Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ChiroSH Online

ChiroSH (Chiropractic Subject Headings) is a controlled vocabulary created by members of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration, an organization affiliated with the Association of Chiropractic Colleges. ChiroSH is used by the Index to Chiropractic Literature’s indexers, and by catalogers in health sciences libraries. This online version (under development) is an innovation we hope will be widely used by students, chiropractors and researchers. The first edition of ChiroSH was released in 1984 and the seventh edition is currently in production.


A massage technique that puts pressure directly on a trigger point in order to increase the blockage of blood to it. Upon release, blood rushes through the area and washes away waste products, supplies oxygen, and helps the affected tissue heal.
See also: Trigger Point Pressure Release, Trigger Points