Cervical manipulation and risk of stroke

Kapral, Moira; Bondy, Susan
October 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/2/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 7, p907
Academic Journal
Comments on a study which examines the link between stroke and cervical manipulation. Disagreement between neurologists and chiropractors about the nature of a possible link; Question of what is the true risk of cervical artery dissection and stroke following cervical manipulation; View that existing data does not permit a definitive answer; Perceived bias in some research; Implications for chiropractic care.


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