Curtis Fedorchuk, DC & Hailey Haugen, DC
Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ December 9, 2020 ~ Pages 165-170
Objective: To report on the positive health outcomes following chiropractic in a woman suffering from multi-level spondylolisthesis.
Clinical Features: A 63-year-old female body builder presented with severe low back pain. Lateral Lumbar X-rays showed two retrolisthesis and one anterolisthesis.
Interventions and Outcomes: Chiropractic care utilizing Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP) care including chiropractic adjustments, Mirror Image exercise, and CBP traction was performed. The patient’s x-rays demonstrated a decrease in severity of translation at all three levels of spondylolisthesis.
Conclusion: In this case, the use of chiropractic including adjustments, exercise, and CBP traction reduced the severity of translation in degenerative spondylolisthesis. Further research is recommended.
Keywords: Chiropractic BioPhysics, chiropractic, degenerative, spondylolisthesis, traction, adjustment, vertebral subluxation, exercise