Index to Chiropractic Literature
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  Title Adverse events following chiropractic care for subjects with neck or low-back pain: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=18722202
Journal J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2008 Jul-Aug;31(6):461-464
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Abstract/Notes This synopsis provides an overview of the benign and serious risks associated with chiropractic care for subjects with neck or low-back pain. Most adverse events associated with spinal manipulation are benign and self-limiting. The incidence of severe complications following chiropractic care and manipulation is extremely low. The best evidence suggests that chiropractic care is a useful therapy for subjects with neck or low-back pain for which the risks of serious adverse events should be considered negligible.

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