Safety/Adverse Events—2020

Updated: July 2021

Adverse Events Related to SMT for Pregnant Women

  • A 2021 update of a 2012 systematic review of adverse events found one case report of a serious adverse event in the cervical spine following SMT of a pregnant woman and a small number of minor and transient adverse events in the low back following SMT. FREE FULL TEXT

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