Chest Pain

Chiropractic management of chronic chest pain using mechanical force, manually assisted short-lever adjusting procedures. Polkinghorn BS, Colloca CJ. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. February 2003; Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 108-115.
This is the case of a 49-year-old man with chronic chest pain, dyspnea, and anxiety for over 4 months. The pain became so severe that he couldn’t work. Prior efforts to treat the condition had met with failure.
Chiropractic adjustments were made to the thoracic spine and, in particular, the costosternal joints. The patient obtained prompt relief from his symptoms. Sustained chiropractic care over a 14-week period resulted in complete resolution of the patient's previously chronic condition, with recovery maintained at 9-month follow-up.

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