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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Since additional pain can be caused by release of prostaglandins due to cervical manipulation, and distension of the uterus, further studies should be undertaken to estimate the efficacy of rectal NSAIDs with antiprostaglandin effects.
Regarding safety of cervical manipulation, which is also a very important issue, a systematic review reported no serious adverse events resulting from the use of cervical manipulation except for minor ones, including transient neurological deficits and an increase in neck pain.
The potential for malpractice has greatly increased and it is of interest that currently there is a debate on whether cervical manipulations should be abandoned by physiotherapy (Copeland 2012).
Historically, screening procedures used in an attempt to identify patients at risk for an adverse event with the use of cervical manipulation have been widely advocated, accepted as standard of care, and routinely used in clinical practice.
Embolization from vertebral artery dissection secondary to cervical manipulation was considered the likely causative factor.
The authors felt that because of an observed favourable response in neck pain to TJM, this technique may be a safer alternative or adjunct to cervical manipulation without adverse side effects such as vertebral artery injury (Cleland et al 2007).
By showing that upper cervical manipulation substantially alleviates chronic hypertension, we have a new paradigm for expanding our concept of the phenomenon of chronic hypertension, namely that chronic hypertension appears to be mediated in part by neurovascular compression at the brainstem.
1% of women undergoing office hysteroscopy experienced a vasovagal reaction, caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system with cervical manipulation and passage of the scope through the internal os of the cervix.
Stroke as a complication of cervical manipulation and dissection of the vertebral arteries (VAD) is a rare but well recognized problem.
QUEBEC CITY -- Physicians may want to hold off on performing cervical manipulation or membrane stripping to hasten labor in women with cervical/vaginal infection or colonization with pathogens, Dr.
QUEBEC CITY -- Obstetricians may want to hold off on performing cervical manipulation or membrane stripping to hasten labor in women with cervical/vaginal infection or colonization with pathogens, Dr.
Vertebrobasilar accidents occur mainly after a cervical manipulation with a rotatory component.
This study measured immediate changes in visual acuity following chiropractic treatment which included cervical manipulation.