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J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2000 Feb;23(2):112-4.

Neurological effects of the adjustment.

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Department of Neurology, University of California-Irvine, Santa Ana 92701, USA.

Abstract

This paper discusses the several theories pertaining to the chiropractic adjustment, including the nerve compression theory, reflex theories, and pain relief theories. There is now sufficient scientific research to consider these theories reasonable working models to explain the effects of the adjustment but insufficient to consider them valid.

PMID:
10714538
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