Archive for Case Studies
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term that encompasses chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These two conditions can co-exist, and often do, but also occur independant of one another. In both, however, airways become narrowed and leads to a limitation of flow of air through the lungs leading to [...]
The Cervicogenic Headache – Cervicogenic headache is a syndrome that is characterized by chronic headaches which originate from either bony structures, joints or soft-tissue of the neck. They typically start off as neck pain and if untreated can progress into chronic headaches. Julie is a 35 year old office worker, and mother of two. She also enjoys running 3x [...]
“Bill” is a 28 year old right-handed recreational tennis player with a 2 month history of anterior shoulder pain after playing tennis, lasting several days post training. He reports no pain at rest, but 7/10 level pain (on the Visual-Analog Scale ((VAS)) with resisted overhead activities, and with serving.