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Adolescent lumbar disc herniation in a Tae Kwon Do martial artist: a case report

July 04, 2014

Lumbar disc herniations are rare in children. The etiology and clinical picture may be different in children than in adults. Conservative management is the treatment of choice. Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art which is notorious for its high fast kicks. Tae Kwon Do will be an official Olympic sport in the year

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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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Median and anterior interosseous nerve entrapment syndromes versus carpal tunnel syndrome: a study of two cases

July 04, 2014

Two patients presented with forearm and hand pain, and were initially examined by their medical doctors. The first case was diagnosed as a possible neuralgia due to congenital cervical spinal fusion. The second case had a radiographic study taken of the elbow and hand, which was negative and therefore no conclusive diagnosis or treatment was

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Factors affecting compliance to chiropractic prescribed home exercise: a review of the literature

July 04, 2014

Canadians are often confronted with health conditions that impede their lifestyles. To overcome health related limitations individuals often seek assistance from chiropractors or other allied health care professionals. However, despite the recognized benefits of at home exercise programs, patients continue to remain non-compliant to prescribed routines. Non-compliance to home based routines reduces the probability of

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Rehabilitation of the proximal crossed syndrome in an elderly blind patient: a case report

July 03, 2014

Muscle imbalances play an important role in the development of musculoskeletal complaints that are presented in clinical practice. According to Karel Lewit, muscle imbalance usually precedes recurrent joint dysfunction. Chiropractors are uniquely positioned to recognize and treat such imbalances through low tech rehabilitation techniques. A case report is presented of an elderly blind patient and

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