Index to Chiropractic Literature
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  Title Resolution of nocturnal enuresis, constipation, headaches, allergies and cold hands in a 6-year-old male following chiropractic for vertebral subluxation: Case study and review of the literature [case report; review]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2020 Aug;2020():26-33
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To report on the positive health outcomes of a child with multiple co-morbidities undergoing chiropractic care.

Clinical Features: Parents presented a 6-year-old male with a history of nocturnal enuresis, headaches, ADHD, asthma, allergies, constipation, earaches, and cold hands. The patient had been prescribed and taking several different medications including over the counter pain relievers, laxatives, Qvar (beclomethasone dipropionate) inhaler, Nasonex, Albuterol, Benadryl, and Claritin. Clinical examinations performed by the chiropractor revealed signs of vertebral subluxation.

Intervention and Outcomes: A diversified chiropractic technique was applied combining motion and static palpation, pelvic protocols from Thompson Terminal Point Technique and implementation of the Activator and Integrator adjusting instruments. After twenty adjustments complete resolution of enuresis was reported. On the twenty-fifth visit, the patient’s parents reported complete resolution of cold hands and constipation, as well as 80% relief of all remaining symptoms.

Conclusion: This study presents relief of nocturnal enuresis, headaches, ADHD, asthma, allergies constipation, earaches, and cold hands in a 6-year-old male following chiropractic adjustments. Further research is suggested to explore the value of chiropractic management of patients with nocturnal enuresis.

Author keywords: chiropractic, subluxation, nocturnal enuresis, adjustment, headaches, pediatric, constipation, ADHD, asthma, allergies

Author affiliations: RH: Private practice, Auburn, Alabama, United States; DW: Private practice, Hoschton, Georgia, United States

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