MANIPULATIVE THERAPY AN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR ASTHMA: A LITERATURE REVIEW
 
   

Manipulative Therapy an Alternative Treatment
for Asthma: A Literature Review

This section was compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.
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  Frankp@chiro.org
 
   

FROM:   Chiro: The J Chiro Res and Clin Invest 1992;   8(2):   4042

Dennis, D.; Golden, D.


This is a literature review of the effects of manipulative therapy as alternative treatment for asthma. Subjective studies show that manipulation of the spine relieves the patients' symptoms. However, objective findings have yet to be compiled using respiratory indices. We recommend an extensive study be performed to determine the effects of manipulation on bronchial asthma.

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