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ID 21593
  Title Resolution of neurological tics and reduction in vertebral subluxation in a pediatric patient undergoing chiropractic care: A case report [case report]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2010 Fall;2010(4):Online access only p 154-158
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To discuss the case of a pediatric patient with neurological tics who received effective chiropractic care.

Clinical Features: The patient was a 7-year-old male seeking chiropractic care for neurological tics. Physical examination revealed vertebral subluxations in the cervical and thoracic regions.

Intervention and Outcome: Diversified chiropractic technique, along with Activator Methods was used to reduce vertebral subluxations in the cervical and thoracic regions. Over the course of care, the frequency of the tics reduced.

Conclusion: Resolution of neurological tics is described in a 7 year old male along with reduction of vertebral subluxations. More research is warranted in this area.

Author Keywords: Neurological tics, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, motor tics, Tourette’s

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