Autism and Chiropractic

Aguilar, A. L., J. D. Grostic, and B. Pfleger. “Chiropractic care and behavior in autistic children.” Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 5.1 (2000): 293-304. (no link available)

Alcantara, Joel, Joey D. Alcantara, and Junjoe Alcantara. “A systematic review of the literature on the chiropractic care of patients with autism spectrum disorder.” Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing 7.6 (2011): 384-390.

Barnes, Tracy. “Chiropractic management of the special needs child.” Chiropractic Care of Special Populations (1999): 41.   [Book]

Cleave, J., J. Alcantara, and K. Holt. “Improvement in autistic behaviors following chiropractic care: a case series.” Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health–Chiropractic 4 (2011): 125-131.

Gleberzon, Brian J., and Anita L. Rosenberg-Gleberzon. “On autism: Its prevalence, diagnosis, causes, and treatment.” Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 8.4 (2001): 42-58.

Gotlib, Allan, and Ron Rupert. “Chiropractic manipulation in pediatric health conditions–an updated systematic review.” Chiropractic & osteopathy 16.1 (2008): 11.

Hanson, Ellen, et al. “Use of complementary and alternative medicine among children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.” Journal of autism and developmental disorders 37.4 (2007): 628-636.

Jennings, Jane, and Martina Barker. “Autism: A chiropractic perspective.” Clinical Chiropractic 9.1 (2006): 6-10.

Klein, Nadav, and Kathi J. Kemper. “Integrative approaches to caring for children with autism.” Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care 46.6 (2016): 195-201.

Kronau, S, Thiel, B., Jakel, A., Liem, T. “Clinical effects of spinal manipulation in the management of children and young adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder – a systematic review of the literatureJournal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 15.3(2016):1280-1291.

Singh K.K., Alcantara J, Holt K. (2014) Improvement in a pediatric patient with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) following a trial of chiropractic care: a case report. J Clin Chiropr Pediatr. 14(3):1183-6In prep. [no link available]

ED note: Very little good quality research available