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Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 21242
  Title Commentary. “Life threatening therapists”
URL http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.clch.2010.03.003
Journal Clin Chiropr. 2010 Jun;13(2):143-145
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Abstract/Notes Excerpt: On 17 January 2010, the Dutch broadcasting company Vara screened a documentary entitled “Life threatening therapists”. Two cases were presented: the first case described a 42-year-old male who suffered a bilateral vertebral artery dissection in a chiropractic office; the second case was that of a 3-month-old girl who died during a treatment from a craniosacral therapist. Several people were interviewed including the chiropractic patient; the parents of the dead infant; professor of alternative medicine E. Ernst; former minister of Public Health, E. Borst; a neurologist F. van Kooten; and paediatricians P. Brand and C. Verlaat. The NCA (the Dutch Chiropractic Association) offered to have Prof. van Tulder respond to the first case but the directors refused the contribution.

The articles and the programme claim that both cases were clearly caused by the practitioners and that cervical manipulation and craniosacral technique should be banned. Over 100,000 people have watched the Zembla documentary; meanwhile, questions have been raised to the representative ministers in the Dutch House of Commons. This commentary aims to present a more balanced picture of the evidence regarding adverse events following chiropractic cervical manipulation.

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