3110.0 Current Research in Chiropractic I

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
This is the first session highlighting current chiropractic related research. Presentations include reports both preliminary and final of the results of a number of randomized clinical trials including those on chronic low back pain in the elderly, cervicogenic headaches and a comparison of spinal manipulative therapy and active exercise.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the effect of participant expectancy on perception of provider enthusiasm for study care and comfort with treating headache 2. Understand the role of active exercise therapy and chiropractic management of chronic lower back pain in older adults
William Meeker, DC, MPH

10:30 AM
Chiropractic management of chronic lower back pain in older adults: A randomized clinical trial
Paul Dougherty, DC, Jurgis Karuza, PhD, Paul Katz, MD and Andrew S. Dunn, DC, MEd, MS
11:10 AM
Expectancy effects in an open-label randomized trial of manual therapy for the care of cervicogenic headache
Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Darcy Vavrek, ND, MS, Adele Mattinat Spegman, PhD, RN, David Peterson, DC and Mikel Aickin, PhD
11:30 AM
Reliability of spinal motion palpation is enhanced when raters are confident about their calls: Preliminary findings
Michael Haneline, DC, MPH, Robert Cooperstein, MA, DC, Morgan Young, DC, Tamara Ghazi, BS and Erika Janssen, BS

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing