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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 492039, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/492039
Research Article

Relationship between Biomechanical Characteristics of Spinal Manipulation and Neural Responses in an Animal Model: Effect of Linear Control of Thrust Displacement versus Force, Thrust Amplitude, Thrust Duration, and Thrust Rate

1Palmer College of Chiropractic, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
2Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2R3

Received 15 September 2012; Revised 2 December 2012; Accepted 12 December 2012

Academic Editor: Vincenzo De Feo

Copyright © 2013 William R. Reed et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

William R. Reed, Dong-Yuan Cao, Cynthia R. Long, Gregory N. Kawchuk, and Joel G. Pickar, “Relationship between Biomechanical Characteristics of Spinal Manipulation and Neural Responses in an Animal Model: Effect of Linear Control of Thrust Displacement versus Force, Thrust Amplitude, Thrust Duration, and Thrust Rate,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2013, Article ID 492039, 12 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/492039