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Primary benign bone tumors in chiropractic practice and the importance of x-ray diagnosis: A report of two cases

Two cases of primary benign bone tumors were diagnosed radiographically in a chiropractic practice. Although primary osseous tumors are somewhat uncommon, their potential presence emphasizes the importance of x-ray diagnosis as an essential adjunct to chiropractic practice. This procedure may preclude underlying lesions before considering treatment of seemingly uncomplicated injuries. Two such cases are presented:

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Metastases to the cervical spine: a report of a case

Metastases to the spine are a rare, but devastating cause for back pain. For these two reasons clinicians must be constantly aware of this possibility. A careful history, physical, laboratory, and radiographic examination are essential in suspected cases of metastases. (JCCA 1987; 31(1):17-20) Key Words: spinal metastases neck pain, diagnosis, chiropractic, manipulation Les métastases de

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Neurofibromatosis clinical presentations: a report of 2 cases

Neurofibromatosis (NFT) is an autosomal dominant disorder. Several distinctive clinical features may be discovered in the presence of the disease, including ‘cafe au lait’ spots, cutaneous neurofibromas, axillary freckling, Lisch nodules, and a positive familial history. Chiropractic management of this condition should include early recognition, appropriate supportive referral and symptomatic treatment of accompanying biomechanical dysfunctions.

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Treatment of peripheral extremity pain with TENS: a report of three cases

This paper reviews three cases in which radiculopathies of the cervical and lumbar spine were successfully managed by the use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in addition to, or instead of, spinal manipulative therapy. Characteristics of TENS, indications for its use, and application procedures are discussed. (JCCA 1987; 31(3):137-140) Key Words: transcutaneous electrical nerve

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Coexistent vascular and spinal claudication: a report of two cases

Two cases of patients with evidence of both vascular and spinal intermittent claudication are presented. When patients present with low back pain and post-exercise lower extremity pain, confusion may arise with respect to the etiology of the symptoms. These cases stress the need for a rational and logical approach to the patient with intermittent claudication.

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