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Neuropathy Found in Celiac Patients

New from JAMA Neurology TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Neuropathy patients deserve to know the cause of their neuropathy if it can be identified Celiac disease has been found to cause neuropathy and must be placed on the differential for these patients. Abstract Importance Earlier research on celiac disease (CD) and neuropathy has been hampered by the use...

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? Don’t forget the Sugar!

Take Home Message: A 2015 study of cerebral metabolism post traumatic brain injury reported the need for glucose intake following injury due to disruption in mitochondrial glycolysis and attempts at compensatory increased gluconeogenesis . Earlier studies demonstrated mitochondrial dysfunction and decreased ATP synthesis.  This accounts for the decreased train of thought and cognitive fatigue. Advising...

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Recurrent Stroke Risk in Patients With Healed Cervical Artery Dissection

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE In patients with cervical artery dissection, 25% developed new ischemic brain lesions regardless of the type of antithrombotic treatment. There is a 25% recurrent stroke rate for patients who have suffered stroke from previous cervical artery dissection. Since chiropractors are often accused of causing dissections, it is proper for chiropractic physicians to educate...

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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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Seminar Opportunity with Dr. Taylor

Seminar Opportunity with Dr. Taylor

We like to highlight the work of our members. This brochure highlights an upcoming lecture by Dr. David Taylor, ICCN Board member and current Board secretary.  Traumatic Brain Injuries &  Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Chiropractic Connection – Becoming the Expert in your Community   *     *     *   June 6, 2015 – 8:00am...

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Incidental Pediatric MRI Findings Present Challeges

With increasing use of sophisticated brain and spinal imaging, more children are being referred to pediatric neurosurgeons for unexpected findings on MRI. A report, recently published in the April 2015 issue of Pediatrics discussed the incidence of such findings and the challenges this presents for clinicians. The most common incidental findings referred for neurosurgical input...

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International Collaboration on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Findings on Prognosis

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Literature summary on mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) revealed that the largest prognostic factors for outcome from mTBI are psychosocial vs biomedicall or clinical factors. Since 24% of all motor vehicle injuries involve mTBI and there are many other injuries being concurrently cared for, “Chiropractors can facilitate a path to good recovery for...

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Resolution to Establish the International College of Chiropractic Neurology

Resolution to Establish the International College of Chiropractic Neurology Whereas independent chiropractic neurology diplomates exist who desire to network in an association with an open forum where collegial interaction and discourse is appreciated and celebrated, and whereas, Independent chiropractic neurology diplomates also desire a democratic association where all diplomate, fellow and PhD members have a […]

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ICCN Created to Support Chiropractic Neurologists

A new neurology board has been created to provide support for chiropractors and researchers interested in advanced neurology studies.  The new group will be called the International College of Chiropractic Neurology and will be a home for the credentials of board certified neurologists. All board certified chiropractic neurologists are invited to participate regardless of designation. Hallmarks of […]

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