Official Journal of:
• Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, UK
• The Manual Therapy Association Belgium
• The Dutch Association for Manual Therapy
Manual Therapy, an international journal of musculoskeletal therapy, is a peer-reviewed international and multidisciplinary journal, publishing high quality original research, review and debate articles that contribute to improving the clinical understanding of appropriate care processes for musculoskeletal conditions. The journal publishes articles that influence the body of evidence on mechanistic and diagnostic processes, patient care and guidelines for musculoskeletal therapies and musculoskeletal medicine.
Papers published in Manual Therapy are international, multidisciplinary, with an over-arching clinical focus.
Manual Therapy will publish papers that show depth, rigour, originality and high standards of presentation which inform the evidence base relating to mechanisms of dysfunction and rehabilitation methods; best practice; the service user experience and perspectives; clinical reasoning and decision making; and assessment and clinical management of musculoskeletal disorders.
Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research articles are welcomed as well as systematic and scholarly reviews which meet and develop the journal's high academic and ethical standards. Other regular features include Masterclasses, Case Reports, Professional Issues and Technical and measurement reports.
The journal employs a double blind peer review process and has a current Impact Factor of 2.237 (© Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2012)View all Internal Medicine titles