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What causes numbness in thigh when suffering from tethered spinal cord syndrome?

My 8 year old son was diagnosed with tethered cord syndrom last year by MRI. His main complaint was numbness in his upper thigh area. His doctor has said he wants him to have yearly exams and MRI and watch for any other symptoms. So far he still is only complaining of the numbness. My question is would chiropractic manipulation benefit him or would it not be good?
Thu, 17 Mar 2016
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Pediatrician, Neurology 's  Response
never ever try chiropractics in him and it's a developmental problem; if symptoms or weakness start, only way is surgical intervention.
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