The Science of Chiropractic

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Theclassics Us, 2013 - 132 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... Thorax including; sternum, ribs and spinal column of a female. Kvphosis. The apex of curvature is between (ith and 7th Dorsal Vertebrae. Tbe Chiropractor would locate the incipient occluded foramen at that point on left side. Pressure on nerves was the cause of excessive heat, more especially on the affected side softening (Ith and 7th dorsal and contiguous vertebrae..Muscular compression, while vertebrae were soft, made centra wedge-shaped. This abnormal condition was undoubtedly done in youth. The ribs on right side grew to normal size; they show deformity only in distal half; which is thinner and more flat. The left ribs are micromegalous. Those adjacent to the occluded foramina are more so than others. Observe the difference in the cartilage of different ribs. ILLUSTRATION NO. 81. SMALL POX. Small pox and chicken pox are one and the same disease. A bad case of chicken pox; a mild case of small pox is chicken pox. They differ in degree and symptoms as do all diseases in different individuals. All ailments are but the effects of abnormal nerve impulse. There is not an ache, pain or misery, but are the interpretation of nerve impressions. All acts or movements of any or all parts of the body, (including the circulation of the fluids) whether regular or irregular, normal or abnormal, pleasant or unpleasant, are done by nerve impulse. There are no two of us that look alike, no two have the skeletal bones alike. No vertebra of the spinal column of one person will fit in that of another. There are no two whose nerves have the same sensation while in health, these differentiations are greatly increased when nerves are made abnormal by injury. Therefore the symptoms of small pox or chicken pox vary from an undetermined mild case where there...

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