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Clinical management of benign joint hypermobility syndrome: a case series

May 14, 2020

Background: Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS) is a relatively prevalent condition of the spectrum of heritable connective tissue disorders, with musculoskeletal, visceral and psychological manifestations. The conservative management of the musculoskeletal symptomatology must be modified for optimal effectiveness and minimal sequelae. Purpose: To provide an overview of the presentation, assessment, chiropractic management, and outcomes of

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Innovative application of Cox Flexion Distraction Decompression to the knee: a retrospective case series

August 22, 2017

Objective: The purpose of this study is to introduce the application of Cox flexion distraction decompression as an innovative approach to treating knee pain and osteoarthritis. Methods: Six months of clinical files from one chiropractic practice were retrospectively screened for patients who had been treated for knee pain. Twenty-five patients met the criteria for inclusion.

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Use of spinal manipulation in a rheumatoid patient presenting with acute thoracic pain: a case report

June 16, 2015

Background: There is limited research related to spinal manipulation of uncomplicated thoracic spine pain and even less when pain is associated with comorbid conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. In the absence of trial evidence, clinical experience and appropriate selection of the type of intervention is important to informing the appropriate management of these cases. Case

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What effect does chiropractic treatment have on gastrointestinal (GI) disorders: a narrative review of the literature

June 16, 2015

The purpose of this study was to provide a narrative review of the literature of studies describing the management of disorders of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract using ‘chiropractic therapy’ broadly defined here as spinal manipulation therapy, mobilizations, soft tissue therapy, modalities and stretches. Search limiters include access to full text studies published between 1980 and

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Is there a role for neck manipulation in elderly falls prevention? – An overview

March 01, 2015

Many risk factors exist for falls in the elderly. Dizziness is an important risk factor for such falls. Spinal pain has also been identified as a risk factor for these falls. In this overview of the literature, we examine studies, including trials, of neck manipulation for neck pain, unsteadiness and falls risk relevant to the elderly. We also examine two related,

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