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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In one instance, a plaintiff alleged that he was led to believe that chiropractic manipulation would help his diabetes.
Chiropractic manipulation is the application of pressure to a person's spine or other parts of their body by a qualified chiropractic doctor, or chiropractor.
"Improvements in people undergoing chiropractic manipulation were noted in some trials." Research suggests it may also be helpful for headaches, neck pain, and certain arm and leg conditions.
(8) Finally, in 2016, Church, et al, performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of 253 articles which showed that there is no convincing evidence to support a causal link between chiropractic manipulation and coronary artery dissection.
Our primary concern centers on the discussion of the possible etiology of their patient's vertebral AV fistulae and its possible relationship to chiropractic manipulation. Edwards et al.
A prospective randomized controlled study published in 2012 showed chiropractic manipulation is beneficial in the treatment of neck pain compared with medical treatment, but it showed no significant difference between chiropractic manipulation and physical therapy exercises.
Injuries can also result from nerve block injections and chiropractic manipulation of the neck.
Bohm, "Stroke following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine," Journal of Neurology, vol.
Del Monte explains: "Anything that could be effected by the nervous system can be improved by chiropractic manipulation, and the nervous system controls and coordinates almost every function of the body.
The AHA issued a scientific statement warning about an association between chiropractic manipulation of the neck and heightened risk of stroke in the Aug.
Some patients respond to chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture needles, or stress-reduction by meditation, yoga or Pilates.
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.

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