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The effectiveness of chiropractic manipulation in the treatment of headache: an exploration in the literature.

  title={The effectiveness of chiropractic manipulation in the treatment of headache: an exploration in the literature.},
  author={Howard T Vernon},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  volume={18 9},
  • H. Vernon
  • Published 1 November 1995
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics
OBJECTIVE To review the literature on outcome studies of chiropractic/manipulation for tension-type and migraine headaches. DESIGN Qualitative literature review. RESULTS Of nine studies of manipulation for tension-type headaches that reported quantitative outcomes, four were randomized clinical trials and five were case series designs. These studies reported on 729 subjects, 613 of whom received manipulation. Outcomes ranged from good to excellent. Manipulation seems to be better than no… 
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