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ID 21252
  Title Resolution of chronic constipation and neck pain following chiropractic care in a 6-year-old female [case report]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2010 Spring;2010(2):Online access only p 51-55
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To report on the chiropractic care of a 6 year old female with subluxations, constipation and neck pain.

Clinical Features: A 6 year old female with constipation, neck pain, vertebral subluxations and gastrointestinal pain.

Interventions and Outcomes: High-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) adjustments at specific vertebral locations were administered at the areas of vertebral subluxation. Mother and patient reported bowel movements improving from once every 4-5 days to bowel movements every day along with resolution of neck pain.

Conclusion: Successful chiropractic care for a patient with a challenge in lifestyle due to irregular and sporadic bowel movements. Frequency of bowel movements was achieved as well as a decrease in gastrointestinal and cervical pain.

Author Keywords: Chiropractic, constipation, gastrointestinal tract, vertebral subluxation, pediatric

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