Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Glucose Metabolic Changes in the Brain and Muscles of Patients with Nonspecific Neck Pain Treated by Spinal Manipulation Therapy: A [18F]FDG PET Study

Figure 1

The location of cervical adjustment by the activator adjusting instrument (AAI) in the treatment condition. Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) by AAI was performed by contact on the joints and did not include muscle massage. SMT on all subjects was performed by the same chiropractor, who was an advanced practitioner of Activator Methods.

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