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Skin rolling technique as an indicator of spinal joint dysfunction

August 12, 2014

The use of skin roll technique as an indicator of spinal joint dysfunction (fixations) has not previously been subjected to validity testing. This study was undertaken to determine the degree of correlation between the skin roll technique and spinal joint dysfunction in the thoracic spine. Twenty-five (25) subjects reported tenderness to a paraspinal skin roll

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Pressure algometry and tissue compliance measures in the treatment of chronic headache by spinal manipulation: a single case/sin

August 12, 2014

A single-case study of chronic bilateral headache is presented with data provided on pressure algometry, visual analogue scale (VAS), and tissue compliance assessment, the former two measured pre-and-post-manipulation. Pre-treatment recordings demonstrated correlation of findings of joint and muscle dysfunction in the upper cervical spine in this headache sufferer. Post-treatment recordings demonstrated improvements not only in

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