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CASE STUDY

 

Resolution of Morton’s Neuroma in an Elderly Patient Receiving Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique to Correct Subluxation: A Case Study


Brian Lanoue, BHSc, Thea Treahy-Geofreda, BHSc, David Russell, BSc (Psych.), BSc (Chiro.)


Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ January 4, 2016 ~ Pages 1-5


Abstract


Objective: To report on a female patient who presented for chiropractic care with Morton’s neuroma.


Clinical Features: A 63-year old female who presented with a 10 year history of Morton’s neuroma in her right foot.


Intervention and Outcome: Over a one month period, specific chiropractic care using the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique was provided to the patient for the correction of vertebral subluxation. Over this period, the patient experienced a resolution in presenting symptomatology as well as improvements with digestion, sleep and mobility. Patient subjective change was measured using a subjective outcomes survey. Improvements were noted in the subjective and objective outcome measures over the one month period.


Conclusions: Subjective and objective improvements in physical wellbeing were documented in a patient with resolution of Morton’s neuroma following chiropractic care for vertebral subluxation.


Keywords: Chiropractic, manipulation, metatarsalgia, Morton’s Neuroma, Neuralgia, subluxation, adjustment, Activator