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Systemic diseases associated with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.
PURPOSE We investigated, in nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, the prevalence of various systemic diseases before or at its onset and the incidence of subsequent morbidity andExpand
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A survey of US chiropractors on clinical preventive services.
OBJECTIVE To assess attitudes of current chiropractic students, public health faculty, and practitioners toward the topics of clinical preventive and health promotion services. DESIGN ANDExpand
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Adding Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy to Standard Medical Care for Patients With Acute Low Back Pain: Results of a Pragmatic Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Study
Study Design. Randomized controlled trial. Objective. To assess changes in pain levels and physical functioning in response to standard medical care (SMC) versus SMC plus chiropractic manipulativeExpand
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Spinal manipulative therapy versus a low force mimic maneuver for women with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized, observer-blinded, clinical trial
Non-drug therapies for women with primary dysmenorrhea are primarily based on anecdotal evidence and small-scale clinical studies. This randomized, observer-blinded, clinical trial evaluated theExpand
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Decreased survival with increasing prevalence of full-body, radiographically defined osteoarthritis in women.
The relation between full-body, radiographically defined osteoarthritis and survival was examined in a cohort of 296 women aged 42-76 years (mean age, 57.1 years). These women were a random sample ofExpand
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Effect of spinal manipulation thrust magnitude on trunk mechanical activation thresholds of lateral thalamic neurons.
OBJECTIVES High-velocity low-amplitude spinal manipulation (HVLA-SM), as performed by doctors who use manual therapy (eg, doctors of chiropractic and osteopathy), results in mechanical hypoalgesia inExpand
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Issues in planning a placebo-controlled trial of manual methods: results of a pilot study.
OBJECTIVE There are fundamental differences between the administration of medications and the application of manual procedures, such as those used by chiropractors. The objective of this study was toExpand
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Spinal Manipulation and Home Exercise With Advice for Subacute and Chronic Back-Related Leg Pain
Context Few studies evaluate the comparative effectiveness of conservative treatments for back-related leg pain. Contribution This randomized trial, involving 192 adults with subacute or chronicExpand
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A randomized trial investigating a chiropractic manual placebo: a novel design using standardized forces in the delivery of active and control treatments.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the proposed manual placebo in terms of success in blinding patients to treatment group assignment and outcomes between the treatment groups. DESIGN Randomized controlledExpand
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