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The efficacy of a preparatory phase of a touch-based approach in treating chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial.

Zangrando F, Piccinini G, Tagliolini C, Marsilli G, Iosa M, Vulpiani MC, Paolucci T.

J Pain Res. 2017 Apr 20;10:941-949. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S129313. eCollection 2017.


Integrative Evaluation of Automated Massage Combined with Thermotherapy: Physical, Physiological, and Psychological Viewpoints.

Kim DW, Lee DW, Schreiber J, Im CH, Kim H.

Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:2826905. doi: 10.1155/2016/2826905. Epub 2016 Dec 15.


Development and Validation of the EXPECT Questionnaire: Assessing Patient Expectations of Outcomes of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain.

Jones SM, Lange J, Turner J, Cherkin D, Ritenbaugh C, Hsu C, Berthoud H, Sherman K.

J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Nov;22(11):936-946. Epub 2016 Sep 30.


Case Study: The Use of Massage Therapy to Relieve Chronic Low-Back Pain.

Allen L.

Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2016 Sep 9;9(3):27-30. eCollection 2016 Sep.


Evidence-Based Evaluation of Complementary Health Approaches for Pain Management in the United States.

Nahin RL, Boineau R, Khalsa PS, Stussman BJ, Weber WJ.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Sep;91(9):1292-306. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.06.007. Review.


Comparing the effects of two Swedish massage techniques on the vital signs and anxiety of healthy women.

Gholami-Motlagh F, Jouzi M, Soleymani B.

Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2016 Jul-Aug;21(4):402-9. doi: 10.4103/1735-9066.185584.


Evaluation of a risk-stratification strategy to improve primary care for low back pain: the MATCH cluster randomized trial protocol.

Cherkin D, Balderson B, Brewer G, Cook A, Estlin KT, Evers SC, Foster NE, Hill JC, Hawkes R, Hsu C, Jensen M, LaPorte AM, Levine MD, Piekara D, Rock P, Sherman K, Sowden G, Wellman R, Yeoman J.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Aug 24;17(1):361. doi: 10.1186/s12891-016-1219-0.


The Immediate Effects of Manual Massage of Forearm on Power-Grip Strength and Endurance in Healthy Young Men.

Molouki A, Hosseini SM, Rustaee M, Tabatabaee SM.

J Chiropr Med. 2016 Jun;15(2):112-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2016.02.013. Epub 2016 May 25.


The Impact of Massage Therapy on Function in Pain Populations-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials: Part I, Patients Experiencing Pain in the General Population.

Crawford C, Boyd C, Paat CF, Price A, Xenakis L, Yang E, Zhang W; Evidence for Massage Therapy (EMT) Working Group.

Pain Med. 2016 May 10. pii: pnw099. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Analgesic effects of Chinese Tuina massage in a rat model of pain.

Jiang S, Zhang H, Fang M, Zhang Y, Lu N, Zhu Q, Cheng Y, Ai J, Zhou N, Li J, Fang L, Yao F.

Exp Ther Med. 2016 Apr;11(4):1367-1374. Epub 2016 Feb 9.


Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Cherkin DC, Sherman KJ, Balderson BH, Cook AJ, Anderson ML, Hawkes RJ, Hansen KE, Turner JA.

JAMA. 2016 Mar 22-29;315(12):1240-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2323.


Departing Thoughts from IJTMB's Practice & Education Section Editor: Critical Inquiry, Dichotomy vs. Continuum, and Improving TMB Discourse.

Munk N.

Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2016 Mar 4;9(1):1-3. eCollection 2016 Mar. No abstract available.


A Randomized, Single-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study on the Efficacy of the Arthrokinematic Approach-Hakata Method in Patients with Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain.

Kogure A, Kotani K, Katada S, Takagi H, Kamikozuru M, Isaji T, Hakata S.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 8;10(12):e0144325. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144325. eCollection 2015.


The effect of journal impact factor, reporting conflicts, and reporting funding sources, on standardized effect sizes in back pain trials: a systematic review and meta-regression.

Froud R, Bjørkli T, Bright P, Rajendran D, Buchbinder R, Underwood M, Evans D, Eldridge S.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Nov 30;16:370. doi: 10.1186/s12891-015-0825-6. Review.


Immediate Effect of Therapeutic Massage on Pain Sensation and Unpleasantness: A Consecutive Case Series.

Menard MB.

Glob Adv Health Med. 2015 Sep;4(5):56-60. doi: 10.7453/gahmj.2015.059. Epub 2015 Sep 1.


Impact of McKenzie Method Therapy Enriched by Muscular Energy Techniques on Subjective and Objective Parameters Related to Spine Function in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain.

Szulc P, Wendt M, Waszak M, Tomczak M, Cieślik K, Trzaska T.

Med Sci Monit. 2015 Sep 29;21:2918-32. doi: 10.12659/MSM.894261.


Randomized clinical trial assessing whether additional massage treatments for chronic neck pain improve 12- and 26-week outcomes.

Cook AJ, Wellman RD, Cherkin DC, Kahn JR, Sherman KJ.

Spine J. 2015 Oct 1;15(10):2206-15. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.06.049. Epub 2015 Jun 19.


Structural integration as an adjunct to outpatient rehabilitation for chronic nonspecific low back pain: a randomized pilot clinical trial.

Jacobson EE, Meleger AL, Bonato P, Wayne PM, Langevin HM, Kaptchuk TJ, Davis RB.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:813418. doi: 10.1155/2015/813418. Epub 2015 Apr 7.


Perceptions of providers and administrators in the Veterans Health Administration regarding complementary and alternative medicine.

Fletcher CE, Mitchinson AR, Trumble EL, Hinshaw DB, Dusek JA.

Med Care. 2014 Dec;52(12 Suppl 5):S91-6. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000225.


Effectiveness of Chinese massage therapy (Tui Na) for chronic low back pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Yang M, Feng Y, Pei H, Deng S, Wang M, Xiao X, Zheng H, Lai Z, Chen J, Li X, He X, Liang F.

Trials. 2014 Oct 29;15:418. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-418.

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