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Ankle sprains is one of the most common problems in clinical practice, mostly due to loss of mobility. Factors affecting the mobility of the joints may be due to muscle tension, ligamentous or anatomical anomalies.
Research over the last years have reported a scarce of trials investigating chiropractic treatment of the ankle joint. Previous studies have focused on investigating ROM and proprioception. This study aimed to determine whether a single high-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust manipulation to the talo-crural joint altered ankle function in subjects with dysfunction of the talo-crural joint.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Other Biomechanical Lesions
Chiropractic (HVLA) manipulation
Scandinavian College of Chiropractic
Active, not recruiting
Scandinavian College of Chiropractic
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:06-0400
The purpose of this study is to test the effect of high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) chiropractic cervical manipulation on the patient's postural control as measured by a force plate.
To study the effect of chiropractic care and a specific exercise program on balance in older adults.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether chiropractic manipulation or medical therapy is effective in the treatment of chronic neck pain.
There are a variety of treatment approaches used by the chiropractic profession. Some of these require forceful joint manipulation and some do not. This study is designed to compare outc...
The investigators propose a prospective randomized 3 arm parallel observer-blinded phase II clinical study comparing 2 distinct methods of upper cervical chiropractic manipulation to a sha...
Recent research has shown that chiropractic spinal manipulation can alter central sensorimotor integration and motor cortical drive to human voluntary muscles of the upper and lower limb. The aim of t...
The purpose of this case report is to describe chiropractic management of 7-month-old male twins who had had constipation since birth.
To evaluate Australian and New Zealand chiropractic students' opinions regarding the identity, role setting, and future of chiropractic practice.
This editorial discusses the recent inclusion of the Journal of Chiropractic Education in Scopus and places this accomplishment in context of the growth of the journal over the past 12 years. New open...
This report describes chiropractic management for 3 cases of inactive ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Procedures used by chiropractors to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints.
Adjustment and manipulation of the vertebral column.
Musculoskeletal manipulation based on the principles of OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE developed in 1874 by Dr Andrew Taylor Still.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
The planned and carefully managed manual movement of the musculoskeletal system, extremities, and spine to produce increased motion. The term is sometimes used to denote a precise sequence of movements of a joint to determine the presence of disease or to reduce a dislocation. In the case of fractures, orthopedic manipulation can produce better position and alignment of the fracture. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p264)
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