A Videofluoroscopy-based Tracking Algorithm for Quantifying the Time Course of Human Intervertebral Displacements
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Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2017 (Mar 15): 1-9 Christian Balkovec, Jim H. Veldhuis, John W. Baird, G. Wayne Brodland & Stuart M. McGill
Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
The motions of individual intervertebral joints […]
Chiro.Org Blog: Spinal manipulation, mobilisation, exercise, analgesics, acupuncture and low level laser therapy have all been shown to provide at least some degree of short-term relief of neck pain in the absence of trauma.  Spinal manipulation or mobilisation, particularly combined with exercise, appears to confer marginal benefit over other interventions. [7, 8] However, trials investigating manipulation for neck pain have shown conflicting results [9, 10] and while some patients respond well, others derive little benefit. One step towards understanding this would be to further our knowledge of the mechanism of action of manipulation as an intervention. […]