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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Methods * We identified cases through a retrospective chart review of patients seen between April 2008 and March 2012 who had a diagnosis of cervical artery dissection following a recent chiropractic manipulation.
Injuries can also result from nerve block injections and chiropractic manipulation of the neck.
Taking into account both the CRA network visualization and influence analysis, the SS group's discourse was centered around discussions about research regarding sports chiropractic in the care of athletes, the study of performance as it relates to chiropractic and chiropractic manipulation, and the effects of manipulation and soft tissue therapy.
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.
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.
The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that chiropractic manipulation has been shown to have a "reasonably good degree of efficacy in relieving back pain, headaches and similar musculoskeletal problems.
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.

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