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Paracondylar process: a rare cause of craniovertebral fusion: a case report

A 21-year-old female presented to a chiropractic clinic with chronic neck and headache pain. She had an osseous torticollis and abnormal range of neck motion on rotation to the left. Radiographic examination revealed a unilateral paracondylar process of the occiput fusing to the lateral transverse process of the atlas. A paracondylar process is classified as

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Detection of a radial head fracture by imaging methods versus clinical methods:a case report

Many people present in a clinical setting with severe pain after experiencing profound physical trauma from falls and collisions. It is in this population of patients that the possibility of fracture may be real and present. A chiropractor can utilize several available diagnostic instruments that can confirm or rule out fracture. Among these available tools

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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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