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Biomechanical Effects Resulting From Manual Therapy

Association of lumbar spine stiffness and flexion-relaxation phenomenon with patient-reported outcomes in adults with chronic low back pain – a single-arm clinical trial investigating the effects of thrust spinal manipulation
Xia, Ting,; Long, Cynthia R,; Vining, Robert D; Gudavalli, Maruti R; DeVocht, James W; Kawchuk, Gregory N; Wilder, David G; Goertz, Christine M.
BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jun 9;17(1):303. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1821-1.
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3-Dimensional Cervical Movement Characteristics and the Influence of Thoracic Treatment on a Subgroup of Acute Neck Pain Patients
Krott, Nikolas L; Bloyinski, Gunnar M; Cattrysse, Erik.
J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 May;41(4):304-314. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.11.002. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

The Effects of Thoracic Manipulation on Posteroanterior Spinal Stiffness
Campbell, Brad D; Snodgrass, Suzanne J.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2010 Nov;40(11):685-93. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2010.3271.
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Magnetic resonance imaging zygapophyseal joint space changes (gapping) in low back pain patients following spinal manipulation and side-posture positioning: a randomized controlled mechanisms trial with blinding.
Cramer, Gregory D; Cambron, Jerrilyn; Cantu, Joe A; Dexheimer, Jennifer M; Pocius, Judith D; Gregerson, Douglas; Fergus, Michael; McKinnis, Ray & Grieve, Thomas J
J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013 May;36(4):203-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.04.003. Epub 2013 May 3.
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Preliminary investigation of the mechanisms underlying the effects of manipulation: exploration of a multivariate model including spinal stiffness, multifidus recruitment, and clinical findings.
Fritz, Julie M; Koppenhaver, Shane L; Kawchuk, Gregory N; Teyhen, Deydre S; Hebert, Jeffrey J & Childs, John D
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Oct 1;36(21):1772-81. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318216337d.

Association between history and physical examination factors and change in lumbar multifidus muscle thickness after spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain.
Koppenhaver, Shane L; Fritz, Julie M; Hebert, Jeffrey J; Kawchuk, Greg N; Parent, Eric C; Gill, Norman W; Childs, John D & Teyhen, Deydre S
J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2012 Oct;22(5):724-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2012.03.004. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

The effect of application site of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) on spinal stiffness.
Edgecombe, Tiffany L; Kawchuk, Greg N; Long, Cynthia R & Pickar, Joel G
Spine J. 2015 Jun 1;15(6):1332-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.07.480. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
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Scapular Kinematics Pre— and Post—Thoracic Thrust Manipulation in Individuals With and Without Shoulder Impingement Symptoms: A Randomized Controlled Study.
Haik, Melina N; Alburquerque-Sendín, Francisco; Silva, Caroline Z; Siqueira-Junior, Aristides L; Ribeiro, Ivana L; Camargo, Paula R.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Jul;44(7):475-87. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2014.4760. Epub 2014 May 22.
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The effect of spinal manipulative therapy on spinal range of motion: a systematic literature review.
Millan, Mario; Leboeuf-Yde, Charlotte; Budgell, Brian; Descarreaux, Martin; Amorim, Michel-Ange.
Chiropr Man Therap. 2012 Aug 6;20(1):23. doi: 10.1186/2045-709X-20-23.
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The Immediate Effect of Posteroanterior Mobilization on Reducing Back Pain and the Stiffness of the Lumbar Spine.
Shum, Gary L; Tsung, Bonnie Y; Lee, Raymond Y.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Apr;94(4):673-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.11.020. Epub 2012 Nov 23.
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