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Chiropractic Management of Primary Nocturnal Enuresis

This was a controlled clinical trial of 46 enuretic children that were placed under chiropractic care. The children were under care for a 10 week period preceded by and followed by a 2 week nontreatment period.

  • Participants: Forty-six nocturnal enuretic children (31 treatment and 15 control group), from a group of 57 children initially included in the study, participated in the trial.

  • Results:...25% of the treatment-group children had 50% or more reduction in the wet night frequency from baseline to post-treatment while none among the control group had such reduction.


 Reed WR, Beavers S, Reddy SK, Kern G.  J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1994 (Nov-Dec);17 (9): 596-600