June 23, 2021

Resolution of Facial Palsy under Chiropractic Care: A Case Report

A new case report has just hit the Asia Pacific Chiropractic Journal, covering a novel presentation of facial paralysis in a 13-month-old child. Facial palsy is a rare and complex condition, that differs greatly in its prognosis depending on whether it is congenital or due to a birth trauma. Either way, the chiropractic management of this condition and its resolution concomitant with chiropractic care is a noteworthy case report as there is a paucity of literature on this particular issue. According to the article, “the incidence of facial paralysis in live births is 0.8-2.1 per 1000 births, and, of these, […]
August 22, 2019

Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chiropractic: A Case Study

What happens when surgery fails to solve the problem it was prescribed for? For many people, the answers to this question aren’t encouraging. But for a 65-year old female (and the topic of a recent case report), a failed surgical intervention was thankfully not the last resort in her quest for answers when it came to trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia isn’t a common ailment, affecting only “4-5 people per 100,000 people in the general adult population, with the incidence rising to 20 per 100,000 after the age of 60 [1]. It is a “severe, recurrent stabbing pain that primarily affects […]