Cervical Arterial Dissections and Association With Cervical Manipulative Therapy

Updated:Aug 7,2014
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Cervical Arterial Dissections and Association With Cervical Manipulative Therapy

  • The aim of this paper is to elucidate any association between cervical manipulative therapy and dissection leading to ischemic stroke.
  • Cervical manipulative therapy is a broad term that encompasses manipulation of the cervical spine by any healthcare professional, including cervical adjustments by chiropractors.
  • This paper discusses the management and prognosis of cervical dissection.


    Read the full article in Stroke

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