Tag Archives: manipulation

Manipulation, what is the crack? This is probably one of the most common questions we get asked in clinic. This simple video probably provides one of the simplest explanations and is clearer to understand than my reams of waffle. Pictures speak volumes when it comes to understanding joint cracking! Enjoy! Any further questions, feel free […]

Foot and ankle pain The ankle and the foot are made up of many small bones, connected by ligaments, muscles and fascia. This helps to make them strong, flexible and stable, which is a ideal for what we need them to do. Some of the most common things we see in clinic affecting the foot […]

Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder / Pub Med) Abstract Background Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a distinctive modality commonly used by osteopathic physicians to complement their conventional treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Previous reviews and meta-analyses of spinal manipulation for low back […]

United kingdom back pain exercise and manipulation (UK BEAM) randomised trial: cost effectiveness of physical treatments for back pain in primary care (BMJ) Abstract Objective To assess the cost effectiveness of adding spinal manipulation, exercise classes, or manipulation followed by exercise (“combined treatment”) to “best care” in general practice for patients consulting with low back […]