Children & Asthma

Does your child suffer from Asthma?  Research findings support functional and symptomatic improvement with children diagnosed with asthma receiving chiropractic care.  Please read more….

An Impairment Rating Analysis of Asthmatic Children under Chiropractic Care

Eighty one children under chiropractic care took part in this self-reported asthma related impairment study. The children were assessed before and two months after chiropractic care using an asthma impairment questionnaire. Significantly lower impairment rating scores (improvement) were reported for 90.1% of subjects 60 days after chiropractic care in comparison to their pre-chiropractic scores. In addition, 30.9% of the children voluntarily decreased their dosage of medication by an average of 66.5% while under chiropractic care. Twenty four of the patients who reported asthma attacks 30-days prior to the study had significantly decreased attacks by an average of 44.9%. Six different chiropractic techniques were used by the different chiropractors who participated in this study.

Graham, RL and Pistolese RA.    Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research 1997: 1 (4): 1-8

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