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ID 25983
  Title Resolution of adenotonsilar hypertrophy, associated sleep disordered breathing and avoidance of surgery following chiropractic care: A case study and review of the literature [case report]
URL https://www.vertebralsubluxationresearch.com/2019/08/02/resolution-of-adenotonsilar-hypertrophy-associated-sleep-disordered-breathing-avoidance-of-surgery-following-chiropractic-care-a-case-study-review-of-the-literature/
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2019 Aug;2019():Online access only p 95-99
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Publication Type Case Report
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Objective:  To describe the positive health outcomes following chiropractic care of a child with adenotonsillar hypertrophy and associated sleep disordered breathing.

Clinical Features:  A two-year old female presented with sleep disordered breathing along with medically diagnosed hypertrophy of her adenoids and tonsils. She was prescribed Fluticasone steroid spray and a surgical consult.  The chiropractic examination revealed a subluxation at the atlas and right ilium.

Interventions and Outcomes:  The infant received chiropractic care utilizing Toggle Recoil and Activator Methods.  Within <2 weeks of care, the infant’s mother reported a 50% reduction in her presenting symptoms.  After 15 visits over a 12-week period, the patient attended a follow-up with her pediatrician.  There was no evidence of hypertrophy of adenoids/tonsils surgical intervention was not indicated.

Conclusion:  This case report provides supporting evidence that a child with adenotonsillar hypertrophy and sleep disordered breathing may benefit from chiropractic care.

Author keywords: Adenotonsillar hypertrophy, sleep disordered breathing, obstructive sleep apnea, subluxation, chiropractic care, adenotonsilectomy, pediatric chiropractic, adjustment, spinal manipulation

Author affiliations: IS: Private Practice of Chiropractic, Lake Worth, Florida, United States; CC: Director of Personal Training, Atlanta, Georgia, United States; JA: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Media, Pennsylvania, United States 

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