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Treatment of a patient with posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) with chiropractic manipulation and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS): A case report

March 01, 2015

Objective: Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a rare progressive neurodegenerative syndrome which unusual symptoms include deficits of balance, bodily orientation, chronic pain syndrome and dysfunctional motor patterns. Current research provides minimal guidance on support, education and recommended evidence-based patient care. This case reports the utilization of chiropractic spinal manipulation, dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS), and other adjunctive procedures along with medical treatment of PCA. Clinical

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Chiropractic management of postpartum pubic symphysis diastasis: A case report

March 01, 2015

This case report describes the chiropractic management of a 30-year-old female patient with severe postpartum pelvic pain secondary to pubic symphysis diastasis. No literature was found on the chiropractic management of postpartum symphysis pubis diastasis. The existing literature concerning chiropractic care for symphysis pubis dysfunction during pregnancy is limited and indicates a potential benefit. Separation of the pubic symphysis may include ligamentous injury

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Effects of spinal manipulation versus therapeutic exercise on adults with chronic low back pain: a literature review

December 02, 2014

Background Context: Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a prevalent disorder that has a significant burden to society in terms of loss of work time and increased economic cost. Two common treatment choices of intervention for CLBP are spinal manipulation and prescribed exercise. Purpose: The purpose of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of spinal manipulation vs prescribed exercise for patients

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Standards of practice relative to complications of and contraindications to spinal manipulative therapy

July 31, 2014

Frequently, development of standards of practice that determine contraindications of spinal manipulative therapy result from reported complications following adverse reactions. Methods whereby the chiropractic profession can take a more active and responsible role in the further development of such standards are discussed. Common problems which contraindicate or require modification of spinal manipulation are presented. (JCCA

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Chiropractic treatment of chronic episodic tension type headache in male subjects: a case series analysis

July 14, 2014

Objective: to assess effectiveness of chiropractic management, primarily cervical adjustment, in the treatment of chronic episodic muscle tension type headache in male patients. Design: Prospective case series analysis with pre-treatment baseline. Sixteen sessions of chiropractic care were provided to each patient over an eight week period. Data was also collected during a two week no-treatment

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