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Chiropractic Neck Manipulation May Be Associated with Stroke

Researchers say that blood vessel tears that lead to strokes may be associated with treatments involving neck manipulations. Four large studies that were mainly focused on strokes involving the arteries of the neck were examined to assess the possible links between neck manipulations and increased stroke risk. Reuters reported on the findings.

The blood vessel tears in the neck are referred to as cervical artery dissections. Studies have linked these tears to two of every 100 strokes ...

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