Peter Bablis

Peter Bablis
Macquarie University · Department of Chiropractic

PhD.,B.Sc.,Grad.D.C.,D.Ac.,Grad.Dip.Sport Sc.,N.D.,Dip.Med.Herb.,Dip. Homeo.,Dip.Irid., Dip.Clin.Nut.

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Background Beginning with the concepts of stress developed by Selye, an approach to stress and pain management, known as neuro-emotional technique (NET), has been developed. It is a treatment approach based on the principle that the stressor effects of dormant and/or current unresolved issues or trauma are what determine one’s bodily responses. The...
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Objective: To collect preliminary information on the effects of a mindfulness based stress relieving technique called Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) on pain and disability in chronic low back sufferers. Methods: 17 participants who had chronic low back pain entered the trial were randomized to 1 of 2 groups. Participants in the intervention group...
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Introduction: Recent evidence suggests that chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a complex, multi-factorial phenomenon with physical and biopsychosocial components. The biopsychosocial model of pain acknowledges the biological, psychological and social dimensions of the pain experience. Chiropractors, doctors and other clinicians have begun to embrace t...
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To describe the profile of patients presenting to a private chiropractic clinic specialising in Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) and to identify trends in the presentation of symptoms from these patients. 761 consecutive new patients presented to a large, multi-doctor chiropractic clinic in which practitioners all adopt a similar philosophical parad...
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For many years hypothyroid dysfunction has been treated with standard medical approaches yet some seek newer experimental conservative approaches. This paper describes the management of a new conservative approach to management in two individuals who sought treatment from a practitioner specialising in a new integrative mind-body based treatment. T...
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The objective of this study was to describe the profile of a cohort of patients who presented to a Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET) clinic. This study investigated the change in the Distress and Risk Assessment Method (DRAM) outcome measure score after a 3-month course of NET was administered to participants. This was an uncontrolled cohort study in...
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Trigger points have been shown to be active in many myofascial pain syndromes. Treatment of trigger point pain and dysfunction may be explained through the mechanisms of central and peripheral paradigms. This study aimed to investigate whether the mind/body treatment of Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) could significantly relieve pain sensitivity of...
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The muscle test procedure is a common test used by manual therapists. It is primarily used for the determination of muscle strength in orthopaedic testing, but its application is not limited to such use. The muscle test procedure has acquired other uses as a part of diagnostic systems that include largely multi-step diagnostic protocols of techniqu...
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Background: According to some technique groups in chiropractic the ileocecal valve may mal­ function and be associated with a large array of health problems that can lead to common chronic health issues prevalent in our society. Many tests commonly used in chiropractic are presumed to identify painful and/or dysfunctional anatomical structures, yet...
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Objective: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the stress-reducing technique Neuro Emotional Technique in promoting ovulation by decreasing both apparent and perceived stress. Clinical Features: Two chronic anovulating patients underwent Neuro Emotional Technique. A visual analogue scale was used to evaluate the effectiven...
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The female menstrual cycle is a complicated interaction of hormonal messages that are under the control of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian axis. Dysfunction in this axis can lead to anovulation and infertility. Stress has the potential to produce such dysfunction. To review the normal menstrual cycle, and present a number of case studies on how...
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To discover whether chiropractors consider that emotional factors are associated with pain presentations in their patients and if so, what methods they use to investigate these factors and what strategies they use to manage them. A telephone survey of chiropractors in Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and North America (America and Canada). A...
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To determine if 2 practitioners of differing skill levels could reliably agree on the presence of a weak or strong deltoid or psoas muscle. Interexaminer reliability study of 2 common muscle tests. Cohen kappa (unweighted) scores, observer agreement, and 95% confidence intervals (CIs). The results showed that an experienced and a novice practitione...
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Objective: To discover whether chiropractors consider that emotional factors are associated with pain presentations in their patients and if so, what methods they use to investigate these factors and what strategies they use to manage them. Design: A telephone survey of chiropractors in Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and North America (Ame...
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ABSTRACT NUMBER: 161 TITLE An Acupuncture Based Mind Body Therapy: A New Model for Management of Hypothyroidism. AUTHORS BABLIS, Peter; POLLARD, Henry (Macquarie University) PRESENTING AUTHOR: Peter BABLIS (AUSTRALIA 澳大利亚) Director, Universal Health International Objective: To review the function of the thyroid gland and report on the anatomy, phys...
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Objective: To review the function, anatomy, physiology, development, hormone synthesis and dysfunction of the thyroid gland. Treatment options are discussed, and 2 case studies of a mind-body therapy (Neuro-Emotional Technique-NET) successfully managing hypothyroid dysfunction are presented. Data Sources: MEDLINE search using key words: thyroid, sy...

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