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  • subluxation complex
  • In chiropractic, vertebral subluxation is a purported misalignment of the spinal column, not visible on X-rays, leading to a set of signs and symptoms sometimes termed vertebral subluxation complex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within the chiropractic tradition, a vertebral subluxation complex is believed to be a dysfunctional biomechanical spinal segment which actively alters neurological function, which in turn, is believed to lead to neuromusculoskeletal and visceral disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The chiropractic vertebral subluxation complex has been a source of controversy since its inception in 1895 due to the lack of empirical evidence for its existence, its metaphysical origins, and claims of its far reaching effects on health and disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, internationally accredited chiropractic colleges from Bournemouth University, University of South Wales, University of Southern Denmark, University of Zürich, Institut Franco-Européen de Chiropraxie, and University of Johannesburg made an open statement which included: "The teaching of the vertebral subluxation complex as a vitalistic construct that claims that it is the cause of disease is unsupported by evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vertebral Subluxation Complex of the back will vary in severity. (1backpain.com)
  • Most recently, the term vertebral subluxation complex has been utilized to help patients understand that it is more than just a bone out of place that is causing the improper vertebral joint function, but rather a series of complex changes occurring. (1backpain.com)
  • A vertebral subluxation complex may cause further imbalance in the muscles and lead to spasm and tearing of the fibers. (1backpain.com)
  • The listed Therapies, Products and Activities section will give more information on how to help your condition, however, as each Vertebral Subluxation Complex condition is different, always consult your doctor to determine what treatment is right for your particular situation. (1backpain.com)
  • lumbar
  • Vertebral axial decompression is a type of lumbar traction/decompression therapy that has been investigated as a technique to reduce intradiscal pressure and relieve low back pain associated with herniated lumbar discs or degenerative lumbar disc disease. (wellmark.com)
  • axial
  • Decompression therapy, including vertebral axial decompression, for the treatment of low back pain and all other applications is considered investigational . (wellmark.com)
  • Evidence for the efficacy of decompression therapy/vertebral axial decompression is limited. (wellmark.com)
  • The only sham-controlled randomized trial published to date did not show a benefit of vertebral axial decompression compared with the control group. (wellmark.com)
  • Ramos G, Martin W. Effects of vertebral axial decompression on intradiscal pressure. (wellmark.com)
  • Vertebral axial decompression therapy for pain associated with herniated or degenerated discs or facet syndrome: An outcome study. (wellmark.com)
  • 3 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 2 wherein the means for axial shifting includes a ring centered on the axis and threaded to one of the parts and bearing axially on the other of the parts, whereby rotation of the ring in one direction forces the two parts axially apart. (google.com)
  • bodies
  • Hemangiomas are common in vertebral bodies and are usually found incidentally while something else is investigated. (medhelp.org)
  • arches
  • The posterior internal plexuses are placed, one on either side of the middle line in front of the vertebral arches and ligamenta flava, and anastomose by veins passing through those ligaments with the posterior external plexuses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The superior and inferior articular processes project vertically from the vertebral arches on each side and bear articular facets. (dartmouth.edu)
  • spinous
  • There are ligaments extending the length of the column at the front and the back, and in between the vertebrae joining the spinous processes , the transverse processes and the vertebral laminae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two transverse processes and one spinous process are posterior to (behind) the vertebral body. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • Radiofrequency targeted vertebral augmentation is a minimally invasive procedure designed to preserve good bone while performing vertebral augmentation (sometimes referred to as kyphoplasty). (wikipedia.org)
  • The body is mainly spongy bone and red marrow, but the margins of the upper and lower surfaces consist of a ring of compact bone, the vertebral end-plates. (dartmouth.edu)
  • The study also reports that the drug can reduce the risk of breaking a bone in the vertebral column by 49 percent. (medindia.net)
  • Vertebral radiographs were done each year and measurements of bone mineral density were performed every six months. (medindia.net)
  • body
  • I intend to do that and don't expect a diagnosis via this format but the radiology report states that I have a hemangioma of the T-1 vertebral body. (medhelp.org)
  • I have the exact pains you have and was told my MRI results were normal but after receiving my health records today, I see that there is an hemangioma in the T11 vertebral body. (medhelp.org)
  • chiropractic
  • Traditionally, the "specific focus of chiropractic practice" is the chiropractic subluxation and historical chiropractic practice assumes that a vertebral subluxation or spinal joint dysfunction interferes with the body's function and its Innate Intelligence, as promulgated by D. D. Palmer, the inventor of chiropractic. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1909 The WHO definition of the chiropractic vertebral subluxation is: "A lesion or dysfunction in a joint or motion segment in which alignment, movement integrity and/or physiological function are altered, although contact between joint surfaces remains intact. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vertebral dissection may occur after physical trauma to the neck, such as a blunt injury (e.g. traffic collision ), strangulation or chiropractic manipulation , but may also happen spontaneously. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the past, doctors of chiropractic utilized this term for the purpose of helping patients understand their improper vertebral joint function better, and thus also explaining the reason for their pain which had been unable to be determined by their medical doctor. (1backpain.com)
  • The initial approach to treating a vertebral subluxation is to have a chiropractic adjustment to the area for correctional purposes. (1backpain.com)
  • wherein
  • 2 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 1 wherein the parts are formed as interfitting cylindrical sleeves centered on the axis. (google.com)
  • 5 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 4 wherein the formations include an axially extending slot formed on one of the parts and a pin fixed in the other part and extending radially into the slot. (google.com)
  • 6 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 5 wherein the pin extends diametrally across the other part and the one part is formed with two diametrally opposite such slots through which the pin passes. (google.com)
  • 7 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 1 wherein the two brackets are substantially identical. (google.com)
  • 8 . The vertebral implant defined in claim l wherein the end surfaces of the parts have centers of curvature lying on the axis. (google.com)
  • 10 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 1 wherein the means for securing includes respective screws engaged through the other legs transversely of the axis with the respective vertebrae. (google.com)
  • 11 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 1 wherein each of the parts is formed as a sleeve centered on the axis and formed with an array of radially throughgoing holes. (google.com)
  • 12 . The vertebral implant defined in claim 1 wherein each of the part end surfaces can swivel in the respective seat. (google.com)
  • nerve roots
  • These changes include stiffening of joint mobility from scar tissue formation, lack of circulation within the joint structure, tightening response of the tiny vertebral muscles, and pressure build up around the nerve roots. (1backpain.com)
  • wedge
  • The front of the vertebrae will collapse and "wedge" due to the lack of normal vertebral space. (aans.org)
  • Treatment
  • If the loss of vertebral height falls in the 10-30% range, the treatment is conservative. (spineuniverse.com)
  • There are many treatment options for vertebral tumors, including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, medications or sometimes just monitoring the tumor. (mayoclinic.org)
  • usually
  • Although the original (primary) cancer is usually diagnosed before back problems develop, back pain may be the first symptom of disease in people with metastatic vertebral tumors. (mayoclinic.org)