November 1, 2006

In this issue

Infants and Illness

The Chiropractic Wellness Perspective


In this issue

I t's our annual Diagnostics & X-ray feature issue and sEMG is in the spotlight once again this month! With our focus on diagnostics, our feature story is an interview with David Marcarian, CEO of PBI/Myovision, who shares, for the first time in pri


Infants and Illness

Reference Pre-natal and post-natal exposure to respiratory infection and atopic diseases development: a historical cohort study Rcxpimton • Research May 23, 2006, 7:81 by Anne Zutavern, MD, MSc; Stephanie von Klot, PHD; Ulrike Gehring, PHD; Susanne


The Chiropractic Wellness Perspective

T in-: International Chiropractic Pcdiatric Association recently sent out a survey to its members ask­ing for the reasons why parents bring their children in for chiropractic care. The number one reason reported was "wcllness." Parents are recognizi


The Power of Visualization

I F YOU ENVISION MONP.Y FALLING FROM the sky, would it? Probably not; al­though, it's a nice mental image, isn't it? Seeing is only the first step. The next step is to take aggressive action toward achieving your goal. I associate the concept of see


Vacuum Phenomenon

Terry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R., and Chad J. Maola, D.C. DISCUSSION The vacuum sign (of Knuttson) is an important early radio-graphic finding.1 Essentially, this represents collections of nitro­gen gas in nuclear and annular fiss


Radiographic Digitization: An Absolute Must for the Personal Injury Practice

T HROUGH A PROCESS CALLED RADIOGRAP1I1C DIGITIZATION AND utilizing the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition, 2001, Chapter 15, (the AMA Guides) it is possible for you, the Doctor of Chiropractic, to prove a patient's inj


The Landmark Victory for Surface EMG

Interview with David Marcarian, MA. S urface EMG is a device for measuring the muscular response to subluxation or spinal dysfunction. It has been shown to be very effective in assessing soft tissue injury...both injury and symptom magnification for


Overview of Functional Neurology

N l-UROL(XiY AND THE NEUROLOGICAL EXAMINATION ARE TRAD1-tionally taught using a disease-orientated model. While this approach may help to detect the presence of many neurological disorders, it may be less sensitive for investigating and estimating t


Digital Revolution--From Film to Pixels

T HE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY, INCLUDING THE CHIROPRACTIC PRO-fession, is under tremendous pressure to upgrade con­ventional X-ray film (analog) equipment in order to increase the patient care, reduce healthcare costs, and improve radiology safety. No mo


MVA's affect form and function of the C-Spine

T RAUMA, ESPECIALLY MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES (MVC), CAN change an individual's posture. This will, in turn, affect the victim's stance and gait, due to soft and hard tissue injuries which cause abnormal function. Humans adapt in time and need to their

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