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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#1

anomalies such as dens hypoplasia, unstable os odontoideum, etc.

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#2

acute fracture

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#4

acute infection such as osteomyelitis, septic discitis, and tuberculosis of 
the spine

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#5

meningeal tumour

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#6

haematomas, whether spinal cord or intracanalicular

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#7

malignancy of the spine

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#8

frank disc herniation with accompanying signs of progressive 
neurological deficit

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#9

basilar invagination of the upper cervical spine

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#10

Arnold‐Chiari malformation of the upper cervical spine

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#11

dislocation of a vertebra

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#12

aggressive types of benign tumours, such as an aneurismal bone cyst, 
giant cell tumour, osteoblastoma or osteoid osteoma

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#13

internal fixation/stabilization devices

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#14

neoplastic disease of muscle or other soft tissue

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#15

positive Kernig’s or Lhermitte’s signs

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#16

congenital, generalized hypermobility

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#3

spinal cord tumour

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#17

signs or patterns of instability

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#18

syringomyelia

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#19

hydrocephalus of unknown aetiology

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#20

diastematomyelia

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WHO Contraindications to the Adjustment.
#21

cauda equina syndrome