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Multimodal non-surgical intervention for individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a retrospective case series

September 06, 2019

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to review the pain and functional outcomes of a multimodal intervention in three patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study explores how manual therapy can be delivered within an evidence-based framework for the management of knee OA. Methods: Medical records were reviewed for three patients with knee OA

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Conservative management of MRI-confirmed knee osteoarthritis with instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization, joint manipulation, and platelet-rich plasma

January 10, 2018

Objective: To describe the successful conservative management of a patient with chronic degenerative knee pain. Clinical Features: An active 47 year-old female office worker with intermittent right knee pain inferolateral to the right patella for eight months described difficulty ascending stairs, sitting on a chair for one hour, and squatting. A physical exam led to

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Imaging Case Review: Advanced hip joint degeneration associated with femoroacetabular impingement in a retired chiropractor

September 09, 2016

Femoroacetabular impingement is a relatively new clinical entity only recently described in the orthopedic literature. In this report, we document a severe case of hip joint osteoarthritis associated with cam-type impingement in a retired chiropractor. (JCCA. 2016;60(3):260-262) Le conflit fémoro-acétabulaire est une entité clinique relativement nouvelle, récemment décrite dans les revues orthopédiques. Dans ce rapport,

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Leg length discrepancy and osteoarthritis in the knee, hip and lumbar spine

August 31, 2015

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an extremely common condition that creates substantial personal and health care costs. An important recognised risk factor for OA is excessive or abnormal mechanical joint loading. Leg length discrepancy (LLD) is a common condition that results in uneven and excessive loading of not only knee joints but also hip joints and lumbar

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Thalamic Pain Syndrome (Central Post-Stroke Pain) in a patient presenting with right upper limb pain: a case report

July 04, 2014

In the elderly, pain of a widespread nature can often be debilitating. It is not uncommon to attribute this widespread pain to osteoarthritis within the spinal column structures and peripheral joints or to other musculoskeletal etiology. However, chiropractors should remain wary regarding pain experienced by the elderly, especially if pain is widespread and exhibits neuropathic

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