The Impact of Manipulation Therapy on Pain Experience

Bialoskyet al (2008) proposes a model of neurophysiological mechanisms in an attempt to explain the impact of Manipulation Therapy (MT) on pain experience in individuals. Within this model, a ‘spinal cord mediated’ mechanism is considered. This theory is supported by citation of a paper by Maliszaet al(2003) who demonstrated (using MRI) […]

EFFICACY OF SPINAL MANIPULATION THERAPY IN PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME. A Case Study.

Objective The objective of this study is to describe the efficacy of spinal manipulation therapy in the clinical management of a patient with sciatica symptoms due to piriformis syndrome. This condition is overlooked or misdiagnosed easily in clinical practice.   Clinical features A 35-year-old male visit in the clinic with chronic […]