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1

Farfan

Reduce Distortional of the Annulae (annulus Fibrosus)

2

Christman

Stretch/tear adhesions around nerve roots

3

Korr

Remove Irritable Spinal lesions

4

Homewood

Correct Abnormal sometovisceral reflexes

5

Perl

Stretch Contracted Muscles

6

DeJarnette

Remove Interference with CSF Circulation

7

Mennell

Mobilize Posterior Joints (Z-joints)

8

Cyriax

Shift Fragment of IVD

9

Gillet

Mobilize Fixated vertebral Segments

10

Kunert

Relieve Irritation of Sympathetic Chain

11

Major Subluxation Theories include what factors?

IVF Encroachment
Altered Sensory Input
Spinal Cord Distortion

12

What do chiro's use to evaluate people clinically to determine the appropriateness of chiropractic care

Biomechanical Evaluation
Neurological Evaluation
Trophic Evaluation
Psychosocial Assessment

13

What is included in the Biomechanical evaluation

Contributing Mechanical Etiologies
Static Asymmetries
Dynamic Asymmetries
Passive and Active Joint ROMs
Image Procedures

*Misalignment, abnormal motion, joint dysfunction, hypermobiity, fixation*

14

What is included in the Neurologic Evauation

Symptoms
Palpatory Tenderness
Altered Muscle Tone
Vasomotor Findings
Sudomotor Findings

*Compression, irritation, reflexes, deafferentation, traction, torsion*

15

What is included in the Trophic Assessment

Altered Tissue Texture
Edema
Metabolic Disturbances
Nutritional Disturbances
(Signs of local tissue metabolism and vascularity)

*CFS, Axoplasmic Flow, Lymph, Venous, Ischemia*

16

What is included in the Psychosocial Assessment

Mental Attitude/Outlook
Social Interactions
Lifestyle Habits
Stress

*structural influence on mental state and vice versa*