McTimoney Research wins award

McTimoney Research wins award at the Eleventh Symposium of the International Association of Veterinary and Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Elizabeth Wenman MSc, an equine chiropractic and soft tissue practitioner from Surrey, won an award for her “preliminary investigation into the effect…

Preliminary investigation into the effects of chiropractic treatment, myofascial release, and a combined treatment on mechanical nociceptive thresholds of horses

Preliminary investigation into the effects of chiropractic treatment, myofascial release, and a combined treatment on mechanical nociceptive thresholds of horses Chiropractic treatment alone and when combined with myofascial release techniques (MFR) reduced response to pain compared to no treatment or…

Preliminary investigation into the effects of chiropractic treatment and combined with pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on mechanical nociceptive thresholds of horses

Chiropractic therapy and pulsed electromagnetic therapy are frequently considered to support horses and their musculoskeletal health.
Evidence of their effects on back musculature is important to understand for effective use.
This study provides positive evidence of an effect on muscle tenderness in the back compared to no treatment.

A preliminary study of the effect of manual chiropractic treatment on laterality of mechanical nociceptive thresholds (MNTs) in Thoroughbred racehorses.

Support evidence that manual chiropractic treatment reduces sensitivity to pain along the thoracic and lumbar musculature with independent laterality effects at different sites.
Further research is warranted with larger cohorts, repeatability and over a longer period

Investigation into the effects of McTimoney chiropractic treatment, Static Magnetic therapy and a combined treatment intervention on the Mechanical Nociceptive Threshold values in Thoroughbred Racehorses.

Support evidence of a positive effect of McTimoney Chiropractic and with the use of Magnetic rug(1000gauss) on the horses’ back muscle sensitivity to pain (increased MNTs) compared to no treatment intervention for 14 days
Further research is required on the differences between the treatments on muscle tonicity effects and performance parameters and horses with back pain.

A preliminary study of the effect of McTimoney chiropractic treatment on equine back dimensions typically evaluated in saddle fit in ridden horses.

Support evidence that McTimoney chiropractic treatment can have a quantifiable effect on equine back dimensions immediately post-treatment, and up to three days following treatment
This may have implications on saddle-fit assessment during this time period
Increases evidence base of effects of McTimoney chiropractic treatments and factors influencing back dimensions

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