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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  1. Anthony

    Are you insinuating that there are dangerous chiropractors that the public should be aware of? Please remove your heading of finding a safe chiropractor. You are not providing anything beneficial to our profession by making such a statement. Did you ever see a medical doctor make such a statement! Find a safe medical doctor? No, you would not because the profession would not stand for it despite the fact that medicine is the third leading cause of death in the US today? Wake up!

  2. admin

    I appreciate the honest opinion.
    What do you suggest as a better title?

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