An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Posted on 02-11-2011
The December 2010 issue of the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (JCCP) includes an original study on the characteristics of pregnant women who seek chiropractic care in Norway.
The Study was approved by the AECC of Chiropractic Ethics Research Sub-Committee for Postgraduate Research in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki and conducted at a chiropractic clinic in Oslo.
The study found that 90 percent of the patients' chief complaint was pelvic pain; for 30 percent of the patients, chiropratic was their first choice of treatment; and those who had never had back pain before waited the shortest time before seeking treatment.
The authors also found that the longer patients waited to seek chiropractic care the more pain sites they experienced and the more areas of the spine were treated.
To read this article in its entirety, visit: http://www.chiroeco.com/chiropractic/news/10663/52/study-reveals-one-third-of-patients-seek-chiropractic-as-first-choice-for-pain-during-pregnancy/?skeyword=pregnancy#
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