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cervicogenic headache

Palpation Enhances Headache Diagnosis

Palpation Enhances Headache Diagnosis TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Chiropractic physicians have historically relied heavily on palpation skills in their examination process. Medical physicians have been criticized for a reduction in use of manual examination and have begun to rely more solely on laboratory and radiographic examination. This article affirms that manual examination of the spine enhances the...

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Manipulation Better for Headache than Mobilization

Manipulation Better for Headache than Mobilization TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Headache is a significant health condition suffered by millions of people in the US costing billions of dollars in treatment and time off from work. As many as 20% of headaches are classified as cervicogenic headaches (CH). Chiropractic physicians have reported excellent results on CH using cervical and...

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TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease

TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease

TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been found to lead to a host of chronic neurodegenerative disorders Neuroinflammation may be the cause of the chronic disease state of the brain and subsequent brain degeneration. Pharmacologic therapies are discussed Nutritional options of controlling brain inflammation should be encouraged by all physicians...

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Low Frequency Sound Improves Fibromyalgia

Low Frequency Sound Improves Fibromyalgia

Low Frequency Sound Improves Fibromyalgia TAKE – HOME MESSAGE Fibromyalgia morbidity continues to plague 2-4% of the population, 80 percent of victims are women. There is currently no cure for Fibromyalgia and the best treatment approaches tend to be a blend of pharmacology and non-pharmacological treatments. Abnormalities in pain processing have been identified at various...

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The Basis for Restoring Function Following Spinal Cord Injury

The Basis for Restoring Function Following Spinal Cord Injury TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Neurologists who are interested in the restoration of function of patients suffering spinal cord injuries must fully understand the normal function of the spinal cord and identify the specific structures that are injured There are very different problems that a patient will face following...

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Tai Chi Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

Tai Chi Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Immobility and balance disturbances are suffered by Parkinson’s patients. This study compared balance and mobility for Parkinson’s patients following a Tai Chi program. The study participants were highly satisfied with the Tai Chi program. Balance and mobility were improved by Tai Chi exercises. Abstract  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: In...

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A New Noninvasive Tinnitus Treatment

A New Noninvasive Tinnitus Treatment TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The authors of this article use a technique they call Multimodal Synchronization Therapy (MST) to manage tinnitus The therapy uses multiple sensory, motor, limbic and cognitive inputs to elicit activation of multimodal neurons to potentially modulate specific neurons driving the perception of tinnitus. This article encourages chiropractic neurologists...

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Coordination Training

Balance, coordination and endurance training improves nerve regeneration after injury

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Nerve regeneration is enhance with exercise training even within 24 hours of injury. Balance and coordination training are essential components of training for proper nerve regeneration Abstract INTRODUCTION: Different rehabilitation treatments have proven useful in accelerating regeneration. METHODS: After sciatic nerve crush in rats, we tested balance and coordination training (BCT) and endurance...

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