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Treatment Protocols for the Chiropractic Care of Common Pediatric Conditions: Otitis Media and Asthma

This paper's purpose presents the results of a survey of chiropractors enrolled in the first year of a three year postgraduate course in chiropractic pediatrics. The survey sought to establish if consensus existed with respect to the modalities these doctors used to treat two of the most common childhood disorders seen by chiropractors: otitis media and asthma. Thirty-three doctors of chiropractic participated in the survey. "Of the primary therapeutic modalities employed by the chiropractor, spinal adjusting was the most commonly used for both asthma and otitis media. Certain areas of the spine were addressed most frequently for each of the two conditions.

Vallone S and Fallon JM   Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics Vol 2, No.1 1997. P. 113-115