Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 26757
  Title Resolution of amenorrhea, rib and low back pain following chiropractic care to reduce vertebral subluxation: A case report and review of literature [case report; review]
Journal Ann Vert Sublux Res. 2019 Dec;2019():162-165
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective:  To describe the health outcomes of a patient with amenorrhea, rib and low back pain following chiropractic care to reduce vertebral subluxation.

Clinical Features: A 26-yr-old female presented for consultation following a work injury in which she injured her rib and low back. She also had chronic amenorrhea of several years duration.

Intervention and Outcome: The patient received care characterized as Diversified Technique consisting of flexion-distraction and drop table as well as high velocity, low amplitude thrust spinal adjustments. Following three weeks of care, the patient reported improvements in her pain complaints and additionally her menstrual cycle returned.

Conclusion: This case report provides supporting evidence that patients presenting with symptoms consistent with musculoskeletal complaints and amenorrhea may benefit from chiropractic care.

Author keywords: amenorrhea, rib pain, menses, low back pain, vertebral subluxation, chiropractic, adjustment, manipulation

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