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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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Differences by gender in the incidence of cervical and lumbar complaints of chiropractic patients at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

July 14, 2014

Based on a larger study of chiropractic patients conducted at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) Outrpatient Clinics, this study examined the differences by patient gender in: area of chief complaint, occupational status, duration of chief complaint and number of treatments. Cervical and lumbar complaints were emphasized. The findings of this study demonstrated that there

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Pancoast tumour: a case report

July 14, 2014

Patients presenting with shoulder and arm pain can be a diagnostic challenge to the attending chiropractor. Although the majority of conditions presenting to a chiropractor are benign, occasionally a malignant life threatening one will present. One such condition is a Pancoast tumour, a cancerous growth developing in the lung apex. The resultant clinical entity, the

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Pilot study: an investigation of the relationship between cervical measurements and the preference of cervical pillow thickness

July 07, 2014

Objective: To assess whether external measurements of the subject’s neck are predictive of the preferred thickness of cervical pillow, given a choice of four different contour thicknesses. Design: Preliminary correlational study. Subjects: The subjects consisted of asymptomatic adults between the ages of 18–45 years, and were drawn from student and faculty populations of the Canadian

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Interexaminer and intraexaminer reliability of cervical passive range of motion using the CROM and Cybex 320 EDI

July 07, 2014

Objective: To compare the interexaminer and the intraexaminer reliability of measuring passive flexion and extension ranges of motion of the cervical spine, using a Cybex 320 EDI (inclinometer) and a Cervical Range of Motion (CROM) instrument. Design: Blind, repeated measures of passive cervical flexion, extension range of motion by three different examiners Setting: Private multi-disciplinary

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