Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 26734
  Title Resolution of anxiety and depression along with decreased medication usage in a 30-year-old female undergoing chiropractic care: Case report and review of literature [case report; review]
Journal Ann Vert Sublux Res. 2018 Nov;2018():152-159
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: The purpose of this case study is to describe the outcomes following chiropractic care in a patient suffering from anxiety and depression.

Clinical Features: 30-year-old female patient with a clinical diagnosis of depression and anxiety presented to a chiropractic office for care.

Interventions and Outcomes: The patient was assessed for vertebral subluxations and managed using Diversified technique. Radiographs and thermal scanning were utilized to characterize vertebral subluxation. A loss of the normal cervical curve along with anterior head carriage and dysautonomia were found. Under chiropractic care the patient’s anxiety and depression resolved, her sleep, energy and quality of life improved and she was able to cease taking medications. Her cervical curve improved, anterior head carriage and dysautonomia reduced

Conclusion: The woman reported on in this case experienced positive mental health outcomes following chiropractic care coupled with a reduction in vertebral subluxation and related dysautonomia. Further study on the relationship of vertebral subluxation and clinically diagnosed anxiety and depression are recommended.

Author keywords: chiropractic, depression, anxiety, subluxation, adjustment, mental health, dysautonomia

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