Started by SarDragon, September 11, 2016, 07:48:21 pm
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Quote from: AirAux on October 21, 2016, 04:37:57 pmWell, well, did you really need to go there? Care to share the fact that many, many more deaths are caused through nursing mistakes, accidents, neglect, and actual murder? The AMA notes Chiropractic care is safe. Shall we begin, or? Don't want none, don't start none.
Quote from: RNOfficer on October 21, 2016, 12:22:26 amChiropractors and the neck.
Quote from: AirAux on October 22, 2016, 03:44:37 am"Not a single case of vertebral artery stroke was found during a study which involved approximately 5 million cervical manipulations from 1965 to 1980 at the National College of Chiropractic Clinic in Chicago"Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 1980; 3: 213-19"A review of more than a half-million treatments over a nine-year period at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College outpatient clinic found no incidents of strokes."Upper Cervical Syndrome, Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1988 195-222NIH reports "An analysis of Medicare claims data from older Americans who sought care for neck pain from chiropractors suggests that cervical spine manipulation is unlikely to cause stroke."Whedon JM, Song Y, Mackenzie TA, et al. Risk of stroke after chiropractic spinal manipulation in Medicare B beneficiaries aged 66 to 99 years with neck pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 2015;38(2):93-101."Although minor side effects following cervical spine manipulation were relatively common, the risk of a serious adverse event, immediately or up to 7 days after treatment, was low to very low."Thiel H W, Bolton J E, Docherty S, et al. Safety of chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine. Spine 2007;32:2375-8."There is no clinical or case-control study that demonstrates or even implies that chiropractic spinal manipulation is unsafe in the treatment of low-back pain." "Chiropractic should be the treatment of choice for low back pain - excluding traditional medical care altogether..."A Study to Examine the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic Management of Low-Back Pain, Ministry of Health, Government of Ontario Canada 1993
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