Tests, of any kind, are not included in the definition of preexisting condition. You have to be given a definitive diagnosis from that testing in order to have a preexisting condition. If by having a heart cath test, it was determined that you did not need to have one placed, then you do not have a preexisting condition. For example, you may have an MRI/CAT Scan and then a PET Scan to determine if you have cancer, but if they find you do not have cancer, then you are not diagnosed with a condition, therefore cannot considered preexisting. I should add that, generally if a Dr. wants to evaluate for a heart cath, then you currently have or have had issues with your heart in the past. This may be something like a high percentage blockage, irregular heart beat, thickening of the lining around your heart, etc. This would be considered a preexisting condition and future insurance companies may determine that any intervention needed on your heart would be preexisting. However, insurance companies usually have a preexisting time frame (generally 12 or 24 months) in which a condition is no longer consider preexisting. For example, if you were diagnosed with a heart condition 13 months ago and the insurance company you are planning on joining policy is a 12-month limit on pre-existing conditions, then you are in the clear and the preexisting condition clause does not apply to you.
Is chiropractic dangerous compared to what? Driving a car? Having back surgery? Riding a bicycle? Just kidding and want to clarify. Chiropractic is an exceptionally safe way to treat many types of conditions. As with anything there are certain risks, on an individual basis only you and your licensed Chiropractor can determine if treatment is both safe and necessary for you. Jennie L Yates DC Chiropractor at CoreHealth of Clearwater
My first stop would be at a chiropractor. A doctor of chiropractic should be able to determine what is the cause of your muscle pain, and either provide a treatment plan or refer you to the correct specialist if it is anything serious.
This would certainly be a good place to start. A doctor of chiropractic will examine you and determine the cause of your neck pain. The chiropractor will then be able to tell you if he/she can help alleviate the pain. If it determined that the pain is caused by something more sinister, he/she will be able to tell you where to go next, and what your options are.
Perhaps. The best thing you can do is see a Chiropractor for a spinal exam. Most will give you a free evaluation or consultation to determine your personal needs. Many health insurance plans include Chiropractic. If yours doesn't, make a cash deal with your Chiropractor. They will charge less and most are willing to accept payments in order to not deal with insurance billing.
I believe you can re-open the claim up to 17 years. For links and information on Worker's Comp in Calif see http://www.steveshorr.com/workers.comp.htm
A chiropractic neurologist is a chiropractor who has undergone at least 2 years of (300 hours) of post doctoral training and taken a written examination and oral examination from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. A board certified chiropractic neurologist will often designate this certification by having "DACNB" follow their DC (which stands for doctorate of chiropractic). Other designations from older boards may exist (such as DACAN or DABCN). A chiropractic neurologist is a chiropractic specialist that focuses treating disease and dysfunction of the nervous system. This chiropractic neurologist attempts to do so without the use of drugs or surgery, although this doctor may refer to a medical doctor for co-management. Many chiropractic neurologists attempt to stimulate areas of weakness in the nervous system by utilizing different sensory based treatments. The chiropractic neurologist is often trained in many diagnostic techniques that are identical to that of the medical neurologist - such as nerve conduction studies, needle electromyography, videonystagmography, neuroimaging, or a carefully focused neurological exam. The chiropractic neurologist can use this information to help determine the best treatment plan for the patient and a referral for co-management with a medical professional is necessary. Amongst chiropractic neurologists, there are sub-specialties that include: electrodiagnostic specialties, childhood development disorders, or vestibular rehabilitation. These sub-specialties are certified via examination from the American College of Functional Neurology.
The same question could be asked of any health care provider. It is hard for any layperson who has no medical or chiropractic training to ascertain the competence of their health care provider. If your doctor of chiropractic only spent 2 minutes or less with you doing an examination, it was probably not any where close to a thorough examination. If you are unsure of your doctor of chiropractic's diagnostic and therapeutic skills, take the time to research your chosen chiropractor. Look at his or her CV / resume to determine what post-doctoral training they have and what post-doctoral certifications they have attained. Has your doctor published any research? Look online to see if there are any reviews or testimonials that may shed light on your chosen doctor of chiropractic. Check with their state chiropractic licensing board, see if that doc has any issues. See if you can talk to some other patient's treated by this doc. Your chiropractor will not release any names or numbers to you because of HIPAA laws, but you may have some interesting conversations in the waiting room. Finally, take the time to interview the doc before your first examination. It is your money and your business; you do have the right to see if that doc is right for you before you make this investment of your money, your time, and your health! Good luck!
See a primary health care provider; a medical doctor, osteopath, or a chiropractor.
Without knowing the details of a specific case history, it is impossible to give specific advice. If the coccyx is misaligned, a specific chiropractic adjustment will in most cases resolve the issue. If the coccyx has fused to the sacrum after being fractured, then other options should be explored. You should consult with a DC to determine the best course of treatment. Remember that all chiropractors are not created equal, and you should get a thorough physical examination in addition to a chiropractic examination during your first visit.
Be sure to stretch regularly. See a doctor or a chiropractor who will determine which moves will be best for you, and if you will need medication or surgery.
Either a chiropractor or if you go to your family doctor they can determine if you need to see a specialist.
Although it is extremely rare, accidents do happen. Chiropractic is extremely safe when a controlled force is applied to a joint that retains it's structural integrity. Chiropractors adjust segments that are hypomobile, segements that have lost a normal degree of motion, and are stable. Whereas segments that are hypermobile have an increased degree of motion and may be unstable due to lost structural support. These segments should not be manipulated. Chiropractors determine the segments to adjust and the ones not to by various techniques along with diagnostic imaging to rule out any underlying pathologies and instability. Sometimes hypermobile segments go undetected and could cause harm, but this is extremely rare and unfortunate when it does occur. Even adjusting a hypermobile segment does not guarantee harm, it all depends on individual circumstances. The benefits received from chiropractic outweighs any risk of harm, and should not be feared if you have a thorough chiropractor.
The test condition in a loop is what's used to determine when the loop should end.
First, chiropractic is not medicine. Second, in a word: Yes. "Medicine" views the body as an organism made of distinct parts that is acted on by organisms or disease processes. Understandably, from that perspective, the treatments applied are usually 'outside-in': drugs, surgery, etc.. Chiropractors view the body as an organism that was designed to carry out self-defense and repair, and see dysfunction as a sign that the body is not functioning normally, so from a philosophical perspective, the goal of the chiropractor is to restore optimal function to the body, allowing it to heal itself. Using the primary treatment of the chiropractic adjustment, a chiropractor seeks to restore motion to joints that are displaying signs of kinesiopathology (abnormal movement patterns), myopathology (abnormal or incoordinate muscle function), neuropathology (disruptions in somatic, visceral or autonomic function),and histopathology (disruptions in the structure and function of cells and tissues). A comprehensive examination should be performed to determine where the deficiencies lie before an adjustment is delivered. Obviously, heroic intervention is sometimes necessary. Surgeries are sometimes the best option. Chiropractic philosophy at its core is not necessarily anti-medicine, but it is a completely different view of maintaining health, one that puts much more power and responsibility back into the hands of patients. There have been many studies that demonstrate various benefits enjoyed by chiropractic patients, and many more are ongoing. There is strong clinical evidence for many different claims, and they are also supported by independent research that has been conducted in the fields of orthopedics and neurology.
In general, you can't. You can only determine if the capacitor is shorted (or leaky) or not.
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It is the data that you use to create a condition. It will determine what data will be displayed.
They don't, the secondary market does.
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It may be possible that a chiropractic adjustment can help with penile sensitivity issues and erectile dysfunction. A chiropractic adjustment will straighten the spine, and a spine that is in proper alignment positively impacts the human nervous system. The nervous system effects every part of the human body and its proper functioning, including blood flow. Increased blood flow to the penis may increase sensitivity to the penis. A consultation with a chiropractor should be had before an adjustment to ensure that your issue can be corrected. A consultation with an acupuncturist is also recommended as an alternative medical specialist may be able to determine the root of your sensitivity issues.
Doctors of chiropractic would certainly be willing and qualified to examine someone with scoliosis, and there are indeed strategies that can be employed to potentially slow or halt the progression of idiopathic scoliosis. A chiropractor will be able to determine how severe the scoliosis is, how often it needs to be monitored, at what stage a surgical referral is required, and what kinds of options exist for treatment. In some cases, a chiropractor may even be able to help reverse a scoliosis without surgery. For example, if you have a functional scoliosis (caused by unequal leg lengths, unilateral muscle trauma, unilateral hip problem, etc.), then if you are not too old (younger than 55) and the curve is not too severe (less than 30 degrees), a chiropractor will likely be able to help reduce or eliminate the scoliosis. Treatments would include one or more of: orthotics, spinal manipulation, stretching, muscle strengthening, etc.