Nov 152014
 

Conclusion: Published cases of serious adverse events in infants and children receiving chiropractic, osteopathic, physiotherapy, or manual medical therapy are rare. The 3 deaths that have been reported were associated with various manual therapists; however, no deaths associated with chiropractic care were found in the literature to date. Because underlying preexisting pathology was associated in […read more…]

 Research  Comments Off on Adverse Events Due to Chiropractic and Other Manual Therapies for Infants and Children: A Review of the Literature
Oct 162014
 

Musculoskeletal symptoms and orthopaedic complications in pregnancy: pathophysiology, diagnostic approaches and modern management Bhardwaj A, Nagandla K. Postgrad Med J. 2014 Aug;90(1066):450-60. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2013-132377. Epub 2014 Jun 5 Abstract Low back pain is a common musculoskeletal symptom in pregnancy that can present as lumbar pain or pelvic girdle pain, with significant physical and psychosocial implications. Pelvic […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

Journal:J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2004;27(8):e14 Authors: Bastecki AV, Harrison DE, Haas JW Abstract: Objective: To discuss the case of a patient who was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by a general practitioner and was treated with chiropractic care. Clinical features: A 5-year-old patient was diagnosed with ADHD and treated by a pediatrician unsuccessfully with methylphenidate […read more…]

 ADD / ADHD, Research  Comments Off on Cervical kyphosis is a possible link to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1989 12(5):353-63 Authors: Giesen JM, Center DB, Leach RA Abstract: The principle aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of chiropractic manipulative therapy in the treatment of children with hyperactivity. Using blinds between investigators and a single subject research design, the investigators evaluated the effectiveness of the treatment […read more…]

 ADD / ADHD, Research  Comments Off on An evaluation of chiropractic manipulation as a treatment of hyperactivity in children
Jul 152012
 

Journal: Jour Clin Chiro Pediatrics. 1999;4(1):241-244 Authors: Hewitt E Abstract: Objective: To present the cases of two infants with dysfunctional nursing who were able to breastfeed normally after receiving chiropractic care. Physiological mechanisms are presented explaining how chiropractic care may restore normal suckling. Clinical Features: The first case involves an 8-week-old girl unable to maintain […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

In: Proceedings of the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, D.C.: American Public Health Association. Washington, D.C., Nov 4-7, 2007: http://apha.confex.com/apha/135am/techprogram/paper_151981.htm Authors: Spegman A, Haas M, Hewitt EG Abstract: National and international public health goals promote breastfeeding throughout the 1st year of life. The majority of mothers exclusively breastfeed after birth, […read more…]

 Breastfeeding Dysfunction, Research  Comments Off on Exploring the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments for young infants with ongoing breastfeeding difficulties
Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Clin Chiro Pediatrics. 2004;6(1):349-368. Authors: Vallone S Abstract: Objective: Breastfeeding during the first year of an infant’s life is currently supported and promoted by lactation consultant, midwives, naturopaths, chiropractors and allopathic physician. In 1997, the American Academy of Pediatric and in 1998, the World Health Organization published their position papers that advocated breastfeeding […read more…]

 Breastfeeding Dysfunction, Research  Comments Off on Chiropractic evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction in infants demonstrating difficulty breastfeeding
Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2009;32(8):670-674 Authors: Miller JE, Miller L, et al Summary: Miller et al also performed a clinical case series of chiropractic care for 114 infants with hospital- or lactation consultant-diagnosed nursing dysfunction. The average age at first visit was 3 weeks.  All infants in the study showed some improvement, with 78% […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research. Norwalk, IA. 2003. Author: Rosner A Abstract: An assessment of pediatric research regarding chiropractic care for back pain, headaches, otitis media, infantile colic, constipation, nocturnal enuresis, asthma, retrolisthesis, scoliosis and neurological disorders including epilepsy, autism and ADD/ADHD. This monograph also includes a discussion of chiropractic theory, practice and safety […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

Journal: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000;154:401-407 Authors: Lee AC, Li DH, Kemper KJ Abstract: Objective:  To describe the practice characteristics and pediatric care of chiropractors. Study Design:  Cross-sectional, descriptive survey. Setting:  Chiropractic practices in the Boston, Mass, metropolitan area. Participants:  One hundred fifty licensed chiropractors. Main Outcome Measures:  Demographics, practice characteristics, and fee structure. Practitioners […read more…]