Juan José Boscá-Gandía

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a spinal thrust manipulation directed to the upper cervical segments (atlanto-occipital joint) on active mouth opening and pressure pain sensitivity in a trigeminal nerve innervated region (sphenoid bone) in women with mechanical neck pain. METHODS Thirty-seven women, ages 21 to 50(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate the immediate effect of a global pelvic manipulation (GPM) technique, bilaterally applied, on low back pelvic pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea (PD). DESIGN A prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. SETTING Faculty of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry. University of Sevilla, Spain. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical and thoracic spinal manipulative therapy has shown positive impact for relief of pain and improve function in non-specific mechanical neck pain. Several attempts have been made to compare their effectiveness although previous studies lacked a control group, assessed acute neck pain or combined thrust and non-thrust techniques. AIM To(More)
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