Chiropractic treatment likely cause of man’s stroke, doctors report

The case study by Australian and Chinese doctors say multiple cervical massage sessions led to a middle cerebral artery infarct and left internal carotid artery dissection

A healthy man in his thirties almost died following chiropractic treatment which doctors suspect caused internal carotid artery dissection leading to a massive stroke.

The 35-year-old presented as an emergency with a two-day history of expressive dysphasia and a one-day history of right-sided weakness.