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Dr. Michael Granberry
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Nor necessarily : Muscles, tendons and joints sometime take longer than the 24 hours that you would anticipate to recover from manipulation.. This would be particularly... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
Yes: This can happen after any manual manipulation. It doesn't mean anything was necessarily wrong with the adjustment, but it could have caused a muscle s... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 30 years experience
For treating what?: The nih did a study showing the benefit of chiropractic care for acute spinal conditions such as muscular sprains, sciatica and muscle spasm for the f... Read More
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Condition Specific: While all spinal conditions show the best results with a combination of spinal manipulation (chiropractic adjustments) and physical rehabilitation. Ma... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Caution : if this is dystonia need to ask your physician to have you see a neurologist. This needs to be clear and certified be cautious with manipulation in t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Generally avoiding : Sleeping on your stomach and using a relatively single flat pillow. Sleeping on your back with a pillow beneath your knees or on your side with your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Depends on whether : It was there to begin with ;severity as well if any radiation into limbs as well if associated with any other neurologic issues like numbness.If symp... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 16 years experience
See a Spine Surgeon: By weakness, are you referring to new onset arm or leg weakness? You need to get quickly evaluated by a spinal surgeon. If you are having progressive ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Disc bulge: I recommend you do not do chiropractic adjustment - it may worsen the symptoms. Physical therapy and manual therapy which is not adjustment is OK and ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: A herniated disc is a contraindication to manipulation....You could make it worse.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Back and chest: The second rib has three attachments. Thoracic vertebral body, transverse process and costal cartilage in front. If it's separated and moves about it ... Read More

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