A. Safety Articles

A Recent Study Claims: Chiropractors Do Not Raise Stroke Risk

A recent Canadian study indicates there is no increased risk of stroke related to chiropractic care. These findings help shed light on earlier studies that had cast a cloud on the chiropractic profession and suggested that their actions resulted in...

A Survey of Parents on the Iatrogenesis Associated With Chiropractic Spinal Manipulative Therapy of Pediatric Patients: Results from a Practice-based Research Study

Abstract Background: Hayes and Bezilla reports a 9% incidence of treatment-associated aggravation following osteopathic manipulative therapy. A study of the iatrogenesis associated with pediatric spinal...

Adverse Events Associated With Pediatric Spinal Manipulation: A Systematic Review. What Does the Data Really Show?

Abstract Background: In a recent issue of the journal Pediatrics, Vohra and her colleagues 1 published the results of their systematic review of the...

The Presenting Complaints of Pediatric Patients to Chiropractors: Results from a Practice-based Research Program

Abstract At the turn of the century, Lee et.al. estimated that approximately 30 million pediatric visits were made to chiropractors in 1997 in the United States. The cost of these office visits were also estimated at $1...

The Safety and Effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic: Results from a Practice-based Research Network

Abstract Background and Significance: A study by Lee and colleagues extrapolated that some 30 million visits were made by pediatric patients to chiropractors in 1997 at a cost of $1 billion with $510...

Treatment-Related Aggravations, Complications and Improvements Attributed to Chiropractic Spinal Manipulative Therapy of Pediatric Patients: A Practice-Based Survey of Practitioners

Abstract Objective: To investigate the iatrogenesis and symptom improvements associated with chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) of pediatric patients. Materials and...

Treatment-Related Aggravations, Complications and Improvements Attributed to Chiropractic Spinal Manipulative Therapy of Pediatric Patients: A Survey of Parents

Abstract Objective: To investigate treatment-related aggravations, complications and improvements with pediatric chiropractic SMT. Materials and methods: This study was approved by...