Wellness, Prevention and Health Promotion

Updated: July 2021

Effect of SMT on Prevention and Treatment of Non-Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • A 2021 systematic review assessed the efficacy and effectiveness of SMT for the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of non-musculoskeletal disorders. It identified 16 articles, of which 6 randomized clinical trials were included. The authors found no evidence of an effect of spinal manipulation for the prevention or management of non-musculoskeletal disorders including infantile colic, childhood asthma, hypertension, primary dysmenorrhea, and migraine. FREE FULL TEXT

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