Index to Chiropractic Literature
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  Title A case report on the management of a patient presenting with post-concussion syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder, using the upper cervical chiropractic technique [case report]
URL http://www.tihcij.com/Articles/A-Case-Report-on-the-Management-of-a-Patient-Presenting-With-Post-concussion-Syndrome-and-Post-traumatic-Stress-Disorder-Using-the-Upper-Cervical-Chiropractic-Technique.aspx?id=0000448
Journal Top Integr Health Care. 2015 ;6(1):Online access only 10 p
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Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report
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Introduction: This case report describes the chiropractic management of a patient with a history of multiple mild traumatic brain injuries, using Upper Cervical manipulative technique.

Clinical Features: A 42 year old man presenting with symptoms of post-concussion syndrome, and diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Intervention and Outcome: The Kale Upper Cervical Procedure was utilized to assess, monitor, and correct the effects of an upper cervical subluxation in a patient over an 8 week period. The patient reported significant improvement in symptoms of post- concussion syndrome, and small positive improvements in PTSD symptoms. Follow up at 11 months showed continued improvement in most symptoms.

Conclusion: Upper cervical chiropractic management of a patient with multiple mild traumatic brain injuries was presented. Significant improvements in post-concussion symptoms were observed.

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