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…]

 Colic, Research  Comments Off on Chiropractic management of infantile colic
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…]

 Colic, Research  Comments Off on Infantile colic treated by chiropractors: a prospective study of 316 cases
Jul 152012
 

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…]

 Colic, Research  Comments Off on Comparison of the short-term effects of chiropractic spinal manipulation and occipito-sacral decompression in the treatment of infant colic: A single-blinded, randomised, comparison trial
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…]

 Colic, Research  Comments Off on Long-term effects of infant colic: a survey comparison of chiropractic treatment and non-treatment groups
Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Chiropr Educ 2005;19(1):43 Authors: Alcantara J, Anderson R Abstract: Objective: The purpose of this article is to describe the chiropractic care of a pediatric patient with complaints associated with Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Clinical features: A 3-month-old girl was provided with chiropractic and cranial sacral care at the request and consent of her […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

Journal: Journal of the American Chiropractic Association 2007; Jan-Feb;44(1):7-19 Authors: Hains G, Hains F, Descarreaux M Abstract: Objective: The first objective was to determine if chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy and ischemic compression in the upper 2 quadrants of the abdomen resulted in clinically important changes in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms in adults. The second […read more…]

Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2003 Jan;26(1):1-8 Authors: Hayden JA, Mior SA, Verhoef MJ Abstract: BACKGROUND: Recent epidemiologic studies have estimated that the lifetime prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in children is approximately 50%, with almost 15% of children experiencing frequent or continual pain. A literature search revealed no published studies addressing conservative treatment […read more…]

 Low Back Pain, Research  Comments Off on Evaluation of chiropractic management of pediatric patients with low back pain: a prospective cohort study
Jul 152012
 

Journal: Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 1997;2(2):167-183 Author: Fallon, JM Abstract: Objective: To conduct a pilot study of chiropractic adjustive care on children with otitis media using tympanography as an objectifying measure, and to propose possible mechanisms whereby subluxation is implicated in the pathophysiology of otitis media. Design: Case series. Setting: Subjects presented in a […read more…]

 Acute Otitis Media, Research  Comments Off on The role of the chiropractic adjustment in the care and treatment of 332 children with otitis media
Jul 152012
 

Journal: J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1996;19:169-77 Author: Froehle RM Abstract: Objective: The aims of this study were to determine (a) if the patients improved while under chiropractic care; (b) how many treatments were needed to reach improvement; and (c) which factors were associated with early improvement. Design: Cohort, nonrandomized retrospective study. Setting: Private chiropractic practice […read more…]

 Acute Otitis Media, Research  Comments Off on Ear infection: a retrospective study examining improvements from chiropractic care and analyzing for influencing factors