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Craniocervical chiropractic procedures – a précis of upper cervical chiropractic

June 16, 2015

Presented here is a narrative review of upper cervical procedures intended to facilitate understanding and to increase knowledge of upper cervical chiropractic care. Safety, efficacy, common misconceptions, and research are discussed, allowing practitioners, chiropractic students, and the general public to make informed decisions regarding utilization and referrals for this distinctive type of chiropractic care. Upper

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Odontoid agenesis with atlanto-axial luxation

August 15, 2014

Atlanto-axial luxation was first described in 1830 and since that time over 200 cases have been reported in the world literature. All of these patients are a risk, either from minor trauma or from progressive cord myelopathy. Symptoms vary greatly and range from neck pains and stiffness to transient quadriparesis. Specific chiropractic adjustment was successfully

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Paracondylar process: a rare cause of craniovertebral fusion: a case report

July 04, 2014

A 21-year-old female presented to a chiropractic clinic with chronic neck and headache pain. She had an osseous torticollis and abnormal range of neck motion on rotation to the left. Radiographic examination revealed a unilateral paracondylar process of the occiput fusing to the lateral transverse process of the atlas. A paracondylar process is classified as

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