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August 24th, 2020

Dr. Thomas featured on ABC Podcast

Dr. James Thomas recently joined Dr. Norman Swan of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Health Report Podcast to discuss the RELIEF Study and the details surrounding the methods used.Listen to the Podcast here! A image of the podcast on the website [View Image]

August 10th, 2020


On August 5th, Dr. James Thomas and his colleagues had their RELIEF study published in the popular JAMA Network. The goal of the RELEF study is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of spinal manipulation and spinal mobilization at reducing pain and disability compared with a placebo control group (sham cold laser) in a cohort of young adults with chronic LBP. Since the study has been published, the paper has accrued plenty of worldwide viewership, reaching 15,000 views on the JAMA website.

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