Can't seem to reply to a message; some error about forum names not matching? here's my reply to the osteo research thing: New England Journal of Medicine: 341 (19) Nov 4, 1999: "A Comparison of Osteopathic Spinal Manipulation With Standard Care for Patients With Low Back Pain", Andersson et al. pp. 1426-1431 Also, check out a commentary in the same issue: J. Howell "The Paradox of Osteopathy", pp. 1465-1468 Good luck to you!