Ashley Morgenthal

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INTRODUCTION While clinicians generally accept that musculoskeletal low back pain (LBP) can arise from specific tissues, it remains difficult to confirm specific sources. METHODS Based on evidence supported by diagnostic utility studies, doctors of chiropractic functioning as members of a research clinic created a diagnostic classification system,(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to measure the prevalence of graded disc degeneration, spondylolisthesis, transitional segmentation, and the distribution of sacral slope in patients 21 to 65 years of age with chronic low back pain (CLBP). METHODS This retrospective study analyzed 247 digital lumbar radiographic series obtained during a randomized(More)
Questions remain as to whether pediatric sleep disordered breathing increases the risk for elevated blood pressure and blood pressure-dependent cardiac remodeling. We tested the hypothesis that activity-adjusted morning blood pressure surge, blood pressure load, and diurnal and nocturnal blood pressure are significantly higher in children with sleep(More)
Methods A multidisciplinary team of investigators and clinical research staff provide iterative feedback to develop case review processes for application across complex clinical trials involving biomechanical testing and/or spinal manipulation. Investigative team members design eligibility criteria and operational definitions consistent with the specific(More)
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