Research and Published Manuscripts

Below are a number of Dr. Bove's publications.  His scientific findings have influenced the way doctors diagnose and treat radiating pain, headache, and abdominal pain, as well as extending the general knowldge of nerve biology.  The documents may be covered by copyrights by the journals, but can be viewed for personal use. 

Visceral Massage and Manipulation

Visceral massage reduces postoperative ileus in a rat model
Susan Chapelle and Geoffrey Bove
2013 JBMT Ileus.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [508.6 KB]
Visceral mobilization can lyse and prevent peritoneal adhesions in a rat model
Geoffrey Bove and Susan Chapelle
2012_JBMT_Adhesions.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [582.8 KB]

Axon Biology, Pain, and Back Pain: Research, Reviews, and Chapters

Long lasting recruitment of immune cells and altered epi-perineurial thickness in focal nerve inflammation induced by complete Freund's adjuvant
Geoffrey M. Bove, Wendy Weissner, and Mary F. Barbe
2009_J Neuroimmunol_NerveInflammation.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
Epi-perineurial anatomy, innervation, and axonal nociceptive mechanisms
Geoffrey M. Bove
2008_JBMT_NerveFascia.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [981.0 KB]
Focal nerve inflammation induces neuronal signs consistent with symptomas of early complex regional pain syndromes
Geoffrey M. Bove
2009_ExpNeurol_CRPS.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [599.1 KB]
Disruption of axoplasmic transport induces mechanical sensitivity in intact rat C-fibre nociceptor axons
Andrew Dilley and Geoffrey M. Bove
2008_J Physiol_Axoplasmic.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.3 MB]
Resolution of Inflammation-Induced Axonal Mechanical Sensitivity and Conduction Slowing in C-Fiber Nociceptors
Andrew Dilley and Geoffrey M. Bove
2008_J Pain_Resolution.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [396.9 KB]
Time Course of Substance P Expression in Dorsal Root Ganglia Following Complete Spinal Nerve Transection
W. Weissner, B.J. Winterson, A.Stuart-Tilley, M. Devor, and G.M. Bove
2006_JCN_SP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [731.8 KB]
SUBJECTIVE NATURE OF LOWER LIMB RADICULAR PAIN
Geoffrey M. Bove, DC, PhD, Asia Zaheen, MD, and Zahid H. Bajwa, MD
2005_JMPT _LegSymptoms.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [58.7 KB]
Inflammation Induces Ectopic Mechanical Sensitivity in Axons of Nociceptors Innervating Deep Tissues
Geoffrey M. Bove, Bernard J. Ransil, Hsi-Chiang Lin, and Jeong-Gill Leem
2003_J-Neurophysiol_Neuritis.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [365.9 KB]
Paw Withdrawal Thresholds and Persistent Hindlimb Flexion in Experimental Mononeuropathies
Tanya R. Wallas, Barbara J. Winterson, Bernard J. Ransil, and Geoffrey M. Bove
2003_J Pain_NeuritisThresholds.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [177.0 KB]
Mid-Axonal Tumor Necrosis Factor–Alpha Induces Ectopic Activity in a Subset of Slowly Conducting Cutaneous and Deep Afferent Neurons
Jeong-Gill Leem and Geoffrey M. Bove
2002_J Pain_TNF.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [67.5 KB]
From Neuralgia to Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Evolution of a Concept
John L. Quintner and Geoffrey M. Bove
2001_RAPM_ConceptNP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [53.9 KB]
Noxious heat-induced CGRP release from rat sciatic nerve axons in vitro
S. K. Sauer, P. W. Reeh and G. M. Bove
2001_EurJNeuro_Heat CGRP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [249.7 KB]
RAT PERIPHERAL NERVE COMPONENTS RELEASE CALCITONIN GENE-RELATED PEPTIDE AND PROSTAGLANDIN E2 IN RESPONSE TO NOXIOUS STIMULI: EVIDENCE THAT NERVI NERVORUM ARE NOCICEPTORS
S.K. Sauer, G.M. Bove, B.A. Averbeck, and P.W. Reeh
1999_Neuroscience_NN-CGRP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [396.3 KB]
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide and Peripherin Immunoreactivity in Nerve Sheaths
Geoffrey M. Bove and Alan R. Light
1995 SSMR NerviNervorum.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]
Umyelinated Nociceptors of Rat Paraspinal Tissues
Geoffrey M. Bove and Alan R. Light
1995_J Neurophysiol_Paraspinal.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.7 MB]
The Nervi Nervorum: Missing Link for Neuropathic Pain?
Geoffrey M. Bove and Alan R. Light
1997_PainForum-NN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [12.1 MB]
Trigeminal Innervation Chapter
Geoffrey M. Bove and Michael A. Moskowitz
1997 Trigeminal Innervation Chapter.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.5 MB]
Subclassification of Radicular Pain Using Neurophysiology and Embryology
Geoffrey M. Bove and David R. Seaman
2010_WCLBP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.2 MB]
Nociceptors, Pain, and Spinal Manipulation
Rand S. Swenson and Geoffrey M. Bove
2011_Waldman_2ed.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.3 MB]

Headache Research

Spinal Manipulation in the Treatment of Episodic Tension-Type Headache: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Geoffrey Bove; Niels Nilsson
1999_JAMA_Headache.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [120.3 KB]
Primary Afferent Neurons Innervating Guinea Pig Dura
Geoffrey M. Bove and Michael A. Moskowitz
1997_J Neurophysiol_Dura.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [170.5 KB]
Pressure pain threshold and pain tolerance in episodic tension-type headache do not depend on the presence of headache
GM Bove, N Nilsson
1999_Cephalagia_TensionSigns.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [715.4 KB]
Evidence That Tension-Type Headache and Cervicogenic Headache Are Distinct Disorders
Niels Nilsson and Geoffrey Bove
2000_JMPT_TensionCGH.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [186.6 KB]

Other Interesting Articles

Acute neuropathy after exposure to sun in a patient treated with St John’s Wort
Geoffrey M Bove
1998_Lancet_SJWort.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [67.1 KB]
THE CHIROPRACTIC HEALER
Matthew A. Davis, DC and Geoffrey M. Bove, DC, PhD
2008_JMPT_Healer.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [150.7 KB]
Lending a Hand to Migraine
Geoffrey M. Bove
2013 Pain Commentary.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [106.0 KB]