ANLS 1610 Instrumentation Lecture Notes

ANLS 1610 Instrumentation Lecture Notes - Vasothermal...

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Vasothermal instrumentation tells you “hot” or “cold” & “left” or “right” Need to know gross anatomy and neurophys to understand what causes hot/cold and left/right Thermoelectric effect o Voltage that arises is proportional to the temperature difference between the junctions o 1821 TJ Seebeck discovered the thermoelectric effect o connected to a galvanometer sensitive enough to measure TEC o is it hot b/c it’s hot or b/c the other side’s cold? o Not mandatory to operate on battery! Only if trying to generate a graph History of chiropractic analysis o Early palpation Bony palpation: irregularities, bumps, spinous rotation Hot boxes – back of hand seeking hot swpots Gliding fingers over transverse processes to locate taut and tender fibers Objective was to determine location of subluxation and to analyze direction of misalignment o Nerve tracing From spine to organ and back to spine, in order to determine exit and entrance of sensitive nerves to aid in locating subluxations o 1910 Spinograph original purpose was to verify, prove and correct digital palpations (xray) o 1910 Meric system developed part of nerve tracing A systemic categorization of zones or meres of the spine with certain organs Had to ascertain which origin was abnormal and refer to meric chart to know which spinal segment to adjust o Majors and minors A development from the meric system Deductive method of spearating the mose vital organic conditions from those of lesser importance to prolong life Adjusting majors first premitting innate to concentration reparation on most vital area, then later adjusting what minors are left o NCM 1924
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Dr. dossa evins invented Break system of analyzis – thought that each break indicated a subluxation o HIO concepts introduced by BJ in 1934 Break system of analysis still used at first Pattern NCM analysis then developed This system was especially boosted by the development of the neurocalograph in 1940 by PSC’s consulting engineer Otto Schiernbeck Schiernbeck also developed the posture constant chair and neurotempomenter or pacer Thermocouple o Two wires – iron and copper o Iron absorbs slow, dissipates slow and retains heat for a long time o Copper absorbs fast, dissipates fast and retains heat for a short time Dual probe instrument o Heat senstitive Shows hotter side o Functions as a relative thermometer Detects differential, not exact temperature Nervoscope only Definition of a subluxation o Misalignment of a vertebra o Occlusion of a foramen o Pressure on nerves o Interference with the transmission of mental impulses Health – a condition in which all body functions are carried on
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