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Improved Intraocular Pressure in a 40-Year-Old Female Following Chiropractic Care to Reduce Subluxation

Megan E. McClimon, D.C., Daniel G. McClimon, D.C. & Michael W. Krotee, D.C.

Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ June 1, 2017 ~ Pages 101-112

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this case study is to provide a detailed report of a patient diagnosed with borderline glaucoma undergoing chiropractic care.

Clinical Features: A 40-year-old female, diagnosed with borderline glaucoma, also presented with a numerous neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Previous to receiving chiropractic care, ophthalmic examination revealed a steady intraocular pressure increase.

Interventions and Outcomes: Over a period of 2 months and 11 days, the patient was seen 25 times received chiropractic adjustments using the Torque Release Technique®. Re-examination revealed improvements in sEMG and changes in paraspinal thermographic readings, positive changes in symptomatology, avoidance of carpal tunnel surgical intervention and reduced intra-ocular pressure.

Conclusions: While adding to the growing body of evidence that chiropractic care may result in improvements in intraocular pressure, this study concludes that further research with a larger population design is warranted.

Key Words:Glaucoma, intraocular pressure, Torque Release Technique, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, adjustment, spinal manipulation

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