2021 Commentary

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#79 – November 4, 2021: BREAKING NEWS: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Low Back Pain Recommends PTs SHOULD use MOBILIZATION or MANIPULATION for BOTH Acute and Chronic LBP!

This Research Commentary presents a groundbreaking Nov 1, 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) from the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy (AOPT) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) regarding the best-evidence treatment for…

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#71-February 18, 2021 – If Mobilization and Thrust Manipulation are EQUALLY EFFECTIVE in Cervicogenic Headache, Mechanical Neck Pain, and Mechanical LBP… Why Not Just use Manipulation?

Chris Showalter PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT Program Director MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Research Commentary Manipulation (Thrust Manipulation) and Mobilization (Non-Thrust Manipulation) are common interventions utilized in the management…

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