June 7, 2021

Modifying Technique to Match Anatomy: New Case Report

When most of us are asked to put our hand on our heart, the right hand goes to the left side. It’s a rule of anatomy that is just assumed: our heart is on the left side of our body. Around that is a natural fit for the different organs that sit inside the human torso. Yet in the case of Situs Inversus, there is a complete reversal of all of this. We are dealing with a mirror image of the normal human anatomy. What then does this mean for the chiropractor? A new case report appearing in the Asia […]
May 18, 2017

Update The Textbooks: There’s A New Organ In Town

Scientists at the University of Limerick in Ireland have conducted a review which has resulted in a strong proposal for the reclassification of the mesentery. That’s right: it appears there’s a new organ in the body. Whilst it hasn’t officially been reclassified yet, momentum is underway with reputable publications such as Gray’s Anatomy jumping aboard the reclassification bandwagon.    Once upon a time, the mesentery was treated as a fragmented structure. Parts of this structure included the ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid mesocolons, along with the mesoappendix and the mesorectum. These tissues were individual structures that bore similarities in that […]