New Legal Pages Warn Chiropractic Patients About Risk Of Stroke Following Neck Manipulation

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Connection between chiropractic neck manipulation and stroke is under-reported in medical literature, says attorney.

Thus, most victims of a stroke may not recognize that the chiropractic manipulation, that was performed days or weeks earlier, was the cause of the stroke.

Explaining that the risk of strokes following a chiropractic neck manipulation is widely under-reported, attorney Mike Abelson has added new pages to his Web site to inform consumers about this serious health concern.

"It is important for chiropractor patients to understand that a stroke may occur immediately following a chiropractic neck manipulation -- or it may occur several weeks following a cervical manipulation," said Abelson.

Based in Washington, D.C., The Abelson Law Firm accepts chiropractic malpractice cases nationwide. Abelson concentrates in cases involving strokes following a spinal manipulation.

"When a bleed occurs in an artery following a chiropractic neck manipulation, the thrombus or clot may not break free and block blood flow to the brain until days or weeks following the cervical adjustment," Abelson said. "Thus, most victims of a stroke may not recognize that the chiropractic manipulation, that was performed days or weeks earlier, was the cause of the stroke."

"It is for this very reason that the connection between chiropractic neck manipulation and stroke is under-reported in medical literature," Abelson added.

To alert consumers about the link between chiropractic neck adjustments and stroke, Abelson has added these pages to his Web site:

  • Chiropractic strokes explains how a poorly performed cervical adjustment by a chiropractor can result in a tear to the carotid or vertebral arteries leading to the brain, resulting in a stroke.
  • Causes of chiropractic malpractice explains how an adjustment can lead to serious injury or aggravate a preexisting medical condition.
  • A chiropractic glossary defines common chiropractic terms such as manipulation and adjustments.
  • Chiropractic resources lists government, industry and education Web sites on chiropractic.
  • Miscellaneous chiropractic information includes an article that details the history and dangers of chiropractic neck manipulations.

About Abelson Law Firm
The Abelson Law Firm is a top-rated firm based in Washington, D.C. that accepts chiropractic malpractice cases involving strokes from around the country. For a free review of your case, call (888) 797-4242 or visit Abelson Law Firm online at http://www.abelsonlaw.com.

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