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Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy on Autonomic Tone as Evidenced by Blood Pressure Changes and Activity of the Fibrinolytic System

Manipulation of cervical and thoracic vertebrae reduces moderate (140/90) hypertension. Manipulation caused a decrease in plasma fibrinogen, favoring the PSNS.

Fichera AP; Celander DR J Am Osteopath Assoc. 1969 (Jun);68 (10): 1036-1038