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A fifty-three year old male came into my office with complaints of a lack of mobility following a stroke two years earlier. The patient was using a cane. His right arm and right leg were stiff but functional. The patient relates being in rehabilitation and physical therapy since the stroke. He relates a lot of improved function, including weight lifting. He states that he was in the best condition since his thirties. He comes in…

A twenty-seven year old female appears in my office with multiple symptoms, including pain in the neck and shoulders, tightness in both arms, headaches, difficulty in sleeping, knots in her stomach, some nausea, irritable and nervous. The patient was the manager of a local business. The patient has recently had a physical exam including blood work. All tests were within normal limits. The patient had been placed on a number of medications, including anti-inflammatory, muscle…

This forty-two year old male presented himself with a chronic complaint of a dull, aching pain in his low back. The patient has had this complaint off and on for several years but now it has started to affect his golf game. The patient has been to other chiropractors with some relief. However, he feels he needs someone that can manage his condition and keep him playing golf. Examination revealed a normal forty-two year old…

A fifty-eight year old nurse comes in with complaints of left shoulder pain following a long day of working with patients. The patient states that both of her shoulders have been hurting for a long time but that today as a severe flare-up. She has had a constant ache with dull pain in the neck and shoulders. It has affected her sleep. She refuses to take any medications that are readily available from her employer.…

A 19-year-old male appeared in my office in March with complaints of pain in the middle and lower back with a curve in my back. The patient stated he wanted it straightened. The patient related that this attack started in February and that he had never had it before. The patient related a previous diagnosis of curved spine. The patient described his pain as a constant dull pain, with trouble sleeping and slight pain on…

A forty-four year old man enters this office with obvious pain and discomfort in the neck, upper back and right arm. The patient describes an on-the-job-injury where he heard and felt his neck “pop”. There was immediate, sharp pain in the neck and arm. The patient went to the emergency room immediately. He was examined and x-rayed. He was advised that he had pulled a muscle in his neck and shoulders. He was given prescriptions…

A forty-four year old female appeared in my office with complaints pain from psoriasis on the thenar (thumb) side of both hands. She relates the problem began five years earlier. She has been to several doctors without satisfactory relief. Her hands are swollen, blister red, peeling, cracking and very painful/sensitive to touch. The patient has been to five doctors and taken over thirty medications and supplements. She is currently taking only “nerve pills”. Examination revealed…

A forty-two year old lady comes in with a two year complaint of neck pain with numbness down her right arm. The patient had been under the care of her physician and a neurologist. She had x-rays and an MRI. There appeared a herniated disc at the level of C6-7. They were recommending surgery. The patient wanted to avoid surgery. She had been to two chiropractors previously with marginal relief. She comes in requesting help.…

A twenty-six year old male appeared in my office with complaints of headaches of one year duration. The patient describes his headaches as starting in his neck, creating a tightness that runs to the top of his head then behind his right eye. The patient relates some relief when he “pops” his neck. The patient has been to six medical physicians in the last year. He has had multiple examinations and tests including MRI and…

An eighty-two year old female comes into my office with complaints of pain in both feet of twelve years duration. The patient had been to two orthopedics and two chiropractors during that time. All of the previous doctors had told her that her pain was coming from her back. No doctor had examined her feet in twelve years. My examination began with her feet. The foot is made of twenty-eight movable bones. The key phrase…