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Volume:5 Issue:5 Number:36 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #8431
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

High-velocity low amp thrust & McKenzie extension in lying MT increase SNS response in LBP

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OrthoEvidence. High-velocity low amp thrust & McKenzie extension in lying MT increase SNS response in LBP. ACE Report. 2016;5(5):36. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8431

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomised, independent groups study investigating the sympathetic nervous system responses to two manual therapy treatments in patients with LBP

Man Ther. 2015 Dec;20(6):861-7.

Contributing Authors: J Perry A Green S Singh P Watson

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50 patients with low back pain were randomized to undergo either high-velocity low-amplitude thrust (HVLAT) rotary manipulation or the McKenzie Extension in Lying manual therapy approach. The study was conducted to assess the effects of these manual therapies on skin conductance, as a measure of sympathetic nervous system activity, which is thought to be the pain processing mechanism of the body. ...

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