spinal adjustment

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spinal adjustment

Chiropractic
A generic term referring to the main type of treatment provided by chiropractors; the most common adjustment techniques used in chiropractic are the high-velocity, low-force recoil thrust and the rotational thrust.

spinal adjustment

Chiropractic The main type of treatment provided by chiropractors; the most common SA used in chiropractic is a high-velocity, low-force recoil thrust and rotational thrust. See Chiropractic, Recoil thrust, Rotational thrust, Spinal misalignment.

spi·nal ad·just·ment

(spī'năl ă-jŭst'mĕnt)
Manual method of specific osseous movement of the vertebrae using controlled force, direction, leverage, amplitude, and velocity; typically performed by a chiropractor.
Synonym(s): adjustment (1) .
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We describe a patient who developed posterior circulation symptoms following chiropractic manipulation of her neck.
The billing by the chiropractor in this case is an example of "unbundling," as 97110 and 97140 would be included in the chiropractic manipulation code.
Amantea did not wash his hands between treating different patients, even though chiropractic manipulation and massage involves hands-on treatment, according to the complaint.
However, some common strategies that may help other back problems, such as undergoing chiropractic manipulation, switching a heavy dance bag from one side to the other, or correcting leg length inequality, actually have no effect on the progression of scoliosis.
Case Description: The subject is a 70 year old male who sustained a C2 incomplete spinal cord injury as a result of a chiropractic manipulation.
Rothwell DM, Bondy SJ, Williams JI and Bousser M (2001): Chiropractic manipulation and stroke : a population-based case-control study editorial comment: a population-based case-control study.
Traditional chiropractic manipulation would be too painful for the patient to endure, so a sedation approach can be highly effective.
Other popular CAM therapies used by adults were deep breathing exercises, chiropractic manipulation, massage, and yoga.
Older adults are frequent users of complementary and alternative medicine, also known as CAM, which can include products such as vitamins and herbal supplements, and practices such as chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture, meditation and massage.
In this rare case, a 37-year-old woman developed a subclavian artery occlusion after undergoing a chiropractic manipulation for neck, shoulder, and arm pain.
There are many stories of amazing recoveries from treatment with herbal medicine, diet and chiropractic manipulation.
Chiropractic manipulation for non-spinal pain--a systematic review.

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