Objective: To discuss the care of a patient with infertility and other complaints undergoing chiropractic care to correct vertebral subluxations.
Clinical Features: Twenty seven year old female sought chiropractic care for infertility, low back pain, headaches, neck pain, mid-back pain, sinus problems, sore throat, and dizziness. Upon examination, it was revealed that she was under medical care for infertility since being diagnosed five months prior to seeking chiropractic care.
Interventions and Outcome: Chiropractic care included: mirror image adjusting, Thompson drops and Diversified adjustments with cervical extension compression traction. After two and a half months of regular chiropractic care, the patient conceived.
Conclusion: An infertile female who was diagnosed with anovula sought chiropractic care. During chiropractic care, the patient became pregnant. More research is warranted to fully explore the benefits of chiropractic care on infertility.
Author keywords: Infertility, chiropractic, thermography, adjustment, vertebral subluxation, spinal manipulative therapy
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