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Short-term spinal manipulation vs. sham therapy in sensorimotor function for low back pain

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

Effects of spinal manipulation on sensorimotor function in low back pain patients - A randomised controlled trial

Man Ther. 2016 Feb;21:183-90.

Contributing Authors: CM Goertz T Xia CR Long RD Vining KA Pohlman JW DeVocht MR Gudavalli Owens EF WC Meeker DG Wilder

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221 patients with low back pain were randomized to either (1) high-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) manipulation, (2) low velocity, variable-amplitude (LVVA) manipulation, or (3) sham therapy for the purpose of evaluating significant changes in postural sway and response to sudden load-bearing after active treatment. When measured between therapy sessions and over two weeks of allocated treatment, r...

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