TITLE

Chiropractic 'Name Techniques': a review of the literature

AUTHOR(S)
Gleberzon, Brian J.
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun2001, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In a previous article, the author discussed current trends in utilization rates of chiropractic "Name Techniques" in Canada, and provided recommendations for their inclusion into the curriculum at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. In this article, a review of the literature on "Name Techniques" was conducted, with interpretation and synthesis by the author. One hundred and eleven articles were found. These were: technique discussions (N = 39), case studies (N = 25), case series (N = 5), experimental studies (N = 25) and clinical trials (N = 17). The literature suggested that prone leg length testing and some x-ray mensurations may have acceptable inter and intra-rater reliability. In addition, there are several case studies that reported significant clinical benefits by patients receiving Activator, Alexander, and Upper Cervical treatments. Patients also reported improvements in quality of life while under either Upper Cervical or Network Spinal Analysis care. This information may help develop professional practice guidelines, and it may have implications for chiropractic research and education.
ACCESSION #
9877056

 

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