Eric L Hurwitz

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Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Exercise and spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain: time to call for a moratorium on future randomized trials?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Office of Public Health Studies, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D104H, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Spine J 11:599-600. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology: spinal manipulation utilization
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:648-54. 2012
  3. pmc Application of a diagnosis-based clinical decision guide in patients with low back pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, 600 Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860 USA
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:26. 2011
  4. pmc Application of a diagnosis-based clinical decision guide in patients with neck pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, 600 Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860 USA
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:19. 2011
  5. pmc Symptomatic reactions, clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction associated with upper cervical chiropractic care: a prospective, multicenter, cohort study
    Kirk Eriksen
    Chiropractic Health Institute, PC, Clinic Director, 2500 Flowers Chapel Road, Dothan, AL 36305, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:219. 2011
  6. pmc A theoretical model for the development of a diagnosis-based clinical decision rule for the management of patients with spinal pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:75. 2007
  7. pmc A non-surgical approach to the management of lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective observational cohort study
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:16. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of psychosocial factors on neck pain and disability outcomes among primary care patients: results from the UCLA Neck Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1319-29. 2006
  9. pmc A comparative analysis of chiropractic and general practitioner patients in North America: findings from the joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002-03
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Manoa, BIOMED, D 104H, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:49. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of chiropractic and medical care for patients with low back pain: eighteen-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:611-21; discussion 622. 2006

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Exercise and spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain: time to call for a moratorium on future randomized trials?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Office of Public Health Studies, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D104H, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Spine J 11:599-600. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology: spinal manipulation utilization
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:648-54. 2012
    ..Patient satisfaction with spinal manipulation is very high...
  3. pmc Application of a diagnosis-based clinical decision guide in patients with low back pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, 600 Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860 USA
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:26. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Application of a diagnosis-based clinical decision guide in patients with neck pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, 600 Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860 USA
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:19. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Symptomatic reactions, clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction associated with upper cervical chiropractic care: a prospective, multicenter, cohort study
    Kirk Eriksen
    Chiropractic Health Institute, PC, Clinic Director, 2500 Flowers Chapel Road, Dothan, AL 36305, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:219. 2011
    ..However, no prospective study has examined the incidence of adverse reactions following spinal adjustments using upper cervical techniques, and the impact of this care on clinical outcomes...
  6. pmc A theoretical model for the development of a diagnosis-based clinical decision rule for the management of patients with spinal pain
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:75. 2007
    ..The challenges of diagnosis in patients with spinal pain, however, are that spinal pain is often multifactorial, the factors involved are wide ranging, and for most of these factors there exist no definitive objective tests...
  7. pmc A non-surgical approach to the management of lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective observational cohort study
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:16. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the clinical outcomes of a novel approach to patients with LSS that focuses on distraction manipulation (DM) and neural mobilization (NM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of psychosocial factors on neck pain and disability outcomes among primary care patients: results from the UCLA Neck Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1319-29. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the associations of psychosocial factors with pain and disability outcomes among neck-pain patients enrolled in a randomized clinical trial of chiropractic treatments...
  9. pmc A comparative analysis of chiropractic and general practitioner patients in North America: findings from the joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002-03
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Manoa, BIOMED, D 104H, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:49. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of chiropractic and medical care for patients with low back pain: eighteen-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:611-21; discussion 622. 2006
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of medical care with and without physical therapy and chiropractic care with and without physical modalities for patients with low back pain: 6-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2193-204. 2002
    ..A randomized clinical trial...
  12. pmc Comparing the satisfaction of low back pain patients randomized to receive medical or chiropractic care: results from the UCLA low-back pain study
    Ruth P Hertzman-Miller
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1628-33. 2002
    ..This study examined the difference in satisfaction between patients assigned to chiropractic vs medical care for treatment of low back pain in a managed care organization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Frequency and clinical predictors of adverse reactions to chiropractic care in the UCLA neck pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1477-84. 2005
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  14. pmc A randomized trial of chiropractic manipulation and mobilization for patients with neck pain: clinical outcomes from the UCLA neck-pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1634-41. 2002
    ..This study compared the relative effectiveness of cervical spine manipulation and mobilization for neck pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to chiropractic treatment and their effects on satisfaction and clinical outcomes among patients enrolled in the UCLA Neck Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:16-25. 2004
    ..Minor side effects associated with chiropractic are common. However, little is known about their predictors or the effects of reactions on satisfaction and clinical outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction as a predictor of clinical outcomes among chiropractic and medical patients enrolled in the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2121-8. 2005
    ..Observational study conducted within a randomized clinical trial...
  17. ncbi request reprint The impact of treatment confidence on pain and related disability among patients with low-back pain: results from the University of California, Los Angeles, low-back pain study
    Michael S Goldstein
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Spine J 2:391-9; discussion 399-401. 2002
    ..Although many researchers and practitioners believe that patients' positive expectations of their treatment favorably influence clinical outcomes, there is little scientific evidence to support this belief...
  18. pmc Effects of recreational physical activity and back exercises on low back pain and psychological distress: findings from the UCLA Low Back Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1817-24. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the effects of recreational physical activity and back exercises on low back pain, related disability, and psychological distress among patients randomized to chiropractic or medical care in a managed care setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2887, USA
    Med Care 43:428-35. 2005
    ..We sought to compare total outpatient costs of 4 common treatments for low-back pain (LBP) at 18-months follow-up...
  20. doi request reprint Treatment of neck pain: injections and surgical interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S153-69. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Do asthma and physical inactivity influence the associations of personal and job stressors with perceived stress and depression? Findings from the 1998-1999 California Work and Health Survey
    Eric L Hurwitz
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:358-68. 2003
    ..The purpose of the study is to estimate the associations of personal and job stressors with perceived stress and depression, and to determine if these associations are modified by asthma and physical inactivity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Supplemental care with medication-assisted manipulation versus spinal manipulation therapy alone for patients with chronic low back pain
    Frank J Kohlbeck
    Department of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:245-52. 2005
    ..To measure changes in pain and disability for chronic low-back pain patients receiving treatment with medication-assisted manipulation (MAM) and to compare these to changes in a group only receiving spinal manipulation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Second Prize: The effectiveness of physical modalities among patients with low back pain randomized to chiropractic care: findings from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1772, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:10-20. 2002
    ..Although chiropractors often use physical modalities with spinal manipulation, evidence that modalities yield additional benefits over spinal manipulation alone is lacking...
  24. doi request reprint Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S123-52. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  25. doi request reprint Disparities in self-reported postpartum depression among Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Women in Hawaii: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2007
    Donald K Hayes
    Hawaii Department of Health, Family Health Services Division, Honolulu, HI, 96816, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:765-73. 2010
    ..Messages about postpartum depression should be incorporated into current programs to improve screening, treatment, and prevention of SRPDS for women at risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of low-back pain and related disability with psychological distress among patients enrolled in the UCLA Low-Back Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:463-71. 2003
    ..The longitudinal findings suggest that pain/disability and psychological distress may be causes and consequences of each other, although the associations are small...
  27. doi request reprint Self-reported pain and physical signs for musculoskeletal disorders in the upper body region among Los Angeles garment workers
    Pin Chieh Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Work 34:79-87. 2009
    ..Also, in order to evaluate the success of an intervention, screening, or surveillance program for work related MSDs, it is important to define clearly which outcome measure best to employ...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of assessment and referral on immunization coverage in the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children
    Susan H Ashkar
    Department of Health Services, Public Health, Immunization Program, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:456-62. 2003
    ....
  29. pmc Chiropractic care: a flawed risk-benefit analysis?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Am J Public Health 93:523-4; author reply 524. 2003
  30. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in whiplash-associated disorders (WAD): results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S83-92. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  31. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S75-82. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  32. doi request reprint The burden and determinants of neck pain in workers: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Pierre Cote
    Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S60-74. 2008
    ..Systematic review and best evidence synthesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Patients using chiropractors in North America: who are they, and why are they in chiropractic care?
    Ian D Coulter
    RAND, 1700 Main Street, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:291-6; discussion 297-8. 2002
    ..S. population in 1997, and chiropractors accounted for 31% of the total estimated number of visits. Despite this high level of use, there is little empirical information about who uses chiropractic care or why...
  34. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and reported intimate partner violence among Latinas in Los Angeles
    Lorena Garcia
    University of California, Davis 95616 8501, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:569-90. 2005
    ..29, 95% confidence level = 0.69, 2.43). Culturally competent IPV prevention programs may be the key to significantly reducing the number of women exposed to this serious public health problem...
  35. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to chiropractic care in the UCLA Neck Pain Study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:597-8; author reply 598-9. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Manipulation in the presence of cervical spinal cord compression: a case series
    Donald R Murphy
    Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:236-44. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to present information from a series of patients with imaging findings of encroachment on the cervical spinal cord who were treated with chiropractic cervical manipulation...
  37. doi request reprint Assessment of neck pain and its associated disorders: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Margareta Nordin
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S101-22. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  38. doi request reprint A new conceptual model of neck pain: linking onset, course, and care: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Jaime Guzman
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S14-23. 2008
    ..Iterative discussion and consensus by a multidisciplinary task force scientific secretariat reviewing scientific evidence on neck pain and its associated disorders...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical practice implications of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders: from concepts and findings to recommendations
    Jaime Guzman
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S199-213. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  40. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in workers: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S93-100. 2008
    ..Best-evidence synthesis...
  41. doi request reprint Research priorities and methodological implications: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, and the Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S214-20. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  42. doi request reprint Methods for the best evidence synthesis on neck pain and its associated disorders: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, and the Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S33-8. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...

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