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Distribution of cavitations as identified with accelerometry during lumbar spinal manipulation.
OBJECTIVE This project determined the location and distribution of cavitations (producing vibrations and audible sounds) in the lumbar zygapophyseal (Z) joints that were targeted by spinalExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging zygapophyseal joint space changes (gapping) in low back pain patients following spinal manipulation and side-posture positioning: a randomized controlled mechanisms trial
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to quantify lumbar zygapophyseal (Z) joint space separation (gapping) in low back pain (LBP) subjects after spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or side-postureExpand
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Quantification of cavitation and gapping of lumbar zygapophyseal joints during spinal manipulative therapy.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to use previously validated methods to quantify and relate 2 phenomena associated with chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy (SMT): (1) cavitation and (2)Expand
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A pilot randomized controlled trial of flexion-distraction dosage for chiropractic treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this pilot clinical trial was to assess the feasibility of recruiting older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) into a clinical trial that used different dosages ofExpand
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Recruitment methods and costs for a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of chiropractic care for lumbar spinal stenosis: a single-site pilot study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to describe the methods for recruitment in a clinical trial on chiropractic care for lumbar spinal stenosis. METHODS This randomized, placebo-controlledExpand
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Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the efficacy of shoe orthotics with and without chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain compared with no treatment. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTINGExpand
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Benefits, Challenges, and Culture Change Related to Collaborations Between Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Traditional Research-Intensive Institutions
BackgroundThis project assessed the nature of collaboration between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and traditional, research-intensive (TRI) institutions among the nine National CenterExpand
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Advancing health promotion through massage therapy practice: A cross-sectional survey study
The human resources needed to provide health promotion services to improve health behaviors in populations are currently limited. Health promotion and education is included in the definition ofExpand
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A Research Agenda for the Massage Therapy Profession: a Report from the Massage Therapy Foundation
The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) serves as a primary steward of massage therapy research; working to fund and advance the science and art of massage therapy for the entire massage community. TheExpand