Hallpike Dix test

Hallpike Dix test is the hallmark examination for the dizzy patient.

Various semicircular canals.

The Hallpike Dix test, and in fact the whole workup of the dizzy patient is covered in a series of five emails that are open only to doctors of Chiropractic.

"The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.

- G.K. Chesterton.

The Hallpike-Dix Test can be used to exclude an inner ear condition as the cause of your patient's vertigo. As you know, adjusting the patient with true Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo - an inner ear condition - may incur a severe attack of Vertigo, rather than cure it.

Learn how to treat the cause of your patient's vertigo, when it's not a cervical spine subluxation.

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To go from Hallpike Dix test to a short story about BPPV by chiropractor Bernard Preston

Physical Therapists providing a Chiropractic adjustment?

Many insurance companies now only pay for physical therapists to provide a chiropractic adjustment; that's in the face of powerful research proving that inclusion of DCs to perform their own technique would save them a good deal of money. One has to conclude that political medicine has gone off on another tack to contain our profession.

It's being successful with some doctors of chiropractic quitting. Others become involved in some dodgy practices, like demanding that patients sign up for a whole year of treatment in advance, in order to stay in business.

In recessionary times, the going is tough when the insurance won't pay.

Is the day approaching for a new Wilk versus the AMA and the insurance companies?

The chiropractic profession has tried hard to stay on the moral high ground; those who stoop to unscrupulous practices need to be exposed and disciplined if we are not to stoop to the low blows that medicine has often resorted to contain and eliminate us.

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