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Detection of a radial head fracture by imaging methods versus clinical methods:a case report

July 04, 2014

Many people present in a clinical setting with severe pain after experiencing profound physical trauma from falls and collisions. It is in this population of patients that the possibility of fracture may be real and present. A chiropractor can utilize several available diagnostic instruments that can confirm or rule out fracture. Among these available tools

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Rehabilitation protocol for undisplaced Colles’ fractures following cast removal

July 04, 2014

Colles’ fracture is a relatively uncommon presentation to a chiropractic office. A case of a 74-year-old woman complaining of pain, loss of strength and diminished range of motion in her left wrist is presented. These complaints were the result of a slip and fall causing a Colles’ fracture that occurred four weeks prior to presentation.

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Active functional restoration and work hardening program returns patient with 2 1/2-year-old elbow fracture-dislocation to work after 6 months: a case report

June 27, 2014

The rehabilitation of elbow fracture and dislocation is not generally considered a mainstream chiropractic concern. The clinician who is able to successfully manage the elbow articulation will rely upon his/her knowledge of functional anatomy, pathobiomechanics, history and examination principles, when selecting the appropriate treatment available. A case is presented of an individual that sustained a

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Avulsion fractures of the pelvis – a qualitative systematic review of the literature

June 03, 2014

Objective: To assess a causal relationship between physical activity or boney surgical intervention and the occurrence of avulsion fracture in the pelvis. Secondarily to assess the average age at which avulsion fracture occurs in cases associated with physical activity or boney surgery. Method: A literature search was performed on a variety of databases using text

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Traumatic hyoid bone fracture – a case report and review of the literature

May 23, 2014

Objective: To present a case of traumatic hyoid bone fracture and a review of the literature Rationale: Traumatic hyoid bone fractures are rare, however with the increasing popularity of martial arts the incidence of traumatic hyoid bone fracture may increase in prevalence. Clinical Features: A thirteen year old taekwondo athlete collapsed after receiving a kick

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