cervical manipulation


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cervical manipulation

Manipulation of the bones and soft tissues of the neck.
See also: manipulation
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A risk assessment comparing cervical manipulation and NSAIDs in the management of neck pain concluded that NSAIDs have a significantly greater rate of serious complications including death.
Immediate effects on electromyographic activity and pressure pain thresholds after a cervical manipulation in mechanical neck pain: a randomized controlled trial.
As a treatment, she underwent massage therapy with cervical manipulation.
Stamm of the University of Colorado, Denver, described how cervical manipulation or membrane stripping preceded perinatal sepsis and even one instance of stillbirth caused by invasive group B streptococcus (GBS) as well as other pathogens.
On the basis of these case reports, obstetricians may want to reconsider doing elective cervical manipulation, at least on patients who have cervical vaginal infection or colonization with potential perinatal pathogens.
Information about the risk of VBA should be included in an informed consent procedure for cervical manipulation with thrust techniques.
Dabbs V and Lauretti WJ (1995): A risk assessment of cervical manipulation vs NSAIDs for the treatment of neck pain.
Estimates cited by Curtis and Bove put the risk of vascular accidents following cervical manipulation between 1 in 400,000 and 1 in 1 million procedures.
7) Some chiropractic spinal manipulation techniques, particularly those focusing on upper cervical manipulation, use thermographic and other diagnostic instruments to provide primary information to determine whether treatment should or should not occur.
37,38] The incidence of vascular accidents following cervical manipulation has been reported as between 1:400,000 to 1:1 million procedures.
Vectored upper cervical manipulation for chronic sleep bruxism, headache, and cervical spine pain in a child.