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Multimodal non-surgical intervention for individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a retrospective case series

September 06, 2019

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to review the pain and functional outcomes of a multimodal intervention in three patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study explores how manual therapy can be delivered within an evidence-based framework for the management of knee OA. Methods: Medical records were reviewed for three patients with knee OA

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A comparison of the clinical manifestation and pathophysiology of myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia: implications for differential diagnosis and management

May 25, 2018

Two prominent forms of chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders are fibromyalgia (FM) and myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). Inconsistent diagnosis of chronic musculoskeletal pain is an important clinical issue, as MPS is often mistaken for FM. Distinction between the two diagnoses depends largely on identification of either tender points or myofascial trigger points in FM and MPS,

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Differences by gender in the incidence of cervical and lumbar complaints of chiropractic patients at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

July 14, 2014

Based on a larger study of chiropractic patients conducted at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) Outrpatient Clinics, this study examined the differences by patient gender in: area of chief complaint, occupational status, duration of chief complaint and number of treatments. Cervical and lumbar complaints were emphasized. The findings of this study demonstrated that there

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Survey of Canadian chiropractors involvement in the treatment of patients under the age of 18

July 07, 2014

Background: There is limited information about the degree of Canadian chiropractors’ involvement in treating patients under the age of 18. Study Objective: To determine how frequently and for what reasons chiropractors treat patients under the age of 18 Methods: A cross-sectional survey of a random sample of 1,200 Canadian chiropractors. In addition to completing a

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The horse that was a zebra: primary lymphoma of bone mimicking shoulder stain in an elderly male

July 04, 2014

Primary malignant tumours of the extremities are rarely seen in chiropractic clinics. A case is presented of an eighty year old male who had complained of pain in the right shoulder of several days duration. History and clinical examination were consistent with mechanical joint pain. Following an appropriate course of conservative care the patient continued

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