Phrenic nerve injury: a rare but serious complication of chiropractic neck manipulation

Neck pain is a common problem which often causes significant disability. Chiropractic manipulation has become one of the most popular forms of alternative treatment for such symptoms. This seems surprising considering that neck manipulations are neither convincingly effective nor free of adverse effects. The current Cochrane review on this subject could not be clearer: “Done alone, manipulation and/or mobilization were not … Continue reading Phrenic nerve injury: a rare but serious complication of chiropractic neck manipulation