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manipulation vertébrale

Presumptive spondylogenic pruritus: a case study

September 10, 2020

Objective: To describe a case of a patient with chronic pruritus of the upper back and arms who underwent complete resolution of his complaint following a short course of chiropractic care. Case Presentation: A 36-year-old male suffering with chronic, severe pruritus affecting the upper back and both arms, presented for chiropractic treatment after pharmacological treatment

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Patients with cancer. Is there a role for chiropractic?

May 14, 2020

People who have a diagnosis of cancer may develop, or already have musculoskeletal conditions, just like any other person. However, discussion about potential benefits of chiropractic treatment to this group has generally been avoided related to the fear of misrepresentation. We aimed to derive a consensus from a group of experienced chiropractors regarding their perception

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Lessons learned from cases of rib fractures after manual therapy: a case series to increase patient safety

May 14, 2020

Objective: To identify commonalities among cases of rib fractures after spinal manipulative therapy (SMT); discuss chiropractors’ case management perspectives; and propose strategies for prevention and/or management of future cases. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with chiropractors who identified cases of rib fractures after SMT at a chiropractic institution’s teaching clinics. Patient characteristics, incident characteristics, and

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SafetyNET Community-based patient safety initiatives: development and application of a Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Survey

December 20, 2018

Objectives: To: 1) develop/adapt and validate an instrument to measure patient safety attitudes and opinions of community-based spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) providers; 2) implement the instrument; and 3) compare results among healthcare professions. Methods: A review of the literature and content validation were used for the survey development. Community-based chiropractors and physiotherapists in 4 Canadian

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