Index to Chiropractic Literature
Index to Chiropractic Literature
My ICL     Sign In
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Index to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic Literature
Share:

ICL Home


For best results switch to Advanced Search.
Article Detail
Return to Search Results
ID 25628
  Title Resolution of Vasovagal Syncope (VVS) following upper cervical chiropractic care: A case study and review of the literature [case report; review]
URL https://www.vertebralsubluxationresearch.com/2018/02/08/resolution-of-vasovagal-syncope-vvs-following-upper-cervical-chiropractic-care-a-case-study-review-of-the-literature/
Journal J Upper Cervical Chiropr Res. 2018 Feb;2018():Online access only p 1-12
Author(s)
Subject(s)
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report
Abstract/Notes

Objective: The purpose of this study is to describe the resolution of symptomatology in a patient with Vasovagal Syncope (VVS) following chiropractic care to correct upper cervical subluxation.

Clinical Features: A patient formerly diagnosed with VVS, chronic diffuse neck pain and episodes of spontaneous fainting and blackouts presented for chiropractic care. Pharmacotherapy and the surgical implantation of a pacemaker had been recommended.  Chiropractic examination revealed a patient with global postural misalignments and vertebral subluxations. X-ray analysis revealed severe rotation between C1 and C2; with C1 rotated posterior 7 3/4 degree in the right transverse plane and C2 rotated an additional 5 degrees left, on C1.

Intervention and Outcomes: Quantum Spinal Mechanics 3 Dimensional protocol (QSM3) was utilized. Following adjustment to reduce the upper cervical subluxation the patient experienced resolution of her syncopal episodes. 

Conclusions: This case study revealed complete resolution of VVS disorder following the administering of QSM3 care. Additional research on the benefits of tonal based chiropractic is further needed and encouraged.

Author keywords: Vasovagal syncope, neurally mediated, neurocardiogenic, reflex mediated syncope, Quantum Spinal Mechanics 3, chiropractic, adjustment, subluxation, atlas, upper cervical

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher; full text is available by subscription.


 

   Text (Citation) Tagged (Export) Excel
 
Email To
Subject
 Message
Format
HTML Text     Excel



To use this feature you must register a personal account in My ICL. Registration is free! In My ICL you can save your ICL searches in My Searches, and you can save search results in My Collections. Be sure to use the Held Citations feature to collect citations from an entire search session. Read more search tips.

Sign Into Existing My ICL Account    |    Register A New My ICL Account
Search Tips
  • Enclose phrases in "quotation marks".  Examples: "low back pain", "evidence-based"
  • Retrieve all forms of a word with an asterisk*, also called a wildcard or truncation.  Example: chiropract* retrieves chiropractic, chiropractor, chiropractors
  • Register an account in My ICL to save search histories (My Searches) and collections of records (My Collections)
Advanced Search Tips