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Pregnancy and chiropractic: a narrative review of the literature.
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PMID:  19674697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to review the literature on the topic of chiropractic care during pregnancy.
METHODS: A PubMed search was performed using the terms pregnancy and chiropractic. Sources were cross-referenced to obtain further articles and research information after reviewing the articles obtained through the search.
RESULTS: Thirty-three references were used for this review. The current literature reports favorable results on the use of chiropractic care throughout pregnancy.
CONCLUSIONS: Chiropractic evaluation and treatment during pregnancy may be considered a safe and effective means of treating common musculoskeletal symptoms that affect pregnant patients. The scarcity of published literature warrants further research.
Authors:
Cara L Borggren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of chiropractic medicine     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1556-3707     ISO Abbreviation:  J Chiropr Med     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101163637     Medline TA:  J Chiropr Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Chiropractic Clinical Resident, Northwestern Health Sciences University, College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, MN.
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