10 Open Access Pain Science Articles

The RMT Education Project - Evidence Based Resources for Massage Therapists
We provide massage therapists with tools & resources to simplify the complex - taking a intensive processes and break it down in to manageable chunks. Here we break down a list of ten open access pain science articles for massage therapists, this list is representative, not exhaustive. 

Ten Open Access Pain Science Articles

Bialosky, J. E., Bishop, M. D., Price, D. D., Robinson, M. E., & George, S. Z. (2009). The mechanisms of manual therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain: A comprehensive model. Manual Therapy. 

Bialosky, J.E., Bishop, M.D., George, S.Z., Robinson, M.E. (2011). Placebo response to manual therapy: something out of nothing? J Man Manip Ther.

Bishop, M. D., Torres-Cueco, R., Gay, C. W., Lluch-Girbés, E., Beneciuk, J. M., & Bialosky, J. E. (2015). What effect can manual therapy have on a patient's pain experience? Pain Management.

Ellingsen, D., Leknes, S., Løseth, G., Wessberg, J., & Olausson, H. (2016). The Neurobiology Shaping Affective Touch: Expectation, Motivation, and Meaning in the Multisensory Context. Frontiers in Psychology.

Nencini, S., & Ivanusic, J. J. (2016). The Physiology of Bone Pain. How Much Do We Really Know? Frontiers in Physiology.

Newell, D., Lothe, L.R., Raven, T.J. (2017). Contextually Aided Recovery (CARe): a scientific theory for innate healing. Chiropr Man Therap.

Pelletier, R., Higgins, J., & Bourbonnais, D. (2015). Is neuroplasticity in the central nervous system the missing link to our understanding of chronic musculoskeletal disorders? BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Rudy, I.S., Poulos, A., ... Jenkins, H. (2015). The correlation of radiographic findings and patient symptomatology in cervical degenerative joint disease: a cross-sectional study. Chiropr Man Therap.

Vigotsky, A., & Bruhns R. (2015). The Role of Descending Modulation in Manual Therapy and Its Analgesic Implications: A Narrative Review. Pain Research and Treatment.

Woolf, C. (2011). Central sensitization: Implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Pain.