homes residents: a pilot study
    Donald R Noll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, MO, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:74-6. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Correlation between prior exercise and present health and fitness status of entering medical students
    D Fred Peterson
    Department of Physiology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri 63501, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 103:361-6. 2003
    ..Positive correlations exist between prior exercise habits, performance on fitness tests, and indicators of reduced health risks. There was high correlation between risk factors for heart disease and measured blood pressure...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of osteopathic manipulative treatment as adjuvant therapy in children with recurrent acute otitis media
    Miriam V Mills
    Department of Pediatrics, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa 74107, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:861-6. 2003
    ..To study effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment as an adjuvant therapy to routine pediatric care in children with recurrent acute otitis media (AOM)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Donald R Noll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kirksville Mo College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:251-9. 2008
    ..Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) has long been advocated for patients with respiratory disorders, but little definitive evidence exists to support its use in this population...