Does a spinal manipulation have to make a noise to be effective?

My back didn’t crack so it didn’t work! So this video is about whether a manipulation technique has to audibly make a noise to be effective. Now we aren’t going into what the manipulation does or doesn’t do in this video but instead will answer the question, “Does a spinal manipulation have to make a noise to be effective?”

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  • Bialosky, Joel E., et al. “The relationship of the audible pop to hypoalgesia associated with high-velocity, low-amplitude thrust manipulation: a secondary analysis of an experimental study in pain-free participants.” Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics 33.2 (2010): 117-124.

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