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Resolution of Breech Presentations Following Adjustment of Subluxations Utilizing the Webster Technique: A Case Series


Joel Alcantara DC Bio, Sal Martingano DC Bio,  Vivian Keeler DC Bio, Liselotte Schuster DC Bio, Jeanne Ohm DC Bio



Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ Volume 2011 ~ Issue 4 ~ Pages 132-138




Objective:  To describe outcomes in five cases of women undergoing successful chiropractic care utilizing Webster’s Technique.


Clinical Features:  This case series involved five females with pregnancy related musculoskeletal complaints.


Intervention & Outcomes:  Each patient was adjusted using the Webster Technique which has at its core, the detection and adjustment of lumbar and sacral subluxations. Each patient reported favorable changes in fetal presentation while undergoing chiropractic care during their pregnancies.


Conclusion:  The successful chiropractic care of five women during pregnancy is described.  This case series contributes to the evidence base that pregnant patients may derive benefits from chiropractic care beyond low back pain and advocate for further research in this area.


Key Words: Chiropractic, pregnancy, breech, Webster Technique, subluxation

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