Online Program

Advances in musculoskeletal health: A focus on practice, prevention, safety, and cost

Monday, November 4, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This contributed session offers a variety of presentations regarding musculoskeletal health issues related to practice, prevention, safety, and cost. Topics include management costs of neck pain, risk of stroke following chiropractic spinal manipulation, dose-response of spinal manipulation for chronic back pain, association of smoking with back pain, knee osteoarthritis in religious groups, and an overview of benign joint hypermobility syndrome. These presentations may be of interest to those involved in economic analysis of healthcare, risk reduction, primary care, conservative care, integrative, complementary, or alternative care, manual or physical therapy, and those in the ambulatory health care environment who specialize in musculoskeletal health.
Session Objectives: Discuss musculoskeletal health issues related to practice, prevention, safety, and cost.
Michael Clay, DC, MPH

Determinants of responders in a dose-response trial of spinal manipulation for the care of chronic low back pain   
Darcy Vavrek, ND, MS, Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, David Peterson, DC, Moni Blazej Neradilek, MS and Nayak Polissar, PhD
Do people who smoke have more back pain?   
Bart Green, DC, MSEd and Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd, PhD
Benign joint hypermobility syndrome (BJHS): A public health clinical brief   
Michael Ramcharan, DC, MPH, EdD and Lyndsay Andrews, R.T. (R) (CT)

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

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Medical Care, Oral Health, Public Health Nursing, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)