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  • Epilepsy
  • To review the currently available literature regarding chiropractic care relative to patients with epilepsy, particular emphasis being placed on those who have epilepsy as children. (chiro.org)
  • The Index to Chiropractic Literature was searched for the years 1980 through 1998 through use of the keywords epilepsy and seizure. (chiro.org)
  • The MANTIS database was searched for the years 1970 through 2000 through use of the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) keywords chiropractic, epilepsy, seizure, and child/children. (chiro.org)
  • Philosophy
  • A 2008 commentary proposed that chiropractic actively divorce itself from the straight philosophy as part of a campaign to eliminate untestable dogma and engage in critical thinking and evidence-based research. (wikipedia.org)
  • mixers
  • However, most practitioners tend to incorporate scientific research into chiropractic, and most practitioners are "mixers" who attempt to combine the materialistic reductionism of science with the metaphysics of their predecessors and with the holistic paradigm of wellness. (wikipedia.org)
  • involves
  • The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) involves having the patient lie in a prone position and comparing the functional leg lengths. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Chiropractic is not a treatment for blindness, scotoma, or esophoria. (chiro.org)
  • The immune response from subjects who received the adjustment was significantly higher after than before treatment, and significantly higher than the response from the sham subjects. (drgreygardner.com)
  • The few studies attempting to measure the effect of chiropractic or manipulative treatment on the immune response are reviewed. (drgreygardner.com)
  • If your child is between ear infections and his doctor suggests ear-tube surgery, ask if you can try chiropractic treatment first. (cedargrovefamilychiro.com)
  • The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique is a chiropractic treatment method and device created by Arlan Fuhr as an alternative to manual manipulation of the spine or extremity joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • The device is categorized as a mechanical force manual assisted (MFMA) instrument which is generally regarded as a softer chiropractic treatment technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • A few studies suggest that the activator may be as effective as manual adjustment in treatment of back pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiropractic treatment techniques Unequal leg length Chiropractic: An Illustrated History. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine mostly concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Systematic reviews of this research have not found evidence that chiropractic manipulation is effective, with the possible exception of treatment for back pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • teach
  • Following a near-fatal train accident that D.D. was involved in, B.J. convinced his father, D.D., to teach chiropractic to others so that it would not be lost. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technique
  • Although prone "functional leg length" is a widely used chiropractic tool, it is not a recognized anthropometric technique, since legs are often naturally of unequal length, and measurements in the prone position are not entirely valid estimates of standing X-ray differences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (1st ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • In 2008, Simon Singh was sued for libel by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for criticizing their activities in a column in The Guardian. (wikipedia.org)
  • The judge held that merely using the phrase "happily promotes bogus treatments" meant that he was stating, as a matter of fact, that the British Chiropractic Association was being consciously dishonest in promoting chiropractic for treating the children's ailments in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • references
  • A comprehensive review, including 71 references, was published by Terrett and Gorman in 1995. (chiro.org)
  • scientific
  • Other alternative practices such as chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative medicine, were developed in the United States at a time that western medicine was beginning to incorporate scientific methods and theories, but the biomedical model was not yet totally dominant. (wikipedia.org)