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Man Ther. 2015 Dec; 20(6): 797–804.
Published online 2015 Mar 27. doi:  10.1016/j.math.2015.03.008

Table 1

Return to:   Neural Responses to the Mechanical Characteristics of
High Velocity, Low Amplitude Spinal Manipulation

Comparison between contact sites for their ability to change muscle spindle discharge during the HVLA-SM (ΔMIFduring).

Contact SiteMean difference in ΔMIFduring (imp/s)Lower 95% Confidence LimitUpper 95% Confidence Limitp-value
L6 spinous process vs L7 spinous process42.56.878.30.02
L6 lamina vs L7 spinous process61.525.697.30.001
L6 IAP/MP vs L7 spinous process37.
L6 lamina vs L6 IAP/MP24.4−11.3−60.20.18
L6 lamina vs L6 spinous process18.9−16.954.70.30
L6 spinous process vs L6 IAP/MP5.5−30.341.30.76
MIF = mean instantaneous frequency
imp/s = impulses per second
IAP = inferior articular process
MP = mammillary process