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Table 4 Experiences of chiropractic treatment: frequency of adverse reactions and reported level of concern (n = 110 of 544 patients)

From: Patients’ experiences and expectations of chiropractic care: a national cross-sectional survey

Reaction Level of concern (n =)
Of lower concern (1,2) Of greater concern (3,4,5) Total number of reactions
Tiredness or fatigue 33 2 35
Headache 19 4 23
Extra Pain and/or Radiating Pain 21 19 40
Tingling/numbness in legs or arms 3 9 12
Stiffness 13 7 20
Dizziness or light headedness 13 6 19
Nausea 1 3 4
Total 103 50 153
  1. NB. Where patients reported on more than one type of reaction, they reported a single level of concern associated with their reactions.