TECH 2712 Week 9 - Relative & Absolute Contraindications

TECH 2712 Week 9 - Relative & Absolute...

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1/10/2010 1 Contraindications to Chiropractic Adjusting Absolute Contraindication An "Absolute Contraindication" is a condition where high velocity adjusting would never be allowed for the safety of the patient. These conditions are in this category because they are unstable by nature and adjusting would negatively effect the area.
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1/10/2010 2 Absolute Contraindication Articular derangements 1. Hypermobility – from instability to the ligaments of the spine.
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1/10/2010 3 Absolute Contraindication Articular derangements 2. Acute fractures and dislocations; or healed fractures with signs of ligamentous rupture or instability. Again, these are conditions that are unstable.
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1/10/2010 4 Absolute Contraindication Articular derangements 3. Unstable os odontoideum.
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1/10/2010 5 Absolute Contraindication Bone Weakening Destructive Disorders 1. Active juvenile avascular necrosis, specifically (Perthes DX).
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1/10/2010 6 Absolute Contraindication Bone Weakening Destructive Disorders 2. Malignancies Metastasis from Lung Cancer
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course TECH 2711 taught by Professor Lindamullinelkins during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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