Updated: July 2021

Systematic Reviews

  • A 2021 systematic review assessed the efficacy/effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to treat or prevent non-musculoskeletal disorders. The authors found 1 acceptable-quality randomized controlled trial that compared full-spine HVLA Gonstead manipulation to a sham manipulation for the management of adults with migraine.

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care for Headaches — 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.