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Volume 13 Number 2 Year 2024

6 articles in this issue 

Sarah Fogarty, PhD, Catherine McInerney, Phillipa Hay, PhD

Background: Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) significantly impacts women’s lives both physically and psychologically. Given the severity and impact of PPGP on pregnancy, the authors anticipated that pregnant women with PPGP might respond differ... see more

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Sujatha Pugazhendi, MPT, Priyadarshini Rajamani, BHMS, MSc, Amalan S. Daniel, MPT, Kannan Pugazhendi, MBBS, MS

Background: Musculoskeletal disorders are disabling diseases which affect work performance, thereby affecting the quality of life of individuals. Pharmacological and surgical management are the most recommended treatments. However, noninvasive physical th... see more

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Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, Executive Editor/Editor-in-Chief, IJTMB

The 2019 Poster Session at the American Massage Therapy Association National Convention included the following 6 posters as well as the posters presented at the International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC). The abstracts from IMTRC can be fou... see more

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Tracey Elizabeth Merriman, MBBS FRACS, Greg Hewitt, Anna Moran, PhD

Background & Purpose: There is a high incidence of chronic recurrent functional abdominal pain in children causing significant disruption to schooling, quality of life, and costs to the health care system. Treatment routinely includes behavioral, pharmaco... see more

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Michelle Lipnicki, BSc, RMT

Background: Dystonia is a neurological disorder, characterized by involuntary muscle spasms and tremors, resulting in abnormal movements and posture. Symptoms include pain, spasms, tremors, and dyskinesia—a difficulty in performing voluntary muscular move... see more

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Deborah Zerkle, LMT, Erin Gates, PT, DPT

Introduction: Postlaparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP) has been well documented to effect patients following an abdominal or thoracic laparoscopic surgery. PLSP is characterized by referred pain that can occur both unilaterally or bilaterally, and is typical... see more

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