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Torticollis in infants and children: a report of three cases

August 12, 2014

Three cases of torticollis are recorded, one of a child with congenital muscular torticollis and two of infants with acquired torticollis caused by neurogenic tumours. All were treated by chiropractors before the correct diagnosis was made. The differential diagnosis of torticollis in infants and children is important in clinical practice. (JCCA 1990; 34(1):13-19) Key Words:

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Chiropractic care of a 13-year-old with headache and neck pain: a case report

July 14, 2014

Headaches are the most frequent cause of visits to primary care practitioners. Standard medical care for headaches is prescription of pain relieving medication. This report describes a 13-year-old female who had suffered from severe headache and neck pain for five days. Following a series of four chiropractic treatments over a 2-week period, her headache and

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Annotated bibliography of the biomedical literature pertaining to chiropractic, pediatrics and manipulation in relation to the treatment of health conditions

July 09, 2014

Biomedical literature retrieval, both indexed and non-indexed, with respect to the application of manipulative therapy with therapeutic intent and pediatric health conditions (ages 0 to 17 years) yielded 66 discrete documents which met specified inclusion and exclusion criteria. There was one experimental study (RCT’s), 3 observational (cohort, case control) studies and 62 descriptive studies (case

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