To present a case of Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) protocol of care used on a patient with cervical and lumbopelvic postural distortions.
A 34-year-old former rugby player presents to a CBP® chiropractic office with a history of the following chronic issues: headaches, mid and low back pain, congested sinuses, and upper respiratory symptoms for over twenty years. Postural analysis and x-ray revealed a 22mm right head-to-thorax translation (-TxH), a 28mm anterior head-to- thorax translation (+TzH), a right thorax-to-pelvis lateral flexion (+RzT), a left pelvis-to-foot rotation (+RyP), a 31° cervical lordosis, and an 81° lumbar lordosis. All measurements were based on CBP® protocol for x-ray line drawing.
Intervention and Outcomes:
The patient received CBP® care over a 9-month period receiving approximately 33 sessions. Mirror-image® adjustments, mirror-image® exercises, and mirror-image® traction were used to reduce the patient’s spinal subluxations and postural distortions, in addition to a heel lift for his right shoe. The patient was seen 2 times per week for the first 12 weeks then was seen 1 time per week thereafter for an additional 6 months. Follow-up radiographs at both 18 weeks and 36 weeks of care showed progressive improvement in postural measurements toward normal. This was associated with improvement in headaches, sinus and respiratory symptoms.
Improvement in the patient’s abnormal posture and reductions of the radiographic spinal subluxations were achieved using CBP® protocol of care.
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