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Adhesive capsulitis: a case report

Adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder is an uncommon entity in athletes. However, it is a common cause of shoulder pain and disability in the general population. Although it is a self limiting ailment, its rather long, restrictive and painful course forces the affected person to seek treatment. Conservative management remains the mainstay treatment of adhesive

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

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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Patient with signs and symptoms of myocardial infarction presenting to a chiropractic office: a case report

A 53-year-old female presented to a chiropractic office with signs and symptoms of heart attack (myocardial infarction). Although she was complaining of neck and upper back pain, the cause of her condition was due to an incident of acute myocardial infarction (MI). Other than anterior chest pain, patients with MI could experience pain over lower

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B-Cell lymphoma presenting as mechanical low-back pain with leg pain: the importance of the physical and ultrasound examination of the buttock in patients with low-back and leg pain: a case report

Malignancies are an important, although rare, cause of back pain which must be a consideration in patients with certain historical factors, or in patients who do not respond to treatment. This case report emphasizes the importance of performing a thorough examination of any unexplained complaint of low back, buttock or hip pain, the need for

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Evaluation of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Chiropractic Care: A Comparison of North American Guideline Reports

Clinical practice guidelines developed by the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) and the Council on Chiropractic Practice (CCP) were evaluated by three independent appraisers using the most current version of the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation in Europe (AGREE) Instrument. Eighteen eligible chapters within the two documents (nine from each organization) were evaluated. In

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