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Unilateral facet subluxations: an example of a missed post-traumatic unilateral facet subluxation: a case report

Unilateral facet injuries occur in 4-16% of patients with cervical spine injuries, (of which unilateral facet subluxations occur as a subgroup in this population). These injuries arise in motor vehicle accidents because of flexion-distraction forces, or flexion of an already rotated head. Due to the common presentation of a lack of neurological signs and symptoms,

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Adverse effects potentially associated with the use of mechanical adjusting devices: a report of three cases

As the popularity of mechanical adjusting devices (MADs) increases within the chiropractic profession, it is evident that adverse effects associated with the provision of this intervention can occur. This paper describes three such cases, along with a discussion about their circumstances. The use of MADs may cause both direct and indirect complications for chiropractic patients.

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

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

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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