The Pop?

Does the “Pop” matter? Apparently not in the low back! I have attached an article by Tim, John and Julie F that was just published in JMPT. The results of this analysis support their initial findings (also attached) that the pop associated with spinal manipulation does not correlate with a successful outcome in terms of the ODI scores, pain and…

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Searching and search engines

Last week’s New England Journal of Medicine published this interesting article on the frequency of use of search engines from the web. The author examined the hits on Highwire Press, a Stanford University Libraries based Website host for 918 scholarly journals. Google demonstrated the majority of hits (56.4%) in June of 2005.  Google Scholar, which was launched…

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Prilosec & Physical Therapy

One of Larry’s top two favorite reads in 2005 was “The
One Thing You Need to Know” by Marcus
Buckingham. I just finished reading
it and found it to be one of mine as well. Whether you are interested in leadership, management, or merely
sustaining individual success, you will find this book invaluable (as well as
the “one thing…

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Evidence in Motion Blog of the Year Voting!

Vote for Evidence in Motion blog as ‘Best New Medical Weblog’ established in 2005.
Medgadget.com is hosting the 2nd annual Medical Weblog Awards, designed to honor the best blogs in the ‘medical blogosphere’, as determined by the readers. Your Evidence in Motion blog has been nominated in the category of ‘Best New Medical Weblog’ established in 2005. Please consider…

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Reliability- LBP Classification

I have attached an article by Julie F and the always busy group out in Utah that just came out in Spine. This study investigated the interrater reliability of examination findings and the LBP treatment classification system originally proposed by Tony D and colleagues. Baseline examination info on individual patients was presented to clinicians with varying experience (novice, experienced, expert…

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