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A Review of Vertebral Subluxation

See List of Review Papers

A series of review papers are presented in order to assess some of the available evidence relating to the vertebrogenic effects of a vertebral subluxation. The offered material includes the neurophysiology, pathoneurophysiology, neural reflexes, and clinical presentations.

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The following medical (& osteopathic) papers support the chiropractic concepts of vertebrae-related conditions

Sato A, Sato Y, Schmidt RF. The impact of somatosensory input on autonomic functions. In: Blaustein MP, Grunicke H, Pette D, et al. Reviews of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. Berlin. Springer.1997.

Vaňásková E, Hep A, Vižď A J, Tosnerová V. Swallowing disorders related to vertebrogenic dysfunction. Ceska a Slovenska Neurologie a Neurochirurgie 2007;70(6):692-696. (English abstract) https://www.csnn.eu/en/journals/czech-and-slovak-neurology-and-neurosurgery/2007-6-1/swallowing-disorders-related-to-vertebrogenic-dysfunctions-52591

Lewit K. Vertebrovisceral correlations. In Manipulative therapy: musculoskeletal medicine. Oxford, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann; 2009;281-287.

Maigne R. Orthopaedic Medicine: A new approach to vertebral manipulation. Thomas, Illinois. 1972:164,192-209:

Rychliková E, Lewit K. [Vertebrogenic dysfunction and reflex changes in gastric and duodenal ulcer in adolescents.] Vniřní Lèkařstvi. 1976;22:326-335. (Cited in: Lewit K. Manipulative therapy in rehabilitation of the locomotor system. 3rd edn. Oxford. Butterworth Heinemann. 1999:332.)

Lewit K, Rychliková E. Reflex and vertebrogenic disturbances in peptic ulcer. In: Functional pathology of the Motor System. Rehabilitácia. 1975. Suppl .10-11:116. (Cited in: Lewit K. Manipulative therapy in rehabilitation of the locomotor system. 3rd edn. Oxford. Butterworth Heinemann. 1999:326.)

Pikalov A, Kharin V. Use of spinal manipulative therapy in the treatment of duodenal ulcer: a pilot study. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1994;17(5):310-3

Vaňásková E, Dolina J, Hep A. Swallowing disorders related to vertebrogenic dysfunctions. In: Brzozowski T (Ed). New advances in the basic and clinical gastroenterology. Chapter 8. 2012:175-184. https://www.intechopen.com/books/new-advances-in-the-basic-and-clinical-gastroenterology/swallowing-disorders-related-to-vertebrogenic-dysfunctions

Vaňásková E, Hep A, Lewit K, et al. Cervical dysfunction and disturbed oesophageal motility – scintigraphic assessment. J Orthop Med. 2001;23(1):9-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/1355297X.2001.11736122.21.

Mirocha NJ, Parker JD. Successful treatment of refractory functional dyspepsia with osteopathic manipulative treatment. Osteop Family Physician. 2012;4:193-6.

Morris HD, Dickey J: Management of peptic ulcer disease using osteopathic manipulation. AAO J 17:26-29, 2007 11.

Branyon B: Healing hands: using osteopathic manipulative treatment to address visceral structures through somatovisceral reflexes, a case study. AAO J 18:29-31, 2008

Smilowicz A. An osteopathic approach to gastrointestinal disease: somatic clues for diagnosis and clinical challenges associated with Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2013; 113(5):404-16.

Elsing C, Böhm M. Functional dyspepsia: alternative therapy by osteopathy. Internat Academy Osteop. 2020; https://www2.osteopathie.eu/en/publications/abstract-master-thesis/functional-dyspepsia-alternative- therapy-osteopathy

Nazareth D, Orchard D. An osteopathic approach to functional digestive disorders. In: Mullin GE, Singh M, Parian A. Integrative gastroenterology 2nd edn. 2020. https://oxfordmedicine.com/view/10.1093/med/9780190933043.001.0001/med-9780190933043-chapter-9

Bolen B, Burakoff R. All about all of the sphincters in your body. https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-a-sphincter-1945068. 2021. Extracted 18 Sept 2021.

Budgell B, Sato A. Modulations of autonomic functions by somatic nociceptive inputs. Progress in Brain Research 1996;113:525-539.

Bolton P, Budgell B, Kimpton A. Influence of innocuous cervical vertebral movement on the efferent innervation of the adrenal gland in the rat. Auton Neurosci 2006;30;124(1-2):103-111.

Bolton PS, Budgell BS. Spinal manipulation and spinal mobilization influence different axial sensory beds. Med Hypotheses 2006:66(2):258-262.

Budgell B, Hirano F. Innocuous mechanical stimulation of the neck and alterations in heart-rate variability in healthy young adults. Auton Neurosci. 2001;91(1-2):96-99.

Budgell B, Suzuki A. Inhibition of gastric motility by noxious chemical stimulation of interspinous tissues in the rat. J Auton Nerv Syst 2000;80(3):162-168.

Budgell BS, Sato, Suzuki A, Uchida S. Responses of adrenal function to stimulation of lumbar and thoracic interspinous tissues in the rat. Neurosci Res 1997;28(1):33-40.

Fujimoto T, Budgell B, Uchida S, Suzuki A, Meguro K. Arterial tonometry in the measurement of the effects of innocuous mechanical stimulation of the neck on heart rate and blood pressure. J Auton Nerv Syst 1999;75(2- 3):109-115.

Kurosawa M, Watanabe O, Maruyama H, Budgell B. Responses of dorsal cord blood flow to innocuous cutaneous stimulation in anesthetized rats. Auton Neurosci 2006;30:126-127:185-192.


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