CARL Research Fellows
CARL Research Fellows
Developing research capacity and leadership in chiropractic

CARL OUTPUT

Research Articles

 

Eklund A, De Carvalho D, Page A, Wong AYL, Johansson MS, Pohlman K, Hartvigsen J, Swain M. Expectations influence treatment outcomes in patients with low back pain. A secondary analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial. European Journal of pain 2019.

Fernandez M, Moore C, Peng W, de Luca K, Pohlman KA; Swain M, Adams J. The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: Analyses of 1,907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 (Accepted).

Moore C, de Luca K, Wong AYL, Fernandez M, Swain M, Hartvigsen J, Adams J, Peng W. (2019) Characteristics of chiropractors who manage people aged 65 and older: A nationally representative sample of 1903 chiropractors. Australasian Journal on Ageing 2019 (Accepted)

Kawchuk GN, Pagé I, de Carvalho D, Swain M, Miazga S, Funbashi M, Wong AYL. Do physiological limits of human palpation prevent clinicians from appreciating differences in spinal stiffness? Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2019 (Accepted)

Wong AYL, Parent EC, Dhillon SS, Prasad N, Samartzis D, Kawchuk GN. (2019) Differential patient responses to spinal manipulative therapy and their relation to spinal degeneration and post-treatment changes in disc diffusion. European Spine Journal (accepted).

Moore C, Leaver A, Sibbritt D, Adams J. (2018) The management of common recurrent headaches by chiropractors: a descriptive analysis of a nationally representative survey. BMC Neurol. 18:171.

Funabashi M, Pohlman K, Mior S, O’Beirne M, Westaway M, De Carvalho D, El-Bayoumi M, Haig R, Wade D, Thiel H, Cassidy JD, Huwirtz E, Kawchuk G, Vohra S. (2018) SafetyNET community-based patient safety initiatives: Development and application of a Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Survey. J Can Chiropr Assoc, 62(3): 130-142.

de Luca, K, Eklund, A., Fernandez, M., Wong, A.Y.L., Hartvigsen J. (2018) Multi-site joint pain in older Australian women. Chiropr Man Therap (accepted)

Wong AYL, Chan TPM, Chau AWM, Cheung HT, Kwan KCK, Lam AKH, Wong PYC, De Carvalho D. (2018) Do different sitting postures affect spinal biomechanics of asymptomatic individuals? Gait &Posture (accepted).

Page I, Swain M, Wong A, Breen A, De Carvalho D, Descarreaux M, Funabashi M, Kawchuk G. (2018) Correlations between individuals’ characteristics and spinal stiffness: a combined analysis of multiple datasets. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. (In press)

Adams J, de Luca K, Swain M, Funabashi M, Wong A, Page I, Peng W. (2018) Prevalence and practice characteristics of urban and rural/remote Australian chiropractors: Analysis of a nationally-representative sample of 1,830 chiropractors. Australian Journal of Rural Health. (In press)

de Luca, K., Gliedt, J., Fernandez, M., Kawchuk, G., Swain, M. (2018). The identity, role, setting, and future of chiropractic practice: a survey of Australian and New Zealand chiropractic students. J Chiropr Educ, 6. doi: 10.7899/JCE-17-24

Adams J, Lauche R, de Luca K, Swain M, Peng W, Sibbritt D. (2018) Prevalence and profile of Australian chiropractors treating athletes or sports people: A cross-sectional study. Complement Ther Med 39, 56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2018.05.003

Amorin-Woods L, Moore C, Adams J. (2018) How does a practice-based research network facilitate evidence-informed practice within the chiropractic profession in Australia? A commentary. Chiropractic Journal of Australia, 46(2): 172-185.

Adams, J., Kawchuk, G., Breen, Ax., De Carvalho, D., Eklund, A., Fernandez, M., Funabashi, M., Holmes, M.M., Johansson, M.S., de Luca, K., Moore, C., Page, I., Pohlman, K.A., Swain, M.S., Wong, A.Y.L., Hartvigsen J. (2018) Leadership and capacity building in international chiropractic research: introducing the chiropractic academy for research leadership (CARL). Chiropractic & Manual Therapies26(1), 5. [Download here]

Moore, C., Adams, J., Leaver, A., Lauche, R., Sibbritt, D. (2017) The treatment of migraine patients within chiropractic: Analysis of a nationally representative survey of 1869 chiropractors. BMC Complement Altern Med, 17(1), 519. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-2026-3 [Download here]

 

Conference Presentations

 
  • De Carvalho D, De Luca K, Funabashi M, Breen A, Wong AYL, Johansson M, Ferreira M, Swab M, Adams J, Kawchuk G, Hartvigsen J. Does exposure to prolonged durations of objectively measured sitting time result in increased levels of perceived back pain: a systematic review. XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care, Quebec City, Canada, July 3-6, 2019

  • Pohlman KA, Funabashi M. Patient safety and spinal manipulative therapy providers: Impact on back and neck pain patients. Speaker’s Corner at the XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care, Quebec City, Canada, July 3-6, 2019

  • Wong AYL, Chung MT, Zheng YP, Samartzis D, Kawchuk G. Reliability of lumbar multifidus volumetric measurements using two software programs XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care, Quebec City, Canada, July 3-6, 2019

  • Wong AYL, Chung YH, Lam HL, Lee HW, Lui AK, Wong SN, Kawchuk G. Short-term effects of manual massage, mechanical massage and sham therapy on patients with chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care, Quebec City, Canada, July 3-6, 2019

  • Funabashi M, Pohlman KA, Mior S, Thiel H, Hill M, Cassidy D, Hogg-Johnson S, Westaway M, Yager J, Hurwitz E, Kawchuk G, OBeirne M, Vohra S. Preliminary findings from an active surveillance reporting system for spinal manipulative therapy regulated providers and low back pain patients. Main Session Platform at the 10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain, Antwerp, Belgium, October 2019

  • Pohlman KA, Cooper J, Gliedt J, Holmes M, Lawrence D. Association of attitudes toward chronic low back pain and evidence-based practice: a cross-sectional survey of a chiropractic institution. Oral Presentation at the 10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain, Antwerp, Belgium, October 2019  

  • Moore C, Leaver A, Sibbritt D, Adams J. The use of primary head-ache diagnostic criteria by chiropractors: A study of 381 Australian chiropractors. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Moore C, de Luca K, Wong A, Fernandez M, Swain M, Hartvigsen J, Adams J, Peng W. Characteristics of chiropractors who manage people aged 65 and older: A nationally representative sample of 1903 chiropractors. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Wong AYL, Choi B, Cheung V, Lam C, Wong M, Funabashi M, Kawchuk G. Risk factors for low back pain among physiotherapy students in Hong Kong. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Breen Ax, de Carvalho D, Funabashi, M., Kawchuk, G., Pagé, I., Swain, M., Wong, A.Y.L., Breen AC: Lumbar intervertebral motion sharing during spine flexion and return to neutral: improving reference data for more accurate spine models. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • De Luca K, Fernandez M, Eklund A, Wong AYL, Hartvigsen J. Multisite joint pain in older Australian women is associated with poorer psychosocial health and greater medication use. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Fernandez M, Moore C, Eklund A, Swain M, de Luca K, Sibbritt D, Adams J, Peng W. Discussing physical activity in the chiropractic consultation: Analyses of 1,924 practitioners from the ACORN practice-based research network. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Montgomery L, French S, Kamper S, Troelsen J, Hestbaek L, Hartvigsen J, Swain M. No association between sedentary behaviours and spinal pain in adolescents: A cross-sectional epidemiological study. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Young A, Swain M, Kawchuk G, Wong A, Downie A. The bench-top performance of the VerteTrack system for the assessment of spinal stiffness. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Pohlman KA, Funabashi M, Kawchuk G, Hogg-Johnson S, Mior S. How Patients are Asked about Severity Rating for Worsened Symptom Matters: Data from an Electronic Active Surveillance Study Implemented at a Chiropractic Teaching Clinic. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Pohlman KA, Salsbury S, Funabashi M, Holmes M, Mior S. Patient Safety Attitudes in Chiropractic Teaching Clinics: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Students, Faculty, and Staff. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • De Carvalho D, De Luca K, Funabashi M, Breen A, Wong AYL, Johansson M, Ferreira M, Swab M, Adams J, Kawchuk G, Hartvigsen J. Does exposure to prolonged durations of objectively measured sitting time result in increased levels of perceived back pain: a systematic review. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Funabashi M, Breen A, De Carvalho D, Page I, Nougarou F, Descarreaux M, Kawchuk G. Force distribution within spinal tis-sues during a posterior to anterior spinal manipulative therapy. World Federation of Chiropractic 2019 Congress. Berlin, March 2019.

  • Holmes M, Pohlman K, Breen Ax, de Carvalho D, Maiers M. A session with CARL: Mentoring within Chiropractic institutions. World Federation of Chiropractic-Association of Chiropractic Colleges, 10TH Chiropractic Education Conference, London , UK.

  • Breen, Ax., De Carvalho, D., Wong, A.Y.L. Kawchuk, G., Pagé, I., Funabashi, M., Swain, M., Breen AC: Apportionment of lumbar intervertebral motion in a standardised flexion and return protocol using fluoroscopy: basic data to improve current spine models. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

  • De Luca K, Wong AYL, Eklund A, Fernandez M, Byles J, Parkinson L, Ferreira ML, Hartvigsen J. The associations among multi-site joint pain and psychosocial health and greater medication use in older Australian women. 11th Pan-Pacific Conference on Rehabilitation, Hong Kong, SAR, China, 2018.

  • De Luca K, Wong AYL, Eklund A, Fernandez M, Byles J, Parkinson L, Ferreira ML, Hartvigsen J. Prevalence and management of back pain in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: A retrospec

  • tive study. Chiropractic Australia National Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2018.

  • Eklund A, De Carvalho D, Pagé I, Wong A, Johansson MS, Pohlman KA, Hartvigsen J, Swain M. Does psychological profile, pain intensity and self-rated health modify the association between expectations and the short-term subjective improvement in patients with low back pain? An explorative study using data from a longitudinal multicenter trial. Canadian Chiropractic Association’s National Convention and Tradeshow, Calgary, 2018. (podium)

  • Funabashi M, Pohlman KA, Mior S, Thiel H, Mill MD, Cassidy JD, Westaway M, Yager J, Hurwitz E, Kawchuck G, O’Beirne M, Vohra S. Preliminary findings from an active surveillance re-porting system for spinal manipulative therapy regulated providers and low back pain patients. Inter-national Society for the Studies of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada, 2018. (poster)

  • Breen Ax, De Carvalho D, Wong A, Kawchuk G, Pagé I, Funabashi M, Swain M, Breen A. Apportionment of lumbar intervertebral motion in a standardised flexion and return protocol using fluoroscopy: basic data to improve current spine models. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, 2018. (podium)

  • Adams J, de Luca K, Swain M, Funabashi M, Wong A, Pagé I, Peng W. Prevalence and practice characteristics of urban and rural/remote Australian chiropractors: Analysis of a nationally-representative sample of 1,830 chiropractors. Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health conference, Darwin, 2018.

  • Pohlman KA, Salsbury SA, Funabashi M, Holmes MM, O’Beirne M, Vohra S. Patient Safety and Quality of Care in Chiropractic Academic Clinics: A Quantitative Evaluation of Respondent Feedback to an International Survey. Integrative Research Congress: Integrative Medicine & Health, Baltimore, USA, 2018. (poster)

  • Fernandez, M., Moore, C., Peng, W., de Luca, K., Pohlman, K.A., Swain, M., Adams, J. The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: Analyses of 1,907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network. Musculoskeletal, Bone & Joint Health Alliance, October 2017, Sydney, Australia. (podium)

  • Pagé, I., Breen, Ax., De Carvalho, D., Kawchuk, G., Funabashi, M., Swain, M., Wong, A.Y.L. Is lumbar spinal stiffness, assessed using a novel rolling mechanical device correlated with anthropometric factors in a normal sample of participants? CAA National Conference, October 2017, Canberra, Australia. (poster)

  • de Luca, K., Gliedt, J., Fernandez, M., Kawchuk, G., Swain, M. The identity, role, setting, and future of chiropractic practice: a survey of Australian and New Zealand chiropractic students. CAA National Conference, October 2017, Canberra, Australia. (poster)

  • Moore, C., Leaver, L., Sibbritt, D., Adams, J. The management of common recurrent headaches by chiropractors: A descriptive analysis of a nationally representative survey. CAA National Conference, October 2017, Canberra, Australia. (podium)

  • de Luca, K., Gliedt, J., Fernandez, M., Kawchuk, G., Swain, M. The identity, role, setting, and future of chiropractic practice: a survey of Australian and New Zealand chiropractic students. CA-COCA National Conference, October 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (podium)

  • de Luca, K., Swain, M., Wong, A.Y.L., Funabashi, M., Adams, J. Professional and practice characteristics of rural Australian chiropractors: A secondary analysis of the Australian Chiropractic Research Network (ACORN) project data. CA-COCA National Conference, October 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (podium)

  • Fernandez, M., Moore, C., Peng, W., de Luca, K., Pohlman, K.A., Swain, M., Adams, J. The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: Analyses of 1,907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network. CA-COCA National Conference, October 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (podium)

  • Moore, C., Leaver, A., Sibbritt, D., Adams, J. Factors associated with the use of primary headache diagnostic criteria. Analysis of a cross-sectional survey of Australian chiropractors. CA-COCA National Conference, October 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (podium)

  • Pagé I., Breen Ax., De Carvalho D., Kawchuk G., Funabashi M., Swain M., Wong A.Y.L. Is lumbar spinal stiffness, assessed using a novel rolling mechanical device correlated with anthropometric factors in a normal sample of participants? CA-COCA National Conference, October 2017, Melbourne, Australia. (poster)

  • Kawchuk, G., Graham, S., Kawchuk, J., Wong, A.Y.L. Do physiological limits of human touch prevent clinicians from appreciating relevant biomechanical changes in patients with low back pain? International Back and Neck Pain Research Forum, September 2017, Oslo, Norway. (poster)