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Does lower extremity pain precede spinal pain? A longitudinal study

The main objective was to investigate whether children aged 9–15 years at baseline were more likely to experience an incident event of spinal pain after experiencing lower extremity pain. Children’s musculoskeletal pain was monitored by weekly mobile phone text message responses from parents, indicating whether the child had spinal pain, lower extremity pain, or upper extremity...

The effects of a single session of spinal manipulation on strength and cortical drive in athletes

Purpose The primary purpose of this study was to investigate whether a single session of spinal manipulation (SM) increases strength and cortical drive in the lower limb (soleus muscle) of elite Taekwondo athletes. Methods Soleus-evoked V-waves, H-reflex and maximum voluntary contraction (MVC) of the plantar flexors were recorded from 11 elite Taekwondo athletes using a...

The Role of CAM in Public Health, Disease Prevention, and Health Promotion

into this direction rather than focusing narrowly on specific therapies if these efforts are to be recognized and utilized for the benefit of populations. Cheryl Hawk Jon Adams Jan Hartvigsen

The Role of CAM in Public Health, Disease Prevention, and Health Promotion

into this direction rather than focusing narrowly on specific therapies if these efforts are to be recognized and utilized for the benefit of populations. Cheryl Hawk Jon Adams Jan Hartvigsen

Healthy and productive workers: using intervention mapping to design a workplace health promotion and wellness program to improve presenteeism

Background Presenteeism is a growing problem in developed countries mostly due to an aging workforce. The economic costs related to presenteeism exceed those of absenteeism and employer health costs. Employers are implementing workplace health promotion and wellness programs to improve health among workers and reduce presenteeism. How best to design, integrate and deliver these...

The Global Spine Care Initiative: classification system for spine-related concerns

PurposeThe purpose of this report is to describe the development of a classification system that would apply to anyone with a spine-related concern and that can be used in an evidence-based spine care pathway. MethodsExisting classification systems for spinal disorders were assembled. A seed document was developed through round-table discussions followed by a modified Delphi...

Structural health monitoring (vibration) as a tool for identifying structural alterations of the lumbar spine: a twin control study

Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsJaap H. van Dieen AuthorsSearch for Gregory N. Kawchuk in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google ScholarSearch for Jan ... Hartvigsen in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google ScholarSearch for Tiffany Edgecombe in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google ScholarSearch for Narasimha Prasad in:Nature Research journals

Is Chronic Low Back Pain Associated with the Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease when Genetic Susceptibility Is Considered? A Co-Twin Control Study of Spanish Twins

Objective To investigate the chronic low back pain and coronary heart disease relationship, after adjusting for relevant confounders, including genetics. Methods In a cross-sectional design, 2148 twins were recruited from the Murcia Twin Registry, Spain. The exposure was chronic LBP and the outcomes were myocardial infarction and other coronary heart diseases—lifetime and in the...

Taking responsibility for the early assessment and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pain: a review and critical analysis

Musculoskeletal pain is common across all populations and costly in terms of impact on the individual and, more generally, on society. In most health-care systems, the first person to see the patient with a musculoskeletal problem such as back pain is the general practitioner, and access to other professionals such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, or osteopaths is still either...

The Global Spine Care Initiative: model of care and implementation

PurposeSpine-related disorders are a leading cause of global disability and are a burden on society and to public health. Currently, there is no comprehensive, evidence-based model of care for spine-related disorders, which includes back and neck pain, deformity, spine injury, neurological conditions, spinal diseases, and pathology, that could be applied in global health care...

The Global Spine Care Initiative: methodology, contributors, and disclosures

PurposeThe purpose of this report is to describe the Global Spine Care Initiative (GSCI) contributors, disclosures, and methods for reporting transparency on the development of the recommendations. MethodsWorld Spine Care convened the GSCI to develop an evidence-based, practical, and sustainable healthcare model for spinal care. The initiative aims to improve the management...

Protocol for a systematic review of prognosis after mild traumatic brain injury: an update of the WHO Collaborating Centre Task Force findings

0 Pierre Ct 0 Cesar A Hincapi 0 Jan Hartvigsen Linda J Carroll Connie Marras Eleanor Boyle 0 Vicki Kristman Ryan Hung Britt-Marie Stlnacke Peter Rumney Victor Coronado Lena W Holm Jrgen Borg Catharina