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Maitland Chiropractor Many Neck Injuries Go Undetected

Occult Ligament Tears are complete tears or ruptures of the ligament (ligaments connect bone to bone).  Neck trauma, such as whiplash from a car accident, the ligaments are severely compromised and often rupture from overstretching, as a result of the trauma (like whiplash in an auto accident). Often, patients present clinically with severe symptoms, yet are both neurologically and structurally intact. Frequently with occult ligament tears, the structure stays in …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Overlooked & Often Misdiagnosed in Whiplash Victims

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is the result of pressure of a nerve bundle in the neck between the collar bone and a rib caused by a spasm of the scalenus muscle or a congenital misplacement of the muscle into the first rib. Symptoms of TOS are weakness, tingling, numbness of the arm and portion of the hand as well as heaviness of the upper extremities and headaches. In many patients …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Spinal Cord Compression vs. Spinal Cord Abutment

 When a space occupying lesion (something that doesn’t belong in a space, i.e. splinter, bullet or tumor) or in the form of a herniated disc (by definition always from trauma), goes beyond the borders of the disc/vertebrate into the spinal canal, it can touch and/or push the spinal cord.  If it pushes the spinal cord against the back of the spinal canal in a “pincer” fashion, with pressure both in …Read More

Maitland Chriropractor Steering Wheels Injuries

In automobile accidents, the steering wheel can be considered a “blunt instrument” that can create bodily injury. The one thing in common for virtually every driver is that they are holding onto the steering wheel during an accident, leaving their hands and wrists exposed to injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common steering wheel injuries. Conservative care is indicated as soon as possible, often with favorable …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Seatbelt Injuries and Spinal Fractures

While advances in automobile design to reduce  injuries can also pose unique problems for the driver or passenger.  One of the most common product liabilities found in the automobile today is the 3-point seat belt restraint. The 3-point system has been instrumental in reducing fatalities, but can also contribute to injuries such as rib fracture, shoulder dislocation and spinal fracture.  Very little research has been published on these cases and …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Spinal Misalignment Related to Many Chronic Allergy Conditions

According to a research study by Yasuhiko Takeda in Tottori Japan there is a cause an effect relationship between spinal misalignments and allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis (AD), bronchial asthma (BA), pollinosis, hay fever, allergic coryza.  As result of a treatment that involved spinal adjustment as treatment directed at improving spinal misalignment, misalignment and loss of curvature of 2,733 allergic disease patients who concurrently suffered from atopic dermatitis and …Read More

MAITALAND CHIROPRACTOR: TREATMENT OF ACUTE ATOPIC ECZEMA CHIROPRACTIC CARE

A 1999 study investigated a patient with atopic eczema and assess how they responded to chiropractic care.  This study was run over a 7 week period with chiropractic treatments (diversified chiropractic manipulative technique) on a once weekly schedule. The effect of treatment, a rating system was developed and the intensity of a range of symptoms was recorded (through a questionnaire) on a twice weekly basis.  The results attained showed there …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor: Effect of Chiropractic on Immune and Nervous System

Numerous studies have shown that spinal manipulations performed by a chiropractor can help improve a range of pain symptoms, there remains some mystery about how the process works.  Two new studies shed some light on how spinal manipulation may affect various biochemical and neurological pathways in the body, by regulating hormone levels and immune response. In the first study, researchers from South Africa and Wales investigated one theory: that spinal …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor: Research Shows Chiropractic Care Far Superior To Drugs

Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial for Lower Back Pain: In the study published by Spine, 115 patients experiencing lower back pain for at least 13 weeks duration were randomly assigned to receive one of three interventions: medication, needle acupuncture or chiropractic manipulation.  Patients randomized to the acupuncture or spinal manipulation group were given an initial physical examination by the treating clinician to determine which form of acupuncture needle placement and needling …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor What Causes LBP?

The back is a complicated structure of bones, joints, ligaments and muscles. You can sprain ligaments, strain muscles, rupture disks, and irritate joints, all of which can lead to back pain. While sports injuries or accidents can cause back pain, sometimes the simplest of movements—for example, picking up a pencil from the floor— can have painful results. In addition, arthritis, poor posture, obesity, and psychological stress can cause or complicate …Read More