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Chiropractic and the Risk of Stroke

Terry A. Rondberg, D.C.


Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ September 2001 ~ Volume 4 ~ Number 3 ~ Pages 60-61


In an attempt to discredit chiropractic and discourage people from seeking care from doctors of chiropractic, some proponents of allopathic medicine continue to disseminate misleading information about a possible link between cervical adjustments and strokes.

It is the position of  The World Chiropractic Alliance that such misinformation is a deliberate and unethical scare tactic which does not stand up to critical analysis. Even if we restrict our investigation to cervical adjustments — which have been the focus of many of the media and medical attacks — the only reasonable conclusion which can be drawn is that chiropractic adjustments do not pose any significant risk of stroke and are remarkably safe.

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