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This guide provides relevant and current information on the publications of Logan Faculty, Administration, and Staff.


Logan University supports faculty and staff in conducting rigorous scientific research - clinical, basic science, educational and more - that supports public health care by investigating the applications and outcomes of chiropractic care, promoting community wellness and quality of life, and developing research partners through collaboration and practice-based research networks.

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Recent Publications (Featured in December 2014 InTouch)

The most recenlty published items for all faculty, staff, and administration are included below.

Baird CJ, Shumat, SM, Tancredi MPJ, Cayce LM, Wibbenmeyer JL. The effects of the fascial distortion model on chronic hamstring tightness. Top Integr Health Care. 2014;5(3).

Kaeser MAHawk CAnderson M. Patient characteristics upon initial presentation to chiropractic teaching clinics: a descriptive study conducted at one university. J Chiropr Educ. 2014 Oct;28(2):146-51.

Poirier JN, Cooley JR, Wessely M, Guebert GM, Petrocco-Napuli K. Evaluation of three different methods of distance learning for postgraduate diagnostic imaging education: A pilot study. J Chiropr Educ. 2014 Oct;28(2):157-63.

Battaglia PJ, Gliedt J, McDaniel C, Kettner N. Bilateral idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a case report with an emphasis on differential diagnosis, imaging, and treatment. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Sep;13(3):196-202.

Enix DE, Sudkamp KL, Malmstrom, TK, Flaherty, JH. Methodology and demographics of a single blinded, randomized controlled trial of chiropractic compared to physical therapy for balance impairments in community dwelling geriatric patients with or without low back pain. Chiropr Man Therap. 2014 Sep 14;22:31.

Ichesco E, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Bhavsar R, Clauw DJ, Peltier SJ, Kim J, Napadow V, Hampson JP, Kairys AE, Williams DA, Harris RE. Altered resting state connectivity of the insular cortex in individuals with fibromyalgia. J Pain. 2014 Aug;15(8):815-826.e1.

Mattox R, Reckelhoff KE, Welk AB, Kettner NW. Sonography of occult rib and costal cartilage fractures: A case series. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Jun;13(2):139-43.

Mattox R, Smith LW, Kettner NW. Recognition of spontaneous vertebral artery dissection preempting spinal manipulative therapy: A patient presenting with neck pain and headache for chiropractic care. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Jun;13(2):90-5.

Reckelhoff K, Miller A. Interdisciplinary management of deep vein thrombosis during rehabilitation of acute rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament: A case report. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Jun;13(2):121-7.

Yochum AM, Reckelhoff K, Kaeser MA, Kettner NW. Ultrasonography and Radiography to Identify Early Post Traumatic Myosistis Ossificans in an 18-Year-Old Male: A Case Report. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Jun;13(2):134-8.

Kaeser M, Kamper J, Hawk C. Traditional versus a modified problem-based learning activity: Is there a difference in student knowledge retention? Top Integr Health Care. 2014;Vol 5(2).

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Holden J, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Tommerdahl M, Napadow V. Functional deficits in carpal tunnel syndrome reflect reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex. Brain. 2014 Jun;137(Pt 6):1741-52.

Enix DE, Scali F, Pontell ME, Marshall E. The cervical myodural bridge, a review of literature and clinical implications. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2014 Jun;58(2):184-92.

Daniels CJ, Gliedt JA, Enix DE. Radial neck fracture presenting to a Chiropractic clinic: a case report and literature review. Chiropr Man Therap. 2014 Apr 1;22(1):14.

Nuzzo JL, Haun DW, Mayer JM. Ultrasound measurements of lumbar multifidus and abdominal muscle size in firefighters. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2014 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print].

Additional Recent Publications (Featured in April 2014 InTouch)

The most recenlty published items for all faculty, staff, and administration are included below.

Battaglia P, Haun DW, Dooley K, Kettner NW. Sonographic measurement of the normal suprascapular nerve and omohyoid muscle. Manual Therapy. 2013; [Epub ahead of print]. 

Battaglia PJ, Kaeser MA, Kettner NW. Diagnosis and serial sonography of a proximal fifth metatarsal stress fracture. J Chiro Med. 2013 Sep;12(3):196-200.

Battaglia P, Maeda Y, Welk A, Hough B, Kettner NW. Reliability of the goutallier classification in quantifying lumbar multifidus fat using MRI. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. [In Press]

Bussières A, Côté P, French S, Godwin M, Gotlib A, Graham ID, Grondin D, Hawk C, Leboeuf-Yde C, Mior S, Stuber K. Creating a Chiropractic Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN): Enhancing the management of musculoskeletal care J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2014 Mar;58(1):8-15.

Gliedt JA, Daniels CJ, Enix D. Clinical brief: Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Topics in Integrative Health Care. 2013; 4(3).

Gordon R, Cremata E, Hawk C. Guidelines for the practice and performance of manipulation under anesthesia. Chiropr Man Therap. 2014 Feb 3;22(1):7.

Hawk C, Evans MW Jr. A framework for chiropractic training in clinical preventive services. Chiropr Man Therap. 2013 Aug 20;21(1):28.

Hawk C, Kaeser MA, Beavers DV. Feasibility of using a standardized patient encounter for training chiropractic students in tobacco cessation counseling. J Chiropr Educ. 2013 Fall;27(2):135-140. 

Hussain M, Nassr A, Natarajan RN, An HS, Andersson GB. Relationship between biomechanical changes at adjacent segments and number of fused bone grafts in multilevel cervical fusions: a finite element investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jan;20(1):22-9. 

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Kim J, Cina S, Gerber J, Mezzacappa, P, Morse L, Audette J, Napadow V. Acupuncture evoked response in contralateral somatosensory cortex reflects peripheral nerve pathology of carpal tunnel syndrome. Med Acupunct. 2013 Aug;25(4):275-84.

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Napadow V. Acupuncture-evoked response in somatosensory and prefrontal cortices predicts immediate pain reduction in carpal tunnel syndrome. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013;2013:795906.

McCall AR, Harvey RD. Predictors of performance on the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Parts I and II. J Chiropr Educ. 2014 Spring;28(1):9-15. 

Pontell ME, Scali F, Enix DE, Battaglia PJ, Marshall E. Histological examination of the human obliquus capitis inferior myodural bridge. Ann Anat. 2013 Jun 28.

Reckelhoff KE, Clark T, Kettner NW. The Sonographic Squeeze Test: Assessing Reliability of the Dorsal Scapholunate Ligament. J Medical Ultrasound. 2013 Sep;21(3):138-142. 

Rosner AL, Conable KM, Edelmann T. Influence of foot orthotics upon duration of effects of spinal manipulation in chronic back pain patients: a randomized clinical trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Feb;37(2):124-40. 

Rubis LM, Rubis D, Winchester B. A Collaborative Approach Between Chiropractic and Dentistry to Address Temporomandibular Dysfunction: A Case Report. J Chiropr Med. 2014 [In Press].

Saikia S, Tepe R. Etiology, treatment, and prevention of ITB syndrome: A literature review. Topics in Integrative Health Care. 2013; 4(3). 

Triano JJ, Budgell B, Bagnulo A, Roffey B, Bergmann T, Cooperstein R, Gleberzon B, Good C, Perron J, Tepe R. Review of methods used by chiropractors to determine the site for applying manipulation. Chiropr Man Therap. 2013 Oct 21;21(1):36.

Vinjamury SP, Li JT, Hsiao E, Huang C, Hawk C, Miller J, Huang Y. Effects of acupuncture for cancer pain and quality of life - a case series. Chin Med. 2013 Jul 30;8(1):15.

Welk AB, Kettner NW. Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Presenting as a Pathologic Fracture in a 12-Year-Old Football Player. J Chiropr Med. 2014 [In Press]. 

Yochum AM, Bonic EE, Yochum TR, Kettner NW. Giant Meckel diverticulum with enteroliths: a case report of a patient presenting with low back and episodic right lower quadrant pain. J Chiropr Med. 2013 Sep;12(3):207-11.