A. Brain and Nervous System Articles

ADD/ADHD Chiropractic Case Studies

1. Larry Webster, D.C. International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Newsletter. January 1996."After examining several diagnosed ADHD children, we find an upper cervical subluxation that can lead to...

An Evaluation of Chiropractic Manipulation as a Treatment of Hyperactivity in Children

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Behavioral and Learning Changes Secondary to Chiropractic Care to Reduce Subluxations in a Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Objective: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is extremely subjective in both diagnosis and treatment. No single cause has yet been determined for this disorder nor has there been a single treatment plan that is...

Chiropractic Care of a Patient With Extremity Tremors Concomitant With Medically Diagnosed Conversion Disorder

Abstract Objective: To describe the chiropractic care of a patient with medically diagnosed conversion disorder. Clinical Features: The patient is an 11-yr-old girl with complaints...

Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient With Erb’s Palsy

Abstract Introduction: Since the days of Hippocrates, there have been descriptions of children who were unable to move their arms following birth. In 1764, Smellie was the first to describe a bilateral...

Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient With Migraine-type Headaches and Vertebral Subluxations

Abstract Background: Headaches in children are common and their care presents a challenge to both allopathic and non-allopathic physicians. A majority of children who experience recurrent headaches have...

Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient With Vertebral Subluxations Concomitant with a Seizure Disorder

Abstract Background: Some fifty million people worldwide, including 2.5 million Americans, have some form of epilepsy. Of the approximately 200,000 new cases of epilepsy each year in the...

Developmental Delay Syndromes and Chiropractic

Chiropractic treatment for developmental delay syndromes (DDS), while controversial to some, has growing support in the research literature. Yet at this time there is no conclusive information on the causation of DDS. This ultimately leads to...

Improvement in Attention in Patients Undergoing Network Spinal Analysis: A Case Series Using Objective Measures of Attention

Objective: Anecdotal preliminary evidence suggests that chiropractic care may be of benefits for individuals suffering from ADHD. This case series presents the improvement in...

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Improvement in Visual Acuity and Strabismus Following Pediatric Chiropractic Care: A Case Report

Abstract Background: Alva Gregory, a student and contemporary of DD Palmer, instructed on the benefits of the chiropractic adjustment in several eye conditions. According to Gregory, specific adjustments to...

Manual Therapy in Children: Proposals for an Etiologic Model - Effects of Uppercervical Adjustments on Children with Learning Disorders

The effects of uppercervical adjustments on the child with learning disorders is explored and shown clinically. Article Excerpt:

Prospective Cohort of ADHD Patients Under Chiropractic Care

Introduction: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder of childhood. Prevalence estimates indicate that between 3-11 percent of children are affected by this disorder

The Chiropractic Care of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Retrospective Case Series

Abstract Background: Characterized with hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a prevalence in children, ranging from 2.6% to 11.4%. The medical...

The Effects of Chiropractic Care on Individuals Suffering from Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia: A Review of the Literature

Objective:To present current mainstream and alternative theories about learning disabilities, with a special emphasis on dyslexia, as well as to systematically review the chiropractic and related literature about the effects of...