Gonstead Articles List

This list includes articles sponsored by GCSS as well as other articles of interest to the Gonstead chiropractor. These articles have been published in major chiropractic peer-reviewed journals. They include biographical pieces, presentations on general or specific aspects of the Gonstead technique procedures, case reports: care of various disorder using the Gonstead technique, and miscellaneous scientific articles of interest to the Gonstead chiropractor.

Gonstead System

Textbooks

Herbst RW. The Art and Science of Chiropractic. Sci-Chi Publications.
Plaugher G (ed). Textbook of Clinical Chiropractic. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins. 1993.
Anrig C, Plaugher G (eds). Pediatric Chiropractic. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.1997.
Goble M. The Master’s Touch. Gonstead Clinical Studies Society.

Biographical Articles

Gonstead Clinic (A Digest Personality Portrait). Digest of Chiropractic Economics  November/December 1965; 8(3):6-8.

Butler M. Gonstead: 50 Years. Today’s Chiropractic  August-September 1973; 2(4):24-26.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. Today’s Chiropractic August-September 1974; 3(4):22-24.

Mullin LE. Dr. Clarence S. Gonstead: Observing the Life and Accomplishments of a Chiropractic Pioneer. Today’s Chiropractic  May/June 1998; 27(3):32-37.

Technical/Clinical Articles

Leg Length Inequality and the Gonstead Technique. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 21-23, 1991. pp.61-64.

Skin Temperature Assessment and the Gonstead Technique. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 21-23, 1991. pp.189-192.

Cremata E. Specific Short Lever Adjustments. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 21-23, 1991. pp.265-268.

Clemens M. The Advantages of the Cervical Chair Technique. Today’s Chiropractic  July/August 1989; 18(4):74-77

Cox DB. The Condyle Subluxation in Infants. ICA International Review of Chiropractic  March/April 1991; 47(2):23-29.

Cox WA. Overview of the Gonstead Technique. In: Mazzelli JP. Chiropractic Interprofessional Research. Torino, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica. 1985. pp.41-46.

Cox WA. The Gonstead Technique: A Review. Today’s Chiropractic  July/August 1988; 17(4):25-26.

Cremata EE, Plaugher G, Cox WA. Technique System Application: The Gonstead Approach. Chiropractic Technique  February 1991; 3(1):19-25.

Cremata EE. Technique System Application: The Gonstead Approach. Chiropractic Technique  February 1991; 3(1):19-25.

Gonstead CW. Nervoscope: Evaluation and Recommendations. Journal of Clinical Chiropractic  Spring 1970; 3(2):72-76.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #1. Today’s Chiropractic  February/March 1974; 3(1):12-14.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. # 2: Direction of Ilium Misalignment. Today’s Chiropractic  April-May 1974; 3(2): 4 pp.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #3. Today’s Chiropractic  June-July 1974; 3(3):14-17.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #4. Today’s Chiropractic  August-September 1974; 3(4):22-24.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #5: Femur Height Changes With Ilium Misalignment. Today’s Chiropractic  November-December 1974; 3(5):28-30,34.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #6–Section A: The Mechanism of Vertebral Misalignment. Today’s Chiropractic  January-February 1975; 4(1):14-16.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #7–Section B. Today’s Chiropractic  March-April 1975; 4(2):18,20.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #8–Section B. Cervical Misalignments C2 Through C7. Today’s Chiropractic  July-August 1975; 4(4):38-39.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #9: Atlas and Occipital Condyle Misalignments. Today’s Chiropractic  September-October 1975; 4(5):26-27.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #10. Today’s Chiropractic  November-December 1975; 4(6):14-15.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #11: Atlas Misalignment. Today’s Chiropractic  January-February 1976; 5(1):44-46.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #12: Repositioning the Atlas. Today’s Chiropractic  March-April 1976; 5(2):24-25.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #13: Occipital Condyle Misalignments. Today’s Chiropractic  June 1976; 5(3):22-23.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #14: Repositioning the Occiput. Today’s Chiropractic  July-August 1976; 5(4):34-35.

Monterey Bay GCSS. A Few Common Adjusting Errors and Tips to Avoid Them. GCSS International Journal of Chiropractic  1999; 10(2):13-15.

Nansel D, Cremata E, Carlson J, Szlazak M. Preliminary Findings for the Effect of Spinal Adjustments on Cervical Lateral-Flexion Range of Motion Asymmetries. Transactions of the Pacific Consortium for Chiropractic Research Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference on Research and Education. July 1-2, 1989. pp.D3-1-D3-7.

Plaugher G. The Knee Chest Table. Chiropractic Technique   December 1990; 2(4):163-167.

Plaugher G. Specific-Contact, Short-Lever-Arm Articular Procedures: Advances in the Gonstead Technique. Advances in Chiropractic 1994: 1:341-372.

Ray S. The Gonstead System of Lumbar Motion Palpation. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 21-23, 1991. pp.162-163.

Instrumentation

Plaugher G, Lopes MA, Melch PE, Cremata EE. The Inter and Intraexaminer Reliability of a Paraspinal Skin Temperature Differential Instrument. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Conference on Research and Education  June 16-17, 1990.15 pp.

Plaugher G, Lopes MA, Cremata EE, Doble RW, Hoffart VM, Lantz C. The Inter- and Intra-examiner Reliability of a Paraspinal Skin Temperature Differential Instrument. JMPT  July/August 1991; 14(6):361-367.

Plaugher G, Lopes MA, Cremata EE, Doble RW, Hoffart VM, Lantz C. The Inter Examiner Reliability of Galvanic Skin Response Instrument. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.286-287.

Plaugher G. Skin Temperature Assessment for Neuromusculoskeletal Abnormalities of the Spinal Column. JMPT  July/August 1992; 15(6):365-381.

Polski H. Heat Detecting Instruments and Spinal Analysis. Science Review of Chiropractic  November 1964; 1(1):37-38.

Gonstead Full Spine X-Rays and Line Marking System

Birdsong W. A Case for Full Spine X-ray. Dynamic Chiropractic  May 15, 1987; 5(10):34.

Canterbury RR. Reevaluating the Full Spine Film. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.224-227.

Cremata EE. Full Spine Radiography. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.217-221.

Gohl R. Clinical Biomechanical Spinal Analysis.  Self-published. 1997.

Gonstead Clinic Staff. Gonstead Concepts on Full Spine Radiography.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #15: The Necessity of Full Spine Films. Today’s Chiropractic  October 1976; 5(5):24-25.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #16: Taking the A-P Film. Today’s Chiropractic  November-December 1976; 5(6):46-47.

Herbst RW. Gonstead Chiropractic Science and Art: The Chiropractic Methodology of Clarence S. Gonstead, D.C. #17: The Upper CervicoThoracic Exposure. Today’s Chiropractic  March-April 1977; 6(1-2):58-59.

Nicholson D. Comparing Full Spine X-Rays and Sectional Full Spine X-Rays. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.228-230.

Plaugher G, Cremata EE, Phillips R. A Retrospective Consecutive Case Analysis of Pre-Treatment and Comparative Static Radiographical Parameters Following Chiropractic Adjustments. Transactions of the Pacific Consortium for Chiropractic Research Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference on Research and Education. July 1-2, 1989. pp.D5-1-D5-6.

Plaugher G, Hendricks AH. The Inter and Intraexaminer Reliability of the Gonstead Pelvic Marking System. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Conference on Research and Education  June 16-17, 1990. 9 pp.

Plaugher G, Hendricks AH. The Inter- and Intra-examiner Reliability of the Gonstead Pelvic Marking System. JMPT  November/December 1991; 14(9):503-508.

Plaugher G. The Role of Plain Film Radiography in Chiropractic Clinical Practice. Chiropractic Journal of Australia  December 1992; 22(4):153-161.

Ray S. Gonstead Cervical X-Ray Marking System. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 21-23, 1991. pp.111-113.

Stoenner J. Criteria for Ordering Full Spine X-rays. GCSS Newsletter  May/June 1987; 1(3):1.

Sweere JJ. The Case for Full Spine X-Ray Studies in Chiropractic Practice. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.231-234.

Winterstein JF. Perspectives on Full Spine Radiography in Chiropractic Practice. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.235-237.

Case Reports and Clinical Trials

Hood RP. Blood Pressure: Results in 75 Abnormal Cases. Digest of Chiropractic Economics  May/June 1974; 16(6):36-38.

Plaugher G, Bachman TR. Chiropractic Management of Hypertension: A Case Report. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.284-285.

Plaugher G, Hendricks AH, Doble RW, Bachman TR, Hoffart VM. The Effects of Patient Positioning and Natural History on Radiographically Evaluated Static Configurations of the Pelvis After 18 Days. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Palm Springs, California. June 19-21, 1992. pp.39-40.

Araghi HJ. Post-Traumatic Evaluation and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient With Head Injury: A Case Report. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Research and Education  Monterey, California. June 18-20, 1993. pp.162.

Plaugher G, Bachman TR. Chiropractic Management of a Hypertensive Patient. JMPT  October 1993; 16(8):544-549.

Plaugher G, Alcantara J, Cichy DL. Management of the Patient with a Superior End-Plate Burst Fracture of C7 and Concomitant Subluxation: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics  1996; 1:79-88.

Plaugher G, Alcantara J, Hart CR. Chiropractic Management of a Patient with a Chance Fracture of the Lumbar Spine and Concomitant Subluxation. JMPT  October 1996; 19(8):539-551.

Alcantara J, Plaugher G, Abblett D. Chiropractic Management of a Patient with a C6 Lamina Fracture and Concomitant Subluxation. JMPT  February 1997; 20(2):113-123.

Alcantara J, Heschong R, Plaugher G, Alcantara J. Chiropractic Management of a Patient with Low Back Pain and Epileptic Seizures. JMPT  July/August 1998; 21(6):410-418.

Alcantara J, Steiner DM, Plaugher G. Chiropractic Management of a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis and Vertebral Subluxation. JMPT  June 1999; 22(5):333-340.

Alcantara J, Plaugher G, Thornton RE, Salem C Chiropractic Care of a Patient With Vertebral Subluxations and Unsuccessful Surgery of the Cervical Spine. JMPT  September 2001; 24(7):477-482.

Alcantara J, Plaugher G, Klemp DD, Salem C Chiropractic Care of a Patient With Temporomandibular Disorder and Atlas Subluxation. JMPT  January 2002: 25(1):63-70.

Plaugher G, et al. Practice-based Randomized Controlled-Comparison Clinical Trial of Chiropractic Adjustments and Brief Massage Treatment at Sites of Subluxation in Subjects with Essential Hypertension: Pilot Study. JMPT  May 2002; 25(4):221-239.

Alcantara J, Plaugher G, Van Wyngarden DL. Chiropractic Care of a Patient with Vertebral Subluxation and Bell’s Palsy.  JMPT  May 2003; 26(4): www.mosby.com/jmpt

Alcantara J, Plaugher G, Araghi HJ. Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient with Myasthenia Gravis. JMPT  July/August 2003; 26(6):390-394.

Internet Resources

Gonstead Clinical Studies Society web site: http://www.gonstead.com
Gonstead Seminars, Inc. website: http://www.gonsteadseminar.com
Gonstead Methodology Institute web site:  http://www.GonsteadMethodology.com

MEDLINE (PUBWEB): This is the National Institute of Health’s database. Using keywords, you can find article citations, and if available, abstracts. Full articles are not posted but can be ordered through LONESOME DOC.  http://www.nlm.nih.gov

Useful keywords: GONSTEAD, PLAUGHER G, ALCANTARA J, BACKACHE