Research Digest

Center for Osteopathic MEdicine collaboration
  1. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the literature examining the impact of osteopathic care for spinal complaints. The bibliographic databases Medline (Pubmed), Web of Science, Embase, and PEDro were searched. In addition, a number of grey literature sources were searched. Only randomized controlled trials conducted in high-income Western countries were considered. Two […]
  2. QUANTUM GLOBAL 2018 – DUBAI, Arab United Emirates The Global Conference of the Foundation COME Collaboration in partnership with Emirates Osteopathic Society and Osteopathic International Alliance. Dubai, 29 September 2018 PressRelease_Dubai
  3. Basic sciences are the backbone of every clear understanding of how the body is composed and how different structures and functions are connected with each other. It is obvious that there is a huge variability in human beings – not only in terms of the outer appearance such as measurements of height, weight, muscle mass […]
  4. This review lists biopsychosocial factors and assessment methods to use with non-specific low back pain … ABSTRACT
  5. Piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular condition characterized by hip and buttock pain. This syndrome is often overlooked in clinical settings because its presentation may be similar to that of lumbar radiculopathy, primary sacral dysfunction, or innominate dysfunction. The ability to recognize piriformis syndrome requires an understanding of the structure and function of the piriformis muscle […]
  6. Use of evidence based practice (EBP) remains controversial amongst UK osteopaths and developing an understanding of factors that influence EBP implementation is important for the profession. This study aimed to explore factors that influence the use of EBP amongst UK osteopaths and to compare these with other healthcare professionals … ABSTRACT
  7. Today there is still a controversy surrounding the existence of mobility between the bones of the skull, the foundation on which cranial osteopathy techniques are based. The lack of total closure for the sutures of young people or simply the suture discontinuity of the elderly would mean there is residual mobility or at least a […]
  8. This study investigated the beliefs and attitudes of UK registered osteopaths towards chronic pain and the management of chronic pain sufferers … MORE
  9. Concussions have been increasingly reported over the past decade, but the reported incidence likely minimizes the actual numbers of people affected. Associated symptoms include emotional, somatic, and cognitive complaints, which may be prolonged in patients with certain risk factors. Neurologic examination is necessary to exclude upper motor neuron lesions and thus the need for brain […]
  10. The COME Foundation National Centre of the Gulf Region has a new Director asked Prof. Jorge Esteves, replacing Dr. Nawaf Al Aqeel. READ MORE

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