Monthly Archives: October 2018

Upper Extremity

Upper Extremity This page only includes articles published in the last 5 years. Shoulder Rotator cuff (RC) and associated disorders (e.g., impingement, subacromial pain) One 2016 meta-anlysis1 reported that scapular-focused approaches (SFA) provided benefit over generalized approaches up to 6 weeks following treatment. Although these early changes in pain were statistically significant, they were not […]

Soft Tissue

Soft Tissue This page only includes articles published in the last 5 years. Trigger points and myofascial pain syndrome A 2015 systematic review of randomized control trials (RCT) found seven studies that demonstrated that myofascial release (MFR) with conventional physiotherapy is more effective than a control group receiving no treatment for various conditions.1 A 2016 […]

Special Populations — Pregnancy

Special Populations—Pregnancy This page only includes articles published in the last 5 years Pelvic floor function A very small, preliminary, comparative study aimed to evaluate whether 1 session of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) would alter pelvic floor muscle function.1 Eleven pregnant women in their 2nd trimester were compared to 15 non-pregnant women using ultrasonographic imaging […]

Special Populations — Pediatrics

Special Populations—Pediatrics This page only includes articles published in the last 5 years General A 2015 analysis of National Health Interview Survey data found that use of CAM among children ages 4-17 did not increase between 2007 and 2012. Chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation; yoga, tai chi, or qi gong were the most commonly used CAM […]