SMT – Thoracic

A Comparison Between the Effects of Scapulothoracic Mobilization Plus Physical Therapy With Physical Therapy Alone in Patients With Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Zeinab Shirzadi, Ladan Hemmati. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. 21 January 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.003

A randomized clinical trial of chiropractic treatment and self-management in patients with acute musculoskeletal chest pain: 1-year follow-up.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22632585

Effect of Manual Therapy, Motor Control Exercise, and Inspiratory Muscle Training on Maximum Inspiratory Pressure and Postural Measures in Moderate Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Balbás-Álvarez L, Candelas-Fernández P, Del Corral T, La Touche R, López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Jul 9. pii: S0161-4754(16)30296-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.11.004.

Effects of spinal manipulative therapy biomechanical parameters on clinical and biomechanical outcomes of participants with chronic thoracic pain: a randomized controlled experimental trial.

Pagé I, Descarreaux M. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Jan 18;20(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2408-4.

Evidence for decreased Neurologic Pain Signature activation following thoracic spinal manipulation in healthy volunteers and participants with neck pain

Kenneth A. Weber II, Tor D. Wager, Sean Mackey, James M. Elliott, … Cheryl L. Sparks. NeuroImage: Clinical. Volume 24, 2019, 102042. DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102042

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cerebral Hemodynamic Responses to Pain Following Thoracic Thrust Manipulation in Individuals With Neck Pain: A Randomized Trial.

Sparks CL, Liu WC, Cleland JA, Kelly JP, Dyer SJ, Szetela KM, Elliott JM. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2017 Nov – Dec;40(9):625-634. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.07.010.

Immediate effects and associations between interoceptive accuracy and range of motion after a HVLA thrust on the thoracolumbar junction: A randomised controlled trial

Ffion Sian Griffiths, Terence McSweeney, Darren J. Edwards. Journal of Bodywark and Mevement Therapies. June 8, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2019.06.007

Immediate Effects of Thoracic Spinal Manipulation on Pulmonary Function in Stroke Patients: A Preliminary Study.

Joo S, Lee Y, Song CH. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0161-4754(17)30125-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.12.005.

Immediate Effects of Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation on Neurodynamic Mobility

Aaron J. Hartstein, Arthur J. Lievre, Jason K. Grimes, Sheri A. Hale. JMPT. April 15, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.10.006

Immediate reduction in temporal sensory summation after thoracic spinal manipulation

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3092807/?tool=pmcentrez

Knowledge and pre-thoracic spinal thrust manipulation examination: a survey of current practice in the UK.

Heneghan NR, Davies SE, Puentedura EJ, Rushton A. J Man Manip Ther. 2018 Dec;26(5):301-309. doi: 10.1080/10669817.2018.1507269.

Short-term effects of manipulation to the upper thoracic spine of asymptomatic subjects on plasma concentrations of epinephrine and norepinephrine-a randomized and controlled observational study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22343005

The effect of manual therapy to the thoracic spine on pain-free grip and sympathetic activity in patients with lateral epicondylalgia humeri. A randomized, sample sized planned, placebo-controlled, patient-blinded monocentric trial.

Zunke P, Auffarth A, Hitzl W, Moursy M. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Mar 24;21(1):186. doi: 10.1186/s12891-020-3175-y.

The Effectiveness of Noninvasive Interventions for Musculoskeletal Thoracic Spine and Chest Wall Pain: A Systematic Review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26141077

The immediate effects of spinal thoracic manipulation on respiratory functions.

Shin DC, Lee YW. J Phys Ther Sci. 2016 Sep;28(9):2547-2549.

Ultrasound Evaluation of Diaphragmatic Mobility and Contractility After Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques in Healthy Volunteers: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Clinical Trial.

Mancini D, Cesari M, Lunghi C, Benigni AM, Antonelli Incalzi R, Scarlata S. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0161-4754(17)30242-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.08.001.

Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial.

Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, Fernandez-de-Las Peñas C, Hagins M, Stanislawski T, Donley J, Buck D, Hooks TR, Cleland JA. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Feb

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