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Pain Physiology as a Neurological Model for Manipulation

  • Scott Haldeman

Abstract

Pain of spinal origin is by far the dominant reason why patients seek spinal manipulative therapy (SMT). Approximately 50 percent of patients visiting a practitioner of SMT do so for low back pain and 90 percent of patients seeking SMT have primary musculoskeletal discomfort [Breen 1977; Vear 1972].

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Intervertebral Disc Trigger Point Spinal Pain Spinal Manipulation Spinal Manipulative Therapy 
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