Effect of pressure applied to the upper thoracic (placebo) versus lumbar areas (osteopathic manipulative treatment) for inhibition of lumbar myalgia during labor

  title={Effect of pressure applied to the upper thoracic (placebo) versus lumbar areas (osteopathic manipulative treatment) for inhibition of lumbar myalgia during labor},
  author={R A Guthrie and R H Martin},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  pages={57 - 64}
  • R. GuthrieR. Martin
  • Published 1 December 1982
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

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