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Inter-examiner reliability of the interpretation of paraspinal thermographic pattern analysis

June 16, 2015

Introduction: A few spinal manipulation techniques use paraspinal surface thermography as an examination tool that informs clinical-decision making; however, interexaminer reliability of this interpretation has not been reported. The purpose of this study was to report interexaminer reliability for classifying cervical paraspinal thermographic findings. Methods: Seventeen doctors of chiropractic self-reporting a minimum of 2 years

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Chiropractic “Name Techniques”: a review of the literature

July 02, 2014

In a previous article, the author discussed current trends in utilization rates of chiropractic “Name Techniques” in Canada, and provided recommendations for their inclusion into the curriculum at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. In this article, a review of the literature on “Name Techniques” was conducted, with interpretation and synthesis by the author. One hundred

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Real-time force feedback during flexion-distraction procedure for low back pain: A pilot study

May 21, 2014

A form of chiropractic procedure known as Cox flexion-distraction is used by chiropractors to treat low back pain. Patient lies face down on a specially designed table having a stationery thoracic support and a moveable caudal support for the legs. The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) holds a manual contact applying forces over the posterior lumbar

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