Frequency and Characteristics of Side Effects of Spinal Manipulative Therapy

  title={Frequency and Characteristics of Side Effects of Spinal Manipulative Therapy},
  author={O. Senstad and C. Leboeuf–Yde and C. Borchgrevink},
  • O. Senstad, C. Leboeuf–Yde, C. Borchgrevink
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Spine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
    218 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    Adverse effects of spinal manipulation
    • 40
    Dose-response and efficacy of spinal manipulation for care of cervicogenic headache: a dual-center randomized controlled trial.
    • 12
    Adverse reactions to chiropractic treatment and their effects on satisfaction and clinical outcomes among patients enrolled in the UCLA Neck Pain Study.
    • 93
    • PDF


    Spinal manipulation for low-back pain.
    • 312
    • PDF
    The appropriateness of chiropractic spinal manipulation for low back pain: a pilot study.
    • 17
    Quality assurance in chiropractic practice: a comparison of two study methods.
    • 5
    Analysis of zygapophyseal joint cracking during chiropractic manipulation.
    • 39