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new book authored By Dr Trosclair

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in book, exercise, headache, nutrition, obesity, weightloss | Comments Off on new book authored By Dr Trosclair

Improve your health, one step at a time! We all want to be healthy. We all want to avoid nasty diseases which will slow us down or even prematurely end our lives, but most of us tend to look for the quick fix.  Fad diets, crash exercise courses and all manner of crazy weight loss programs mean that people may feel better in the short term, but are unable to maintain it. Now, with Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Health: Small Steps to Improve Health, Food Choices and Exercise, there is a book which revolutionizes the way you should be approaching your wellbeing. Divided into three sections, the book examines the three things which are the keys to good health: • Our overall health • Eating the right foods • Making sure you exercise Complete with 12 Health Hacks, plus 11 great exercises, no matter if you are a Couch Potato or Weekend Warrior the simple steps are personalized for each individual and you can do them in the comfort of your own home. There are also blueprints for weight loss, muscle gain and better food choices, recipe tips for how to spice up your food and much more, including Dr. Justin Trosclair’s own personal journey of losing 25 pounds. Becoming healthier is a process and one which is best done slowly, to ensure a lasting effect. With Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Health you have the perfect book to make a start on those life-changing habits. Get your copy NOW! Kindle http://astore.amazon.com/adoctorspersp-20/detail/1544294786 Paperback...

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How You Can Decrease Your Stress

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in headache, stress | Comments Off on How You Can Decrease Your Stress

millions of Americans are suffering from stress related pain and headaches benefits of chiropractic care for the treatment and prevention of stress-related headaches and muscle pain, says the American Chiropractic Association I found some new information on stress from the American Chiropractic Association that I thought would be of value to you and your family. A new Associated Press-AOL Health Poll confirmed that millions of Americans are suffering from stress-related pain and headaches as they find themselves struggling with tough economic times. In light of these alarming new survey results, patients may wish to consider the benefits of chiropractic care for the treatment and prevention of stress-related headaches and muscle pain, says the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). “In today’s economy, financial problems and pressures can certainly escalate stress, which in turn can contribute to common muscle pain and headaches. It’s important not to ignore the symptoms associated with stress and anxiety,” notes ACA President Glenn Manceaux, DC. “Taking care of your health during times of personal difficulty can not only help to alleviate related aches and pains, but it also can help you feel more positive about your situation. “If your stress-related pain is not resolving on its own, visit your doctor of chiropractic. Working in partnership with your other health care providers, your doctor of chiropractic can offer a whole-person approach to health and wellness,” Dr. Manceaux suggests. stress-related pain not resolving, visit chiropractor Click To Tweet Doctors of chiropractic provide drug-free, non-invasive treatment options for many types of pain and inflammation. For example, chronic back pain, neck pain, joint pain and headaches can often be reduced with the appropriate combination of chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitative exercises and lifestyle counseling – all of which are offered by doctors of chiropractic in a patient’s personalized treatment plan. chiropractic provide drug-free, non-invasive treatment:stress headache Click To Tweet A significant amount of evidence has shown that the use of chiropractic care for certain conditions can be more effective than traditional medical care, or prescription medications, with many patients feeling improvement shortly after their first couple chiropractic visits. So if you or a family member is experiencing additional stress right now, hold off on the pills and come in and de-stress your body with a chiropractic adjustment.  You’ll not only feel better, but it’s also a much healthier approach to your health. Have a great day and I’ll talk to you soon! Sincerely, Dr. Justin Trosclair,dc serving Breaux Bridge, Lafayette, Henderson, Parks, Cecilia 70517, 70506, 70592 BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s  book goes on sale then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, marketing and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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5 Quick Steps To Mastering Food Label

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in nutrition | Comments Off on 5 Quick Steps To Mastering Food Label

evaluating  food label ingredients in 15 seconds or less By checking off the trans fat, sugar, and sodium listed above, we’re assured there won’t be any MSG, high fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated oils in this section. Today I want to share with you some quick tips on how you can evaluate a food label in 15 seconds or less and know if that food is healthy or not! It’s really important to know how to read the basics of a food label because sometimes that’s the only way you’re going to know what you’re really eating.  Here’s a quick checklist you can use to evaluate the foods you are buying. —————————— Trans and saturated fats —————————— In the U.S., all packaged foods come with a nutrition facts label. The first place my eyes go is to the fat content. I draw my personal line in the sand at trans fat. We don’t need it, and there is always another food option without it. Trans fat is man-made fat that comes from dubious preparation processes. If an item has any, it goes back on the shelf. Next, I look at saturated fat. We don’t need much of it, and if we eat meat or dairy products, then we have probably met our requirements without it needing to be in our other foods. Next to the number of grams, you’ll see the percentage of your daily requirement that the food contains, eliminating the need for math. If that number is high, be wary. Of course, you must evaluate what you’re buying. Olive oil, for example, is a fat, so it’s going to have a high number. However, you don’t use much. Potato chips, on the other hand, would have a lower number, but you might eat the entire bag, so you should consider that. But that’s obvious stuff, right? ——– Sugar ——– Get instantly suspicious if this number is high. Sports foods are supposed to have sugar because you want to quickly replace blood glycogen lost during exercise. All other foods don’t need it. If you’re buying a dessert item, you’ll expect a high ratio of sugar, but for anything else, you’re probably getting a cheap product that’s poorly produced. Remember that many “low-fat” foods have a lot of sugar–it’s not technically fat. It just makes you fat. ———- Sodium ———- Prepared foods usually have high levels of sodium.  Also, oftentimes, you can find an “organic, nonfat, low-carb,” purely healthy sounding food item that has over 1,000 milligrams of sodium, which is around half of your “recommended daily allowance” (RDA). What you’re generally looking for from these three “s” ingredients (saturated fat, sugar, and sodium) is a low number, and it only takes a few seconds to figure it out. #saturatedFat, #sugar, #sodium keep these numbers low in your diet Click To Tweet ———————————- Fat, Protein, and Carbs Ratio ———————————- When choosing a food, you probably already know a few things about it. If it’s butter, you’ll expect all fat; candy will be high in sugar; and things that sit on a shelf may have a lot of sodium. For meals, however, you’ll want to take a quick notation of the amount of fat, protein, and carbs. If you’re on a strict diet, this ratio is very important, but if...

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New Research on Chiropractic Care and Colic

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in children, research | Comments Off on New Research on Chiropractic Care and Colic

Anglo-European College of Chiropractic has shown that chiropractic care provides a lot of benefit for children who have colic. crying was significantly reduced by about 2 hours on average.  Four weeks later, colic had disappeared in 82% of the children (infants) undergoing chiropractic care. I was doing some research online the other day and found some information that I thought worthy to share with you. I know that many of my patients are either parents or grandparents, and if you aren’t, this is still important information to know. A recent study done late last year at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic has shown that chiropractic care provides a lot of benefit for children who have colic. If you’re not sure what colic is, it’s generally defined as persistent crying, not likely to be soothed by a caring parent, mainly occurring in the late afternoon and evening in infants who are well fed and healthy. Colic is a condition with no known treatment protocols that have been proven to be entirely effective, so having a study that shows positive results with chiropractic care makes chiropractic a reasonable option that parents may want to try. By the seventh day of the study, crying was significantly reduced by about 2 hours on average.  Four weeks later, colic had disappeared in 82% of the infants undergoing chiropractic care. 82%infants with #colic disappeared in 4 weeks w #chiropractic Click To Tweet Pretty cool, huh? The bottom line is that a properly functioning nervous system is just as important in infants as it is in adults.  Stress and other imbalances have a negative affect on our bodies.  In children this can cause colic and other symptoms.  And as you can see by the results of this study, chiropractic care is proven method of helping children get healthy safely and naturally. So if you know someone who has a child with colic and it’s not getting better, send them this article and have them give me a call and I’ll be happy to help them out. Have a great day! Dr. Justin Trosclair Source: www.mycentraljersey.com, March 16, 2009 BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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5 Ways To Eliminate Headaches Before They Start

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in adjustment, dehydration, headache | Comments Off on 5 Ways To Eliminate Headaches Before They Start

Preventing Headaches is much easier than dealing with them We cover water, msg, adjustments and more With all the stress going on these days, I’ve noticed a lot of people complaining about headaches.  So I wanted to send you a quick email to share with you 5 ways you can eliminate headaches before they even start…WITHOUT pills!  —————————– 1. Obey Your Alarm Clock —————————–  According to Dr. Lisa Mannix, a spokeswoman for the National Headache Foundation in Chicago, pressing your snooze button may turn you into  a head case. As it turns out, snoozing in for more than an hour after the alarm clock goes off can disrupt your sleep-wake cycle and  set you up for a tension headache later in the day.  ————— 2. Eat Smart —————  The substances in processed food–such as nitrates in luncheon meat and monosodium glutamate (MSG) in some ready-to-eat food items–can trigger a migraine in certain people. To be certain that you don’t get “hit in the head” when you least expect it, grab an easy-to-eat fruit when you feel hungry. Better yet, make an effort to lessen   your consumption of processed food.  —————– 3. Get Adjusted ——————  In her article, “Stop a Headache Before It Starts,” Jaydine Sayer explains: “The main sensory nerve in your forehead is rooted at the base of your neck–which is why experiencing muscle tension there or in your shoulders can lead to head pain.”  When the spinal bones in the neck get locked up and subluxated, it will cause muscle tension and nerve irritation that can cause headaches.  Getting chiropractic adjustments regularly easily solves this problem for most people.  neck get locked up, it will cause muscle tension& nerve irritation= headache  Click To Tweet  —————– 4. Drink Water —————– Doctors reveal that dehydration is a common cause of headaches. When your body loses fluids, you also begin to “wilt” like a parched plant. All your body functions go haywire and pretty soon you’ll feel  your head throbbing.  ——————— 5. Take a Breather ———————  Tension headaches set in when you’re stressed out. This is when your cortisol and adrenaline levels surge. When this happens, your body is forced to pump out sugar. “The rapid change in glucose levels can set you up for pain. You have to give yourself a few minutes to decompress so stress won’t get to you,” states Sayer. Tension headaches set in when you’re stressed out Click To Tweet There you have it. You can avoid the agony of a mind-numbing headache by doing these simple things. There’s no need to pop pills when you can get rid of pain the natural and healthy way!  Have a great day!  Sincerely,  Dr. Justin Trosclair BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical...

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This fruit juice has amazing cardiovascular health benefits…

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in benefits, nutrition | Comments Off on This fruit juice has amazing cardiovascular health benefits…

What juice gives you cardiovascular and blood pressure and cholesterol benefits? Pomegranate is the answer, spit the fruit don’t swallow it all. Have you ever eaten a pomegranate?  They are the fruit with the little red seeds in them.  Well, it turns out that pomegranate juice has some pretty powerful health benefits.  Some research was done a few years a go and I want to share with you some of the findings because they are pretty interesting.  Check out the benefits discovered in the research study:  * After one year of pomegranate juice consumption (3 ounces per day), systolic blood pressure decreased by 21%.   * After one year of consumption, the antioxidant health status increased by 130%. * Oxidative stress is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease.  Consumption of pomegranate juice lowered the oxidative stress levels in the blood. * A significant decrease in the LDL cholesterol levels after 6 months of consumption. * Was shown to decrease atherosclerosis in the carotid arteries.  So let’s recap the benefits really quick.  By consuming only 3 ounces of pomegranate juice daily, over time there is a good chance you would obtain the following health benefits:   #pomegranate juice is good for #heart health in lots of ways Click To Tweet * Lower blood pressure * Increased antioxidant health status * Decreases carotid artery atherosclerosis * Lower oxidative stress levels * Lower LDL levels  Those are some good benefits, so I’d recommend you consider adding this juice to your diet.  You can buy pomegranate juice in your local grocery store.  I think the main brand is “POM.”  Have a great day!  Dr. Justin Trosclair Chiropractor Serving Arnaudville, Breaux Bridge, Cecilia, Lafayette, Parks, St. Martinville and Youngsville   Source: Clinical Nutrition, June 2004, 23, 423-433 BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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Here’s a really cool success story with chiropractic…

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in adjustment, expectations, nervous system | Comments Off on Here’s a really cool success story with chiropractic…

I came across a really cool chiropractic success story and I wanted to share it with you.  If you guessed it involves an adjustment and nerve interference restoration… you might be on to something. 12 years ago, a man named Doug Harkey, had a problem with his left eye.  One day it instantly stopped working and he became blind in that eye.  Recently, Doug was making a routine visit to his chiropractor.  But the results from this “normal” chiropractic adjustment were anything but normal.  After the chiropractic adjustment, Doug was no longer blind in his left eye. Here’s how Doug describes what happened: “My blind eye started watering after I left my chiropractor’s office and it watered for 45 minutes straight.  It started making my good eye water too.  I went to wipe my right eye – and I could see out of my left eye again.” How cool is that? The chiropractor told Doug that the adjustments he’d been receiving removed the nerve interference that had prevented his spinal column from properly communicating messages from his brain.  Once full communication was restored, so was Doug’s eyesight. It’s important to note that the chiropractor never once claimed that chiropractic care cured Doug’s blindness.  What happened was the chiropractic adjustments eliminated the nerve interference that had prohibited his body from operating at peak efficiency.  And when operating at peak efficiency, the body can do great things. #chiropractic never said it can cure #blindness but #nerves to eye then function better Click To Tweet Just remember, your chiropractic care is about much more than relieving aches and pains.  It’s about making sure body is operating properly.  Most people don’t realize that chiropractic care can make your overall body work better.  It’s important that you keep your spine, joints, nerves, and muscles healthy since it affects all the other areas of your health. #chiropractic care can make your overall body work better.  Click To Tweet Email me if you have any questions.  Have a great day and I’ll talk to you soon!  Sincerely,  Dr. Justin Trosclair Chiropractor Serving Arnaudville, Breaux Bridge, Cecilia, Lafayette, Parks, St. Martinville and Youngsville BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 5: Impulse VS Activator

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Blog, instrument adjusting, research | Comments Off on Adjusting Instrument Research part 5: Impulse VS Activator

The forces and time profile of the electromechanical devices resulted in a more uniform and greater energy dynamic frequency response in comparison to the spring-loaded mechanical adjusting instruments. #electromechanical #impulse #adjusting #instrument has better force time #acceleration than the… Click To Tweet OBJECTIVE: To quantify the force-time and force-delivery characteristics of six commonly used handheld chiropractic adjusting devices. METHODS: Four spring-loaded instruments, the Activator Adjusting Instrument; Activator II Adjusting Instrument, Activator III Adjusting Instrument, and Activator IV Adjusting Instrument, and two electromechanical devices, the Harrison Handheld Adjusting Instrument and Neuromechanical Impulse Adjusting Instrument, were applied to a dynamic load cell. A total of 10 force-time histories were obtained at each of three force excursion settings (minimum to maximum) for each of the six adjusting instruments at preload of approximately 20 N. RESULTS: The minimum-to-maximum force excursion settings for the spring-loaded mechanical adjusting instruments produced similar minimum-to-maximum peak forces that were not appreciably different for most excursion settings. The electromechanical adjusting instruments produced short duration ( approximately 2-4 ms), with more linear minimum-to-maximum peak forces. The force-time profile of the electromechanical devices resulted in a more uniform and greater energy dynamic frequency response in comparison to the spring-loaded mechanical adjusting instruments. CONCLUSIONS: The handheld, electromechanical instruments produced substantially larger peak forces and ranges of forces in comparison to the handheld, spring-loaded mechanical devices. The electromechanical instruments produced greater dynamic frequency area ratios than their mechanical counterparts. Knowledge of the force-time history and force-frequency response characteristics of spinal manipulative instruments may provide basic benchmarks and may assist in understanding mechanical responses in the clinical setting.   PMID: 16096041 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]  J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2005 Jul-Aug;28(6):414-22.  Colloca CJ, Keller TS, Black P, Normand MC, Harrison DE, Harrison DD.  Neuromechanical Innovations, L.L.C, USA BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 4: Multiple Thrusts, More Spinal Motion

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Blog, instrument adjusting, research | Comments Off on Adjusting Instrument Research part 4: Multiple Thrusts, More Spinal Motion

Impulse brand adjusting instrument have found that multiple impulse thrusts create more intersegmental spinal motion. Increased multiaxial lumbar spinal motion responses during multiple-impulse mechanical force manually assisted spinal manipulation. multiple #thrusts by #impulse #adjusting #instruments create more #spinalMotion Click To Tweet BACKGROUND: Spinal manipulation has been found to create demonstrable segmental and intersegmental spinal motion thought to be biomechanically related to its mechanisms. In the case of impulsive-type instrument device comparisons, significant differences in the force-time characteristics and concomitant motion responses of spinal manipulative instruments have been reported, but studies investigating the response to multiple thrusts (multiple impulse trains) have not been conducted. The purpose of this study was to determine multi-axial segmental and intersegmental spinal motion responses of ovine lumbar vertebrae to single impulse and multiple impulse spinal manipulative thrusts (SMTs). METHODS: Fifteen adolescent Merino sheep were examined. Tri-axial accelerometers were attached to intraosseous pins rigidly fixed to the L1 and L2 lumbar spinous processes under fluoroscopic guidance while the animals were anesthetized. A hand-held electromechanical chiropractic adjusting instrument (Impulse) was used to apply single and repeated force impulses (13 total over a 2.5 second time interval) at three different force settings (low, medium, and high) along the posteroanterior axis of the T12 spinous process. Axial (AX), posteroanterior (PA), and medial-lateral (ML) acceleration responses in adjacent segments (L1, L2) were recorded at a rate of 5000 samples per second. Peak-peak segmental accelerations (L1, L2) and intersegmental spinal motion acceleration transfer (L1-L2) for each axis and each force setting were computed from the acceleration-time recordings. The initial acceleration response for a single thrust and the maximum acceleration response observed during the 12 multiple impulse trains were compared using a paired observations t-test (POTT, alpha = .05). RESULTS: Segmental and intersegmental spinal motion acceleration responses mirrored the peak force magnitude produced by the Impulse Adjusting Instrument. Accelerations were greatest for AX and PA measurement axes. Compared to the initial impulse acceleration response, subsequent multiple SMT impulses were found to produce significantly greater (3% to 25%, P < 0.005) AX, PA and ML segmental and intersegmental spinal motion acceleration responses. Increases in segmental motion responses were greatest for the low force setting (18%-26%), followed by the medium (5%-26%) and high (3%-26%) settings. Adjacent segment (L1) motion responses were maximized following the application of several multiple SMT impulses. CONCLUSION: Knowledge of the vertebral motion responses produced by impulse-type, instrument-based adjusting instruments provide biomechanical benchmarks that support the clinical rationale for patient treatment. Our results indicate that impulse-type adjusting instruments that deliver multiple impulse SMTs significantly increase multi-axial spinal motion.   PMID: 16597343 [PubMed] Keller TS, Colloca CJ, Moore RJ, Gunzburg R, Harrison DE.  Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, Florida, Chiropr Osteopat. 2006 Apr 6;14:6. BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles,...

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 3: Mapping the Spinal Motions after adjustment

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Blog, instrument adjusting, research | Comments Off on Adjusting Instrument Research part 3: Mapping the Spinal Motions after adjustment

Impulse adjusting instrument caused linear increase in both force and spinal motion response Adjusting instrument (Impulse vs Activator) resulted in the greatest acceleration and displacement responses #impulse #adjusting #instrument creates more #spinal #acceleration Click To Tweet Three-dimensional vertebral motions produced by mechanical force spinal manipulation. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to quantify and compare the 3-dimensional intersegmental motion responses produced by 3 commonly used chiropractic adjusting instruments. METHODS: Six adolescent Merino sheep were examined at the Institute for Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, Australia. In all animals, triaxial accelerometers were attached to intraosseous pins rigidly fixed to the L1 and L2 spinous processes under fluoroscopic guidance. Three handheld mechanical force chiropractic adjusting instruments (Chiropractic Adjusting Tool [CAT], Activator Adjusting Instrument IV [Activator IV], and the Impulse Adjusting Instrument [Impulse]) were used to randomly apply posteroanterior (PA) spinal manipulative thrusts to the spinous process of T12. Three force settings (low, medium, and high) and a fourth setting (Activator IV only) were applied in a randomized repeated measures design. Acceleration responses in adjacent segments (L1 and L2) were recorded at 5 kHz. The multiaxial intersegmental (L1-L2) acceleration and displacement response at each force setting was computed and compared among the 3 devices using a repeated measures analysis of variance (alpha = .05). RESULTS: For all devices, intersegmental motion responses were greatest for axial, followed by PA and medial-lateral (ML) measurement axes for the data examined. Displacements ranged from 0.11 mm (ML axis, Activator IV low setting) to 1.76 mm (PA axis, Impulse high setting). Compared with the mechanical (spring) adjusting instruments (CAT, Activator IV), the electromechanical Impulse produced the most linear increase in both force and intersegmental motion response and resulted in the greatest acceleration and displacement responses (high setting). Significantly larger magnitude intersegmental motion responses were observed for Activator IV vs CAT at the medium and high settings (P < .05). Significantly larger-magnitude PA intersegmental acceleration and displacement responses were consistently observed for Impulse compared with Activator IV and CAT for the high force setting (P < .05). CONCLUSIONS: Larger-magnitude, 3D intersegmental displacement and acceleration responses were observed for spinal manipulative thrusts delivered with Impulse at most force settings and always at the high force setting. Our results indicate that the force-time characteristics of impulsive-type adjusting instruments significantly affects spinal motion and suggests that instruments can and should be tuned to provide optimal force delivery.   PMID: 16904488 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]  Keller TS, Colloca CJ, Moore RJ, Gunzburg R, Harrison DE, Harrison DD.   Musculoskeletal Research Foundation, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Temple Terrace, Fla., USA J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2006 Jul-Aug;29(6):425-36. BREAKING NEWS: I’ve started a podcast.  The following is the description.  If you are interested go ahead and click that link and check out the website and listen to an episode.  If you would like to be notified of the latest episodes, as well as be the first to know when Justin’s 2 book go on sale   then take 15 seconds, and fill out the form when it pops open. For doctors who want a thriving practice and abundant home life, listen as your host dr justin trosclair goes behind the curtain and interviews doctors and guests about real world triumphs, struggles, practical tips, and entertainment on this episode of  A Doctor’s Perspective...

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