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Paucis Verbis: Distracting injuries in c-spine injuries by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 09 Sep 2011 12:00am "Distracting injury" is a frequent cited reason for imaging the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients, per the NEXUS study . In the Journal of Trauma in 2005 and 2011, studies aimed to narrow the definition of "distracting injury". Although both are studies at different sites, both conclude the same Chest injuries may be conside ... Read on »
Injury: Your Wake Up Call by Diane C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Jan 2012 6:23pm We all know that the words "wreck" and "yoga" have been used together quite a bit lately. It's like watching a tennis match -- someone lobs a ball over the net and the player on the other side returns it . Back and forth the ball goes, volley for volley (yes, I'm following the Australian Open, so it's no surprise that I'm using this analogy ... Read on »
Look up, down, turn your head and bend your ear to your shoulder by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 6:53am You should be able to move your head and neck in certain positions. You may hear this at your next Dr's Appt during your physical exam: Look up, down, turn your head and bend your ear to your shoulder- if you are able to do all of these with no pain, then chances are your cervical spine range of motion is pretty good. Your range of motion i ... Read on »
Look up, down, turn your head and bend your ear to your shoulder by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 12:00am You should be able to move your head and neck in certain positions. You may hear this at your next Dr's Appt during your physical exam: Look up, down, turn your head and bend your ear to your shoulder- if you are able to do all of these with no pain, then chances are your cervical spine range of motion is pretty good. Your range ... Read on »
Neuroscience of Soft Tissue Work, Manual Therapy Techniques, and Core Stability by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 6:00am Tweet Tweet This week’s stuff you should read comes from Alice Sanvito, Erson Religioso, and Greg Lehman.   Inner Circle and RehabWebinars.com Update I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays this year!  This month’s Inner Circle webinar will be on Tips ... Read on »
Paucis Verbis card: Cervical spine imaging by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 12:00am There is constant debate on whether to image the cervical spine of blunt trauma patients. Fortunately, there are two clinical decision tools available to help you with your evidence-based practice. The NEXUS and Canadian C-spine Rules (CCR) are both validated studies which both quote a high sensitivity (over 99%) in detecting clinical ... Read on »
Clearing the cervical spine in the unconscious patient by David Smith, MD Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm It is Saturday night and yet again there comes another trauma patient in a hard collar to the OR.   Is the c-spine cleared?   The discussion goes on but what does that phrase mean to “clear the c-spine”?   The article by Harrison and Cairns provides a succinct and up to date discussion of the issues relating to “clearing the c-spine.”   Key poi ... Read on »
The 5 Most Common Errors Athletes Make With Yoga by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 02 May 2014 2:42am Today's guest post comes from yoga expert, Dana Santas. Dana has built up an impressive client roster of professional athletes and teams, and it's no surprise, given how educated she is in applying yoga the right way. Enjoy! -EC Yoga is a popular topic in the sports world these days. Undeniably, yoga can offer some amazing benefits for ... Read on »
20 days ago while operating, I w ... by Odysseys of George Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:03pm 20 days ago while operating, I was informed by my anaesthetist that a mishap occured. An ambulance from Seremban Hospital on its way to Selayang Hospital had one of its tyre burst sending the ambulance with its 6 occupants into a ravine. 3 newspaper reported the incident in a small column mentioning that all 6 occpants were treated as outpatien ... Read on »
3D Models – 3D Models Help NeuroSurgeonS In Pre-Surgical Planning by Dr. Graeme T. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sat 08 Jan 2011 4:59am Your surgical professional can have a three-dimensional model of your anatomy before your operation. How much smoother would your spinal surgery go if the orthopaedic doctor had an accurate duplicate of your spine before making one incision? Your surgical professional can make important choices on how to proceed with correcting your spinal cord ... Read on »