musculoskeletal manipulations

Summary

Summary: Various manipulations of body tissues, muscles and bones by hands or equipment to improve health and circulation, relieve fatigue, promote healing.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A randomized clinical trial comparing two physiotherapy interventions for chronic low back pain
    Jeremy S Lewis
    Therapy Department, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:711-21. 2005
  2. pmc The mechanisms of manual therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain: a comprehensive model
    Joel E Bialosky
    University of Florida, Department of Physical Therapy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, United States
    Man Ther 14:531-8. 2009
  3. pmc Manual therapies for migraine: a systematic review
    Aleksander Chaibi
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 12:127-33. 2011
  4. ncbi Combined physiotherapy and education is efficacious for chronic low back pain
    Lorimer Moseley
    The University of Queensland and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 48:297-302. 2002
  5. ncbi Integration of subclassification strategies in randomised controlled clinical trials evaluating manual therapy treatment and exercise therapy for non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    K V Fersum
    Section for Physiotherapy Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Sports Med 44:1054-62. 2010
  6. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials on physical interventions for lateral epicondylalgia
    L Bisset
    Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:411-22; discussion 411-22. 2005
  7. ncbi The inter-examiner reliability of a classification method for non-specific chronic low back pain patients with motor control impairment
    W Dankaerts
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Bentley 6102, WA, Australia
    Man Ther 11:28-39. 2006
  8. ncbi Manipulation for frozen shoulder: long-term results
    Christopher M Farrell
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:480-4. 2005
  9. ncbi Chronic mechanical neck pain in adults treated by manual therapy: a systematic review of change scores in randomized clinical trials
    Howard Vernon
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:215-27. 2007
  10. ncbi Manual therapy treatment of cervicogenic dizziness: a systematic review
    Susan A Reid
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Man Ther 10:4-13. 2005

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  1. ncbi A randomized clinical trial comparing two physiotherapy interventions for chronic low back pain
    Jeremy S Lewis
    Therapy Department, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:711-21. 2005
    ..A randomized clinical trial with blinded assessment...
  2. pmc The mechanisms of manual therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain: a comprehensive model
    Joel E Bialosky
    University of Florida, Department of Physical Therapy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, United States
    Man Ther 14:531-8. 2009
    ..This model provides clear direction so that future studies may provide appropriate methodology to account for multiple potential pertinent mechanisms...
  3. pmc Manual therapies for migraine: a systematic review
    Aleksander Chaibi
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 12:127-33. 2011
    ..However, the evaluated RCTs had many methodological shortcomings. Therefore, any firm conclusion will require future, well-conducted RCTs on manual therapies for migraine...
  4. ncbi Combined physiotherapy and education is efficacious for chronic low back pain
    Lorimer Moseley
    The University of Queensland and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 48:297-302. 2002
    ..A treatment effect was maintained at one-year follow-up. The findings support the efficacy of combined physiotherapy treatment in producing symptomatic and functional change in moderately disabled chronic low back pain patients...
  5. ncbi Integration of subclassification strategies in randomised controlled clinical trials evaluating manual therapy treatment and exercise therapy for non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    K V Fersum
    Section for Physiotherapy Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Sports Med 44:1054-62. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials on physical interventions for lateral epicondylalgia
    L Bisset
    Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:411-22; discussion 411-22. 2005
    ..There is a lack of evidence for the long term benefit of physical interventions in general. However, further research with long term follow up into manipulation and exercise as treatments is indicated...
  7. ncbi The inter-examiner reliability of a classification method for non-specific chronic low back pain patients with motor control impairment
    W Dankaerts
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Bentley 6102, WA, Australia
    Man Ther 11:28-39. 2006
    ..These studies demonstrate the reliability of this multi-dimensional mechanism-based CS and provide essential evidence in a multi-step validation process. A fully validated CS will have significant research and clinical application...
  8. ncbi Manipulation for frozen shoulder: long-term results
    Christopher M Farrell
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:480-4. 2005
    ..Treatment of idiopathic frozen shoulder by manipulation under anesthesia leads to sustained improvement in shoulder motion and function at a mean of 15 years after the procedure...
  9. ncbi Chronic mechanical neck pain in adults treated by manual therapy: a systematic review of change scores in randomized clinical trials
    Howard Vernon
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:215-27. 2007
    ..This study provides a systematic analysis of group change scores in randomized clinical trials of chronic neck pain not due to whiplash and not including headache or arm pain treated with manual therapy...
  10. ncbi Manual therapy treatment of cervicogenic dizziness: a systematic review
    Susan A Reid
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Man Ther 10:4-13. 2005
    ..This review has identified the need for further RCTs of acceptable methodological quality...
  11. ncbi Are manual therapies effective in reducing pain from tension-type headache?: a systematic review
    César Fernández-de-Las-Peñas
    Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos URJC, Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    Clin J Pain 22:278-85. 2006
    ..A systematic review was performed to establish whether manual therapies have specific efficacy in reducing pain from tension-type headache (TTH)...
  12. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of exercise and manipulative therapy for cervicogenic headache
    Gwendolen Jull
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1835-43; discussion 1843. 2002
    ..A multicenter, randomized controlled trial with unblinded treatment and blinded outcome assessment was conducted. The treatment period was 6 weeks with follow-up assessment after treatment, then at 3, 6, and 12 months...
  13. ncbi The incidence and results of manipulation after primary total knee arthroplasty
    Richard A Rubinstein
    Portland Knee Clinic, Portland, OR, United States
    Knee 17:29-32. 2010
    ..001) while patients without pre-TKA stiffness changed from 121 to 118 (p=0.169). In both groups, the success of TKA can still be high despite early motion loss and subsequent manipulation...
  14. ncbi Manipulative therapy in addition to usual medical care for patients with shoulder dysfunction and pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Gert J D Bergman
    University of Groningen and University Hospital of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 141:432-9. 2004
    ..It can be treated with manipulative therapy, but scientific evidence for the effectiveness of such therapy is lacking...
  15. pmc A survey of training and practice patterns of massage therapists in two US states
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:13. 2005
    ..Despite the growing popularity of therapeutic massage in the US, little is known about the training or practice characteristics of massage therapists. The objective of this study was to describe these characteristics...
  16. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of combined manipulation, stabilizing exercises, and physician consultation compared to physician consultation alone for chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized trial with 2-year follow-up
    Leena Niemistö
    Orthopaedic Hospital Orton, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1109-15. 2005
    ..A prospective, randomized controlled trial...
  17. ncbi Conceptual models for implementing biopsychosocial theory in clinical practice
    M Jones
    School of Physiotherapy, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
    Man Ther 7:2-9. 2002
    ..Through this reflective process perspectives will be transformed, and for clinicians, in time, different management practices will emerge...
  18. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of manual therapy and specific adjuvant exercise for chronic low back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:463-70. 2005
    ..This article examines the effectiveness of manual therapy with specific adjuvant exercise for treating chronic low back pain and disability...
  19. ncbi Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with spinal manipulation and mobilization
    Gert Bronfort
    Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2501 W 84th St, Bloomington, MN 55431, USA
    Spine J 8:213-25. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  20. ncbi Comparison of high-grade and low-grade mobilization techniques in the management of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: randomized controlled trial
    Henricus M Vermeulen
    Department of Physical Therapy, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:355-68. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of high-grade mobilization techniques (HGMT) with that of low-grade mobilization techniques (LGMT) in subjects with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder...
  21. ncbi Manual therapy for neck pain: an overview of randomized clinical trials and systematic reviews
    H Vernon
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eura Medicophys 43:91-118. 2007
    ..It is hoped that this will benefit researchers and clinicians alike in their management of neck pain patients...
  22. ncbi Comparison of manual therapy and exercise therapy in osteoarthritis of the hip: a randomized clinical trial
    Hugo L Hoeksma
    Leyenburg Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 51:722-9. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a manual therapy program compared with an exercise therapy program in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip...
  23. ncbi The use of manipulation in a patient with an ankle sprain injury not responding to conventional management: a case report
    J M Whitman
    Affiliate Faculty, Rueckert Hartman School for Health Professionals, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    Man Ther 10:224-31. 2005
  24. ncbi A randomized controlled trial investigating the efficiency of musculoskeletal physiotherapy on chronic low back disorder
    Lucy Jane Goldby
    Balance Performance Physiotherapy, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1083-93. 2006
    ..Randomized, single blind, controlled trial...
  25. ncbi Naprapathic manual therapy or evidence-based care for back and neck pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Eva Skillgate
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 23:431-9. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi Manual therapy, physical therapy, or continued care by the general practitioner for patients with neck pain: long-term results from a pragmatic randomized clinical trial
    Jan L Hoving
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:370-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Variance in manual treatment of nonspecific low back pain between orthomanual physicians, manual therapists, and chiropractors
    Elise A van de Veen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:108-16. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to identify differences in the diagnosis and treatment of nonspecific low back pain among 3 professional groups in the Netherlands: orthomanual physicians, manual therapists, and chiropractors...
  28. ncbi Orthopaedic manual therapy, McKenzie method or advice only for low back pain in working adults: a randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up
    Markku Paatelma
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Rehabil Med 40:858-63. 2008
    ..To examine the effects of 2 manual therapy methods compared with one counselling session with a physiotherapist with "advice-only to stay active" for treating low back pain/leg pain and disability...
  29. ncbi Efficacy of physiotherapy including a craniocervical training programme for tension-type headache; a randomized clinical trial
    H van Ettekoven
    Centre for Physiotherapy and Manual Therapy, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 26:983-91. 2006
    ..001 for all). Effect sizes were large and clinically relevant. Loss to follow-up amounted to 3.7%. Physiotherapy including craniocervical training reduces symptoms of tension-type headache significantly over a prolonged time frame...
  30. pmc Exercise therapy, manual therapy, or both, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a factorial randomised controlled trial protocol
    J Haxby Abbott
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trials 10:11. 2009
    ..Manual physiotherapy versus no manual therapy improves disability at 12 months;3. Providing physiotherapy programmes in addition to usual care is more cost-effective than usual care alone in the management of osteoarthritis at 24 months...
  31. ncbi Comparison of effects of Cyriax physiotherapy, a supervised exercise programme and polarized polychromatic non-coherent light (Bioptron light) for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis
    Dimitrios Stasinopoulos
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Centre, Athens, Greece
    Clin Rehabil 20:12-23. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness of Cyriax physiotherapy, a supervised exercise programme, and polarized polychromatic non-coherent light (Bioptron light) in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis...
  32. pmc Exercise and manual physiotherapy arthritis research trial (EMPART): a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Helen P French
    School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:9. 2009
    ..Only one randomized controlled trial (RCT) found greater improvements in patient-perceived improvement and physical function with manual therapy, compared to exercise therapy...
  33. ncbi Effectiveness of traditional bone setting in chronic neck pain: randomized clinical trial
    Nina Zaproudina
    Project researcher, Department of Biomedicine, Physiology, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:432-7. 2007
    ..This study evaluates the effectiveness of traditional bone setting (TBS) in chronic neck pain (cNP) compared with conventional physiotherapy (PT) and massage (M)...
  34. ncbi [Use of stimulation techniques in pain treatment]
    Palle Rosted
    Sheffield Universitet, Sheffield, England
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1982-6. 2006
    ..The effect of acupuncture and epidural stimulation technique is scientifically well-supported. For the remaining techniques, the scientific evidence is dubious...
  35. ncbi Clinical prediction for success of interventions for managing low back pain
    Jeffrey Hebert
    The University of Utah, College of Health, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Clin Sports Med 27:463-79, ix-x. 2008
    ..This article reviews the evidence for various interventions commonly used in the treatment of lower back pain...
  36. ncbi The use of a lumbar spine manipulation technique by physical therapists in patients who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a case series
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:209-14. 2006
    ..A case series of patients with low back pain (LBP) who satisfy a clinical prediction rule (CPR)...
  37. ncbi Management of back pain
    Michael Quittan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Disabil Rehabil 24:423-34. 2002
    ..Low back pain (LBP) constitutes one of the most difficult and costly medical problems in industrial countries, with a prevalence of 25 to 30% in an adult lifetime span and an incidence of about 5% per year...
  38. ncbi Sick leave reductions from a comprehensive manual therapy programme for low back pain: the Gotland Low Back Pain Study
    J Bogefeldt
    Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine Section, Uppsala, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 22:529-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate if a comprehensive manual therapy programme reduces sick leave due low back pain and facilitates return to work more than the conventional optimized activating care...
  39. ncbi Glenoid hypoplasia: a report of 2 patients
    Christopher J Lynch
    Chiropractic Intern, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:381-8. 2008
    ..This article discusses the imaging findings, clinical findings, and conservative chiropractic management of 2 patients with glenoid hypoplasia...
  40. pmc Treatment of myofascial trigger points in common shoulder disorders by physical therapy: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN75722066]
    Carel Bron
    Research Centre for Allied Health Sciences, Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:107. 2007
    ..In addition we investigate the recurrence rate during a one-year-follow-up period...
  41. ncbi Treatment of chronic nonresponsive patients with a nonforce technique
    Ronald L Rupert
    Parker College of Chiropractic, Research Institute, Dallas, TX 75229, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:259-64. 2005
    ..To investigate how chronic pain patients respond to treatment with Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST)...
  42. ncbi The efficiency of multiple impulse therapy for musculoskeletal complaints
    Daniel L Collins
    Sense Technology Inc, Murrysville, PA, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:162.e1-162.e9. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to document the response of patients to multiple impulse therapy for a variety of musculoskeletal complaints encountered in clinical practice...
  43. ncbi Patient perceptions of physical therapy within a trial for back pain treatments (UK BEAM) [ISRCTN32683578]
    M R Underwood
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:751-6. 2006
    ..To explore the views of participants in a randomized controlled trial of physical treatments for low back pain about the treatment packages they received in the trial...
  44. pmc The course of pain drawings during a 10-week treatment period in patients with acute and sub-acute low back pain
    Marie Grunnesjö
    Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Section, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:65. 2006
    ..Thus, the objectives were to describe the course of pain drawings during treatment in primary health care for low back pain patients...
  45. ncbi The efficacy of treatment of different intervention programs for patellofemoral pain syndrome--a single blinded randomized clinical trial. Pilot study
    Feazadeh Avraham
    Raziel Physical Therapy Department, Clalit Health Services, Netanya, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:1256-62. 2007
    ..0001); these improvements did not vary significantly between the 3 groups. The conclusions were that the explored different rehabilitation programs showed a similar beneficial effect...
  46. ncbi Re: Goldby LJ, Moore AP, Doust J, Trew ME. A randomised controlled trial investigating the efficiency of musculoskeletal physiotherapy on chronic low back disorder. Spine 2006;31:1083-93
    Nadine E Foster
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2405-6. 2006
  47. ncbi Physiotherapy-based rehabilitation following disc herniation operation: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Celal B Erdogmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2041-9. 2007
    ..Three-group, randomized, single blinded, controlled trial...
  48. ncbi Effectiveness of combining manual therapy and acupuncture on temporomandibular joint dysfunction: a retrospective study
    Byung Cheul Shin
    Department of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, South Korea
    Am J Chin Med 35:203-8. 2007
    ..However, future studies should further investigate the efficacy of combined treatment on TMD with more rigorous randomized clinical trials...
  49. ncbi Neck collar, "act-as-usual" or active mobilization for whiplash injury? A randomized parallel-group trial
    Alice Kongsted
    Back Research Center, Clinical Locomotion Sciences, Backcenter Funen, University of Southern Denmark, Ringe, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:618-26. 2007
    ..Randomized, parallel-group trial...
  50. ncbi Regimen and results of physiotherapy in patients following surgical treatment of ulnar nerve injury
    Joanna Cempla
    Małopolska Region Hand Rehabilitation Centre, Ludwik Rydygier Regional Specialised Hospital, Krakow
    Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 9:499-510. 2007
    ..In such cases, surgery followed by physiotherapy is a treatment of choice. The aim of the study was to estimate the efficacy of physical therapy following surgical treatment of ulnar nerve injuries...
  51. ncbi The impact of acupuncture and craniosacral therapy interventions on clinical outcomes in adults with asthma
    Lewis Mehl-Madrona
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Explore (NY) 3:28-36. 2007
    ..This study sought to test for such synergy and to determine if complementary therapies would improve pulmonary function and quality of life for people suffering from asthma, as well as reducing anxiety, depression, and medication usage...
  52. ncbi Six sessions of manual therapy increase knee flexion and improve activity in people with anterior knee pain: a randomised controlled trial
    Paul A van den Dolder
    Justice Health, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia health nsw gov au
    Aust J Physiother 52:261-4. 2006
    ..What are the effects of manual therapy on pain, range of motion, and activity in patients with anterior knee pain?..
  53. ncbi Acute neck pain: cervical spine range of motion and position sense prior to and after joint mobilization
    Peter J McNair
    Physical Rehabilitation Research Centre, Division of Rehabilitation and Occupation Studies, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
    Man Ther 12:390-4. 2007
    ..The findings showed that the application of standardised specific mobilisation techniques led to substantial improvements in the range of motion and the restitution of normal coupled motion...
  54. ncbi The initial effects of a Mulligan's mobilization with movement technique on range of movement and pressure pain threshold in pain-limited shoulders
    Pamela Teys
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Therapies Building 84A, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
    Man Ther 13:37-42. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to evaluate the duration of such effects and the mechanism by which this occurs...
  55. pmc Investigation of elevated fear-avoidance beliefs for patients with low back pain: a secondary analysis involving patients enrolled in physical therapy clinical trials
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0154, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:50-8. 2008
    ..Secondary analysis...
  56. ncbi Re: Goldby LJ, Moore AP, Doust J, et al. A randomized control trial investigating the efficiency of musculoskeletal physiotherapy on chronic back pain disorder. Spine 2006;31:1083-93
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2405. 2006
  57. ncbi Scapular muscle tests in subjects with shoulder pain and functional loss: reliability and construct validity
    Lori A Michener
    Department of Physical Therapy, Room 100, West Hospital Basement, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1128-38. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability, error, and validity of data obtained with an HHD for 4 scapular muscle tests in subjects with shoulder pain and functional loss...
  58. ncbi Nonpharmacologic management of pain
    Scott F Nadler
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen St, Suite 3100, Newark, NJ 07003 2425, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:S6-12. 2004
    ..The goal of treatment may not necessarily be to cure pain, but to manage it and restore functionality...
  59. ncbi Manual therapies for pain control: chiropractic and massage
    E Ernst
    Peninsula Medical School, and Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Clin J Pain 20:8-12. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of chiropractic and massage therapy for the reduction of any type of pain...
  60. ncbi Virtual reality as a pediatric pain modulation technique: a case study
    Emily Steele
    The Centre for Allied Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:633-8. 2003
    ..2% less than those in the no-VR (control) condition. This case report provides the first evidence that VR may serve as a powerful non-pharmacologic analgesic for children following surgery...
  61. ncbi Effect of manual therapy and stretching on neck muscle strength and mobility in chronic neck pain
    Arja Hakkinen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland
    J Rehabil Med 39:575-9. 2007
    ..To study the effect of manual therapy and stretching on neck function in women with chronic neck pain...
  62. ncbi Active or passive treatment for neck-shoulder pain in occupational health care? A randomized controlled trial
    Aslak Savolainen
    Finnish Broadcasting Company, FIN 00025 Yleisradio, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:422-4. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of thoracic manipulations with instructions for physiotherapeutic exercises for the treatment of neck pain in occupational health care...
  63. ncbi What is the value of physical therapies for back pain?
    Jennifer Klaber Moffett
    Institute of Rehabilitation, University of Hull, 215 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2PG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:623-38. 2005
    ..This chapter reviews these positions through an exploration of the literature. It examines the evidence for the effectiveness of a range of commonly used physical therapies...
  64. ncbi Subjective and objective descriptors of clinical lumbar spine instability: a Delphi study
    Chad Cook
    Duke University Medical Center 3907, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Man Ther 11:11-21. 2006
    ..The results suggest that those identifiers selected by the Delphi experts are synonymous with those represented in related spine instability literature and may be beneficial for use during clinical differential diagnosis...
  65. ncbi Clinical hip tests and a functional squat test in patients with knee osteoarthritis: reliability, prevalence of positive test findings, and short-term response to hip mobilization
    Amy V Cliborne
    US Army Baylor Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:676-85. 2004
    ..One group pretest-posttest exploratory design...
  66. ncbi Low back pain on passive straight leg raising: the anterior theca as a source of pain
    Bruce Summers
    Department of Orthopaedics, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:342-5. 2005
    ..A prospective clinical and radiologic investigation of two groups of patients presenting with either acute back pain only or acute leg pain only, yet similar restriction in straight leg raising (SLR)...
  67. ncbi Hypoalgesia induced by elbow manipulation in lateral epicondylalgia does not exhibit tolerance
    Aatit Paungmali
    Musculoskeletal Pain and Injury Research Unit, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Pain 4:448-54. 2003
    ....
  68. ncbi A combined treatment approach emphasizing impairment-based manual physical therapy for plantar heel pain: a case series
    Brian Young
    Physical Therapy Department, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:725-33. 2004
    ..Case series...
  69. ncbi Osteochondritis dessicans: a complex case of anterior knee pain
    John Davin
    Manchester United Football Club, Birch Road, Carrington, Manchester, M31 4BH, UK
    Man Ther 11:157-61. 2006
  70. ncbi A comparison of the OARSI response criteria with patient's global assessment in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip treated with a non-pharmacological intervention
    Hugo L Hoeksma
    Department of Physical Therapy, Leyenburg Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:77-81. 2006
    ..e., manual therapy or exercise therapy...
  71. ncbi [Reflex therapy, massage, and manual therapy in the treatment of progressive myopia in children and adolescents]
    V V Neroev
    Vestn Oftalmol 122:20-4. 2006
    ..Two-year myopia stabilization was achieved in 45% of cases. There were neither complications nor side effects. The possible mechanism of the remedial effect of the procedure is discussed in the paper...
  72. doi Case study in pediatric asthma: the corrective aspect of craniosacral fascial therapy
    Barry R Gillespie
    The Family Hope Center, Blue Bell, PA, USA
    Explore (NY) 4:48-51. 2008
  73. ncbi Manual and manipulation techniques for rheumatic disease
    Justus J Fiechtner
    Division of Rheumatology, Michigan State University, Colleges of Osteopathic and Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:91-103. 2002
    ..Further work is needed to understand the mechanism by which manipulation affects pain and motion. Such research should clarify the discrepancies reported in the clinical trials and provide better designs for future studies...
  74. pmc Use frequency of traditional Chinese medicine in Taiwan
    Fang Pey Chen
    Center for Traditional Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112 Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:26. 2007
    ..However, few informative data have been obtained to date by large-scale investigations of TCM use in the Chinese population. This study was aimed at elucidating the demographics and patterns of TCM use in Taiwan...
  75. ncbi [Effects of manipulation therapy in repairing rabbit articular cartilage defects]
    Ling Hui Dai
    Department of Traumatology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
    Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 7:372-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of manipulation therapy in repairing thin-layer and thick-layer articular cartilage defects in rabbits...
  76. ncbi Lumbar epidural hematoma after chiropractic manipulation for lower-back pain: case report
    Ole Solheim
    Department of Neurosurgery, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Neurosurgery 61:E170-1; discussion E171. 2007
    ..Serious complications to spinal manipulation are most often seen in the cervical region. We report the first case of a lumbar epidural hematoma after chiropractic manipulation...
  77. ncbi Cervical intradural disc herniation after spinal manipulation therapy in a patient with ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament: a case report and review of the literature
    Jung Hao Hsieh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Change Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E149-51. 2010
    ..Case report and review of the literature...
  78. ncbi Can cost utility evaluations inform decision making about interventions for low back pain?
    Simon Dagenais
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M5 Canada
    Spine J 9:944-57. 2009
    ..Numerous interventions are routinely used, although few are supported by strong evidence. Cost utility analyses (CUAs) may be helpful to inform decision makers...
  79. ncbi The integration of complementary therapies in Australian general practice: results of a national survey
    Marc M Cohen
    School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 11:995-1004. 2005
    ....
  80. pmc The long-term effects of naprapathic manual therapy on back and neck pain - results from a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Eva Skillgate
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:26. 2010
    ..a health profession mainly practiced in Sweden, Finland, Norway and in the USA, is characterized by a combination of manual musculoskeletal manipulations, aiming to decrease pain and disability in the neuromusculoskeletal system.
  81. ncbi [Non-conventional medicine in Tuscany: attitudes and use in the population]
    Massimo Giannelli
    Agenzia regionale di sanità della Toscana, Osservatorio di epidemiologia, via Vittorio Emanuele II 64, 50134 Firenze
    Epidemiol Prev 28:27-33. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Synthesis of recommendations for the assessment and management of low back pain from recent clinical practice guidelines
    Simon Dagenais
    Palladian Health, 2732 Transit Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224, USA
    Spine J 10:514-29. 2010
    ..The quality and consistency of recommendations from these CPGs are currently unknown...
  83. ncbi The prostatic endocrine-paracrine (neuroendocrine) regulatory system and neuroendocrine differentiation in prostatic carcinoma: a review and future directions in basic research
    P A di Sant'Agnese
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642
    J Urol 152:1927-31. 1994
    ..Finally, specific subtypes of neoplastic cells with neuroendocrine differentiation based on serotonin and peptide profiles should be analyzed...
  84. ncbi [Observation of curative effect on fixed-point spin reduction of spinal manipulation therapy for cervical vertigo]
    Jun Fang
    Department of Orthopaedics, the People s Hospital of Hechi City, Hechi 547000, Guangxi, China
    Zhongguo Gu Shang 23:99-101. 2010
    ..To explore the role of fixed-point spin reduction of spinal manipulation therapy in the treatment of cervical vertigo and its effect on cervical artery spasm index (RI) and atlantoaxial displacement index (ADI)...
  85. ncbi Bone setting for prolonged neck pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Heikki M Hemmilä
    Folk Medicine Centre, Kaustinen, Finland
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:508-15. 2005
    ..To study the natural history of prolonged neck pain and the effectiveness of bone setting as its treatment...
  86. ncbi Prescription pattern of traditional Chinese medicine for climacteric women in Taiwan
    Y H Yang
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei
    Climacteric 12:541-7. 2009
    ..Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has become more popular as a therapy for symptom relief among menopause-aged women. The aim of this study was to analyze the utilization of TCM for climacteric women in Taiwan...
  87. ncbi Learning spinal manipulation: the importance of augmented feedback relating to various kinetic parameters
    Martin Descarreaux
    Département de Chiropratique, Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres, 3351 boul, Des Forges, Trois Rivieres, QC, Canada G9A 5H7
    Spine J 6:138-45. 2006
    ..Systematic study of the type of augmented feedback provided and skill learning is lacking in the literature...
  88. ncbi Quantitative feedback versus standard training for cervical and thoracic manipulation
    John J Triano
    University of Texas Southwestern and Texas Back Institute, 6300 W Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:131-8. 2003
    ..To quantify elements of spinal manipulation therapy performance and to test the strategy of combined rehearsal and quantitative feedback as a means of enhancing student skill development for cervical and thoracic manipulative procedures...
  89. ncbi Complications of cervical spine manipulation therapy: 5-year retrospective study in a single-group practice
    David G Malone
    Oklahoma Spine and Brain Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 13:ecp1. 2002
    ..A second objective was to estimate the regional incidence of these complications and to compare it with the very low incidences reported in the literature...
  90. ncbi Vertebral artery volume flow in human beings
    P B Licht
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 22:363-7. 1999
    ..New advanced color-coded duplex sonography has since been validated and may be used with confidence for volume flow investigations...
  91. ncbi A true blind for subjects who receive spinal manipulation therapy
    Gregory N Kawchuk
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:366-8. 2009
    ..To determine if short-duration anesthesia (propofol and remifentanil) can blind subjects to the provision or withholding of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT)...
  92. ncbi Cauda equina syndrome secondary to lumbar disc herniation
    Dipak Raj
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King s Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Acta Orthop Belg 74:522-7. 2008
    ..Surgery as an emergency is recommended: within 48 hours, according to the old rule. Even if surgery is done late due to delayed presentation, significant improvement in the bladder function can still be expected...
  93. ncbi Spinal epidural hematoma after stretch exercise: a case report
    Toshikazu Abe
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Emerg Med 27:902.e1-2. 2009
    ..Emergency physicians should consider SEH among the differential diagnosis in patients with sudden-onset back pain with symptoms and signs of spinal cord compression...
  94. pmc Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:105. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi Which subgroups of patients with non-specific neck pain are more likely to benefit from spinal manipulation therapy, physiotherapy, or usual care?
    Jasper Mattijs Schellingerhout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 139:670-80. 2008
    ..In conclusion we identified three characteristics that facilitate a deliberate treatment choice, to optimise benefit of treatment in patients with non-specific neck pain: age, pain intensity, and (no) accompanying low back pain...
  96. ncbi Ruptured cervical disc after spinal manipulation therapy: report of two cases
    Sheng Hong Tseng
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E80-2. 2002
    ..Case reports of ruptured cervical disc after spinal manipulation therapy...
  97. ncbi Intervertebral disc degeneration reduces vertebral motion responses
    Christopher J Colloca
    Department of Kinesiology, Biomechanics Laboratory, Exercise and Sport Science Research Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E544-50. 2007
    ..A prospective in vivo experimental animal study...
  98. ncbi Informational needs of men with prostate cancer on hormonal manipulation therapy
    Hazel Templeton
    School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 7JL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 49:243-56. 2003
    ..Through recognition of the informational needs of this patient group, methods of delivering evidence-based educational interventions in the clinical domain could be promoted...
  99. ncbi Chronic pelvic pain
    Bettina Herbert
    Jefferson Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine, Integrative Pain Program, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 16:28-33. 2010
    ..Each treatment plan may then be tailored to the unique history and perspective that lie within the individual. Doing so requires the essential elements of time, skill, and love...
  100. ncbi Role of copper in angiogenesis and its medicinal implications
    Huiqi Xie
    Division of Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P R China
    Curr Med Chem 16:1304-14. 2009
    ..In this context, a development of diagnosis for copper metabolic changes as well as a tissue-specific copper manipulation would greatly benefit patients with an implication of copper manipulation therapy...
  101. ncbi [Rxtrinsic determinants for using complementary medical therapies]
    Sabrine Köntopp
    Koentopp Gesundheitsstudien, Munchen, Deutschland
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:32-9. 2008
    ..Numerous studies have explored intrinsic factors that influence the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Extrinsic determinants of patients' choice of therapy have seldom been explored...

Research Grants12

  1. Chiropractic, Medication, and Self-care for Neck Pain
    Gert Bronfort; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also provide clinically useful information for health care practitioners, policy makers and, most importantly, those who suffer from this painful and costly condition. ..
  2. Cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for seniors with neck pain
    Brent Leininger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Bronfort and co-sponsors (Drs. Evans and McDonough). NWHSU and the University of Minnesota are well suited for the applicant's training and include a CAM focused clinical research center and an NIH affiliated CTSA (1UL1RR033183). ..
  3. Novel Analytical Tools for 3 Dimensional Imaging Studies on Spinal Manipulation
    Nozomu Inoue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The outcomes from the proposed study are expected to be equally effective for evaluating other forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for other musculoskeletal disorders. ..
  4. The RELIEF Study
    James S Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Integrating CAM into a Family Medicine Residency Program
    ANN SKELTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..4. Promote an environment conductive to establishing partnerships between physicians and patients regarding the integration of conventional medicine with CAM therapies. ..
  6. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Constraint-Induced Therapy in Children with CP
    Andrew Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting data will be used to determine inclusion and exclusion criteria, develop estimates of effect size, and refine the methods and outcome measures for future grant applications. ..
  9. A TREATMENT FOR EXCESS MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE AGED
    Edward Taub; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Peripheral and Central Mechanism of Pain in Patients with Fibromyalgia
    ROLAND M STAUD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Either way, we will provide evidence that will characterize the role of local anesthesia, placebo analgesia, or both. Thus patients with FM and other similar pain syndromes may strongly benefit from the results of our study. ..
  11. Randomized Controlled Trial of Pediatric CI Therapy
    Edward Taub; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. MECHANISM OF PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME
    Roland Staud; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, our findings may contribute to the understanding of pain mechanisms related to other chronic pain disorders. ..