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ID 25160
  Title Successful in vitro fertilization following chiropractic care to reduce vertebral subluxations: A case series [case report]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2017 Fall;2017(4):Online access only p 157-163
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To report on the outcomes of two infertile women undergoing chiropractic care who also underwent in vitro fertilization.

Clinical Features: Case one is a 34-year-old Caucasian female presenting with chief complaints of neck stiffness and discomfort and a history of infertility.  Case two is a 28-year-old Caucasian female presenting for care with a painful extremity symptoms with a history of failed in vitro fertilization.

Intervention and Outcomes: Both patients received care utilizing the framework of Bio Geometric Integration and Diversified spinal adjustments.  The patients were adjusted at a frequency each week based on their functional outcomes and re-evaluated every 30 days.  In case one, the patient underwent in vitro fertilization resulting in a successful pregnancy and full term baby. In case two, the patient became pregnant on her second attempt at in vitro fertilization that also resulted in pregnancy.

Conclusion: This case series provides evidence that successful in vitro fertilization may be associated with chiropractic care utilizing the framework of Bio Geometric Integration.

Author keywords: In vitro fertilization (IVF), infertility, vertebral subluxation, adjustment, Bio-Geometric Integration (BGI), Diversified technique, visceral dysfunction

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