Other Research


Carnes C, Homer K, Underwood M, Pincus T, Rahman A, Taylor SJC. Pain management for chronic musculoskeletal conditions: the development of an evidence-based and theory-informed pain self-management course. BMJ Open. 2013;3(11): e003534 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003534. This article is available at: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/11/e003534.short


Williams AC, Eccleston C, Morley S. Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Nov 14;11:CD007407. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007407.pub3. A link to the abstract of this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23152245


Eccleston C, Palermo TM, Williams AC, Lewandowski A, Morley S, Fisher E, Law E. Psychological therapies for the management of chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Dec 12;12:CD003968. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003968.pub3. A link to the abstract of this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23235601


Korotkov K, Shelkov O, Shevtsov A, Mohov D, Paoletti S, Mirosnichenko D, Labkovskaya E, Robertson L. Stress reduction with osteopathy assessed with GDV electrophotonic imaging: effects of osteopathy treatment. J Altern Complement Med. 2012;18(3):251-7. doi: 10.1089/acm.2010.0853. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22420738


Myers CA, Enebo BA, Davidson BS. Optimized prediction of contact force application during side-lying lumbar manipulation. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012;35(9):669-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2012.10.010. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23206961


Shaw KA, Dougherty JJ, Treffer KD, Glaros AG. Establishing the content validity of palpatory examination for the assessment of the lumbar spine using ultrasonography: a pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012;112(12):775-82. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23212428


Tozzi P, Bongiorno D, Vitturini C. Low back pain and kidney mobility: local osteopathic fascial manipulation decreases pain perception and improves renal mobility. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2012;16(3):381-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2012.02.001. Epub 2012 Mar 3. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22703751


Parker J, Heinking KP, Kappler RE. Efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain in euhydrated and hypohydrated conditions: a randomized crossover trial. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 May;112(5):276-84. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22582197


Florance BM, Frin G, Dainese R, Nébot-Vivinus MH, Marine Barjoan E, Marjoux S, Laurens JP, Payrouse JL, Hébuterne X, Piche T. Osteopathy improves the severity of irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot randomized sham-controlled study. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Aug;24(8):944-9. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3283543eb7. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22546751


Zanotti E, Berardinelli P, Bizzarri C, Civardi A, Manstretta A, Rossetti S, Fracchia C. Osteopathic manipulative treatment effectiveness in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pilot study. Complement Ther Med. 2012 Feb-Apr;20(1-2):16-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2011.10.008. Epub 2011 Nov 27. A link to this study is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22305244


Pincus T, Vogel S, Breen A, et al. Persistent back pain–why do physical therapy clinicians continue treatment? A mixed methods study of chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists. European Journal of Pain. 2006;10(1):67-76.  A link to this study can be found here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16291300.