IMPROVEMENT IN QUALITY OF LIFE IN A FEMALE PATIENT WITH CROHN'S DISEASE FOLLOWING CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR THE CORRECTION OF VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION: A CASE REPORT

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Published Mar 13, 2018
David Russell Tanja Glucino

Abstract

Objective: To chronicle the improvement in the quality of life (QoL) of a female with Crohn’s disease (CD) receiving Torque Release Technique (TRT) chiropractic care for the assessment and correction of vertebral subluxation.Clinical Features:  A 38-year-old female, with a 6-year history of diagnosed CD, presented for chiropractic care.Interventions and Outcome: Chiropractic care over 6 weeks, using TRT was provided for the assessment and correction vertebral subluxation. Improvement in QoL and symptoms associated with CD were reported.Conclusion: A course of chiropractic care using TRT for the assessment and correction of vertebral subluxation was associated with improvement in QoL in a patient with CD. More research is needed to investigate the role chiropractors may play in helping similar patients so as to inform clinical practice and future higher-level research designs.
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Keywords

Crohn's Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Quality of Life, Vertebral subluxation, Torque Release Technique

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