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Posture correction – from top to pigeon toe: new case report

We are used to hearing reports of chiropractic care being useful for the correction of postural abnormalities. That happy side-effect of subluxation-based care is so common that it’s almost to be expected. Pigeon toes, though – now that’s so rare that it hasn’t been spotted yet in chiropractic literature. In fact, traditional treatment is usually…

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Case report examines sural neuropathy under chiropractic care

We like to say that Chiropractors are doctors of the nervous system. That is, we care for and nurture the brain and spinal cord and can also support many other aspects of nervous system health. So it should come as no surprise that neuropathy falls under this generous heading. Neuropathy (sometimes known as peripheral neuropathy)…

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Case Report Shines Light on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

It doesn’t seem like too long ago when Thoracic Outlet Syndrome was unheard of, or at least a controversial diagnosis. It’s been called many names over the course of the last few decades, but the short version of the condition is this: there is a rich network of nerves and blood vessels that exit the…

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New Case Series Examines Similarities in Three Bed-Wetting Cases

Bedwetting is a problem we know well. Technically called “nocturnal enuresis”, it occurs when a child is old enough for the bladder to be neurologically and physically developed to the point the child can remain dry at night. But according to the data, about 8% of children suffer from bedwetting past this point. The prevalence…

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Pudendal Neuralgia: A case for chiropractic intervention

The topic of this blog article isn’t a particularly common one. While you may have heard of it, it’s quite possible this one may not yet have crossed you path. Pudendal Neuralgia (PN) is a form of peripheral nerve entrapment that causes numbness or pain in the pelvis or genitals. Occurring in just 1 in…

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Chiropractic and Hard-Palate Pain – Novel Case Report Released

Case reports have several important functions in chiropractic care. They show us what is happening in the world of chiropractic care when it comes to presentations for certain conditions, how chiropractors are supporting the nervous systems of people with these conditions, and what the body does in individual cases when we support that nervous system.…

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Case Report Examines Nephrolithiasis Presenting as Back Pain

You think you know kidney stones: relatively innocuous until they try to make their way through the tubes that connect the kidneys and bladder. At this point acute, stabbing pain to the back, and sides radiating into the groin and legs may be met with nausea, vomiting, pain while urinating and more. Nephrolithiasis is the…

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Men’s Mental Health (Part 3 – Mens Health Series)

Men’s mental health is an issue that typically only gets discussed in Australian circles around November when it’s all about moustaches, prostates, and depression. However, the sad fact is that many men still aren’t aware of common signs that there’s a problem with their mental health. [1] Social expectations, societal norms and a feeling of…

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Men’s Reproductive Health (Part 1 of Men’s Health Series)

By now, you know the drill. Chiropractors rarely claim to treat conditions. Instead, we focus on checking and adjusting subluxations, knowing that in doing so, we are allowing the body to do what it does best – self-heal, self-regulate and function optimally. Naturally, that can lead to all sorts of plausible changes in symptoms, and…

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Novel Case Report Examines Paediatric Periodic Fever Case

No parent likes seeing their child in the grip of fevers. Usually, they’re rare, and we spend a sleepless night settling and resettling them. Imagine now that your child has periodic fever syndrome – meaning they suffer from recurrent and unexplained fevers regularly, and that these can be mild or quite severe, even life-threatening. Thankfully,…

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