Changes in the Use of Telehealth and Face-To-Face Chiropractic Care in the Department of Veterans Affairs before and after the COVID-19 Pandemic
The purpose of this study was to describe the use of face-to-face and telehealth chiropractic care in the United States Veterans Health Administration (VHA) before and after the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - December 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gregory R Roytman, Brian C Coleman, Kelsey L Corcoran, Christine Goertz, Cynthia Long, Anthony Lisi Source Type: research

Association Between Pregnancy-Related Hormones and Lumbopelvic Pain Characteristics in Pregnant Women: A Scoping Review
The objectives of this scoping review were (1) to document and quantify the potential associations between lumbopelvic pain characteristics and pregnancy-related hormones, and (2) to identify research approaches and assessment tools used to investigate lumbopelvic pain characteristics and pregnancy-related hormones. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - December 9, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Catherine Daneau, Mari ève Houle, Mégane Pasquier, Stephanie-May Ruchat, Martin Descarreaux Source Type: research

Long-Term Medicare Costs Associated With Opioid Analgesic Therapy vs Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in a Cohort of Older Adults
The purpose of this study was to compare Medicare healthcare expenditures for patients who received long-term treatment of chronic low back pain (cLBP) with either opioid analgesic therapy (OAT) or spinal manipulative therapy (SMT). (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - December 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: James M. Whedon, Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, Andrew Toler, Todd A. MacKenzie, Jon D. Lurie, Serena Bezdjian, Scott Haldeman, Eric Hurwitz, Ian Coulter Source Type: research

Best-Practice Recommendations for Chiropractic Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Patients: Results of a Consensus Process
The purpose of this project was to develop a best-practices document on chiropractic care for pregnant and postpartum patients with low back pain (LBP), pelvic girdle pain (PGP), or a combination. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - November 23, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carol Ann Weis, Katherine Pohlman, Jon Barrett, Susan Clinton, Sophia da Silva-Oolup, Crystal Draper, Joyce Lee, Rupali Kumar, Maeve O'Beirne, Kent Stuber, Cheryl Hawk Source Type: research

Income as a Predictor of Self-Efficacy for Managing Pain and for Coping With Symptoms Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain
The purpose of this study was to evaluate pain self-efficacy (PSE) and coping self-efficacy (CSE) for people with chronic low back pain (CLBP), and to assess whether lower income may be associated with less PSE and CSE in the United States. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 29, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Margaret D. Whitley, Patricia M. Herman, Gursel R. Aliyev, Cathy D. Sherbourne, Gery W. Ryan, Ian D. Coulter Source Type: research

Validating Surface Topography for the Measurement of the Thoracic Kyphosis Angle in Patients With Scoliosis: A Prospective Study of Accuracy
The purpose of this study was to test the validity and determine the accuracy of surface topography in relation to photogrammetry for measuring the thoracic kyphosis angle in patients with scoliosis. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 27, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Isis J.R.L. Navarro, R úbia A.T. Godinho, Cláudia T. Candotti Source Type: research

Effect of Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides on Stiffness of Lumbar Stabilizer Muscles in Patients With Nonspecific Low Back Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial
The aim of this study was to investigate the immediate effect of Mulligan sustained natural apophyseal glides (SNAGs) on muscular stiffness by using ultrasound shear wave elastography, pain, and function in patients with nonspecific low back pain. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yasemin Buran Çirak, Işıl Yurdaişik, Nurgül Dürüstkan Elbaşi, Yunus Emre Tütüneken, Kübra Köçe, Betül Çinar Source Type: research

Acute and Time-Course Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Vascular and Autonomic Function in Patients With Heart Failure: A Randomized Trial
The purposed of this study was to valuate the effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) on flow-mediated dilation and heart rate variability of patients with heart failure. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fellipe Amatuzzi, Alexandra Correa Gervazoni Balbuena de Lima, Marianne Lucenna Da Silva, Graziella Fran ça Bernardelli Cipriano, Aparecida Maria Catai, Lawrence Patrick Cahalin, Gaspar Chiappa, Gerson Cipriano Source Type: research

A Novel and Accurate Palpation Method for Identification of the L4 Spinous Process: A Preliminary Study of Accuracy
The purpose of this study was to assess a novel method of lumbar spinous process (SP) palpation by using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) high-signal marker reference standards for verification. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 21, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gregory R. Roytman, Scott Selby, Joe Cantu, Gregory D. Cramer Source Type: research

Patient Characteristics Associated With Self-Reported Adherence to Chiropractic Treatment Recommendations: A Feasibility Study
The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of developing and administering a patient adherence survey to assess self-reported adherence to treatment recommendations from a chiropractic doctor within an academic health center. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Serena Bezdjian, James M. Whedon, Robb Russell, Ian Coulter Source Type: research

The Effect of Reduced Access to Chiropractic Care on Medical Service Use for Spine Conditions Among Older Adults
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which access to chiropractic care affects medical service use among older adults with spine conditions. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Matthew Davis, Olga Yakusheva, Haiyin Liu, Brian Anderson, Julie Bynum Source Type: research

The Influence of Sacroiliac Joint Manipulation on Changes in the Values of the Center of Pressure in the Process of Maintaining Static Body Balance
The aim of the study was to determine the influence of manipulative treatment of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) hypomobility on the ability to maintain static balance of the body. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Micha ł O. Posłuszny, Małgorzata M. Waszak Source Type: research

Thoracic Spinal Manipulation Effect on Neuroendocrine Response in People With Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Crossover Trial
The purpose of the present study was to determine the neuroendocrine response after a thoracic spinal manipulation in people with Achilles tendinopathy. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kesava Kovanur Sampath, Ramakrishnan Mani, Rajesh Katare, Joshua Neale, James Cotter, Steve Tumilty Source Type: research

Effects of Dry Needling on Biomechanical Properties of the Myofascial Trigger Points Measured by Myotonometry: A Randomized Controlled Trial
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of dry needling (DN) on the biomechanical properties of a latent medial myofascial trigger point (MTrP) of the soleus muscle compared with an adjacent point within the taut band (TB) measured by myotonometry. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carolina Jim énez-Sánchez, Julio Gómez-Soriano, Elisabeth Bravo-Esteban, Orlando Mayoral-del Moral, Pablo Herrero-Gállego, Diego Serrano-Muñoz, María Ortiz-Lucas Source Type: research

Risk of Treatment Escalation in Recipients vs Nonrecipients of Spinal Manipulation for Musculoskeletal Cervical Spine Disorders: An Analysis of Insurance Claims
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between treatment escalation and spinal manipulation in a retrospective cohort of people diagnosed with musculoskeletal disorders of the cervical spine. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - August 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Brian R. Anderson, W. Steve McClellan, Cynthia R. Long Tags: ACC-RAC Award Winning Paper Source Type: research

In Reply: Misleading Article by Goertz et al
Thank you for the opportunity to reply. The authors accuse us of misleading readers; below are the reasons why we respectfully disagree. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christine M Goertz, Eric L. Hurwitz, Bernadette A. Murphy, Ian D. Coulter Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

In Reply: A Missed Opportunity
We agree completely that it is indeed “a missed opportunity” that important scientific dialogue regarding the Summit article1 is occurring outside the journal in which it was submitted. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christine M Goertz, Eric L. Hurwitz, Bernadette A. Murphy, Ian D. Coulter Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Misleading paper by goertz et al
Goertz et al offered an alternate interpretation1 of the data from the Global Summit on the efficacy and effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for the prevention and treatment of non-musculoskeletal disorders.2 Further, they concluded that “some statements generated from the summit event have extrapolated beyond the data” and that these “have the potential to misrepresent the literature.”1 We find their article to be misleading the readers of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jan Hartvigsen, Iben Ax én, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Pierre Côté Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Goertz et al. —A Missed Opportunity
I read with interest the letters to the editor in response to the Goertz et al. literature review.1 I was struck by the content in the letters that provide a critical review of the Summit article,2 which was published in another journal, thereby limiting an academic debate as expected among scholars. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Silvano A. Mior Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Goertz et al —In Support of Scientific Dialogue: A Note From the Editor
This letter aims to clarify processes regarding publication of an article by Goertz, Hurwitz, Murphy, and Coulter in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT).1 In general, JMPT discourages overlapping publications.2 However, as policies from JMPT and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) have stated, there are situations when this may be allowed,3,4 such as when coworkers “disagree on the analysis and interpretation of their study.”3 (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Claire D. Johnson Source Type: research

A Kinematic Comparison Between Sit-to-Stand Movements and Individual Cycles of the 5-Cycle Sit-to-Stand Test
This study evaluated the similarity of kinematics between a single cycle of the STS movement and individual cycles of the 5XSTS test. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Samuel J. Howarth, Rachel Hum, Lauren Ead Source Type: research

Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Changes in Cervical Motion Segment Interactions in Patients With Neck Pain: An Observational Study With Matched Asymptomatic Controls
The objectives of this study were to determine (1) if maximal intervertebral range of motion (IV-RoMmax) and laxity interactions exist in the cervical spine during flexion, (2) if there are differences in IV-RoMmax or laxity parameters between baseline and follow-up in both patients with neck pain and asymptomatic controls, and (3) if there is an effect on IV-RoMmax/laxity relationships in patients with neck pain after spinal manipulative therapy. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - July 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alister J. du Rose, Jonathan Branney, Alan C. Breen Source Type: research

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Premature evaluation –making policy recommendations in the absence of sufficient evidence
I read with appreciation the perspectives included in the article by Goertz et al.1 that provided an alternate analysis of the Global Summit, which conducted a systematic review of the literature about spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for the management of nonmusculoskeletal disorders. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 20, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Deborah Kopansky-Giles Source Type: research

SMT and non-MSK disorders: The correct concern but the wrong research question
I read with interest the article by Goertz et al. that offers alternate conclusions about 6 trials showing no or equivocal effect of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) as a sole intervention on 5 unrelated nonmusculoskeletal (non-MSK) problems.1 This is hardly new information, although as noted in this article there remains considerable debate on the quality and relevance of the available research. There is, however, a more relevant question that was not considered: Do patients with non-MSK disorders benefit from seeing a clinician who practices SMT? (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 20, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Scott Haldeman Source Type: research

Characteristics Associated With People With Chronic Low Back Pain Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations for Sedentary Behavior: A Cross-Sectional Study
The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with meeting physical activity guidelines and sedentary recommendations in people with chronic low back pain (LBP). (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tatiana M. Damato, Crystian B. Oliveira, Marcia R. Franco, Fernanda G. Silva, Cynthia Gobbi, Priscila K. Morelh ão, Diego G. Christofaro, Rafael Z. Pinto Source Type: research

Support of “A Fall From the Summit” by Goertz et al.
In September 2019, I had the honor to attend the Global Summit event. As a participant, I was one of the primary reviewers for an included article1 and a co-author of another included article.2 When the Summit event concluded, I had a solid understanding of the review results and that the implications would highlight the lack of evidence for spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) of the nonmusculoskeletal disorders explored and the need for further research. However, I was disappointed when the completed statement had a focus on overreaching policy implications for all nonmusculoskeletal conditions and little input or suggested...
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Katherine A. Pohlman Source Type: research

Comment about Extrapolating Beyond the Data
My spirits were heartened after reading the article by Goertz et al.1 I would like to add my support and concern from a basic sciences perspective about the lack of biological plausibility of collapsing 5 different clinical disorders, namely infantile colic, childhood asthma, hypertension, primary dysmenorrhea, and migraine, into a single category. Goertz et al rightly point out that there is no biologically plausible reason for considering these 5 different clinical entities as 1 condition.1 The scientific literature does not yet fully understand the mechanisms of why some people develop these conditions and based on what...
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Heidi Haavik Source Type: research

Extrapolating Beyond the Data
We represent the Southern California University of Health Sciences, incorporating the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. We agree with the views and conclusions of the article by Goertz et al.1 The overall paucity of high-quality evidence either for or against effectiveness, the threat to biological plausibility of collapsing 5 heterogeneous disorders into a single category, and careful consideration of best practices for use of evidence in policymaking suggests the need for their more accurate and cautious conclusion. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: John Scaringe, Melissa A. Nagare, Robb Russell, Jim Whedon Source Type: research

Re. Goertz et al. Extrapolating beyond the data
I read with interest the alternate analysis offered by Goertz et al1 and would like to add to the comments regarding the limitations of systematic reviews, including important limitations I have observed but that were not discussed. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Brian S. Budgell Source Type: research

Re: Goertz et al. Extrapolating Beyond the Data
I thank Goertz et al. for their astute and eloquent article, and I wish to add these additional concerns.1 My first concern is regarding appropriate representation on the Summit expert panel for the topic of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for nonmusculoskeletal (non-MSK) conditions. Researchers from osteopathy or some other chiropractic institutions, who may have been more familiar with research on SMT for non-MSK conditions, were apparently not included in the Summit deliberations. The otherwise bias-averse steering committee used undescribed, unreferenced purposive and snowball sampling methods to determine the Summit...
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Igor Steiman Source Type: research

Effects of Thrust Magnitude and Duration on Immediate Postspinal Manipulation Trunk Muscle Spindle Responses
The purpose of this study was to characterize trunk muscle spindle responses immediately after high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulation (HVLA-SM) delivered at various thrust magnitudes and thrust durations. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carla R. Lima, Randall S. Sozio, AaMarryah C. Law, Alicia J. Nelson, Harshvardhan Singh, Christopher P. Hurt, Peng Li, William R. Reed Source Type: research

Comment About Extrapolating Beyond the Data
I support the alternate analysis by Goertz et al1 that evidence-based policy decisions should be informed by broader considerations, not a single systematic review based on weak scientific evidence that contradicted findings from other systematic reviews.2-4 (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kelly R. Holt Source Type: research

Agenda-Driven Summit
I write this letter to express my agreement with the alternative analysis offered by Goertz et al.,1 which provides evidence-based rationale from the limited research currently available.2 I would also like to provide my perspective as the president of one of the largest chiropractic programs in the world for use of these articles. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: William E. Morgan Source Type: research

Comment on Goertz et al article
The article by Goertz et al.1 presents a well-reasoned and thoroughly documented discussion on a recent systematic review of spinal manipulation for nonmusculoskeletal conditions. The comment that insufficient evidence is not evidence against an intervention definitely deserves to be heeded. This concept is often forgotten when policymakers are making judgments in the many cases where evidence is sparse. This is particularly important for policymakers to keep in mind. I also appreciate their discussion of the issue of hypotheses in designing and interpreting studies for this complex topic and would like to expand on this a...
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cheryl Hawk Source Type: research

Science is Ever Changing
I read with interest the article by Goertz et al., who methodologically provide an alternate analysis for a systematic review about spinal manipulative therapy for the management of nonmusculoskeletal disorders.1 I offer these comments having been involved in promoting research, including both musculoskeletal and nonmusculoskeletal conditions, beginning as early as 1973 with The Black Lung Conference Experimental Approaches to the Investigation of Chiropractic Management in Pneumoconiosis.2 My views are shaped by my education, history, politics, science, pragmatism, and professional experience but are ultimately derived fr...
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Louis Sportelli Source Type: research

Overextrapolation, Missed Opportunities, and Ladders on the Wrong Walls
I am grateful to Goertz et al.1 for their alternate analysis of the Summit. Goertz and colleagues provide a rational interpretation and logical conclusion regarding the evidence about spinal manipulative therapy and nonmusculoskeletal disorders and their associated health policy implications. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dennis M. Marchiori Source Type: research

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Chiropractic Practice in the Continent of Africa: A Structured Online Survey of 608 Chiropractors
The purpose of this study was to assess the status, supply, demographics, and characteristics of chiropractic practice in the continent of Africa. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hiwot A. Melka, Robb Russell, James Whedon, Scott Haldeman Tags: ACCRAC 2019 Award Winning Paper Source Type: research

Comparison of Pelvic Tilt Before and After Hip Flexor Stretching in Healthy Adults
The purpose of this study was to assess the association between hip flexor length and pelvic tilt or lumbar lordosis by quantifying the effect of stretching on pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Stephen J. Preece, Yen Fang Tan, Talal D.A. Alghamdi, Frances A. Arnall Source Type: research

Manual Cervical Traction and Trunk Stabilization Cause Significant Changes in Upper and Lower Esophageal Sphincter: A Randomized Trial
Dysfunctions in the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) levels can occur owing to poor muscle coordination, contraction, or relaxation. Such condition can possibly be addressed by functional rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to measure pressure changes in the UES and LES at rest and during routine rehabilitation techniques, that is, cervical manual traction and trunk stabilization maneuver. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Petr Bitnar, Jan Stovicek, Stepan Hlava, Pavel Kolar, Josef Arlt, Marketa Arltova, Katerina Madle, Andrew Busch, Alena Kobesova Source Type: research

Comparison of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training With Connective Tissue Massage to Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Alone in Women With Overactive Bladder: A Randomized Controlled Study
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a 6-week program of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) plus connective tissue massage (CTM) to PFMT alone in women with overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms on those symptoms, pelvic floor muscle strength, and quality of life. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yasemin Karaaslan, Seyda Toprak Celenay, Faruk Kucukdurmaz Source Type: research

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Inclinometer Reliability for Shoulder Ranges of Motion in Individuals With Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
This study aimed to determine the intra- and interrater reliability of active and passive range of motion in the shoulders of individuals with subacromial impingement syndrome using a digital inclinometer. (Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - April 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Marcela C. Tozzo, Walter Ansanello, Jaqueline Martins, Salom ão C.A. Zatiti, Anamaria S. de Oliveira Source Type: research