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Research Studies: Dr. Alex Jimenez has compiled study and research projects that are pertinent to the science and art of chiropractic medicine. The subsets can be classified as following: Case Study, Case Series, Cross-Sectional, Cohort, Case Control and Randomized Control Trials.  Each subset of study profiles have their merits and scientific significance.  It is our intention to bring clarity to present day research models.  We will discuss and present significant clinical interpretations that may serve out patients well.  Great care in selecting appropriate and well documented models have been enforced in our blog.  We gladly will listen and heed comments on the discussed subject matters presented. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900


How Long are Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Expected to Live?

How Long are Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Expected to Live?

Approximately 30 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, or CKD. The conditions categorized under CKD can damage the kidneys, decreasing their ability to function accordingly. Patients with this health issue can develop high blood pressure, anemia, weak bones, nerve damage and overall poor health. Chronic kidney disease may also increase a patient’s risk of developing heart and blood vessel disease, although these complications may occur slowly over time.

Chronic kidney disease may be caused by diabetes, high blood pressure and a variety of other disorders. Early detection and treatment is important to prevent CKD from getting worse. Chronic kidney disease may lead to kidney failure which may require additional care to maintain the patient’s quality of life. The purpose of the articl

Lumbar Disc Nomenclature: Version 2.0

Lumbar Disc Nomenclature: Version 2.0

What is a Herniated Disc?

The spine is made up of 24 bones, called vertebrae, which are stacked on top of one another. These spinal bones are ultimately connected, creating a canal to protect the spinal cord. In between each vertebra are fluid-filled intervertebral discs which act as shock absorbers for the spine. Over time, however, these flexible, jelly donut-like discs can begin to herniate, where the nucleus of the intervertebral disc pushes against its outer ring, causing low back pain. Below, we will demonstrate the various types of herniated discs and discuss their causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Background C Symptoms, Causes & Treatments For Neck Pain

Symptoms, Causes & Treatments For Neck Pain

Sandra Rubio discusses the symptoms, causes, and treatments of neck pain. Headaches, migraines, dizziness, confusion, and weakness in the upper extremities are some of the most common symptoms associated with neck pain. Trauma from an injury, such as that from an...

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