How to find a SAFE Chiropractor

SAFE Chiropractic treatment by

  1. An thorough exam (including past history of trauma), pertinent past medical history.

  2. X-rays of concerned location and possible location of cause.

  3. X-ray analysis to look for bone fractions, arthritis, tumors, dislocations.

  4. Conservative Chiropractic treatment that monitors signs of non-improvement or worsening of symptoms.

  5. If no improvement added imaging (MRI, CT) and a consult with other specialist is scheduled.

Chiropractic being a safe treatment for nerve, joint and muscle health has been published.  Here are 4 links to articles and their references:

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Chiropractic Care and Cervical Artery Dissection

Risk of Vertebrobasilar Stroke and Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care and the risk of vertebrobasilar stroke

Vertebrobasilar Artery (VBA) Stroke and Neck Manipulation: Key Messages

And references in the last article:

  1. The risk associated with neck manipulation and vertebral artery dissection/stroke is about 1 in 5.85 million adjustments – that’s far less than 1 in 1 million1.

  2. Compare that to…Overall risk of death from spine surgery:1,800 per 1million

  3. Risk of serious side effects/death from cervical spine (neck) surgery:500 per 1million

  4. Risk of death from combined use of NSAIDS/aspirin:153 per 1million

  5. Risk of death from prescription opioid pain medications:53.6 per 1million

  6. Risk of death from aspirin:25 per 1million

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