Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ChiroSH Online

ChiroSH (Chiropractic Subject Headings) is a controlled vocabulary created by members of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration, an organization affiliated with the Association of Chiropractic Colleges. ChiroSH is used by the Index to Chiropractic Literature’s indexers, and by catalogers in health sciences libraries. This online version (under development) is an innovation we hope will be widely used by students, chiropractors and researchers. The first edition of ChiroSH was released in 1984 and the seventh edition is currently in production.


Also known as: Cervical Stairstep, Cranial Pump Technique, S.O.T.

A reflex technique developed by Major Bertrand DeJarnette, D.C.  Sacro-occcipital technique is a whole-body approach to restoring neurologic function by normalizing tension in the fascia, muscles, spine, pelvis, and cranial joints and reducing tension along the dura. [ICLID 24492] Search Sacro Occipital Technique in the Index to Chiropractic Literature.
See also: Cranial Therapy, Diagnosis, Cranial, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Reflex Techniques

Also known as: Chiropractic Colleges

Educational institutions for individuals studying to become chiropractors. (Based on the MeSH terms Schools, Medical and Schools, Nursing.)
See also: Education, Chiropractic, Continuing, Education, Chiropractic, Distance, Education, Chiropractic, Graduate, Education, Chiropractic, Pre-Chiropractic

A state in which tissues or nerve cells are chronically hyperirritable and produce hyper responsive reactions to impulses reaching them from other parts of the body or brain.

A diagnostic and treatment technique developed at Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic.
See also: Full Spine Techniques

A Japanese therapeutic massage in which finger and palm pressure is applied to acupuncture points throughout the body.
See also: Meridian Therapy

Pains in the front of the lower legs caused by exercise, usually after a period of relative inactivity.

Described by James Cyriax, M.D. A limited straight leg raise, restricted hip flexion with the hip flexed, and a noncapsular pattern of restricted motion at the hip constitute a Sign of the Buttock. This sign can indicate the presence of several conditions.

A method used to prepare patient care notes. “SOAP” stands for subjective, objective, assessment, plan. Various types of SOAP notes are used, based upon the stage of care of a patient: initial notes, interim or progress notes, and discharge notes.
See also: Chiropractic Records, Chiropractic Records, Problem-Oriented

Also known as: Associations, Chiropractic, Chiropractic Associations, Chiropractic Societies

Societies whose membership is limited to chiropractors. (Based on the MeSH term Societies, Medical.)

Also known as: Chiropractic / social aspects

The study of the social structure or social aspects of chiropractic. (Based on the MeSH term Sociology, Medical.)

Also known as: Temporal Sphenoidal Technique

Developed by M.L. Rees, D.C.

Based on the work of Thomas Hanna, Ph.D., whose work was influenced by the ideas of Moshe Feldenkrais.

Developed by Clyde W. Ford, D.C.

Developed by Leo Spears, D.C.

Also known as: Chiropractic Specialties

Various branches of chiropractic practice limited to specialized areas. (Based upon MeSH definition of Specialties, Medical.) [not a MeSH term]

Developed by Harry Nemiroff, D.C.
See also: Full Spine Techniques

Also known as: Muscles, Spinal

(Based on the MeSH term Psoas Muscles.)

Also known as: Functional Stabilization Exercises

Exercises designed for individuals with low back pain. They aim to improve function by conditioning the muscles around the lumbar spine, while allowing patients to complete their daily tasks.

Also known as: Spinal Column Stressology Technique, Stressology Technique

A full-spine technique developed by Lowell Ward, D.C.
See also: Full Spine Techniques, Reflex Techniques

Also known as: Hurley Technic, Rosquist Technic

Developed by W. Lamar Rosquist, N.D., D.C.

Developed by John Hurley, D.C.

Developed by Albert Abrams, M.D.; also attributed to Arthur Forster, M.D., D.C., and Joe Riley, M.D., D.C., D.O.

A chiropractic specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries. (Based on the MeSH term Sports Medicine.)

Also known as: Chiropractic, Straight, Straight Chiropractic

A branch of chiropractic that focuses exclusively on the correction of vertebral subluxations.
See also: Philosophy, Chiropractic

Also known as: Chiropractic Students

Individuals enrolled in a school of chiropractic. (Based on the MeSH term Students, Medical.)

Developed by M.L. Rees, D.C.

A partial or incomplete dislocation of a bone. (Based on the MeSH term Joint Dislocations.)
See also: Fixation, Fixation, Extravertebral, Fixation, Vertebral, Subluxation, Cervical, Subluxation, Lumbar

Also known as: Cervical Subluxation

(Based on the MeSH term Joint Dislocations.)
See also: Subluxation

Also known as: Lumbar Subluxation

(Based on the MeSH term Joint Dislocations.)
See also: Subluxation

Also known as: Thoracic Subluxation

(Based upon the MeSH definition of Joint Dislocations.)
See also: Subluxation

Also known as: Biotoning, Nerve Tracing

Physical examination of the body with the hands and a diagnostic format for locating nerve interference.

Developed by Max Sutter, D.C., and Ted Sutter, D.C.
See also: Upper Cervical Techniques

Developed by John P. Usselmann, D.C.