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Upper Cervical Chiropractic Management of a Multiple Sclerosis Patient: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Elster2001UpperCC,
  title={Upper Cervical Chiropractic Management of a Multiple Sclerosis Patient: A Case Report},
  author={Erin L. Elster},
  year={2001}
}
This article reviews the upper cervical chiropractic management of a single patient with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).This 47-year-old female first experienced symptoms of MS at age 44, when she noticed cognitive problems and loss of bladder control. After viewing multiple lesions on MRI (MS plaques), her neurologist diag- nosed her with MS. Two years later, she noticed additional symptoms of leg weakness and paresthesias in her arms and legs. Her symptoms progressively worsened without remission… Expand
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