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Adverse events from spinal manipulations in the pregnant and postpartum periods: an update

Background: The purpose of this study is to update a previous critical review of adverse events in pregnant and postpartum populations. Methods: The following databases were searched: PubMed, CINAHL, Index to Chiropractic Literature, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews/Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and MEDLINE. We included all study design types as it was determined

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Potential publication bias in chiropractic and spinal manipulation research listed on clinicaltrials.gov

Introduction: Clinical trial registries are used to help improve transparency in trial reporting. Our study aimed to identify potential publication bias in chiropractic and spinal manipulation research by assessing data drawn from published studies listed in clinincaltrials.gov. Methods: We searched the clinicaltrials.gov registry database for completed trials tagged with the key indexing terms chiropractic or

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Would adopting a revised landmark rule for the spinal level of the iliac crests improve the accuracy of lumbar level identification?

This is a secondary analysis of two previous systematic reviews demonstrating cephalad bias in using palpation to enumerate lumbopelvic levels, based on the conventional landmark rule that the spinal level of the palpated iliac crests=L4. Our study included 7 articles which enumerated lumbopelvic levels based on this rule, and furthermore reported data such that the

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World Spine Care – Bringing spinal care to the underserviced around the world

By Dr. Geoff Outerbridge Spine-related disorders are the number one cause of disability globally and every year result in the loss of billions of dollars through healthcare costs, diminished individual incomes, and loss of productivity in the workforce. Populations in most areas of the world, especially rural populations, have no access to conventional healthcare resources

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Innovative application of Cox Flexion Distraction Decompression to the knee: a retrospective case series

Objective: The purpose of this study is to introduce the application of Cox flexion distraction decompression as an innovative approach to treating knee pain and osteoarthritis. Methods: Six months of clinical files from one chiropractic practice were retrospectively screened for patients who had been treated for knee pain. Twenty-five patients met the criteria for inclusion.

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