manipulation

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exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage

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the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

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A risk assessment of cervical manipulation vs NSAIDs for the treatment of neck pain.
Stamm of the University of Colorado, Denver, described how cervical manipulation or membrane stripping preceded perinatal sepsis and even one instance of stillbirth caused by invasive group B streptococcus (GBS) as well as other pathogens.
However, according to a study by the Rand Corporation, a serious adverse reaction from cervical manipulation occurs less than once in 1 million treatments.
A controlled trial of cervical manipulation of migraine.
A Cochrane review of 2010 revealed evidence of similar effectiveness of either cervical manipulation or cervical mobilization immediately after application in terms of pain and also provided evidence on the beneficial effects of thoracic manipulation in terms of both pain and function in combined groups of patients with neck pain (12).
Copeland J (2012) Should cervical manipulation be banned?