Can a visit to the chiropractor increase your risk of stroke?

August 8, 2014 2:31 AM

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Young and middle-aged people who undergo cervical manipulative therapy may suffer tears in the blood vessels running through the neck to the brain that may, resulting in higher risk of stroke.

Neck adjustments performed by chiropractors or osteopathic physicians are routine for many, but the safety of such procedures is called into question by a new report suggesting an association with increased risk of stroke.

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