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December 18, 2019

Unravelling functional neurology: does spinal manipulation have an effect on the brain? – a systematic literature review.

by Editor-In-Chief
2019 Oct 2;27:60. doi: 10.1186/s12998-019-0265-8. eCollection 2019.

Unravelling functional neurology: does spinal manipulation have an effect on the brain? – a systematic literature review.

Abstract

Background:

A recent hypothesis purports that spinal manipulation may cause changes at a brain level. Functional Neurology, a mainly chiropractic approach, promotes the use of spinal manipulation to improve ‘brain function’ as if it were a proven construct. No systematic review has been performed to investigate how well founded this hypothesis is.

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SOURCE: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31632640

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