Radiology Corner – What Are These Peculiar Calcifications?

By: Terry R. Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR and Michael S. Barry, DC, DACBR History This eight-year-old patient presents with a history of scoliosis and back pain. Where and what are the peculiar calcifications? Are these symptom-producing lesions? (See next page.) Diagnosis Childhood idiopathic intervertebral disc calcification. Discussion There are two forms of disc calcification, apparently 

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Leg Length Discrepancy: Treating the Conditions

Detect, Correct, and Prevent Conditions Caused by Leg Length Discrepancies By: John Palo, BS, DC, CCSP, DABCO “Doctors, teachers, and those who nurse the sick should be aware what sort of thing is man, what is life, what is health, and in what manner a parity and concordance of the elements maintains it; while a discordance of these 

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Hip Pain and Orthotic Support

Download PDF Now Most hip problems seen by Chiropractors have developed gradually, over a period of weeks, months or even years. There is usually an underlying biomechanical imbalance, or possibly some type of overuse syndrome. Common examples include trochanteric bursitis, recurrent muscle strains (hamstrings, adductors), piriformis syndrome and snapping hip. By far the most frequently 

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Supination and Orthotic Support

Download PDF Now Low Back Pain and Orthotic Support When patients turn to Chiropractors for relief from back pain, few, if any, expect their feet to be involved. Yet in 7 out of 10 patients, postural fatigue and spinal strain are the cause of their discomfort.1 This stress can often be traced directly to altered 

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