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Biomechanics of TMJ Injury from Whiplash

September 20, 2014

Biomechanics of TMJ Injury from Whiplash The issue of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain after whiplash injuries is a complex and controversial issue. Heise1 reported TMJ pain rates after whiplash from 12 to 15%, indicating that TMJ pain is not uncommon to whiplash patients. Indeed, a number of studies in the last few years have attempted…

TMD and Neck Pain

August 20, 2014

TMD and Neck Pain The relationship between temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) and whiplash is an area of strong debate in medical and engineering circles. Clinically, a great number of patients suffering from whiplash injuries report TMD problems; biomechanically, engineers have been unable to show what happens during a rear end collision that causes injury to…

Children and Chiropractic Care

July 20, 2014

Children and Chiropractic Care Children and Chiropractic Care: Birth to 18 Years Conditions cared for and side effects 2012 Report Chiropractic has been successfully caring for children for various conditions for over a millennium. The main issues are what conditions are cared for by chiropractors, what is the reported success rate and what is the…

Chiropractic Scores Highest

June 20, 2014

Chiropractic Scores Highest Chiropractic Scores Highest Among Professional Students in Understanding Musculoskeletal Conditions William J. Owens Jr DC DAAMLP Mark Studin DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP According to Wikipedia: The musculoskeletal system (also known as the locomotor system) is an organ system that gives animals (including humans) the ability to move using the muscular and skeletal…