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SURGERY PREVENTION & PROVEN EFFECTIVENESS

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Exercise and Spinal Manipulation for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain

Spine April 2001 Volute 26, Number 7 Bronfort G, Evans R, Nelson B, Aker PD, Goldsmith CH, Vernon H Northwestern Health Sciences University Bloomington, Minnesota Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: For chronic neck pain, the use of strengthening exercise, whether in...

Surface Electromyography-Verified Muscular Damage Associated with the Open Dorsal Approach to the Lumbar Spine

European Spine Journal October 2001 Volume 10, Number 5 Kramer M, Katzmaier P, Eisele R, Ebert V, Kinzl L, Hartwig E Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: The dorsal approach for surgeries to repair vertebral fractures causes damage patterns in the muscles that are...

A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Low Back Pain (Most Patients can Achieve Functional Restoration)

The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine May 1993 Volume 10 Number 5 Brian W. Nelson, MD Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: At the initial visit of a patient with low back pain, the physician must set a positive tone, emphasizing that the problem is common in the...

Changes in Isometric Strength and Range of Motion of the Isolated Cervical Spine After Eight Weeks of Clinical Rehabilitation

Spine 1992 Volume 17, Number 68 Thomas R. Highland, MD, Thomas E. Dreisinger, PhD, Laura L. Vie, BEd, Garth S. Russell, MD Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: This study was one of the first studies to objectively measure changes in strength and range of motion in...

Philadelphia Panel Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines on Selected Rehabilitation Interventions for Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy October, 2001 Volume 81, Number 10 Collective Name: Philadelphia Panel Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: According to this expert panel, only therapeutic exercise has enough scientific support to warrant its recommendation as an intervention in the...

Restorative Exercise for Clinical Low Back Pain (A Prospective Two-Center Study With 1-Year Follow Up)

Spine November 1999 Volume 24, Number 9 Scott Leggett, MS, Vert Mooney, MD, Leonard N. Matheson, PhD, Brian Nelson, MD, Ted Dreisinger, PhD, Jill Van Zytveld, BA and L. Vie, BA Physicians Neck and Back Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota University of California, San Diego...

The Clinical Effects of Intensive Specific Exercise on Chronic Low Back Pain: A Controlled Study of 895 Consecutive Patients With 1-Year Follow Up

Orthopedics October 1995 Volume 18, Number 10 Brian W. Nelson, MD, Elizabeth O’Reilly, RN, Mark Miller, PT, Mike Hogan, PT, Charles E. Kelly, MD, Joseph A Wegner, MD Physicians Neck and Back Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: 76...

Can Spinal Surgery Be Prevented by Aggressive Strengthening Exercise? A Prospective Study of Cervical and Lumbar Patients

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation January 1999 Volume 80, Number 1 Brian W. Nelson, MD, David M. Carpenter, MS, Thomas E. Dreisinger, PhD., Michelle Mitchell, PTA, Charles E. Kelly, MD, Joseph A Wegner, MD Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: Forty-six of...

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Comparison of Female Geriatric Lumbar Extension Strength: Asymptomatic Versus Chronic Low Back Pain Patients and Their Response to Active Rehabilitation

Journal of Spinal Disorders 1996 Volume 9, Number 1 Bryon Holmes, Vert Mooney, Scott Negri, Scott Leggett, Jean Nichols, An Hoeyberghs Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance: This study confirmed that many back pain sufferers have weaker lumbar extension strength and...

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