Jul 152012
 

Journal:Clinical Chiropractic 2004;7(4):180-186 Author: Hipperson, A Abstract: Objective: To present two case studies in which the complete resolution of infantile colic and associated symptoms was achieved with chiropractic treatment. This case series supports the aetiological mechanism of an imbalanced autonomic nervous system, via somatovisceral reflexes secondary to regional cranial and spinal dysfunction. In addition, they […read more…]

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Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1989;12(4):281-88 Authors: Klougart N, Nillson N, Jacobsen J Abstract: A prospective, uncontrolled study of 316 infants suffering from infantile colic and selected according to well-defined criteria shows a satisfactory result of spinal manipulative therapy in 94% of the cases. The median age of the infants was 5.7 wk at the […read more…]

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Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1999;22(8):517–22 Authors: Wiberg JMM, Nordsteen J, Nilsson N. Abstract: Objective: To determine whether there is a short-term effect of spinal manipulation in the treatment of infantile colic. Design: A randomized controlled trial. Setting: A private chiropractic practice and the National Health Service’s health visitor nurses in the suburb Ballerup (Copenhagen, […read more…]

 Colic, Research  Comments Off on The short-term effect of spinal manipulation in the treatment of infantile colic: A randomized controlled clinical trial with a blinded observer
Jul 152012
 

Journal: Clinical Chiropractic 2008;11(3): 122-129 Authors: Browning M, Miller JE Summary: Browning et al performed a single-blinded randomized comparison trial of the effects of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and occipito-sacral decompression therapy (OSD) on infants with colic[iii].  43 infants younger than 8 weeks of age received two weeks of chiropractic care.  Two weeks and four […read more…]

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Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2009;32(8):635-638 Authors: Miller JE, Phillips HL Summary: Research has shown that children who were colicky as infants suffer from poor behavior and disturbed sleep as toddlers.  Miller et al performed a survey of parents of 117 such toddlers who had received chiropractic care as infants vs. 111 who had not […read more…]

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