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Chiropractic care for children

This thematic series originally published in Chiropractic & Osteopathy provides an overview of the current best evidence in key aspects of evaluation and management of chiropractic care for children. Individual articles address a chiropractic approach to the management of children, chiropractic care of musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents, chiropractic care of non-musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents, chiropractic care for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, possible adverse effects from chiropractic management of children and an overview of future research opportunities in this area.

Collection originally published Chiropractic & Osteopathy (see: Chiropractic & Mnaual Therapies): 2 June 2010
Last updated: 15 December 2010

  1. Chiropractic (Greek: done by hand) is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on gener...

    Authors: Sharon A Vallone, Joyce Miller, Annica Larsdotter and Jennifer Barham-Floreani
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010 18:16
  2. Five to ten percent of chiropractic patients are children and adolescents. Most of these consult because of spinal pain, or other musculoskeletal complaints. These musculoskeletal disorders in early life not o...

    Authors: Lise Hestbaek and Mette Jensen Stochkendahl
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010 18:15
  3. Many health science research and review articles end with the words: "More research is needed". However, when it comes to research, it is not as much a question of quantity as of quality. There are a number of...

    Authors: Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde and Lise Hestbæk
    Citation: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010 18:11