Manipulation, Chiropractic




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Manipulation, Chiropractic    Manipulation, Chiropractic

Chiropractic manipulation is the active mechanical or manual movement of a joint beyond its normal passive range of motion. Mobilization is active manual or mechanical movement of a joint within its normal passive range of motion.

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Information

MeSH Term: Manipulation, Chiropractic

Scope Note: Procedures used by chiropractors to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Manipulation, Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Manipulation
  • Spinal Adjustment, Chiropractic
  • Adjustment, Chiropractic Spinal
  • Adjustments, Chiropractic Spinal
  • Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment
  • Chiropractic Spinal Adjustments
  • Spinal Adjustments, Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Adjustment, Chiropractic
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • adverse effects
  • economics
  • epidemiology
  • ethics
  • history
  • instrumentation
  • methods
  • mortality
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • pharmacology
  • psychology
  • standards
  • statistics and numerical data
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • trends
  • utilization
  • veterinary
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Chiropractic Health Care Section of the APHA

The Chiropractic Health Care Section of the APHA (APHA-CHC) founded in 1995, has maintained a critical role in public health issues such as wellness, health promotion and disease prevention in the context of chiropractic policies and practices.

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