Risk from health interventions

There is some anecdotal evidence that spinal manipulation causes arterial dissection and stroke. In fifteen years of practice a client has never been injured by spinal manipulation in my practice. Every five minutes someone in the UK will suffer a stroke, some of these people will have visited their chiropractor. One of the anecdotes was a person who had been treated by a chiropractor for a sprained ankle, however it was assumed the chiropractor had manipulated the persons cervical spine and made those popping sounds.

Vascular incidents happen in GP and Chiropractic clinics there is no epidemiological evidence that spinal manipulation is a causative factor.

December 22, 2009
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Vascular incidents happen in GP and Chiropractic clinics there is no epidemiological evidence that spinal manipulation is a causative factor.

If this lady had gone to a chiropractor the anti chiropractic rent a mouths would have been telling the Sun it was the chiropractors fault. When in fact vascular incidents in the neck are just as common after seeing a GP as they are after seeing a chiropractor (idiopathic vascular incidents ) The best...

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Increased risk of heart attack posed by use of NSAIDS

June 2, 2006
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When these reports come out, I always thing of the charges the GCC. brought against Jesper Jensen and Waren Gage; That they were misleading the public telling them "they should avoid drugs if possible". Study spells out heart attack risk posed by painkillers · Problem found with patients on high doses · Authors stress...

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Inability to identify stroke is a problem in Health care.

February 1, 2006
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Lack of stroke awareness puts victims at risk . (I thought this article was interesting, lack of awareness Could be causing problems for the chiropractic profession.) Polly Curtis, health correspondent Friday February 3, 2006 The Guardian Only one in five people can properly identify the symptoms of a stroke, leaving many people vulnerable to...

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Stroke! The Chirpractors nightmare

January 1, 2006
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Do a Google search of “chiropractic uk” in sixth place is www.chiropracticvictims.org.uk The home page states; “Action for Victims of Chiropractic was started by Chiropractic Victim Mrs Frances S Denoon on the 20th March 2001. This site represent the only known support and pressure group in the UK for victims of Complimentary Therapies and...

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