A rationale for the treatment of back pain and joint pain by manual therapy.

@article{Twomey1992ARF,
  title={A rationale for the treatment of back pain and joint pain by manual therapy.},
  author={Leanne Twomey},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={885-92}
}
Manual therapy, with its emphasis on joint movement and exercise, has become increasingly important for the treatment of pain and dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system. The rationale used to explain the success of manual therapy has changed radically in recent years. Early explanations, which included concepts such as adjusting joint subluxations, restoring bony alignment, and reducing nuclear protrusion, have been shown to have no basis in fact. Current biological research shows the value… CONTINUE READING

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