Chiropractic adjustments: results of a controlled clinical trial in Egypt

Abstract: A controlled clinical trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of chiropractic adjustments in the treatment of low-back pain among Egyptian workers. 145 patients meeting specific criteria were examined by a joint medical/chiropractic team and randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups. The treatments, administered by a second medical/chiropractic team, were composed of… Continue Reading »

Low back pain and range of motion: Outcome measurement following Gonstead-Type low back adjustments

Waagen GN, Haldeman S, Cook G, Lopez D, DeBoer KF. Short term trial of chiropractic adjustments for the relief of chronic low back pain. Manual Medicine 1986; 2:63-67. (Author’s abstract) Rupert RL, Ezzeldin MT. Chiropractic adjustments: results of a controlled clinical trial in Egypt. Int Rev Chiropractic 1985; Winter: 58-60.(Author’s abstract) Waagen GN, DeBoer KF,… Continue Reading »

Management of hypertensive disease: A review of spinal manipulation and the efficacy of conservative therapeusis

Abstract: When considering the ailments that plague mankind, certainly one of the enigmatic conditions is hypertensive disease. This perplexing disorder is recognized insidiously in the clinical setting. It is believed to occur because of the complex interactions of a variety of factors which act on the components of the blood vasculature. Although afflicted individuals may… Continue Reading »

Missed sacral fracture prior to chiropractic adjustment: A case report

Abstract: Objective:┬áReports of complications following chiropractic adjustments administered to the lumbar spine and/or pelvis are rare. This case report discusses the events associated with a sacral fracture that was not identified prior to a side posture sacroiliac adjustment. Clinical Features:┬áThe patient suffered from blunt low back trauma due to a fall. Clinical evaluation indicated fixation… Continue Reading »