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Can chiropractic manipulation help with reducing seizure frequency in epileptics?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
11 doctors agree

In brief: No

Seizures have their origin in the brain.
Chiropractors have a discredited theory of disease causation with the spine as the center of illness. No spinal manipulation will alter the wiring pattern of the brain. You should be seeing a neurologist and there are some who specialize in seizures and epilepsy.

In brief: No

Seizures have their origin in the brain.
Chiropractors have a discredited theory of disease causation with the spine as the center of illness. No spinal manipulation will alter the wiring pattern of the brain. You should be seeing a neurologist and there are some who specialize in seizures and epilepsy.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No Evidence

The evidence is, despite their claims , is that chiropractic manipulaion does not slow down the occurance of seizures.

In brief: No Evidence

The evidence is, despite their claims , is that chiropractic manipulaion does not slow down the occurance of seizures.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

I have often used osteopathic or manual medicine to treat not only headaches but some seizures as well.
However i would use this as an adjunctive therapy in addition to antiseizure treatment to help with reducing frequency of symptoms.

In brief: Possibly

I have often used osteopathic or manual medicine to treat not only headaches but some seizures as well.
However i would use this as an adjunctive therapy in addition to antiseizure treatment to help with reducing frequency of symptoms.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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