Indications and Contraindications - Die Kozyavkin Methode

Main Indications

Children

  1. Cerebral palsy (spastic tetraplegia, diplegia, hemiplegia, dyskinetic, ataxic and mixed forms).
  2. Delayed milestone, Congenital malformations of the nervous system, other disorders of brain (in term and preterm babies).
  3. Birth injury to peripheral nervous system
  4. Sequelae of intracranial injury
  5. Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
  6. Sequelae of cerebrovascular desease (hemorrhagic, ischemic stroke, cerebral infarction)
  7. Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the central nervous system
  8. Transient cerebral ischaemic attacks and related syndromes
  9. Migraine, headaches syndromes (cluster headaches, vascular and tension-type headache)
  10. Scoliosis (mild and moderate degree)
  11. Dorsalgia (Radiculopathy, Cervicalgia, Sciatica, Lumbago with sciatica, Low back pain, Pain in thoracic spine), Spondylosis
  12. Childhood autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders
  13. Disturbance of activity and attention (ADHD)

Adults:

  1. Cerebral palsy (spastic tetraplegia, diplegia, hemiplegia, dyskinetic, ataxic and mixed forms)
  2. Sequelae of intracranial injury
  3. Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
  4. Sequelae of cerebrovascular desease (hemorrhagic, ischemic stroke, cerebral infarction)
  5. Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the central nervous system
  6. Transient cerebral ischaemic attacks and related syndromes
  7. Migraine, headaches syndromes (cluster headaches, vascular and tension-type headache)
  8. Dorsalgia (Radiculopathy, Cervicalgia, Sciatica, Lumbago with sciatica, Low back pain, Pain in thoracic spine), Spondylosis
  9. Brachial plexus disorders

Contraindications

  1. Congenital anomalies of the spine and joints
  2. Fractures of the spine and joins
  3. Infectious diseases of the musculoskeletal system and nervous system
  4. Spinal disc herniation with progressive neurological deficit
  5. Congenital spine and joint hypermobility
  6. Syringomyelia
  7. Tumors of the nervous system, musculoskeletal system and internal organs
  8. Decompensated Hydrocephalus
  9. Epilepsy with frequent severe seizures
  10. Severe spinal scoliosis
  11. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  12. Infectious and internal diseases in acute stage

General contraindications to biomechanical correction of the spine stated in the WHO guidelines on basic training and safety in chiropractic - http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/documents/s14076e/s14076e.pdf, pages 20-21

In doubtful cases, the decision is made individually after extended examination and review of medical records.