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Taping protocol for two presentations of pregnancy-related back pain: a case series

September 06, 2019

Background: Back pain is common during pregnancy and can have an adverse impact on the quality of life for some, yet treatment options for this population are limited. We document a chiropractic treatment that involves using kinesiology tape (tape) to help alleviate pregnancy-related back pain in two patients. Case Presentation and Management: Two pregnant women

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Ontario chiropractor’s knowledge of exercise guidelines for pregnant patients

April 25, 2019

Objective: To describe the Ontario chiropractors’ knowledge regarding the current guidelines for exercise during pregnancy through a knowledge score and exploring its distribution across different strata of interest including gender, experience, location of practice and type of practice. Methods: A previously used survey was modified and sent to 500 randomly selected Ontario chiropractors. Demographic and

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Pregnancy: a demographic study

August 15, 2014

A retrospective study of 126 pregnant females, presenting to a chiropractor’s office was made. The average age of the patient was 29.8 years. Their backgrounds were career oriented and for the majority, it was their first pregnancy. The most frequent complaint was lower back pain. The study outlines the necessity for further data on the

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Pregnancy-related symphysis pubis dysfunction management and postpartum rehabilitation: two case reports

June 03, 2014

Objective: Two case reports review the chiropractic treatment and rehabilitation management of Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD). Clinical features: Patient 1: a 35-year-old female presented at 30 weeks pregnant with severe left sided Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction and low back pain. Patient 2: a 33-year-old female also 30 weeks pregnant, presented with right sided Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

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Therapeutic interventions employed by Greater Toronto Area chiropractors on pregnant patients: results of a cross-sectional online survey

May 08, 2014

Introduction: Due to different biomechanical, nutritional, and hormonal considerations, it is possible that chiropractors may employ different therapeutic interventions and recommendations for pregnant patients than non-pregnant ones. The objective of this study was to determine the therapeutic interventions that chiropractors who are members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association in the Greater Toronto Area most commonly

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