subluxation complex

subluxation complex

[-luksā′shən]
a theoretic chiropractic model of motion-segment dysfunction that incorporates the complex interaction of pathological changes in nervous, muscular, ligamentous, vascular, and connective tissues.
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the term vertebral subluxation complex refers to the theory that there are pathophysiologic and/or visceral events associated with spinal lesions.
d) 'Many hypothesized that a fundamental component of the vertebral subluxation complex is the development of adhesions in the z joints after hypomobility of these structures.
It focuses on correcting The Upper Cervical Subluxation Complex as a way to help people with secondary conditions like migraines, TMJ, fibromyalgia and chronic spine pain.
Harper, using DD Palmers ideas, theorized that these neurological reflections from an altered cellular environment, and the reaction of the cells to this abnormal environmental stress, resulted in the chiropractic subluxation complex.
Nerve system interference is what some chiropractors refer to as the Vertebral Subluxation Complex (VSC).
These procedures twist and pull the infant's delicate spinal cord and surrounding spinal bones, which may cause nerve damage, and ultimately, malfunction of organs, muscles and tissues by a process known as the Vertebral Subluxation Complex.
causing] impingement, a pressure on nerves" has evolved today into the vertebral subluxation complex (VSC), a multi-component clinical phenomenon that can be located through spinal analysis and adjusted (corrected) using chiropractic clinical protocols.
The way in which a chiropractor corrects this interfence to the body, otherwise known as vertebral subluxation complex (VSC), is through chiropractic adjustments.
The vertebral subluxation complex PART 1 An introduction to the model and kinesiological component.
That was okay in the beginning, but it wasn't too long until the spinal subluxation complex and contiguous structures were the only thing being submitted to the insurance companies by chiropractors for reimbursement.
Review of the literature supporting a scientific basis for the chiropractic subluxation complex.
There was only one instance of the phrase vertebral subluxation complex.