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Chiropractic & Manual Therapies listed in MEDLINE

Chiropractic & Manual Therapies creates history as it is accepted into the prestigious medical database MEDLINE as the first journal with the word “chiropractic” in the title.


Chiropractic & Manual Therapies (CMT) is an open access journal that aims to provide chiropractors, manual therapists and related health professionals with clinically relevant, evidence-based information.


The Editor-in-Chief of the journal Associate Professor Bruce Walker AM states that “the inclusion of Chiropractic & Manual Therapies into MEDLINE is a milestone for the journal and profession at large. It is the first journal in the world with the word ‘Chiropractic or Chiropractor’…

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Today the first CARL newsletter is published. You can read it by following the link below. There are loads of interesting stuff in the newsletter, so don’t miss it!


Inside the newsletter, the three mentors, Professor Jon Adams, Professor Greg Kawchuk and Professor Jan Hartvigsen outline the background and the aims for CARL, and each of the CARL fellows give a short description of their work.


You can also read about ongoing CARL projects and upcoming events. Enjoy!


CARL newsletter issue 1

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Two research projects are awarded grants by ECCRE

Ellen Aartun and Lise Vilstrup Holm have been awarded grants from ECCRE in 2017. This was decided by the board at their meeting in Cyprus in connection with the ECU convention in Limassol.


Ellen Aartun and her co-investigators receive EUR 55,479.00 as co-funding of their research project “Development of an ICF-based assessment schedule for manual medicine”.


Ellen Aartun and her co-investigators aim to develop an assessment schedule, which captures the complex nature of disability in patients with low back pain who are treated with manual medicine in the form of manipulation and mobilization.


Lise Vilstrup Holm…

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Back pain is annoying to many people but for some it can have serious consequences. The risk of being away from work due to sickness increases when one has to carry out physically demanding work, and with that comes increased risk of losing one’s job as the consequence of having to go on sick leave. For about 10 % of everyone, who develops lower back pain, the pain becomes chronic, rendering them unfit for work with subsequent sick leave and unemployment in the end.


In most cases it is impossible to determine one single reason for back pain; the…

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Busy and inspiring days at the CARL summit

Since Monday, the 13 young CARL fellows have been fully occupied with the first of three summits.


The summit is held at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, Denmark. It is an inspiring mix of talks, workshops and social features, intended to bring the researchers together as a strong group within research in the chiropractic field. During the summit, the researchers have had presentations from a long line of researchers in management in theory and practice, how to construct a career as a researcher and how to become a good Head of Research.


They have also…

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