Research Library

Cervical Spine Manipulation Evidence

Bronfort, G., Haas, M., Evans, R., Bouter, L. (2004) Efficacy of spinal manipulation and mobilization for low back pain and neck pain: a systematic review and best evidence synthesis.  The Spine Journal, 4 (3), 335-356.

Gross, A., Hoving, J., Haines, T., et al. (2004) A Cochrane Review of Manipulation and Mobilization for Mechanical Neck Disorders.  Spine, 29 (14), 1541-1548.

Fernandez-de-las-Penas, C., Downey, C., Miangolarra-Page, J. (2005) Validity of the lateral gliding test as tool for the diagnosis of intervertebral joint dysfunction in the lower cervical spine.  Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 28 (8), 610-616.

Haas, M., Groupp, E., Panzer, D. (2003) Efficacy of cervical endplay assessment as an indicator for spinal manipulation.  Spine, 28 (11), 1091-1096.

Haavik-Taylor, H., Murphy, B. (2006) Cervical spine manipulation alters sensorimotor integration: a somatosensory evoked potential study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118 (2), 391-402.

Jull, G., Zito, G., Trott, P., Potter, H., Shirley, D., Richardson, C. (1997) Inter-examiner reliability to detect painful upper cervical joint dysfunction.  Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 43 (2), 125-129.

Smedmark, V., Wallin, M., Arvidsson, I. (2000) Inter-examiner reliability in assessing passive intervertebral motion of the cervical spine.  Manual Therapy, 5 (2), 97-101.

Tseng, Y., Wang, W., Chen, W., Hou, T. [In Press] Predictors for the immediate responders to cervical manipulation in patients with neck pain.  Manual Therapy.  

Van Schalkwyk, R., Parkin-Smith, G. (2000) A Clinical Trial Investigating the Possible Effect of the Supine Cervical Rotatory Manipulation and the Supine Lateral Break Manipulation in the Treatment of Mechanical Neck Pain: A Pilot Study.  Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics, 23(5), 324-331.

Van Trijffel, E., Anderegg, Q., Bossuyt, P., Lucas, C. (2005) Inter-examiner reliability of passive assessment of intervertebral motion in the cervical and lumbar spine: a systematic review.  Manual Therapy, 10 (4), 256-269.