COVID-19

Updated: July 2021

Links to the latest information on COVID for healthcare providers 

General

Infection control

Treatment

Vaccine information

 

Chiropractic and Manual Therapy Perspectives 

  • A 2021 systematic review refuted claims made regarding the response of the immune system to spinal manipulation in finding no acceptable or high quality evidence to support an association between spinal manipulation and the prevention or improvement for infectious disease (neither for nor against). There is limited, preliminary literature that may suggest association with SMT and immediate changes in immunological and endocrine biomarkers. FREE FULL TEXT
  • A 2021 set of evidence-based patient and clinician guides from the Global Spine Care Initiative presented the components of distance management of spinal disorders. Included is a 5-step patient and clinician guide useful for telehealth assessment. FREE FULL TEXT

Updated: January 2021

Links to the latest information on COVID for healthcare providers 

 

General

  • A one year update provides detailed information regarding COVID-19 including the origin and diversification of human coronaviruses, structure and genomics, mutations, pathogenesis, and control and management. FREE FULL TEXT

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care as it relates to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Pandemic — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.