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Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459122/the-association-among-overweight-obesity-and-low-back-pain-in-u-s-adults-a-cross-sectional-study-of-the-2015-national-health-interview-survey
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Trent Peng, Adriana Pérez, Kelley Pettee Gabriel
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to explore the association between obesity (via body mass index [BMI]) and presence of low back pain (LBP) in a representative sample of US adults, aged ≥18 years. METHODS: This cross-sectional study used data from 32 060 respondents to the 2015 National Health Interview Survey. Body mass index (kg/m2 ) was calculated using reported height and weight and expressed as normal weight (<25 kg/m2 ), overweight (25 to <30 kg/m2 ), or obese (≥30 kg/m2 ); 3-month prevalence of reported LBP was the targeted outcome...
February 17, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459120/immedicate-effects-of-core-stabilization-exercise-on-%C3%AE-endorphin-and-cortisol-levels-among-patients-with-chronic-nonspecific-low-back-pain-a-randomized-crossover-design
#2
Aatit Paungmali, Leonard Henry Joseph, Khanittha Punturee, Patraporn Sitilertpisan, Ubon Pirunsan, Sureeporn Uthaikhup
OBJECTIVE: The main objective of the study was to measure the levels of plasma β-endorphin (PB) and plasma cortisol (PC) under lumbar core stabilization exercise (LCSE), placebo and control conditions in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain. METHODS: Twenty-four participants with chronic nonspecific low back pain participated in a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover design study. There were 3 experimental exercise conditions: control condition (positioning in crook lying and rest), placebo condition (passive cycling in crook lying using automatic cycler), and LCSE on a Pilates device tested with a 48-hour interval between sessions by concealed randomization...
February 17, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459121/effect-of-adding-interferential-current-in-an-exercise-and-manual-therapy-program-for-patients-with-unilateral-shoulder-impingement-syndrome-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#3
Cid André Fidelis de Paula Gomes, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, William Arruda Moreira, Shirley Quispe Rivas, Emanuela Dos Santos Silva, Ana Claudia Bogik Garrido
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to measure the additional effect of adding interferential current (IFC) to an exercise and manual therapy program for patients with unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome. METHODS: Forty-five participants were randomly assigned to group 1 (exercise and manual therapy), group 2 (exercise and manual therapy + IFC), or group 3 (exercise and manual therapy + placebo ultrasound). Individuals participated in 16 treatment sessions, twice a week for 8 weeks...
February 16, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29456095/comparison-of-median-nerve-mechanosensitivity-and-pressure-pain-threshold-in-patients-with-nonspecific-neck-pain-and-asymptomatic-individuals
#4
Seval Yılmaz, Serkan Taş, Öznur Tunca Yılmaz
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of median nerve mechanosensitivity by comparing median nerve neurodynamic test results of patients with nonspecific neck pain (NNP) and asymptomatic individuals. METHODS: A total of 40 patients (30 women, 10 men) with NNP between the ages of 21 and 62 years (39.53 ± 10.18 years) and 38 asymptomatic individuals (23 women, 15 men) between the ages of 18 and 60 years (37.13 ± 9.64 years) participated in the study...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29456094/association-among-opioid-use-treatment-preferences-and-perceptions-of-physician-treatment-recommendations-in-patients-with-neck-and-back-pain
#5
William B Weeks, Christine M Goertz, Cynthia R Long, William C Meeker, Dennis M Marchiori
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between self-reported use of opioids by patients with neck and back pain and their demographics, pain characteristics, treatment preferences, and recollections of their physicians' opinions regarding treatment options. METHODS: We analyzed 2017 Gallup Poll survey data from 1680 US adults who had substantial spine pain in the past year and used logistic regression to explore the aforementioned relationships...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29456093/validation-of-the-french-canadian-pelvic-girdle-questionnaire
#6
Marie-Pier Girard, Julie O'Shaughnessy, Chantal Doucet, Emeline Lardon, Britt Stuge, Stephanie-May Ruchat, Martin Descarreaux
OBJECTIVE: Pain in the pelvic girdle area is commonly reported during pregnancy and the postpartum period, and its impact on quality of life is considerable. The Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire (PGQ), developed in 2011 in Norway, is the only condition-specific tool assessing pelvic girdle pain-related symptoms and disability. The questionnaire was recently translated and adapted for the French-Canadian population. The objective of this study was to assess the measurement properties of the previously translated French-Canadian PGQ...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29338884/cervical-proprioception-in-a-young-population-who-spend-long-periods-on-mobile-devices-a-2-group-comparative-observational-study
#7
Andrew Portelli, Susan A Reid
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to evaluate if young people with insidious-onset neck pain who spend long periods on mobile electronic devices (known as "text neck") have impaired cervical proprioception and if this is related to time on devices. METHODS: A 2-group comparative observational study was conducted at an Australian university. Twenty-two participants with text neck and 22 asymptomatic controls, all of whom were 18 to 35 years old and spent ≥4 hours per day on unsupported electronic devices, were assessed using the head repositioning accuracy (HRA) test...
January 12, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329740/criteria-to-screen-for-traumatic-cervical-spine-instability-a-consensus-of-chiropractic-radiologists
#8
Sarah Dion, Maja Stupar, Pierre Côté, Julie-Marthe Grenier, John A Taylor
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to establish consensus on a radiographic definition for cervical instability for routine use in chiropractic patients who sustain trauma to the cervical spine. METHOD: We conducted a modified Delphi study with a panel of chiropractic radiologists. Panelists were asked to rate potential screening criteria for traumatic cervical spine instability when assessing cervical spine radiographs. Items rated as important for inclusion by at least 60% of participants in round 1 were submitted for a second round of voting in round 2...
January 9, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329739/association-between-symptoms-of-central-sensitization-and-cognitive-behavioral-factors-in-people-with-chronic-nonspecific-low-back-pain-a-cross-sectional-study
#9
Eva Huysmans, Kelly Ickmans, Dries Van Dyck, Jo Nijs, Yori Gidron, Nathalie Roussel, Andrea Polli, Maarten Moens, Lisa Goudman, Margot De Kooning
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this cross-sectional study was to analyze the relationship between symptoms of central sensitization (CS) and important cognitive behavioral and psychosocial factors in a sample of patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain. METHODS: Participants with chronic nonspecific low back pain for at least 3 months were included in the study. They completed several questionnaires and a functional test. Pearson's correlation was used to analyze associations between symptoms of CS and pain behavior, functioning, pain, pain catastrophizing, kinesiophobia, and illness perceptions...
January 9, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329738/relationship-between-proprioception-and-endurance-functionality-of-the-cervical-flexor-muscles-in-chronic-neck-pain-and-asymptomatic-participants
#10
Leila Ghamkhar, Amir H Kahlaee, Mohammad R Nourbakhsh, Amena Ahmadi, Amir M Arab
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the relationship between flexion endurance capacity and joint position error in participants with or without chronic neck pain (CNP). METHODS: Sixty-one CNP and 60 asymptomatic volunteers participated in this cross-sectional, case-control, and correlational analysis study. The measured variables included absolute and constant joint repositioning errors in the sagittal and horizontal directions, clinical flexor endurance test score, pain intensity, and neck disability index...
January 9, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29310887/erratum-to-changes-in-lower-limb-strength-and-function-following-lumbar-spinal-mobilization-j-manipulative-physiol-ther-2017-40-8-587-596
#11
Tsoi Sze Yuen, Joseph Ng, Pui Yu Lam, Mei Yan Lau, Wai Lam Siu, Ka Man Yu, Chi Ngai Lo
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January 6, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29307457/integration-of-doctors-of-chiropractic-into-private-sector-health-care-facilities-in-the-united-states-a-descriptive-survey
#12
Stacie A Salsbury, Christine M Goertz, Elissa J Twist, Anthony J Lisi
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the demographic, facility, and practice characteristics of doctors of chiropractic (DCs) working in private sector health care settings in the United States. METHODS: We conducted an online, cross-sectional survey using a purposive sample of DCs (n = 50) working in integrated health care facilities. The 36-item survey collected demographic, facility, chiropractic, and interdisciplinary practice characteristics, which were analyzed with descriptive statistics...
January 4, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29289414/a-qualitative-study-of-doctors-of-chiropractic-in-a-nova-scotian-practice-based-research-network-barriers-and-facilitators-to-the-screening-and-management-of-psychosocial-factors-for-patients-with-low-back-pain
#13
Peter Stilwell, Jill A Hayden, Piaf Des Rosiers, Katherine Harman, Simon D French, Janet A Curran, Warren Hefford
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess chiropractors' awareness of clinical practice guidelines for low back pain and to identify barriers and facilitators to the screening and management of psychosocial factors in patients with low back pain. METHODS: This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews informed by the Theoretical Domains Framework with 10 Nova Scotian chiropractors who were members of a practice-based research network. RESULTS: The participants correctly identified what the guidelines generally recommend and described the value of psychosocial factors; however, none of the participants could name specific clinical practice guidelines for low back pain...
December 27, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29254625/common-manual-therapy-practices-in-the-netherlands-for-infants-with-upper-cervical-dysfunction-a-prospective-cohort-study
#14
Eric R I C Saedt, Femke Driehuis, Thomas J Hoogeboom, Bé H van der Woude, Rob A de Bie, Maria W G Nijhuis-van der Sanden
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe common clinical practices of manual therapists (MTs) in the Netherlands for infants with indications of upper cervical dysfunction (UCD). METHODS: A prospective observational cohort study was conducted to gain insight into characteristics, reasons for seeking care, and common clinical practice for infants (<27 weeks) with indications of UCD, referred to MTs. Pre- and posttreatment self-reported questionnaires were used to collect data from parents and MTs...
December 15, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29249415/association-of-pain-catastrophizing-with-static-balance-mobility-or-functional-capacity-in-patients-with-knee-osteoarthritis-a-blind-cross-sectional-study
#15
Cid André Fidelis de Paula Gomes, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Daniela Aparecida Biasotto-Gonzalez, Fabiano Politti, Paulo de Tarso Camillo de Carvalho
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether catastrophizing is associated with static balance, mobility, and functional capacity in patients with knee osteoarthritis. METHODS: A blind, cross-sectional study was conducted involving 60 volunteers (males and females), ages 40 to 80 years, with a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis. Patients were recruited from a physical therapy clinic in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The following measures were used for the evaluations: Pain-Related Self-Statement Scale, Functional Reach Test, Timed Up and Go Test, Lower Extremity Functional Scale, and Western Ontario and McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index...
December 14, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29249414/correlation-between-severity-of-temporomandibular-disorder-pain-intensity-and-pressure-pain-threshold
#16
Carolina Marciela Herpich, Cid André Fidelis de Paula Gomes, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Fabiano Politti, Cesário da Silva Souza, Daniela Aparecida Biasotto-Gonzalez
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to correlate the severity of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) with the pressure pain threshold over the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles. METHODS: A blind, cross-sectional study was conducted involving 60 women ages 18 to 40 years with a diagnosis of myogenous TMD. Evaluations were performed using the Fonseca Anamnestic Index (FAI), the visual analogue scale, and algometry over the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles...
December 14, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29248172/the-effects-of-forward-head-posture-on-neck-extensor-muscle-thickness-an-ultrasonographic-study
#17
Fereshte Goodarzi, Leila Rahnama, Noureddin Karimi, Raziyeh Baghi, Shapour Jaberzadeh
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare neck extensor muscle thickness, thickness changes, and strength between participants with forward head posture (FHP) and controls with normal head posture (NHP). METHODS: Twenty college students with FHP (mean age 21.30 ± 2.36 years) and 20 students with NHP (mean age 21.85 ± 2.78 years) participated in this case-control study. The thickness of neck extensor muscles was measured at rest and at maximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVIC)...
December 13, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29224907/quantitative-postural-analysis-of-children-with-congenital-visual-impairment
#18
Michelle de Pádua, Juliana F Sauer, Silvia M A João
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to compare the postural alignment of children with visual impairment with that of children without visual impairment. METHODS: The sample studied was 74 children of both sexes ages 5 to 12 years. Of these, 34 had visual impairment and 40 were control children. Digital photos from the standing position were used to analyze posture. Postural variables, such as tilt of the head, shoulder position, scapula position, lateral deviation of the spine, ankle position in the frontal plane and head posture, angle of thoracic kyphosis, angle of lumbar lordosis, pelvis position, and knee position in the frontal and sagittal planes, were measured with the Postural Assessment Software 0...
December 7, 2017: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29366490/concordance-and-reliability-of-photogrammetric-protocols-for-measuring-the-cervical-lordosis-angle-a-systematic-review-of-the-literature
#19
REVIEW
Priscila Maria Nascimento Martins de Albuquerque, Geisa Guimarães de Alencar, Daniela Araújo de Oliveira, Gisela Rocha de Siqueira
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine and interpret the concordance, accuracy, and reliability of photogrammetric protocols available in the literature for evaluating cervical lordosis in an adult population aged 18 to 59 years. METHODS: A systematic search of 6 electronic databases (MEDLINE via PubMed, LILACS, CINAHL, Scopus, ScienceDirect, and Web of Science) located studies that assessed the reliability and/or concordance and/or accuracy of photogrammetric protocols for evaluating cervical lordosis, compared with radiography...
January 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29366489/glucocorticoid-induced-changes-in-rat-skeletal-muscle-biomechanical-and-viscoelastic-properties-aspects-of-aging
#20
Karin Alev, Arved Vain, Maire Aru, Ando Pehme, Priit Purge, Priit Kaasik, Teet Seene
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to estimate the state of tension (tone) and the biomechanical and viscoelastic properties of skeletal muscle in aging rats during the administration of different doses of dexamethasone and to find the relationships among the state of muscle atrophy, muscle strength, and the abovementioned muscle properties. METHODS: Muscle state of tension, biomechanical (elasticity, dynamic stiffness) and viscoelastic (mechanical stress relaxation time, Deborah number) properties (using MyotonPRO, Myoton Ltd, Tallinn, Estonia), lean body mass (BM), and hind limb grip strength were measured before and after the administration of a 10-day treatment with dexamethasone 100 μg/100 g BM (young and old group) and 50 μg/100 g BM (old group)...
January 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
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