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    Does osteoporosis have any chiropractic treaments?

    My mother is suffering from osteoporosis.

    Can she still have chiropractor treatments?
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    Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

    I would suggest that your mother seek an opinion from the specialist who treats her osteoporisis. Depending on the degree /severity of osteoporosis some patients can suffer crush fractures of the vertebrae. This can happen without a lot of trauma and it may be that chiropractic manipulation is not appropriate. Also if your mother has been treated in the past by a chiropractor then she should inform him/her of her condition and also seek their advice.
    Women’s Health Educator
    Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide

    Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).

    Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer

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