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Imaging Case Review: Grade V acromioclavicular joint separation in a 57-year-old mountain biker

March 15, 2017

Patients rarely present to a chiropractic office setting during the acute stage of a high-grade (i.e. Rockwood types IV-VI) separation of the acromioclavicular (AC) joint. Moreover, such cases are non-existent in the peerreviewed chiropractic literature. Some controversy exists over the optimal (surgical vs. non-surgical) treatment of severe AC joint injuries. Published reports of nonoperative management

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Traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation: a case study of nonoperative management in a mixed martial arts athlete

June 13, 2014

Objective: To present an evidence-informed approach to the nonoperative management of a first-time, traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation. Clinical Features: A 30-year-old mixed martial arts athlete, with no prior shoulder injuries, presented one day following a first-time, traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation. An eight-week, individualized, intensive, nonoperative rehabilitation program was immediately begun upon presentation. Intervention and Outcome:

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A delayed diagnosis of bilateral facet dislocation of the cervical spine: a case report

May 07, 2014

Objective: To review the case of a patient suffering from bilateral facet dislocation of the cervical spine. Clinical features: A 53-year-old male was involved in a car accident and was transported to the hospital. Cervical radiographs were taken at the emergency department and interpreted as normal. Four days later, he consulted a chiropractor where radiographs

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