​Research

 2018/9 Departments of Chiropratic Research Outputs 


Student NameResearch TitleSupervisor
Berry, Rebecca AnnThe Effect of Lumber-Pelvic Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Power Output in RowersDr DM Landman
Cope Morgan, Emma JayneThe Prevalence and Types of Non-Manipulative Therapies Used by Chiropractors in South Africa
Dr CM Bester



De Bruyn, Cornelius JohannesThe Effect of Ultrasound Therapy and Upper Cervical Manipulative Therapy a Well as the Combination Thereof on Chronic SinustisDr M Moodley


Co-Supervisor: Dr DM Landman
Eves, Lauren CandiceInvestigating the Change in Hand Microbiota of Chiropractic Students Treating Patients in the Chiropractic Training ClinicDr CJ Yelverton


Co-Supervisor: Prof TG Barnard / Mrs N Hodgkinston
Foster, Laura AnneA Comparative Study of Resisted Versus Assisted Manipulation Technique in Cervical Facet SydromeDr M Moodley
Griesel, DesireeActivator Trigger Point Therapy versus Interferential Current in the Treatment of Inter-scapular Pain Due to Rhomboid Trigger PointsDr M Moodley
Hendrikz, KimonAnalysis of Fractures and Dislocations Caused by Chiropractors in South AfricaDr CM Bester
Lamberti, Louise AnnA Pilot Study into Mefenamic Acid and Chiropractic Manipulation for the Treatment of Primary DysmenorrheaDr M Moodley
Masumpa, Bongani GodfreyThe Chiropractic Approach to Impingement Syndrome of the ShoulderDr CM Bester
Mendes, Jenny Dos SantosComparison of Spinal Manipulative Therapy with Kinesio® Tape versus Dynamic® Tape for Chronic Non Specific Thoracic PainDr DM Landman
Mouton, Johannes Nicolaas JacobusManual Versus Instrument Assisted Manipulation in the Treatment of Thoracic Facet DysfunctionDr DM Landman
Ngobeni, Phetheka InaThe Effect of Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy and Therapeutic Elastic Taping in the Treatment of Rhomboid Trigger PointsDr CJ Yelverton
Oosthuizen, NicoleDry Needling Versus Cervical Spine Manipulation Combined with Dry Needling of Subscapularis Myofascial Trigger PointsDr CJ Yelverton
Carless, Sarah DianneA Survey of Work-Related Injuries of Chiropractors in South AfricaDr CJ Yelverton

Co-Supervisor: Dr CJ Hay
Ferreira, VickiCervical Spine Manipulation and Muscle Energy Technique in the Treatment of Upper Trapezius Myofascial PainDr DM Landman
Kruger, MarniSurvival of Bacterial Pathogens on Vinyl Chiropractic Treatment BedsDr CJ Yelverton

Co-Supervisor: Prof TG Barnard
Levine, Matthew GregThe Acute Effects of Chiropractic Manipulation on the Accuracy and Bowling Speed of Male BowlersDr M Moodley

Co-Supervisor: Dr SM Smilkstein
Lombard, Dayna TeresaThe Effect of Chiropractic Manipulation on the Tactile Sensitivity of the Trigeminal NerveDr CJ Yelverton
Robertson, Kim NicoleThe Effect of Manual Versus Mechanical Cervical Manipulation on Brain qEEGDr CM Bester
Berger, David Brian The Effects of Cervical Spine Manipulation versus Soft Tissue Therapy on Gait Individuals with Sub-Acute Neck PainDr CJ Yelverton
Botha, SurietteA Comparison between Ischemic Compression and Foam Rolling in the Treatment of Active Rhomboid Trigger PointsDr DM Landman
Duarte, Tasmyn MatosAnalysis of the Use of Non-Manipulation Therapies by Chiropractors in South AfricaDr CM Bester
Fussell, Jessica AnneA Comparison between Spinal Manipulative Therapy and SpiderTech ™ Therapy and the Compination thereof on Upper Crossed Syndrome Dr DM Landman
Grove, ConstantPatella Mobilization and Manipulation in Patellofemoral Pain SyndromeDr CJ Hay
Kirtley, Ryan JustinA Comparative Study between Three Chiropractic Approaches to Peroneal Trigger PointsDr CJ Hay
Kok, LianA Comparative Study Comparing the Effects of Ultrasound Therapy and Hot Pack Therapy as a Post Dry Needling ProcedureDr CJ Yelverton
Long, LeezyThe Effect of Lumbosacral Manipulation Therapy, Interfential Current Therapy and the Combination thereof on Hamstring Strength and FlexibilityDr M Moodley
Mensky, GaliaThe Immediate Effect of Cervical Manipulation on qEEGDr CM Bester
Randal Smith, Devlin SeanA Case Series Describing the Effect of Extremity Manipulation on qEEGDr CM Bester

Co-Supervisor: Dr CJ Hay
Somerville, Sarah MeganA Survey in Paediatric Care by Chiropractors in South AfricaDr CM Bester