Journal Club

Fellows came together for journal club every Wednesday to discuss and evaluate articles related to the field of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. We have reviewed the following journal articles this semester:

Haller H, Lauche R, Sundberg T, Dobos G, Cramer H. Craniosacral therapy for chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Dec 31;21(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-3017-y. PMID: 31892357; PMCID: PMC6937867.

Tramontano M, Pagnotta S, Lunghi C, Manzo C, Manzo F, Consolo S, Manzo V. Assessment and Management of Somatic Dysfunctions in Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 Mar 1;120(3):165-173. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2020.029. PMID: 32091560.

Rehman Y, Ferguson H, Bozek A, Blair J, Allison A, Johnston R. Osteopathic Manual Treatment for Pain Severity, Functional Improvement, and Return to Work in Patients With Chronic Pain. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 Dec 1;120(12):888-906. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2020.128. PMID: 32946545.

Dal Farra F, Risio RG, Vismara L, Bergna A. Effectiveness of osteopathic interventions in chronic non-specific low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Complement Ther Med. 2021 Jan;56:102616. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102616. Epub 2020 Nov 13. PMID: 33197571.

Casapulla S, Rodriguez J, Nandyal S, Chavan B. Toward Resilience: Medical Students’ Perception of Social Support. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 Dec 1;120(12):844-854. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2020.158. PMID: 33165568.

Healy CJ, Brockway MD, Wilde BB. Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) use among osteopathic physicians in the United States. J Osteopath Med. 2021 Jan 1;121(1):57-61. doi: 10.1515/jom-2020-0013. PMID: 33512391.

Ruffini N, D’Alessandro G, Cardinali L, Frondaroli F, Cerritelli F. Osteopathic manipulative treatment in gynecology and obstetrics: A systematic review. Complement Ther Med. 2016 Jun;26:72-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2016.03.005. Epub 2016 Mar 7. PMID: 27261985.

Gray KM, Murphy L, Buckner B. Osteopathic Considerations for the Pregnant Patient with COVID-19. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 Aug 7. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2020.112. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32776139.

Roberts B, Makar AE, Canaan R, Pazdernik V, Kondrashova T. Effect of occipitoatlantal decompression on cerebral blood flow dynamics as evaluated by Doppler ultrasonography. J Osteopath Med. 2021 Feb 1;121(2):171-179. doi: 10.1515/jom-2020-0100. PMID: 33567080.

Mazzeo S, Silverberg C, Oommen T, Moya D, Angelo N, Zwibel H, Mancini J, Leder A, Yao SC. Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Sleep Quality in Student Athletes After Concussion: A Pilot Study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 Aug 11. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2020.100. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32780797.

Manzotti A, Cerritelli F, Lombardi E, La Rocca S, Chiera M, Galli M, Lista G. Effects of osteopathic treatment versus static touch on heart rate and oxygen saturation in premature babies: A randomized controlled trial. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2020 May;39:101116. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2020.101116. Epub 2020 Feb 8. PMID: 32379655.

Cao TV, Hicks MR, Zein-Hammoud M, Standley PR. Duration and magnitude of myofascial release in 3-dimensional bioengineered tendons: effects on wound healing. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Feb;115(2):72-82. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.018. PMID: 25637613.