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Manipulation Under Anesthesia in Infants With Arthrogenic Newborn Torticollis: A Retrospective Case Series.

Authors:
Inga Paravicini

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 25;17(4):289-297. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Department of Chiropractic Medicine, Medical Faculty University, Zurich, Switzerland.

Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe the manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) treatment of 6 infants with newborn torticollis with a segmental dysfunction at C1/C2.

Clinical Features: Six infants aged 4 1/2 to 15 months previously diagnosed with newborn torticollis were referred to a doctor of chiropractic owing to a failure to respond adequately to previous conservative therapies. Common physical findings were limited range of motion of the upper cervical spine. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391235PMC
December 2018
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Neural Mobilization in a 54-Year-Old Woman With Postoperative Spinal Adhesive Arachnoiditis.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 20;17(4):283-288. Epub 2019 Jan 20.

Radiology Department, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: This case report describes the clinical features, complications, imaging characteristics, and management of postoperative spinal adhesive arachnoiditis.

Clinical Features: A 54-year-old woman presented with right posterior thigh and leg pain after a lumbar spine fusion surgery to correct a degenerative spondylolisthesis of L3/4. Her pain was sharp and shooting and worsened with knee extension. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.07.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391232PMC
December 2018
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Retropharyngeal Calcific Tendonitis in a Patient Seeking Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 25;17(4):275-282. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe the evaluation and treatment of a patient initially presenting for chiropractic care of neck pain (NP) who was subsequently diagnosed with retropharyngeal calcific tendonitis (RCT).

Clinical Features: A 53-year-old woman presented to a chiropractic office with severe idiopathic NP, loss of cervical mobility, and intermittent painful swallowing. She had a motor vehicle accident 6 months before with NP that resolved within a week without treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391230PMC
December 2018
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Treatment of a Woman With for Acute Sinusitis: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 20;17(4):268-274. Epub 2019 Jan 20.

National University of Health Sciences, St. Petersburg, FL.

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe the treatment of a patient with acute sinusitis using .

Clinical Features: A 26-year-old woman presented with acute sinusitis of 10-day duration Her symptoms included facial pressure and soreness around the frontal and maxillary sinuses, a headache, pharyngitis, a fever, rhinorrhea, nasal congestion with postnasal drip, a productive cough, myalgias, and fatigue

Intervention And Outcome: After administration of 12 to 15 drops of a 2 000-mg tincture of twice a day, improvements were noted Resolution of her symptoms occurred after 3 days of treatment.

Conclusion: For the treatment of acute sinusitis, may be a natural therapeutic remedy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391234PMC
December 2018
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Treatment of a Patient With Central Pain Sensitization Using Graded Motor Imagery Principles: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 2;17(4):264-267. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Department of Clinical Practice, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL.

Objective: This case report describes the application of graded motor imagery principles to a patient experiencing central sensitization and chronic pain.

Clinical Features: A 46-year-old woman presented with pain in all 4 limbs along with global spinal pain and loss of range of motion. These symptoms initiated after a motor vehicle accident 5 years before and were exacerbated by 2 subsequent motor vehicle accidents. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.05.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391225PMC
December 2018

A Novel Treatment Combination for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, With a 41-Month Follow-Up: A Retrospective Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 25;17(4):256-263. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Illinois Back Institute, Wheaton, Illinois.

Objective: The purpose of this retrospective case report was to describe chiropractic management of a patient with failed back surgery syndrome.

Clinical Features: A 45-year-old woman presented 2 years after L4-L5 and L5-S1 fusion surgery with low back and sciatic pain. Her physical exam included a positive straight leg raise and diminished lower-extremity reflexes and muscle strength. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391233PMC
December 2018

Assessment of Resisted Trunk Rotation Exercise With and Without Double-Pulse Breathing Technique on Hockey Shot Velocity: A Pilot Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 20;17(4):244-255. Epub 2019 Jan 20.

Research Department, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of a study to measure the effect of resisted band antirotation exercises with the use of a double-pulse (DP) breathing exercise on slapshot and snap shot velocity and subjective assessment of performance.

Methods: Ten participants between 20 and 30 years of age who play ice hockey were recruited. The study was conducted over 3 weeks, and participants were randomized into 2 groups; group 1: resisted band antirotations with DP (a shout used in martial arts) exercises, and group 2: resisted band antirotations alone. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.07.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391227PMC
December 2018

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.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 21;17(4):237-243. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Physiotherapy Department, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars, Iran.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of scapulothoracic (ST) mobilization plus physical therapy (PT) with PT alone in patients with mechanical neck pain.

Methods: This double-blinded randomized clinical trial was conducted at Shiraz School of Rehabilitation Sciences and involved 46 patients with mechanical neck pain and scapular dyskinesia. The patients were randomly assigned to the ST mobilization + PT group (scapulothoracic mobilization and physical therapy) or the PT group (physical therapy treatment) by a computer-generated randomized table of numbers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391228PMC
December 2018

Vascular Ultrasound Measurements After Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Care in a Patient With Bow Hunter Syndrome.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 12;17(4):231-236. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

Chiropractic Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, Georgia.

Objective: This case report describes chiropractic treatment for a patient diagnosed with bow hunter syndrome with transient vision loss (TVL).

Clinical Features: A 39-year-old woman presented to a chiropractic clinic with hand and arm numbness that began after she was injured in a motor vehicle collision 18 months earlier. The primary symptom was TVL that began 3 days after the motor vehicle collision. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.07.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391231PMC
December 2018

Deep Friction Massage and the Minimum Skin Pressure Required to Promote a Macroscopic Deformation of the Patellar Tendon.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 25;17(4):226-230. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (iBiMED), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the skin pressure needed to promote the macroscopic deformation of the asymptomatic patellar tendon and to verify if the pressure is associated with the individual's characteristics.

Methods: A descriptive laboratory study was performed with a convenience sample of 18 young, voluntary, and asymptomatic individuals of both sexes. A progressively increasing pressure was applied on the skin over the patellar tendon, through an instrument designed to perform and control the pressure upon an ultrasound probe; data were recorded and analyzed by 2 blind investigators. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391226PMC
December 2018

Lumbar Muscle Activation Pattern During Forward and Backward Walking in Participants With and Without Chronic Low Back Pain: An Electromyographic Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Dec 20;17(4):217-225. Epub 2019 Jan 20.

Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the electromyographic activity of lumbar multifidus (MF) and erector spinae (ES) muscle during forward walking (FW) and backward walking (BW) in participants with and without chronic low back pain (CLBP).

Methods: Twenty-one patients with CLBP were recruited from outpatient department of Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia. Twenty-one age-matched healthy controls without CLBP were recruited from community. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391229PMC
December 2018
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Development of a Symmetry Score for Infantile Postural and Movement Asymmetries: Preliminary Results of a Pilot Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 2;17(3):206-216. Epub 2018 Sep 2.

Insitute for Physiotherapy, University Hospital Jena, Am Klinikum 1, Jena, Germany.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to develop and verify a quantifiable symmetry score for infantile postural and movement asymmetries.

Methods: Three studies were conducted. For reliability, 6 test items examining postural and movement asymmetries, which came under consideration, were investigated in 24 infants with postural abnormality (range: 14-24 weeks). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141362PMC
September 2018
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Osteomyelitis of the Thumb in a 21-Year-Old Chiropractic Patient: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 28;17(3):201-205. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Department of Radiology, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe the presentation of a patient with osteomyelitis of the thumb.

Clinical Features: A 21-year-old man presented with painful, red, and edematous thumb pain over the anterior and posterior surface for a duration of 4 days. The patient reported no trauma or recent operation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.10.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141363PMC
September 2018
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Ultrasound-guided Dry Needling Treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points for Piriformis Syndrome Management: A Case Series.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 26;17(3):198-200. Epub 2018 Aug 26.

Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

Objective: The purpose of this case series was to describe the outcomes of diagnostic ultrasound-assisted dry needling in the management of piriformis syndrome.

Clinical Features: Case 1: a 45-year-old woman reported gluteal pain occasionally radiating in the sciatic region. Her magnetic resonance imaging showing sciatic nerve edema in the underlying portion of the piriformis muscle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141415PMC
September 2018
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Multimodal Therapy Combining Spinal Manipulation, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, and Heat for Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Prospective Case Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 28;17(3):190-197. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Division of Graduate Studies, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Objective: The purpose of this case study was to report the effects of multimodal therapy as an adjunct to oral contraceptives on pain and menstrual symptoms in a patient with primary dysmenorrhea.

Clinical Features: A 27-year old nulligravid and nulliparous woman presented with low back pain, thigh pain, and menstrual symptoms associated with primary dysmenorrhea. Multimodal therapies (spinal manipulation, clinic-based transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and heat applied at home) were delivered over 3 menstrual cycles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141360PMC
September 2018
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Effect of Foot Reflexology on Capillary Blood Glucose, Tissue Temperature, and Plantar Pressure of Individuals With Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2): A Pilot Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 26;17(3):182-189. Epub 2018 Aug 26.

Course of Physiotheraphy/Nursing School, Federal University of Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of foot reflexology on capillary blood glucose, feet tissue temperature, and plantar pressure of the feet of individuals with diabetes mellitus (type 2).

Methods: Forty-five individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus were stratified into 2 groups: treated (n = 21), which received orientation about foot self-care and received 12 foot reflexology sessions; and control (n = 24), which received only orientations about foot self-care. A portable glucose meter, an infrared thermography camera, and a baropodometer evaluated the variables. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141416PMC
September 2018
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Cervical Spine Assessment Using Passive and Active Mobilization Recorded Through an Optical Motion Capture.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 15;17(3):167-181. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

IDERGO Research Group, I3A, Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to develop and measure a protocol for evaluation of cervical range of motion (ROM), based on passive mobilization (PM) combined with active mobilization (AM) and recorded through an optical motion capture system.

Methods: Passive and active mobilization were applied to 24 asymptomatic participants. Cervical ROM was recorded in 3 anatomic planes (transversal, frontal, and sagittal) using a precision optical system and a set of rigid bodies placed on the sacrum, spinous processes of the C7-T1 vertebrae, and the head. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.12.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141359PMC
September 2018
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Correlation Between Upper Body Balance, Muscle Strength, and Power in Cricketers Belonging to Different Age Groups.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 28;17(3):160-166. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, Delhi, India.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess correlation between variables of upper body balance, muscular strength, and power in cricketers belonging to different age groups.

Methods: Forty-eight healthy male cricketers (26 adolescents aged 14-17 years and 22 adults aged 18-25 years) were recruited from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India. After a warm-up, the participants underwent Upper Quarter Y Balance Test, backward overhead medicine ball throw test, and back-strength testing in a random order. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141358PMC
September 2018
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Reliability of Electromyographic Assessment of Biceps Brachii and Triceps Brachii in Cricketers.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 28;17(3):151-159. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, Delhi, India.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability of electromyographic assessment of biceps brachii (BB) and triceps brachii (TB) muscles in cricketers.

Methods: Sixteen healthy male cricketers (ages 14-35 years) recruited from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India were tested on 2 occasions that were held 1 week apart. On the first occasion, only examiner 1 performed the testing; on the second occasion, examiner 1, examiner 2, and examiner 3 all performed testing. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.04.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141361PMC
September 2018
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Influence of Spinal Manipulation on Muscle Spasticity and Manual Dexterity in Participants With Cerebral Palsy: Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Sep 28;17(3):141-150. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Innovative Technologies Department, International Clinic of Rehabilitation, Truskavets, Lviv Region, Ukraine.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the short-term effects of spinal manipulation (SM) on wrist muscle spasticity and manual dexterity in participants with cerebral palsy (CP).

Methods: After baseline examination, 78 participants with spastic CP (7-18 years) without contractures or hyperkinetic syndrome were randomly allocated into 2 groups. The experimental group underwent SM to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, and the control group received sham SM. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141422PMC
September 2018
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Post-traumatic Scapholunate Advanced Collapse of the Wrist: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):128-134. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Radiology, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe a patient with scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) of the wrist.

Clinical Features: A 38-year-old man presented to a chiropractic teaching clinic with right wrist pain after falling off of the tailgate of a truck 7 years prior. The mechanism of injury was a fall on an outstretched hand. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.02.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112069PMC
June 2018
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Metastatic Cancer of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Presenting as Mid- and Low Back Pain in a Long Distance Runner.

Authors:
Jeffrey P Leri

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):121-127. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Private Practice, Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Objective: The purpose of this case study is to describe the presentation of a patient with persistent back pain and a history of carcinoma.

Clinical Features: A 50-year-old female runner presented to a chiropractic office with persistent moderate low back and mid-back pain. She had a history of breast carcinoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.11.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112066PMC
June 2018
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Chiropractic Management of a Patient With Chronic Pain in a Federally Qualified Health Center: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):117-120. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Integrated Clinics, Logan University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Objective: The aim of this case report is to describe the response of a patient with chronic pain who received chiropractic care in a federally qualified health center.

Clinical Features: A 61-year-old female patient with neck and back pain after a traumatic motor vehicle accident 3 years prior was referred for chiropractic care. She had neck pain, low back pain, knee pain, and pain associated with over 20 surgeries, as well as depression, opioid dependence, and low quality of life. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.12.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112063PMC
June 2018
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Walking Gait Before and After Chiropractic Care Following Fifth Metatarsal Fractures: A Single Case Kinetic and Kinematic Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):106-116. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Dr Sid E. Williams Center for Chiropractic Research, Life University, Marietta, Georgia.

Objectives: The purpose of this report is to describe the kinetic and kinematic analysis of walking gait following healed left proximal fifth metatarsal fractures.

Clinical Features: A 62-year-old female presented at a chiropractic clinic with concerns that recent metatarsal fractures had not fully resolved and reported abnormal gait due to pain and several weeks use of a "walking boot." The patient's walking gait was evaluated with a force-sensor treadmill and an inertial measurement unit motion capture system. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.02.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112067PMC
June 2018
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Intervertebral Disk Nutrients and Transport Mechanisms in Relation to Disk Degeneration: A Narrative Literature Review.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):97-105. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Research, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: The purpose of this paper was to review the literature regarding the mechanisms leading to degeneration in intervertebral disks and to discuss contributing mechanical and biological factors.

Methods: The inclusion criteria for the literature review were research studies conducted in the last 3 decades with free full-text available in English. Review articles and articles pertaining to temporomandibular joints and joints of the body other than the intervertebral disk were excluded. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.11.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112070PMC
June 2018
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The Benefits of Dietary Fiber Intake on Reducing the Risk of Cancer: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

Authors:
Marc P McRae

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):90-96. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Basic Sciences, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to review previously published meta-analyses on the effectiveness of dietary fiber on reducing the incidence of cancer.

Methods: An umbrella review of all published meta-analyses was performed. A PubMed search from January 1, 1980 to June 30, 2017 was conducted using the following search strategy: (fiber OR fibre) AND (meta-analysis OR systematic review) AND (cancer OR carcinoma). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.12.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112064PMC
June 2018
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Influence of Spinal Manipulation on Autonomic Modulation and Heart Rate in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):82-89. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of thoracic spinal manipulation (SM) on autonomic modulation and heart rate in patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy.

Methods: The design of the study was quasi-experimental. Participants were divided into 3 study groups: the asymptomatic group (n = 30), which received SM; the tendinitis group (TG, n = 30), which received SM; and the placebo group (PG, n = 30), which received placebo manipulation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.12.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112062PMC
June 2018
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Infection Control Practices and Methicillin-Resistant Skin Infections: A Survey of Students in US Chiropractic Programs.

Authors:
Jonathon T Egan

J Chiropr Med 2018 Jun 14;17(2):75-81. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, California.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of self-reported history of physician-diagnosed methicillin-resistant (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI) among chiropractic students and any association with infection control behaviors (hand and table hygiene, sharing gowns, and sharing lotion) and initiation of patient care.

Methods: Questionnaires were obtained from 312 students attending half (9/18) of US chiropractic campuses. The questionnaire was derived from earlier studies led by Bearman in 2010 and Evans in 2007. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2018.03.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112061PMC
June 2018
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Exercise Therapy for a Patient With Parkinson Disease and Back Pain: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 1;17(1):72-74. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Private practice, Bronx, New York.

Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe an exercise intervention for an elderly patient with Parkinson disease with a chief complaint of lower back pain.

Clinical Features: The patient was an 85-year-old man who had been diagnosed with Parkinson disease and kyphosis. Back pain was preventing him from carrying out activities of daily living. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.10.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883629PMC
March 2018
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Isolated Stieda Process Fracture of Talus: A Case Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 10;17(1):68-71. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

College of Graduate Studies, University of Western States, Portland, Oregon.

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe a patient with a fracture of the Stieda process.

Clinical Features: A 39-year-old woman presented with pain and swelling of her left ankle immediately following a boogie boarding accident a few days earlier. Her clinical presentation was similar to that of an ankle sprain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.11.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883630PMC
March 2018
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Rehabilitation of Tibial Plateau Fracture Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 12;17(1):63-67. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Department of Life Sciences, Palmer College of Chiropractic Port Orange, Port Orange, Florida.

Objective: The purpose of this case report was to describe the management of a tibial plateau fracture in a patient who had undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction 3.5 years earlier.

Clinical Features: A 36-year-old man presented with pain and edema following a fall from a height of approximately 2 m while skateboarding. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2017.11.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883891PMC
March 2018
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Cytokine Involvement in Biological Inflammation Related to Degenerative Disorders of the Intervertebral Disk: A Narrative Review.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 1;17(1):54-62. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: The purpose of this narrative literature review is to discuss the literature regarding the potential role that cytokines play in degenerative disk disease.

Methods: The inclusion criteria were studies that used inflammatory mediators in advancing disk disease processes. Research studies were limited to the last 3 decades that had free full-text available online in English. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883634PMC
March 2018
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Dietary Fiber Intake and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

Authors:
Marc P McRae

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 1;17(1):44-53. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Department of Basic Sciences, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to review previously published meta-analyses on the effectiveness of dietary fiber on type 2 diabetes.

Methods: An umbrella review of all published meta-analyses was performed. A PubMed search from January 1, 1980, to April 30, 2017, was conducted using the following search strategy: (fiber OR glucan OR psyllium) AND (meta-analysis OR systematic review). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883628PMC
March 2018
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Sensitivity and Specificity of Modified Bragard Test in Patients With Lumbosacral Radiculopathy Using Electrodiagnosis as a Reference Standard.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 12;17(1):36-43. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars, Islamic Republic of Iran.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of a modified Bragard test compared with the straight leg raise (SLR) test in patients presenting with electrodiagnostic evidence of L5 and S1 nerve root compression.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on 506 consecutive patients with signs and symptoms consistent with lumbosacral radiculopathy confirmed by electrodiagnostic study. Patients were evaluated from September 2013 to September 2015 in the physical medicine and rehabilitation outpatient clinic of Shahid Faghihi Teaching Hospital, Shiraz, Iran. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883635PMC
March 2018
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Reliability of Infrared Thermography Images in the Analysis of the Plantar Surface Temperature in Diabetes Mellitus.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 17;17(1):30-35. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Course of Physiotherapy, Federal University of Alfenas, Alfenas, Brazil.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability of image assessment of infrared thermography of the plantar surface of people with diabetes mellitus.

Methods: Fifty-one participants with diabetes were included. The interexaminer reliability (test) consisted of measuring the temperature of the plantar surface by 2 evaluators who separately performed the analysis of thermographic images. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883893PMC
March 2018
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Accuracy of Motion Palpation Flexion-Extension Test in Identifying the Seventh Cervical Spinal Process.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 1;17(1):22-29. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Human Analysis Movement Lab, Praça das Nações, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of a motion palpation procedure, the flexion-extension test, in localizing the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra (C7).

Methods: We analyzed 101 adult participants with metal markers that permitted the identification of the C7 spinous process. This analysis occurred during a flexion-extension test and was confirmed by radiography. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883892PMC
March 2018
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A Preliminary Study of Chiropractors' Beliefs About Biomedical and Biopsychosocial Pain: A Survey of University of Western States Alumni.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 15;17(1):16-21. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Center for Outcome Studies, University of Western States, Portland, Oregon.

Objective: The purpose of this preliminary study was to investigate differences between doctors of chiropractic with respect to their preference for the biomedical or biopsychosocial attitude and belief models.

Methods: Alumni of the University of Western States doctor of chiropractic program were asked to complete an online survey that included the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scale for Physiotherapists. This scale yields a biomedical score (10-60 scale) and a biopsychosocial score (9-54 scale). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883626PMC
March 2018
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Lower Body Strength-Training Versus Proprioceptive Exercises on Vertical Jump Capacity: A Feasibility Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 17;17(1):7-15. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Department of Clinical Reasonings, Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of completing a study comparing the impact of lower body strength training to proprioceptive exercises on vertical jump capacity.

Methods: Thirty-nine college students (age 27.9 ± 6. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883894PMC
March 2018
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Relationship Between Radiographic Lumbosacral Spine Mensuration and Chronic Low Back Pain Intensity: A Cross-sectional Study.

J Chiropr Med 2018 Mar 17;17(1):1-6. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate correlative factors affecting chronic low back pain (CLBP), with special emphasis on the radiographic postural findings in the sagittal lumbosacral spine.

Methods: A cross-sectional study alongside a randomized trial was conducted. Standing lateral lumbar spine radiographs from 352 patients with CLBP enrolled in a randomized trial were analyzed and radiographic mensuration of lumbar lordosis, lumbosacral disc angle, and sacral inclination performed. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883627PMC
March 2018
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Chiropractic Management Using Multimodal Therapies on 2 Pediatric Patients With Constipation.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):340-345. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Department of Clinical Practice, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois.

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe chiropractic management of 7-month-old male twins who had had constipation since birth.

Clinical Features: Identical male twins presented with the chief complaint of constipation and bloating. Both patients were born premature after 29 weeks of gestation and had invasive abdominal surgeries in the right lower quadrant resulting in healed postsurgical scars. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731839PMC
December 2017
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Rehabilitative Principles in the Management of Thoracolumbar Syndrome: A Case Report.

Authors:
Mathew E DiMond

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):331-339. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

UB Clinics, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Objective: The purpose of this case report was to describe the chiropractic management of thoracolumbar syndrome using multimodal therapies.

Clinical Features: A 33-year-old woman with 3 weeks of back pain presented to a chiropractic clinic. Nerve tension tests and local tenderness were present in a pattern described by Maigne, and she was diagnosed with thoracolumbar syndrome (Maigne syndrome) at her initial visit. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731837PMC
December 2017
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A Case Report of Osteochondritis Dissecans in a Rare Location: The Lateral Femoral Trochlea.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):324-330. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Department of Radiology, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe a rare location for knee osteochondritis dissecans (OCD).

Clinical Features: A 28-year-old man presented to a chiropractic clinic with left posterolateral knee pain and swelling with joint locking after falling asleep with knees bent. A history of knee locking was reported by the patient. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731836PMC
December 2017
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Reliability of the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Fascia Thickness and Strain Ratio Measures by Ultrasonography and Sonoelastography in Participants With Myofascial Pain Syndrome.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 11;16(4):316-323. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Radiology Department, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the intra- and interexaminer reliability of the upper trapezius muscle and fascia thickness measured by ultrasonography imaging and strain ratio by sonoelastography in participants with myofascial pain syndrome.

Methods: Thirty-two upper trapezius muscles were assessed. Two examiners measured the upper trapezius thickness and strain ratio 3 times by ultrasonography and sonoelastography independently in the test session. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731835PMC
December 2017
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Conservative Management of Possible Meniscal Derangement Using the Mulligan Concept: A Case Report.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):308-315. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Department of Movement Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

Objective: The purpose of this case study was to report on the immediate effects of the combined use of mobilizations with movement and the "squeeze" technique on a patient with knee stiffness, popping, and swelling.

Clinical Features: The patient presented with right knee stiffness, swelling, and a popping sensation of insidious onset. Clinical examination revealed pain with terminal knee extension and flexion, joint line tenderness, a positive Apley's compression test, and a positive Thessaly's test at 20° of knee flexion. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731845PMC
December 2017
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Chiropractic Care in the Management of Inactive Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Case Series.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):300-307. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Radiology Department, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri.

Objective: This report describes chiropractic management for 3 cases of inactive ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

Clinical Features: A 25-year-old woman presented with chronic, mechanical neck pain and stiffness that was ultimately diagnosed as AS. A 23-year-old man presented with chronic low back and left hip pain that was diagnosed as AS. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731838PMC
December 2017
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Dietary Fiber Is Beneficial for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

Authors:
Marc P McRae

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 25;16(4):289-299. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Department of Basic Sciences, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to review previously published meta-analyses on the effectiveness of dietary fiber on cardiovascular disease.

Methods: An umbrella review of all published meta-analyses was performed. A PubMed search from January 1, 1980, to January 31, 2017, was conducted using the following search strategy: (fiber OR glucan OR psyllium OR fructans) AND (meta-analysis OR systematic review). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731843PMC
December 2017
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Management of Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis With Manual Therapy and Local Cryostimulation: A Pilot Study.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 11;16(4):279-288. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Human Kinetics Department, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Objective: The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of adding cryostimulation to manual therapy in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis.

Methods: The control group (n = 19) was treated with manual therapy consisting of soft-tissue therapy and radial head mobilizations. The experimental group (n = 18) received cryostimulation in addition to manual therapy care similar to that for the control group. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731841PMC
December 2017
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Immediate Effect of Lumbar Mobilization on Activity of Erector Spinae and Lumbar Multifidus Muscles.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 7;16(4):271-278. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of grade IV lumbar mobilization on the activity/contraction of erector spinae (ES) and lumbar multifidus (LM) muscles in healthy people.

Methods: A randomized, repeated-measures design was used. Sixteen healthy subjects attended 3 testing sessions with a different intervention in each session (no intervention, grade IV central lumbar mobilization at L4, and placebo/light touch). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731842PMC
December 2017
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Association of Venous Leg Ulcers With Ankle Range of Motion in People Attending Chiropractic Mobile Clinics in the Dominican Republic.

J Chiropr Med 2017 Dec 11;16(4):263-270. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Private Practice, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Objective: The goal of the study was to determine if there was an association between chronic venous disorders (CVDs), particularly venous leg ulcers, and ankle range of motion (ROM) in the Dominican Republic.

Methods: Chronic venous disorders were classified using the clinical manifestations portion (C) of the CEAP (clinical manifestations, etiology, anatomy, pathophysiology) method. The legs of participants attending mobile chiropractic clinics in rural, low-income areas in the Dominican Republic were assessed for clinical signs of CVD and venous ulcers. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731840PMC
December 2017
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