William C Meeker

Summary

Affiliation: Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of spinal manipulation on sensorimotor functions in back pain patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    David G Wilder
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Trials 12:161. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Chiropractic: a profession at the crossroads of mainstream and alternative medicine
    William C Meeker
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, 741 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:216-27. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Adding chiropractic manipulative therapy to standard medical care for patients with acute low back pain: results of a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness study
    Christine M Goertz
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:627-34. 2013
  4. pmc Recruitment and enrollment for the simultaneous conduct of 2 randomized controlled trials for patients with subacute and chronic low back pain at a CAM research center
    Maria A Hondras
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:983-92. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing 2 types of spinal manipulation and minimal conservative medical care for adults 55 years and older with subacute or chronic low back pain
    Maria A Hondras
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:330-43. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The reliability of a posterior-to-anterior spinal stiffness measuring system in a population of patients with low back pain
    Edward F Owens
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:116-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the National Workshop to Develop the Chiropractic Research Agenda: 10 years on, a new set of white papers
    Dana J Lawrence
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:690-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of posteroanterior spinal stiffness measures to clinical and demographic findings at baseline in patients enrolled in a clinical study of spinal manipulation for low back pain
    Edward F Owens
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:493-500. 2007
  9. pmc Chiropractic care: a flawed risk-benefit analysis?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Am J Public Health 93:523-4; author reply 524. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Effect of spinal manipulation on sensorimotor functions in back pain patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    David G Wilder
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Trials 12:161. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the sensorimotor function in the lumbopelvic region, as measured by postural sway, response to sudden load and repositioning accuracy, following SM to the lumbar and pelvic region when compared to a sham treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chiropractic: a profession at the crossroads of mainstream and alternative medicine
    William C Meeker
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, 741 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:216-27. 2002
    ..The next decade should determine whether chiropractic maintains the trappings of an alternative health care profession or becomes fully integrated into all health care systems...
  3. doi request reprint Adding chiropractic manipulative therapy to standard medical care for patients with acute low back pain: results of a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness study
    Christine M Goertz
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:627-34. 2013
    ..Randomized controlled trial...
  4. pmc Recruitment and enrollment for the simultaneous conduct of 2 randomized controlled trials for patients with subacute and chronic low back pain at a CAM research center
    Maria A Hondras
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:983-92. 2008
    ..To describe recruitment and enrollment experiences of 2 low back pain (LBP) randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing 2 types of spinal manipulation and minimal conservative medical care for adults 55 years and older with subacute or chronic low back pain
    Maria A Hondras
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:330-43. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of 2 biomechanically distinct forms of SM and minimal conservative medical care (MCMC) for participants at least 55 years old with subacute or chronic nonradicular LBP...
  6. ncbi request reprint The reliability of a posterior-to-anterior spinal stiffness measuring system in a population of patients with low back pain
    Edward F Owens
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:116-23. 2007
    ..A system for measuring posterior-to-anterior spinal stiffness (PAS) was developed for use in clinical trials of manipulation for low back pain. The reliability of this device is under investigation in this study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the National Workshop to Develop the Chiropractic Research Agenda: 10 years on, a new set of white papers
    Dana J Lawrence
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:690-4. 2006
    ..Despite significant advances in knowledge and scientific capacity, the chiropractic profession is still confronted with a large number of research challenges...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of posteroanterior spinal stiffness measures to clinical and demographic findings at baseline in patients enrolled in a clinical study of spinal manipulation for low back pain
    Edward F Owens
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:493-500. 2007
    ..The current report is an analysis of the baseline PAS data, with particular emphasis on relationships between PAS and clinical and demographic characteristics...
  9. pmc Chiropractic care: a flawed risk-benefit analysis?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Am J Public Health 93:523-4; author reply 524. 2003

Research Grants3

  1. Mechanisms and Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation
    William Meeker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will provide the focus and direction to synergistically increase the "critical mass" of personnel and resources to address an important unmet public health need. ..
  2. Mechanisms and Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation
    William Meeker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will provide the focus and direction to synergistically increase the "critical mass" of personnel and resources to address an important unmet public health need. ..