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Improvement in a Soldier with Urinary Urgency and Low Back Pain Undergoing Chiropractic Care: A Case Study and Selective Review of the Literature

Curtis Fedorchuk DC, Claire Campbell BS, DC

Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ April 28, 2010 ~ Pages 1-5



Objective: The chiropractic care of a soldier with low back pain, vertebral subluxations and urinary urgency is described.


Clinical Features: A 24-year-old soldier presented with low back pain and urinary urgency of 12-15 times per day with unsuccessful medication results.


Intervention and Outcome: Contact-specific, high-velocity, low-amplitude adjustments (ie, Diversified Technique) were applied to sites of vertebral subluxation. The patient reported a decrease in low back pain and urinary urgency after chiropractic care.


Conclusion: The chiropractic care of a soldier with low back pain and urinary urgency is presented. Marked resolution of the patient’s symptoms was obtained concomitant with a reduction in subluxation findings despite the history of unsuccessful medication results.


Key Words: Low back pain, chiropractic, urinary urgency, urinary incontinence, enuresis

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