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CASE STUDY

 

Improved Health Outcomes in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis Undergoing Chiropractic Care: A Case Study

Kirk Stevens, D.C., Chris Kim, D.C. & Paul Jeen, D.C.
 

Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ November 20, 2017 ~ Pages 238-242

 

Abstract


Objective: To report on a case of a 57-year-old female diagnosed with multiple sclerosis who received chiropractic care.

Clinical Features:
The patient presented to a chiropractor suffering from bilateral foot numbness, hand numbness, cervical pain, headaches, vision impairment, diplopia, and tinnitus.

Interventions and Outcomes:
Instrument assisted chiropractic care was provided over 24 sessions during a 2-month period and her progress was assessed. The patient showed improvements in a variety of both subjective and objective health measures.

Conclusions:
The patient in this case study reported positive health outcomes while receiving chiropractic care. Further research is required to explore the potential role chiropractors may play in caring for patients with multiple sclerosis.

Keywords:
Multiple Sclerosis, geriatric, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique