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Validity of palpation of the C1 transverse process: comparison with a radiographic reference standard

June 15, 2015

Objectives: Primary goal: to determine the validity of C1 transverse process (TVP) palpation compared to an imaging reference standard. Methods: Radiopaque markers were affixed to the skin at the putative location of the C1 TVPs in 21 participants receiving APOM radiographs. The radiographic vertical distances from the marker to the C1 TVP, mastoid process, and

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Neck pain and disability outcomes following chiropractic upper cervical care: a retrospective case series

June 19, 2014

Objective: To investigate the use of an upper cervical low-force (UCLF) chiropractic procedure, based on a vertebral alignment model, in the management of neck pain and disability by assessing the impact on valid patient outcome measures. Design: A retrospective case series. Methods: Consecutive patient files at a private chiropractic practice over a 1-year period were

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