chiropractic manipulation

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Summary: Spinal adjustments made by a chiropractor to relieve pressures on the spinal cord for improvement of health.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Vertebral artery dissection and cerebellar infarction following chiropractic manipulation
    W L Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Emerg Med J 23:e1. 2006
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi Stroke following chiropractic manipulation. Report of 3 cases and review of the literature
    Joseph S Jeret
    Department of Neurology, Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, NY 11570, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:210-3. 2002
  4. ncbi Intracranial hypotension induced by cervical spine chiropractic manipulation
    Sang Il Suh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Korea University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E340-2. 2005
  5. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation induced dissection and subsequent aneurysm formation of the internal carotid artery, or, if it ain't broke, don't fix it
    Ivo Bekavac
    Department of Neurology, Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, Waterloo, IA, USA
    Explore (NY) 2:150-1. 2006
  6. ncbi Spinal fluid leak after chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Michaela K Mathews
    University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:283. 2006
  7. ncbi Hyperhomocysteinemia: a potential risk factor for cervical artery dissection following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol 249:1401-3. 2002
  8. ncbi Total unilateral medullary syndrome--a rare complication of chiropractic manipulation
    A Panagariya
    Department of Neurology, S M S Medical College, Jaipur
    J Assoc Physicians India 52:556. 2004
  9. 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
  10. ncbi Stroke after chiropractic manipulation as a result of extracranial postero-inferior cerebellar artery dissection
    J Sedat
    Department of Neuroradiology, CHU de Nice, Hopital St Roch, Nice, France
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:588-90. 2002

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  1. pmc Vertebral artery dissection and cerebellar infarction following chiropractic manipulation
    W L Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Emerg Med J 23:e1. 2006
    ..A number of cases of VAD associated with chiropractic cervical manipulation have been reported, but rarely in the emergency medicine literature. We present a case of this rare occurrence, and discuss the diagnostic pitfalls...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi Stroke following chiropractic manipulation. Report of 3 cases and review of the literature
    Joseph S Jeret
    Department of Neurology, Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, NY 11570, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:210-3. 2002
    We present 3 cases of stroke due to arterial dissection following chiropractic manipulation: (1) a 31-year-old woman with left vertebral dissection developed a large cerebellar infarct, (2) a 64-year-old man developed a left parietal ..
  4. ncbi Intracranial hypotension induced by cervical spine chiropractic manipulation
    Sang Il Suh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Korea University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E340-2. 2005
    ..Case report...
  5. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation induced dissection and subsequent aneurysm formation of the internal carotid artery, or, if it ain't broke, don't fix it
    Ivo Bekavac
    Department of Neurology, Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, Waterloo, IA, USA
    Explore (NY) 2:150-1. 2006
  6. ncbi Spinal fluid leak after chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Michaela K Mathews
    University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:283. 2006
  7. ncbi Hyperhomocysteinemia: a potential risk factor for cervical artery dissection following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol 249:1401-3. 2002
    Despite the increasing incidence of cervical artery dissection (CAD) due to chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine, risk factors predisposing to vascular damage are still unknown...
  8. ncbi Total unilateral medullary syndrome--a rare complication of chiropractic manipulation
    A Panagariya
    Department of Neurology, S M S Medical College, Jaipur
    J Assoc Physicians India 52:556. 2004
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi Stroke after chiropractic manipulation as a result of extracranial postero-inferior cerebellar artery dissection
    J Sedat
    Department of Neuroradiology, CHU de Nice, Hopital St Roch, Nice, France
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:588-90. 2002
    ..To describe a case of dissection of the postero-inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) after cervical manipulation...
  11. ncbi Simultaneous bilateral internal carotid and vertebral artery dissection following chiropractic manipulation: case report and review of the literature
    R N Nadgir
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroradiology 45:311-4. 2003
    ..We present a 34-year-old previously healthy man who developed bilateral internal carotid and vertebral artery dissection following chiropractic manipulation.
  12. 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.
  13. ncbi Addition of choice of complementary therapies to usual care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    David M Eisenberg
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:151-8. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial...
  14. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation in the treatment of acute back pain and sciatica with disc protrusion: a randomized double-blind clinical trial of active and simulated spinal manipulations
    Valter Santilli
    Direttore Cattedra Medicina Fisica e Riabilitativa, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, Roma, Rome, 00185, Italy
    Spine J 6:131-7. 2006
    ..Acute back pain and sciatica are major sources of disability. Many medical interventions are available, including manipulations, with conflicting results...
  15. ncbi Safety of chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine: a prospective national survey
    Haymo W Thiel
    Department of Research and Professional Development, Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2375-8; discussion 2379. 2007
    ..Prospective national survey...
  16. pmc Intracranial hypotension syndrome following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Nicola Morelli
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Section of Pisa I Institute of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, I 56126, Pisa, Italy
    J Headache Pain 7:211-3. 2006
    ..We state that cervical spine manipulation should be considered a treatment with risk of neurological complications, including the occurrence of intracranial hypotension...
  17. ncbi Low back pain in Australian adults. health provider utilization and care seeking
    Bruce F Walker
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:327-35. 2004
    ..To determine the characteristics of Australian adults who seek care for low back pain (LBP), including the type of care they choose and any factors associated with making those choices...
  18. ncbi Chiropractic treatment of lower extremity conditions: a literature review
    Wayne Hoskins
    Macquarie Injury Management Group, Department of Health and Chiropractic, Macquarie University, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:658-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the quantity and type of research conducted on the chiropractic management of lower extremity conditions...
  19. ncbi Hamstring injury management--Part 2: Treatment
    Wayne Hoskins
    Macquarie Injury Management Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Man Ther 10:180-90. 2005
    ..This paper will explore and speculate on this potential connection and offer some new contributive factors for hamstring injury management...
  20. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation for non-spinal pain--a systematic review
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
    N Z Med J 116:U539. 2003
    b>Chiropractic manipulation is mostly used for spinal problems but, in an increasing number of cases, also for non-spinal conditions...
  21. ncbi Chiropractic patients in Denmark 2002: an expanded description and comparison with 1999 survey
    Line Press Sorensen
    Private Practice of Chiropractic, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:419-24. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to provide an expanded description of Danish chiropractic patients and to compare characteristics seen in a survey from 1999 with those seen in 2002...
  22. ncbi A pilot study for a randomized clinical trial assessing chiropractic care, medical care, and self-care education for acute and subacute neck pain patients
    Roni Evans
    Wolfe Harris Center for Clinical Studies, Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2501 W 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55431, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:403-11. 2003
    ..To conduct a pilot study in preparation for a full-scale randomized clinical trial assessing conservative treatments for acute and subacute neck pain. Study design Prospective, randomized pilot study...
  23. ncbi The amelioration of symptoms in cervical spinal stenosis with spinal cord deformation through specific chiropractic manipulation: a case report with long-term follow-up
    George W Kukurin
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:e7. 2004
    ..To describe the chiropractic management of a patient with paresthesia on the entire left side of her body and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-documented cervical spinal cord deformation secondary to cervical spinal stenosis...
  24. ncbi [Wallenberg's syndrome secondary to dissection of the vertebral artery caused by chiropractic manipulation]
    M Menendez-Gonzalez
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Asturias, Espana
    Rev Neurol 37:837-9. 2003
    ..In this paper we review the literature published to date on the pathogenesis, risk factors, clinical features, chronopathology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of this complication...
  25. ncbi [Multiple disc herniation after chiropractic manipulation]
    F Tome
    Servicio de Cirugia Ortopedica y Traumatologia, Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo
    Rev Med Univ Navarra 48:39-41. 2004
    We present a case of multiple cervical spine disc herniation in a previously healthy patient following chiropractic manipulation. The aim of this paper is to review the medical literature about the complications following spinal ..
  26. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation and acute neck pain: a review of the evidence
    Michael T Haneline
    Department of Research, Palmer College of Chiropractic West, San Jose, Calif 95134, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:520-5. 2005
    The aim of this study was to review the chiropractic and medical literature in an effort to determine the extent of current evidence supporting the use of chiropractic manipulation for the treatment of acute neck pain.
  27. ncbi Association of internal carotid artery dissection and chiropractic manipulation
    Michael T Haneline
    Spine Research Institute of San Diego, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Neurologist 9:35-44. 2003
    ..Literature that included information concerning causation of ICAD, as well as all case studies and series, was selected for review...
  28. ncbi Manual therapy for patients with stable angina pectoris: a nonrandomized open prospective trial
    Henrik W Christensen
    Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense, Denmark
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:654-61. 2005
    ..To examine if participants with chest pain originating from the spine would benefit from manual therapy...
  29. ncbi Chiropractic sympathectomy: carotid artery dissection with oculosympathetic palsy after chiropractic manipulation of the neck
    Amir M Khan
    VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 72:207-10. 2005
    ..However, the occurrence of this combination with chiropractic manipulation of the cervical neck is rare...
  30. ncbi Predictors for immediate and global responses to chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Haymo W Thiel
    Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, BH5 2DF England, UK
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:172-83. 2008
    ..Patients with nonspecific musculoskeletal disorders may vary in their response to treatment. This study set out to identify the predictors for either improvement or worsening in symptoms for which cervical spine manipulation is indicated...
  31. ncbi Chiropractic and pilates therapy for the treatment of adult scoliosis
    Charles L Blum
    Private Practice of Chiropractic, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:E3. 2002
    ..Although this therapy went on for some time, she did begin to stabilize and increase physical activity. At present, she is no longer limited in her physical activity, although she still exhibits some symptoms from her scoliosis...
  32. ncbi Several pathways in the evolution of chiropractic manipulation
    Paul A Oakley
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:72-4; author reply 74-5. 2004
  33. ncbi [Wallenberg's syndrome secondary to dissection of the vertebral artery caused by chiropractic manipulation]
    A B Wenban
    Rev Neurol 39:497; author reply 497. 2004
  34. ncbi Reduction of cervical dystonia after an extended course of chiropractic manipulation: a case report
    George W Kukurin
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:421-6. 2004
    The diminution of the signs and symptoms of cervical dystonia following an extended course of specific chiropractic manipulation is described.
  35. ncbi A profile of middle-aged women who consult a chiropractor or osteopath: findings from a survey of 11,143 Australian women
    David Sibbritt
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:349-53. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of chiropractic and osteopathy use and the profile of chiropractor/osteopath users among middle-aged Australian women...
  36. ncbi [Extensive spinal epidural hematoma--an uncommon entity following cervical chiropractic manipulation]
    G Saxler
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie der Universität Duisburg Essen
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 142:79-82. 2004
    Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare complication after chiropractic manipulation. In the literature, only three cases have been reported, which all necessitated surgical treatment.
  37. 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)...
  38. ncbi Promising implications for integrative medicine for back pain: a profile of a Korean hospital
    Laura Stevens
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Osher Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:481-4. 2007
  39. ncbi Symptomatic expansile vertebral hemangioma causing conus medullaris compression
    Jeffrey A Rich
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:194-8. 2005
    ..To present a case of symptomatic, expansile L1 vertebral hemangioma...
  40. ncbi The Nordic back pain subpopulation program: a 1-year prospective multicenter study of outcomes of persistent low-back pain in chiropractic patients
    Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Medical Research Unit in Ringkøbing County, Ringkøbing, Denmark
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:90-6. 2005
    ....
  41. pmc Chiropractic and exercise for seniors with low back pain or neck pain: the design of two randomized clinical trials
    Michele J Maiers
    Northwestern Health Sciences University, Wolfe Harris Center for Clinical Studies, 2501 West 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55431, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:94. 2007
    ..Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility will also be assessed. Finally, using qualitative methods, older LBP and NP patient's perceptions of treatment will be explored and described...
  42. ncbi Assessment of chiropractic outcomes for low back pain and neck pain: a health plan quality incentive model
    Jim Woodburn
    MinuteClinic, Inc, Minnepolis, MH, USA
    J Healthc Qual 28:32-9. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi Clinical course in patients seeking primary care for back or neck pain: a prospective 5-year follow-up of outcome and health care consumption with subgroup analysis
    Paul Enthoven
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2458-65. 2004
    ..Prospective follow-up...
  45. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of outcome measures in patients with neck pain: detecting clinically significant improvement
    Jennifer E Bolton
    Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, England
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2410-7; discussion 2418. 2004
    ..Prospective, single-cohort study...
  46. ncbi Self-report measures best explain changes in disability compared with physical measures after exercise rehabilitation for chronic low back pain
    Paul Marshall
    Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:326-38. 2008
    ..Sixteen-week intervention for chronic patients with low back pain (LBP) with 9-month follow-up. Primary randomization at 4 weeks into either supervised Swiss ball exercise or an exercise advice group...
  47. ncbi A Cochrane review of manipulation and mobilization for mechanical neck disorders
    Anita R Gross
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1541-8. 2004
    ..Our systematic review of randomized trials assessed whether manipulation and mobilization relieve pain or improve function/disability, patient satisfaction, and global perceived effect in adults with mechanical neck disorders...
  48. ncbi Flexion mobilizations with movement techniques: the immediate effects on range of movement and pain in subjects with low back pain
    Kika Konstantinou
    Spinal Physiotherapy Specialist Research Physiotherapist, Haywood Hospital Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, UK
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:178-85. 2007
    ..A preliminary attempt has been made to describe the clinical profiles of subjects who were thought to benefit from MWMs...
  49. ncbi Spinal synovial cysts and intersegmental instability: a chiropractic case
    David N Taylor
    Multimed Center, Greefield, Mass, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:152-7. 2007
    ..This article presents a case in which synovial cysts appeared to cause compromise of the neural foramina and thecal sac with presenting neurological signs...
  50. 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)...
  51. ncbi Immediate effects on neck pain and active range of motion after a single cervical high-velocity low-amplitude manipulation in subjects presenting with mechanical neck pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Raquel Martínez-Segura
    Escuela de Osteopatía de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:511-7. 2006
    ..In addition, we assessed the possible correlation between neck pain and neck mobility...
  52. ncbi One-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial comparing flexion distraction with an exercise program for chronic low-back pain
    Jerrilyn A Cambron
    Department of Research, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL 60148, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:659-68. 2006
    ..The objective of this investigation was to compare the pain and disability during the year after active care based on treatment group allocation (Flexion Distraction versus Exercise Program)...
  53. ncbi Efficacy of treating low back pain and dysfunction secondary to osteoarthritis: chiropractic care compared with moist heat alone
    Kathleen L Beyerman
    Community Health Institute, Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Mass 01890, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:107-14. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of chiropractic spinal manipulation, manual flexion/distraction, and hot pack application for the treatment of low back pain from osteoarthritis (OA) compared with moist heat alone...
  54. ncbi Improvement after chiropractic care in cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility and subjective pain intensity in patients with nontraumatic chronic neck pain
    Per J Palmgren
    Department of Research, Scandinavian College of Chiropractic, Solna, Sweden
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:100-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine alteration in head repositioning accuracy (HRA), range of motion, and pain intensity in patients with chronic cervical pain syndrome without a history of cervical trauma...
  55. ncbi Chiropractic spinal manipulation for low back pain of pregnancy: a retrospective case series
    Anthony J Lisi
    University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    J Midwifery Womens Health 51:e7-10. 2006
    ..8 (range 1-5). No adverse effects were reported in any of the 17 cases. The results suggest that chiropractic treatment was safe in these cases and support the hypothesis that it may be effective for reducing pain intensity...
  56. ncbi Cervical spine manipulation alters sensorimotor integration: a somatosensory evoked potential study
    Heidi Haavik-Taylor
    h tHuman Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation Laboratory, Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, 261 Morrin Road, Glen Innes, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:391-402. 2007
    ..To study the immediate sensorimotor neurophysiological effects of cervical spine manipulation using somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs)...
  57. pmc A randomized clinical trial and subgroup analysis to compare flexion-distraction with active exercise for chronic low back pain
    Maruti Ram Gudavalli
    Palmer College of Chiropractic, Research, Davenport, IA, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:1070-82. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Chiropractic clinical research: progress and recommendations
    Mitchell Haas
    Center for Outcomes Studies, Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:695-706. 2006
    ..In light of the current evidence and previous recommendations, new clinical research recommendations are proposed...
  59. ncbi Effects of a managed chiropractic benefit on the use of specific diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the treatment of low back and neck pain
    Craig F Nelson
    Health Services Research, American Specialty Health, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:564-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the effects of a managed chiropractic benefit on the rates of specific diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the treatment of back pain and neck pain...
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. ncbi Dynamic surface electromyographic responses in chronic low back pain treated by traditional bone setting and conventional physical therapy
    Tiina Ritvanen
    University of Kuopio, Department of Physiology, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio corrected, Finland
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:31-7. 2007
    ..This study compared the dynamic surface electromyographic (EMG) activities of back muscles and pain before and after traditional bone setting and physical therapy...
  62. ncbi Results of chiropractic treatment of lumbopelvic fixation in 44 patients admitted to an orthopedic department
    Jan Roar Orlin
    Department of Orthopedics, Central Hospital of Sogn and Fjordane, Førde, Norway
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:135-9. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to report on and evaluate the results of chiropractic care for patients with low back pain in an orthopedic department...
  63. ncbi A patient with deep vein thrombosis presenting to a chiropractic clinic: a case report
    Matthew Fernandez
    Macquarie Injury Management Group, Macquarie University, Sydney 2109, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:144-51. 2007
    ..The objective of this article is to present and discuss a case of deep vein thrombosis in a chiropractic clinic setting...
  64. ncbi A randomized clinical trial comparing chiropractic adjustments to muscle relaxants for subacute low back pain
    Kathryn T Hoiriis
    College of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Sciences Division, Life University, Marietta, GA 30060, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:388-98. 2004
    ..Investigating appropriate care has proven difficult, since, in general, acute pain subsides spontaneously and chronic pain is resistant to intervention. Subacute back pain has been rarely studied...
  65. ncbi Predictors of a favorable outcome in patients treated by chiropractors for neck pain
    Sidney M Rubinstein
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1451-8. 2008
    ..Prospective, multicenter, cohort study...
  66. ncbi Neck-tongue syndrome
    Cameron Borody
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:e8. 2004
    ..To discuss a case of neck-tongue syndrome (NTS) affecting a dancer/figure skater, review literature summarizing the pathogenesis and treatment, and offer new categorization of neck-tongue syndrome...
  67. ncbi Cervical radiculopathy treated with chiropractic flexion distraction manipulation: A retrospective study in a private practice setting
    Jason S Schliesser
    Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:E19. 2003
    ..Although flexion distraction performed to the lumbar spine is commonly utilized and documented as effective, flexion distraction manipulation performed to the cervical spine has not been adequately studied...
  68. pmc Chiropractic care: attempting a risk-benefit analysis
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, England, UK
    Am J Public Health 92:1603-4. 2002
  69. ncbi Long-term effectiveness of bone-setting, light exercise therapy, and physiotherapy for prolonged back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Heikki M Hemmilä
    Folk Medicine Centre, Kaustinen, Finland
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:99-104. 2002
    b>Chiropractic manipulation and strenuous exercise therapy have been shown effective in the treatment of nonspecific back pain...
  70. ncbi Can patient reactions to the first chiropractic treatment predict early favorable treatment outcome in persistent low back pain?
    Iben Axen
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:450-4. 2002
    ..To investigate whether 3 distinct patterns of reactions to chiropractic care predict early favorable treatment outcome in patients with persistent low back pain...
  71. pmc Chiropractic care: attempting a risk-benefit analysis
    Will Evans
    Am J Public Health 93:522-3; author reply 523. 2003
  72. ncbi A structural chiropractic approach to the management of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
    Stephan J Troyanovich
    Adjunct Research Facility, Life Chiropractic College West, Hayward, CA, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:202-6. 2003
    ..To discuss a unique method of treatment for a patient with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and the long-term result of this treatment...
  73. pmc Chiropractic care: a flawed risk-benefit analysis?
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Am J Public Health 93:523-4; author reply 524. 2003
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi The effect of chiropractic care for a 30-year-old male with advanced ankylosing spondylitis: a time series case report
    Kevin A Rose
    Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier 90604, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:E1-9. 2003
    ..Manipulative treatment for ankylosing spondylitis is a controversial subject, and no literature on using this therapy for advanced cases with fusion of the spine could be found...
  76. ncbi Chiropractic
    Simon Dagenais
    Irvine Chiropractic, 17101 Armstrong 101, Irvine, CA 92614, USA
    Prim Care 29:419-37. 2002
    ..Satisfaction with chiropractic care for low back pain typically is good. Chiropractic, in general, offers safe and cost-effective procedures for selected musculoskeletal problems...
  77. ncbi Issues in planning a placebo-controlled trial of manual methods: results of a pilot study
    Cheryl Hawk
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:21-32. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to gather preliminary information on how to address these differences in the design of a multisite, randomized placebo-controlled trial of chiropractic care for women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP)...
  78. ncbi Increasing the cervical lordosis with chiropractic biophysics seated combined extension-compression and transverse load cervical traction with cervical manipulation: nonrandomized clinical control trial
    Deed E Harrison
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:139-51. 2003
    ..Cervical lordosis has been shown to be an important outcome of care; however, few conservative methods of rehabilitating sagittal cervical alignment have been reported...
  79. ncbi Safety of spinal manipulation in the treatment of lumbar disk herniations: a systematic review and risk assessment
    Drew Oliphant
    Comfort Health, 4607 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 0A6
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:197-210. 2004
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  80. ncbi Evaluation of chiropractic management of pediatric patients with low back pain: a prospective cohort study
    Jill A Hayden
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto M5G 2E9, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:1-8. 2003
    ..A literature search revealed no published studies addressing conservative treatment of childhood LBP...
  81. ncbi Treatment of bipolar, seizure, and sleep disorders and migraine headaches utilizing a chiropractic technique
    Erin L Elster
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:E5. 2004
    ..To discuss the use of an upper cervical technique in the case of a 23-year-old male patient with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder, sleep disorder, seizure disorder, neck and back pain, and migraine headaches...
  82. ncbi Patient satisfaction, characteristics, radiology, and complications associated with attending a specialized government-funded multidisciplinary spinal pain unit
    Lynton G F Giles
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:293-9. 2003
    ..A patient satisfaction questionnaire was sent to a random sample of patients in this Queensland Government funded service that was approved by the health authority's Ethics Committee...
  83. ncbi Active trunk extensor contributions to dynamic posteroanterior lumbar spinal stiffness
    Christopher J Colloca
    Department of Kinesiology, Atizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:229-37. 2004
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  84. ncbi Chiropractic management of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a report of two cases
    Christopher J Colloca
    State of the Art Chiropractic Center, PC, 11011 S 48th Street, Suite 205, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:448-59. 2003
    ..To discuss 2 patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome seeking chiropractic evaluation and management of their disabling musculoskeletal pain and associated disorders...
  85. ncbi Noninvasive treatments for headache
    David M Biondi
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Headache Management Program, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:355-62. 2005
    ..b>Chiropractic manipulation demonstrated a trend towards benefit in the treatment of tension-type headache, but evidence is weak...
  86. ncbi Cost and use of conservative management of lumbar disc herniation before surgical discectomy
    Scott D Daffner
    Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9196, USA
    Spine J 10:463-8. 2010
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  87. ncbi Stroke following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    A Hufnagel
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 246:683-8. 1999
    ..artery dissection (VAD; n = 8) or internal carotid artery dissection (CAD; n = 2), all following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine...
  88. ncbi Rotational vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to dynamic compression of the dominant vertebral artery by the thyroid cartilage and occlusion of the contralateral vertebral artery at C1-2 level
    Guilherme Dabus
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:184-7. 2008
    ..Vertebrobasilar insufficiency caused by head rotation is an uncommon event. The mechanism is obstruction of the vertebral artery resulting in flow limitation or, less frequently, thromboembolism...
  89. ncbi Three-dimensional mathematical model for deformation of human fasciae in manual therapy
    Hans Chaudhry
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102 1982, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:379-90. 2008
    Although mathematical models have been developed for the bony movement occurring during chiropractic manipulation, such models are not available for soft tissue motion.
  90. ncbi Iatrogenic carotid artery injury in neurosurgery
    Joji Inamasu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Room 730, Harbourside Medical Tower, 4 Columbia Dr, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Neurosurg Rev 28:239-47; discussion 248. 2005
    ..e., anterior cervical spine surgery, central venous catheterization, chemical substances, chiropractic manipulation, diagnostic cerebral angiography, middle-ear surgery, percutaneous procedures for trigeminal neuralgia, ..
  91. pmc Feasibility study of short-term effects of chiropractic manipulation on older adults with impaired balance
    Cheryl Hawk
    Vice President of Research and Scholarship, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO
    J Chiropr Med 6:121-31. 2007
    ..This information is necessary to develop a line of investigation into the role of chiropractic care on reduction of fall risk in this population...
  92. ncbi Survey of complementary and alternative therapies used by children with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia)
    Leona Bull
    School of Life Sciences, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:224-35. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the level of CAM use or the type of CAM used by dyslexic children...
  93. ncbi Qualitative review of studies of manipulation-induced hypoalgesia
    H Vernon
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 23:134-8. 2000
    ..This paper reviews a set of studies that measure the immediate effect of manipulation on pain or pain-related phenomena in the spinal and peripheral soft tissues...
  94. pmc Chiropractic outcomes managing radiculopathy in a hospital setting: a retrospective review of 162 patients
    Kim D Christensen
    Chiropractic Physicians, PeaceHealth Medical Group, Longview, WA
    J Chiropr Med 7:115-25. 2008
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  95. ncbi "C3, 4, 5 Keeps the Diaphragm Alive." Is phrenic nerve palsy part of the pathophysiological mechanism in strangulation and hanging? Should diaphragm paralysis be excluded in survived cases?: A review of the literature
    Susan J Davies
    Forensic Pathology Services, F5 Culham Science Center, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3ED UK
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:100-2. 2010
    ..involved are relatively minor and include whiplash injury, occurring in minor motor vehicle collisions, chiropractic manipulation, and compression of neck structures, including a case involving external neck compression by industrial ..
  96. ncbi Chiropractic care and ochronotic arthropathy
    M A Mestan
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 22:473-7. 1999
    ..To discuss the case of a patient with ochronotic arthropathy whose symptoms were treated with chiropractic care. An emphasis is placed on this condition's radiographic features...
  97. ncbi Arnold-Chiari malformation type I in military conscripts: symptoms and effects on service fitness
    Jyrki P Mäkelä
    Central Military Hospital, P O Box 50 FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Mil Med 171:174-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, Chiari I symptoms may be aggravated by chiropractic manipulation. This report describes symptoms and signs of Chiari I in four military conscripts in the Finnish Defense ..
  98. ncbi Chiropractic manipulation for the foot: Diversified chiropractic techniques
    D J Lawrence
    Department of Editorial Review and Publication, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illino, USA
    Man Ther 6:66-71. 2001
    ..For each technique, information is provided on indications for use, patient position, therapist position, hand placements and procedure. In addition, a short discussion on the genesis of Diversified technique is provided...
  99. pmc Resolution of cervical radiculopathy in a woman after chiropractic manipulation
    Wayne M Whalen
    Clinical Director, Whalen Chiropractic, Santee, CA 92071
    J Chiropr Med 7:17-23. 2008
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  100. ncbi Standardization of adverse event terminology and reporting in orthopaedic physical therapy: application to the cervical spine
    Lisa C Carlesso
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:455-63. 2010
    ..Published cases of severe adverse events following chiropractic manipulation illustrate the need for physical therapy to have high-quality data documenting the safety of orthopaedic ..
  101. ncbi [Non-cerebrovascular complication in chirotherapy manipulation of the cervical vertebrae]
    C N Kraft
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 139:8-11. 2001
    ..By means of the here described case and a literature survey, we aim to highlight non-cerebrovascular complications of chirotherapeutic cervical spine manipulation...

Research Grants25

  1. The Healing Context in CAM: Instrument Development and Initial Validation
    CAROL MARIE GRECO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One hundred of these will be CAM patients participating in chiropractic manipulation or mindfulness-based stress reduction...
  2. A Comparison of Manual VS. Mechanical Chiropractic Manipulation Methods
    Michael J Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Rand Center of Excellence for the Study of Appropriateness of Care in CAM
    IAN DOUGLASS COULTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..studying the prevalence of inappropriate health care and which has been previously applied by RAND to chiropractic manipulation and mobilization (M/M) for low back pain...
  4. Developmental Center to Study Mechanisms & Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation
    Joel G Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Mechanisms and Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation
    William Meeker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to establish a 3 year multidisciplinary Developmental Center for the Study of Mechanisms and Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation (Center) to increase the level and quality of the ongoing research program, to advance scientific ..
  6. A Comparison of Manual VS. Mechanical Chiropractic Manipulation Methods
    Michael Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Z Joint Changes in Low Back Pain Following Adjusting
    Gregory Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this study will be used to increase understanding of the mechanism of action of lumbar side posture adjusting and side-posture positioning in acute LBP patients. ..
  8. Dose-Response of Manipulation for Chronic Headache
    Mitchell Haas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The second is to estimate dose and efficacy parameters for a larger study for determining the relationship of cervicogenic headache outcomes with the number of treatments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. VERTEBRAL POSITION ALTERS MUSCLE SPINDLE SENSITIVITY
    Joel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Spinal manipulation is inherently a biomechanical intervention and the therapeutic successes of spinal manipulation for idiopathic low back pain may relate, in part, to the mechanical component of idiopathic low back. ..
  10. NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF LUMBAR FACET MOVEMENT
    Joel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  11. Does spinal manipulation speed determine neural response
    Joel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Teaching the manual skill of spinal manipulation could be approached from the perspective of quantifying the velocity with which the clinician applies a spinal manipulation. ..
  12. Soft Tissue Biomechanical Behavior During Acupuncture in Low Back Pain
    Helene M Langevin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. Physical CAM therapies for chronic low back pain
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At the conclusion of this project, we will be prepared to write a competitive grant proposal to evaluate the most commonly used CAM therapies for treating both older and younger adults with chronic low back pain. ..
  14. Alternative Medicine:Implications for Clinical Practice
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Chiropractic Clinical Research Curriculum
    Cynthia Long; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  16. BIOMECHANICAL EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLING
    HELENE LANGEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This will contribute to the fundamental understanding of acupuncture therapy and may lead to improvements in treatments. ..
  17. Model of Integrative Care In An Academic Health Center
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. 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. ..
  19. USUAL CARE VS. CHOICE OF ALTERNATIVE RX: LOW BACK PAIN
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Functional Bowel Disorders in Chinese Medicine
    Brian Berman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. AASK Cohort Study
    George Bakris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such results might eventually lead to new strategies that delay or prevent ESRD. ..
  22. US-China-Japan Research Consortium on Herbal Medicines
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Lastly, we will determine, as part of this planning grant, the ideal number of partnering institutions (2, 3 or 4) in anticipation of an application for Phase II of this NIH International Center for Research on CAM. ..
  23. Evaluating Reversible Spinal Fixation in Biped Rats
    Charles Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This progressive plan of study will permit evaluation of biological mechanisms thought to link the manipulable lesion (subluxation) with spinal manipulation and the chiropractic clinical experience. ..
  24. Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative Medicine
    Ian Coulter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A detailed case study, using qualitative and quantitative research methods will yield a rich description that can facilitate future quantitative studies over a broader range of organizational models of integrative medicine. ..
  25. N. American Integrative Medicine Scientific Conference
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..