Can they help with back pain or anything else?
We talk to chiropractor Carl Cleveland III, physical therapist Anita Gross, neurophysiologist Dr. Marcello Costa…and Kaity Sawrey’s parents.
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Credits: This episode has been produced by Rose Rimler, Wendy Zukerman, with help from Shruti Ravindran and Heather Rogers. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell. Fact checking by Michelle Harris. Sound design by Martin Peralta and Bobby Lord. Music written by Bobby Lord. For this episode we also spoke to Dr. Richard Deyo, Prof. Tim Mirtz, Prof. Gregory Whitcomb, Dr. Adam Cifu, and Julie Knaak,– Thank you for your insights. An extra big thanks to Rachel Ward, Emma Morgenstern, Christina Sullivan, Jasmine Romero and Phoebe Flanigan. As well as Alex Ward, Russell Gragg, Fiona Croall and Judy Adair. Also, a shoutout to the Sawreys! Thank you, Bill & Chris.
- A history of DD Palmer and chiropractic, which Carl co-wrote
- Anita’s review on spinal manipulation and neck pain
- The UK evidence report on manual therapy
- JAMA editorial on spinal manipulation and lower back pain
- Clinical guidelines on treating lower back pain from the American College of Physicians
- An analysis of neck manipulation and stroke
- And of course….this video