Skip to content

Chiropractic Scientific References

Enjoy some chiropractic references

1. Manga, P. Angus, D E. Costa, P, Swan, WR. A Study to Examine the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic Management of Low-Back Pain. Ministry of Health, Government of Ontario Report, August 1993.

2. Meade TW, Dyer S, Browne W, Townsend J, Frank AO. Low back pain of mechanical origin: Randomized comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient treatment. British Medical Journal 2 Jun 1990; Volume 300 1431-7.

3. Meade TW, Dyer S, Browne W, Frank AO. Randomized comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient management for low back pain: results from extended follow up. British Medical Journal 1995; 311:349-51.

4. Bigos S, Bower 0, Braen G, et al. Acute Low Back Problems in Adults. Clinical Practice Guideline No. 14. AHCPR Publication No. 95-0642. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. December 1994.

5. Shekelle PG, Adams AH, Chassin MR, Hurwitz EL, Brook RH. Spinal manipulation for Low-Back Pain. Annals of Internal Medicine 1992; 117:590-8.

6. Giles G, Muller R. A randomized controlled trial comparing medication, acupuncture and spinal manipulation. Spine 2003; 28:1490-1503

7. Wolsko PM, Eisenberg DM, Davis RB, Kessler R, Phillips RS Patterns and perceptions of care for treatment of back and neck pain: results of a national survey. Spine 28:(3),292-7; discussion 298, Feb 1, 2003.

8. Aure OF, Nilsen JH, Vasseljen O, Manual therapy and exercise therapy in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized, controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. Spine 28: 6, 525-31; discussion 531-2, Mar 15, 2003.

9. Khan S, Cook J, Gargan M, Bannister G. A symptomatic classification of whiplash injury and the implications for treatment. Journal of Orthopedic Medicine 1999; 21(1):22-25.

10. Gargen MF, Bannister GC Long-term prognosis of soft tissue injuries of the neck. The Journal of Joint and Bone Surgery 1990; 72 (5) 901-3

11. Woodward MN, Cook JCH, Gargan MF, Bannister GC. Chiropractic treatment of chronic whiplash injuries. Injury 1996; 27:643-645.

12. Leach RA. An evaluation of the effect of chiropractic manipulative therapy on hypolordosis of the cervical spine. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; 1983:6:17-23.

13. Boline PO, Kassak K, Bronfort G, Nelson C, Anderson AV: Spinal manipulation vs. amitriptyline for the treatment of chronic tension-type headaches: a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;1995; 18:148-54.

14. Tarola GA. Manipulation for the Control of Back Pain and Curve Progression in Patients with Skeletally mature Idiopathic Scoliosis: Two Cases. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;1994; 17:253-257.

15. Aspegren DD, Cox JM. Correction of Progressive Idiopathic Scoliosis Utilizing Neuromuscular Stimulation and Manipulation: A Case Report. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;1987;10:147-56.

16. Harrison DD, Jackson BL, De George D, Barker, WF The Efficacy of Cervical Extension-Compression Traction Combined with Diversified Manipulation and Drop Table Adjustments in the Rehabilitation of Cervical Lordosis Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;1994; 17:454-464.

17. Jackson BL, Harrison DD, Robertson GA, Barker WF. Chiropractic Biophysics Lateral Cervical Film Analysis Reliability. Rehabilitation of Cervical Lordosis Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; 1993;16(6): 384-91.

18. Troyanovich SJ, Robertson GA, Harrison DD, Holland B. Intra- and Interexaminer Reliability of the Chiropractic Biophysics Lateral Lumbar Radiographic Mensuration Procedure. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;1995;18(8):519-524.

19. Harrison DD, Janik TJ, Troyanovich SJ, Holland B. Comparisons of Lordotic Cervical Spine Curvatures to a Theoretical Ideal Model of the Static Sagittal Cervical Spine. Spine 1996;21(6):667-675.

20. Harrison DD, Cailliet R, Janik TJ, Troyanovich SJ, Harrison DE, Holland B. Elliptical Modeling of the Sagittal Lumbar Lordosis and Segmental Rotation Angles as a Method to Discriminate Between Normal and Low Back Pain Subjects. Journal of Spinal Disorders 1998; 11(5): 430-439.

21. Harrison DE, Cailliet R, Harrison DD, Janik TJ, Holland B. Changes in Sagittal Lumbar Configuration with a New Method of Extension Traction: Non-randomized Clinical Control Trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2002; 83(11): 1585-1591

22. Saunders ES, Woggon D, Cohen C and Robinson DH, Improvement of Cervical Lordosis and Reduction of Forward Head Posture with Anterior Head Weighting and Proprioceptive Balancing Protocols. Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, April 2003 1-5

23. Troyanovich SJ, Harrison DE, Harrison DD. Review of the Scientific Literature Relevant to Structural Rehabilitation of the Spine and Posture: Rationale for Treatment Beyond the Resolution of Symptoms. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; 1998; 21(1):37-50.

24. Jarvis KB, Phillips RB, Morris EK. Cost per Case Comparison of Back Injury Claims of Chiropractic versus Medical Management for Conditions with Identical Diagnostic Codes. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 1991 33(8) 847-53

25. Paulk GP, Harrison DE. Management of a chronic lumbar disk herniation with CBP methods following failed chiropractic manipulative intervention. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2004; 27(9): 579e1-579e7.

26. Dagenais S, Haldeman S, Chiropractic Primary Care 2002 29: 2, 419-37

27. Hurwitz EL, Aker PD, Adams AH, Meeker WC, Shekelle PG Manipulation and mobilization of the cervical spine. A systematic review of the literature. Spine 1996 21:15 1746-59

28. Hurwitz EL. The relative impact of chiropractic vs. medical management of low back pain on health status in a multispecialty group practice.Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 1994 17: 2, 74-82

29. Evans R, Bronfort G, Nelson B, Goldsmith CH. Two year follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Spinal Manipulation and Two Types of Exercise for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain. Spine 2002 27 (21) 2383-89

Call now to learn more about chiropractic care!


Dr. E. Stephen Saunders | Kirkland Chiropractor
Phone: (425) 828-4850

Chiropractic Web Design by Perfect Patients.