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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To prove the effect of the independent factor (control, thoracic, or cervical manipulation) on the dependent variables (blood concentrations) at each time point (pretreatment, zero hours posttreatment, and two hours posttreatment), a mixed-model ANOVA was employed.
Cuesta-Vargas, "An investigation into the kinematics of 2 cervical manipulation techniques," Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, vol.
When it becomes unnecessary to align the oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal axes or to position the patient in the sniffing position, there is less cervical manipulation. Besides potentially less trauma to the airway, patients are also able to tolerate video laryngoscopy better, allowing awake assessment of the airway (9).
In one study, 1.1% of women undergoing office hysteroscopy experienced a vasovagal reaction, caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system with cervical manipulation and passage of the scope through the internal os of the cervix.
QUEBEC CITY -- Physicians may want to hold off on performing cervical manipulation or membrane stripping to hasten labor in women with cervical/vaginal infection or colonization with pathogens, Dr.
QUEBEC CITY -- Obstetricians may want to hold off on performing cervical manipulation or membrane stripping to hasten labor in women with cervical/vaginal infection or colonization with pathogens, Dr.
Vertebrobasilar accidents occur mainly after a cervical manipulation with a rotatory component.
CNNP relieves pain with nonsurgery treatments such as medicines, exercise plus joint mobilization, cervical manipulation, acupuncture, or acupotomy and becomes immedicable in only about 5%-10% of patients [28,29].
This study measured immediate changes in visual acuity following chiropractic treatment which included cervical manipulation. Perhaps due to the convenience of the testing process and the fact that pre- and post-treatment measures were taken in a single visit, there were no dropouts and no incomplete data sets.
The following key words were used: "cervical manipulation", "spinal manipulation", "neck manipulation", "adverse event", "risk", "stroke", "vertebro basilar insufficiency", "vertebral artery dissection", "four principles approach", "ethics", "benefit" and "effect".
By showing that upper cervical manipulation substantially alleviates chronic hypertension, we have a new paradigm for expanding our concept of the phenomenon of chronic hypertension, namely that chronic hypertension appears to be mediated in part by neurovascular compression at the brainstem.
The most dramatic and well-publicized complications of spinal manipulation involve vascular accidents following cervical manipulation. 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.