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M Graça Pereira, Edite Roios, Marta Pereira
BACKGROUND: Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. There is evidence that depression, anxiety, and external locus of control are negative predictors of functional disability in low back patients. METHODS: This study focused on the mediator role of suffering and beliefs about pain control in the relationship between psychological morbidity and functional disability in patients receiving physical therapy and chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain...
November 2017: Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy
Johannes Struewer, Thomas Manfred Frangen, Ewgeni Ziring, Ulrike Hinterseher, Ilias Kiriazidis
Spinal manipulation usually represents a widely used and effective method for physicians in order to relieve acute patient pain and muscular dysbalance. Although life-threatening complications (e.g. pneumothorax, vertebral artery dissection, stroke) after manual treatment are reported with regard to actual medical literature millions of patients undergo manual treatment to manage thoracolumbar pain each year. The authors present the case of a 17 year old male patient with a life-threatening hematothorax after thoracic high velocity spinal manipulation for acute thoracolumbar pain...
2013: Orthopedic Reviews
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April 4, 1953: Concours Médical
L Keegan
In a descriptive study with a convenience sample of 60 Mexican Americans and 60 Anglo-Americans, four research questions were asked: (a) What kinds of and how frequently are alternative therapies used by the Mexican Americans and Anglos in the Texas Rio Grande Valley? (b) Is there a difference in the kinds and amounts of therapies used by the two groups? (c) Do the participants self-report this information to their established, conventional, care provider? and (d) What are the participants' subjective reports about these therapies? Findings showed that both groups used alternative practitioners, but that Mexican Americans reported using them more than twice as often as did Anglo-Americans...
September 2000: Journal of Holistic Nursing: Official Journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association
G D Cramer, C Y Scott, N R Tuck
The intervertebral foramina (IVFs) are important to all individuals who treat disorders of the spine, but this region is of special historic significance to chiropractors. This is because some of the earliest descriptions of the mechanism of action of chiropratic were related to the IVFs. The history of investigation of the IVFs is very rich spanning time from the fifth century B.C. to the present. Several professions were based upon theories related to the IVFs or upon serious investigations of the IVFs, and the results of other investigations were reported out of proper context in order to criticize chiropractic and other professions...
December 1998: Chiropractic History: the Archives and Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic
W S Rehm
Anathema to the Denver medical community, favorite of the 1950s-era sensationalist press, Leo Spears and his hospital represented the complexities of chiropratic. A dynamic achiever in the face of adversity, this 1921 Palmer School graduate built the profession's first large hospital complex and had plans for an institution that would have been among the largest healthcare facilities in existence.
June 1995: Chiropractic History: the Archives and Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic
M Finlay
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1971: Manchester Medical Gazette
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