An observational study on trajectories and outcomes of chronic low back pain patients referred from a spine surgery division for chiropractic treatment
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies volume 27, Article number: 6 (2019) Cite this article
A close collaboration between surgeons and non-surgical spine experts is crucial for optimal care of low back pain (LBP) patients. The affiliation of a chiropractic teaching clinic to a university hospital with a large spine division in Zurich, Switzerland, enables such collaboration. The aim of this study was to describe the trajectories and outcomes of patients with chronic LBP referred from the spine surgery division to the chiropractic teaching clinic.
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HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
What Are the Costs of Cervical Radiculopathy Prior to Surgical Treatment?
Barton, Cameron MD∗; Kalakoti, Piyush MD∗; Bedard, Nicholas A. MD∗; Hendrickson, Nathan R. MD∗; Saifi, Comron MD†; Pugely, Andrew J. MD∗Author Information SPINE: July 1, 2019 – Volume 44 – Issue 13 – p 937-942 doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002983
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Health Through the Lifespan| Volume 42, ISSUE 6, P450-460, July 01, 2019
Differences in Function and Comorbidities Between Older Adult Users and Nonusers of Chiropractic and Osteopathic Manipulation: A Cross-sectional Analysis of the 2012 National Health Interview Survey
Published:July 16, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.12.003
The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to compare functional limitations and comorbidity prevalence between older adult users and nonusers of chiropractic and osteopathic (DC/DO) manipulation to inform provider training.
Management of patients with prior lumbar fusion: a cross-sectional survey of Veterans Affairs chiropractors’ attitudes, beliefs, and practices
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies volume 28, Article number: 29 (2020) Cite this article
Little is known about the preferred treatment strategies of chiropractors in managing low back pain patients with prior lumbar fusions. There are several case reports which describe chiropractic care following surgical intervention, but there are no cohort or experimental studies published. Therefore, we sought to examine self-reported management approaches and practice patterns related to the management of patients with prior surgical lumbar fusion, among United States Veterans Affairs (VA) chiropractors.
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Daniels, C.J., Gliedt, J.A., Suri, P. et al. Management of patients with prior lumbar fusion: a cross-sectional survey of Veterans Affairs chiropractors’ attitudes, beliefs, and practices. Chiropr Man Therap 28, 29 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12998-020-00322-9