Research Articles

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Chiropractic

  •  Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21640251) - Literature review of evidence supporting use of chiropractic for treatment of cervicogenic (tension) headache AND migraines.  
  • Comparison of Treatment Outcomes in Nonspecific Low-Back Pain Patients With and Without Modic Changes Who Receive Chiropractic Treatment (https://www.jmptonline.org/article/S0161-4754(17)30245-2/fulltext) - Chiropractic treatment shows improvement of lumbar spine pain with AND without degeneration (modic changes) 
  • Changes in Cervicocephalic Kinesthetic Sensibility, Widespread Pressure Pain Sensitivity, and Neck Pain After Cervical Thrust Manipulation in Patients With Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (https://www.jmptonline.org/article/S0161-4754(17)30360-3/fulltext#s0085) - Characterization of effects of cervical spinal manipulation, which included improvement in joint position sense and decrease in pain AND disability in a population with chronic neck pain.

Exercise Rehab

  •  Why are eccentric exercises effective for achilles tendinopathy? (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4527202/) - Review study of best treatment for tendinitis/tendinopathy and why we think it works.
  • Neuromuscular training for rehabilitation of sports injuries: a systematic review (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19727032) - Efficacy of exercise rehab for sports injury.
  • Neuromuscular training for sports injury prevention: a systematic review (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19952811) - Very similar to above article (same authors), but dealing with injury PREVENTION instead of rehab. 
  • Specific exercise effects of preventive neuromuscular training intervention on anterior cruciate ligament injury risk reduction in young females: meta-analysis and subgroup analysis  (https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/49/5/282) - Analysis and guide for prevention of ACL injury (targeted at young female soccer players, but applicable to a wider populatioin)

Therapies and Modalities

  •  Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive effects of phonophoresis in animal models: a randomized experimental study (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345359/) - Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound for treatment of inflammation and pain 
  • Effects of Adding Interferential Therapy Electro-Massage to Usual Care after Surgery in Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30717426) - IFC E-Stim for treatment of post-surgical shoulder function (applicable to other joints).