Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 24299
  Title Improvement in a pediatric patient with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) following a trial of chiropractic care: A case report
Journal J Clin Chiropr Pediatr. 2014 Nov;14(3):Online access only p 1183-1186
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To report positive outcomes in a pediatric patient diagnosed with Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) who was receiving chiropractic care.

Clinical Presentation: The 7-year-old boy diagnosed with ASD presented for chiropractic care with chronic diarrhea and nocturnal enuresis.

Intervention and Outcomes: The patient received full spine adjustments utilizing Diversified Technique and Drop Table Technique. After three months of care the patient had resolution of nocturnal enuresis and chronic diarrhea.

Conclusion: This case study provides supporting evidence that individuals with ASD suffering from nocturnal enuresis and chronic diarrhea may benefit from chiropractic care. More research is warranted in this area.

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