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Neurological Sensing of the Mechanics of Position and Movement

Historical Context Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, and businessman. He was born in 1833 and died in 1896. He held 355 patents in his lifetime, the most notorious of which was for dynamite. Dynamite used the explosive power of nitroglycerin. Nobel patented dynamite in 1867. Nobel amassed a fortune during his […]

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The Chiropractic Management of Discogenic Compressive Radicular Sciatica

The low back is the most common body region to suffer from chronic pain (1). Low back pain is the second most common reason for primary care physician visits, and it is the most costly medical condition in the United States (2). The most common tissue source for low back pain is the intervertebral disc […]

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Text Neck & Tech Neck

Integrating Posture, Weight, Load, Spinal Degenerative Disease, Education of Postural Habits, and Chiropractic Care The primary method of public transportation connecting the cities of the San Francisco Bay Area is a train system called BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit). BART passenger boarding platforms are often above ground adjacent to freeways. Driving by on the freeway, […]

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The Lumbar Discs, Low Back Pain, and Chiropractic Care

A Simple Model Approximately half of the adults in America suffer from chronic pain (1). Chronic pain affects every region of the body. The most significantly affected region of the body is the low back (2). The largest modern review of the chiropractic profession was published in the journal Spine on December 1, 2017, and […]

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Cervical Versus Lumbar Intervertebral Discs

The Anatomical, Clinical, and Management Distinctions The Cervical Disc is NOT a Mini Lumbar Disc Most of what is understood and taught about the intervertebral discs was ascertained by studying the lumbar discs. The “era of the intervertebral disc” began in 1934 when William Jason Mixter and Joseph Seaton Barr read their paper, Rupture of […]

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Chiropractic Care for Low Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Low back and/or pelvic pain in pregnancy is extremely common. A study published in the journal Spine in 1996 indicated that 76% of women reported back pain at some time during pregnancy (1). A study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2002 indicated that 35.5% of pregnant women […]

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Pathoanatomy and Pathophysiology of Chronic Low Back Pain and Chiropractic Care

Six years later, in 1986, prescribing opiates for chronic pain was further enhanced when physicians Russell Portenoy, MD, and Kathleen Foley, MD, published a small case series (38 subjects) that concluded that chronic opioid analgesic use was safe in patients with no history of drug abuse (5). By 2017, America’s opioid crisis had escalated to […]

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Chiropractic Care for Acute Injuries

In the floor of the main hall of the Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame there is a mosaic medallion, which states: “Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution” This saying is from Ukrainian-American Geneticist and Evolutionary Biologist, Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975). Dobzhansky originally made this statement in […]

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Dizziness and the Neck

All perceptions occur in the brain, specifically in a region of the brain called the cerebral cortex (cortical brain) (1). These perceptions include sight (vision), sound (hearing), hot/cold (temperature), taste, smell, pressure, vibration, positional sense, pain, and more. The cortical perception in this discussion will be referred to as dizziness. Dizziness is a cortical perception […]

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