Frequency and Characteristics of Side Effects of Spinal Manipulative Therapy

  title={Frequency and Characteristics of Side Effects of Spinal Manipulative Therapy},
  author={Ola Senstad and Charlotte Leboeuf‐Yde and C Borchgrevink},
Study Design. A prospective clinic‐based survey. Objectives. To study the type, frequency, and characteristics of unpleasant side effects after spinal manipulative therapy. Summary of Background Data. Spinal manipulative therapy is a commonly used treatment, but there is little knowledge of its side effects. Methods. Information regarding unpleasant reactions after spinal manipulative therapy was collected after 4712 treatments on 1058 new patients by 102 Norwegian chiropractors (response rate… 

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