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The effect of cranial manipulation on the Traube-Hering-Mayer oscillation as measured by laser-Doppler flowmetry.

  title={The effect of cranial manipulation on the Traube-Hering-Mayer oscillation as measured by laser-Doppler flowmetry.},
  author={Nicette Sergueef and Kenneth E. Nelson and Thomas Glonek},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  volume={8 6},
CONTEXT A correlation has been established between the Traube-Hering-Mayer oscillation in blood-flow velocity, measured by laser-Doppler flowmetry, and the cranial rhythmic impulse. OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of cranial manipulation on the Traube-Hering-Mayer oscillation. DESIGN Of 23 participants, 13 received a sham treatment and 10 received cranial manipulation. SETTING Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Ill. PARTICIPANTS Healthy… 


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