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CASE SERIES

 

Successful In Vitro Fertilization Following Chiropractic Care to Reduce Vertebral Subluxations: A Case Series

Liliana Warner, DC, Erin O’Daniel, DC & Joel Alcantara, DC


Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health - Chiropractic ~ Volume 2017 ~ Issue 4 ~ Pages 157-163



Abstract


Objective: To report on the outcomes of two infertile women undergoing chiropractic care who also underwent in vitro fertilization.

Clinical Features:
Case one is a 34-year-old Caucasian female presenting with chief complaints of neck stiffness and discomfort and a history of infertility.  Case two is a 28-year-old Caucasian female presenting for care with a painful extremity symptoms with a history of failed in vitro fertilization. 
 
Intervention and Outcomes:
Both patients received care utilizing the framework of Bio Geometric Integration and Diversified spinal adjustments.  The patients were adjusted at a frequency each week based on their functional outcomes and re-evaluated every 30 days.  In case one, the patient underwent in vitro fertilization resulting in a successful pregnancy and full term baby. In case two, the patient became pregnant on her second attempt at in vitro fertilization that also resulted in pregnancy.

Conclusion:
This case series provides evidence that successful in vitro fertilization may be associated with chiropractic care utilizing the framework of Bio Geometric Integration. 

Key Words:
In vitro fertilization (IVF), infertility, vertebral subluxation, adjustment, Bio-Geometric Integration (BGI), Diversified technique, visceral dysfunction


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