Thoracic manual therapy in the management of non-specific shoulder pain: a systematic review.

@article{Peek2015ThoracicMT,
  title={Thoracic manual therapy in the management of non-specific shoulder pain: a systematic review.},
  author={Aimie Laura Peek and Caroline Miller and Nicola R Heneghan},
  journal={The Journal of manual & manipulative therapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={176-87}
}
OBJECTIVES Non-specific shoulder pain (NSSP) is often persistent and disabling leading to high socioeconomic costs. Cervical manipulation has demonstrated improvements in patients with NSSP, although risks associated with thrust techniques are documented. Thoracic manual therapy (TMT) may utilise similar neurophysiological effects with less risk. The current evidence for TMT in treating NSSP is limited to systematic reviews of manual therapy (MT) applied to the upper quadrant. These reviews… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 63 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 57 references

[GRADE guidelines: 9. Rating up the quality of evidence].

Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen • 2013

Does thoracic manipulation increase shoulder range of movement in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome? A pilot study

K Janse van Rensburg, E. Atkins
Int Musculoskelet Med • 2012

Internet]. Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions, Version 5.1.0

J Higgins, S Green
[cited 2013 Nov 3] • 2011

Narrative review: the effect of thoracic manipulation on shoulder pain: a regional interdependence model

D Sueki, E. Chaconas
Phys Ther Rev • 2011

Deaths after chiropractic: a review of published cases.

International journal of clinical practice • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…