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ID 24108
  Title Resolution of daily cervicogenic headaches in a 13-year-old male under chiropractic care [case report]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2015 Spring;2015(2):Online access only p 82-85
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To describe in a case report format the chiropractic care of a child experiencing daily cervicogenic headaches concomitant with the presence of vertebral subluxations.

Clinical Feature:  The patient was a 13-year-old presenting with a chief complaint of daily headaches of several years duration. The patient denied trauma or triggering factors preceding his headaches nor any palliative care.

Intervention and Outcome:  This patient was cared for with adjustments to the cervical and thoracic spine characterized as high velocity, low amplitude thrust type adjustments. The patient’s headaches resolved during the course of chiropractic care consisting of 8 visits over a 2-month period.

Conclusion:  This case documents significant improvements in headache related complaints in a pediatric patient after receiving conservative chiropractic care.

Author Keywords: headache, subluxation, child, chiropractic, adjustment, spinal manipulation

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