Welcome to this special online chiropractic continuing education presentation on “The Mystery of the Valleix Phenomenon.” Chiropractors frequently encounter patients displaying symptoms associated with nerve or nerve root compression. The Valleix Phenomenon, a topic not commonly discussed, holds significant relevance in chiropractic practice. This online course aims to deepen your understanding and clinical application of compression physiology.
1. Understanding Compression Physiology
a. Remembering the “weight of a dime”
- The classic example of how minor pressure can cause significant neural disruption.
b. Crush / Double Crush
- Exploring the idea that nerve compression can occur at multiple locations along a nerve’s path.
2. Introducing Valleix
a. The Phenomenon
- A closer look at what exactly the Valleix Phenomenon is and how it was first identified.
b. The Point
- Discussing the specific pressure points often impacted.
c. The Manifestation
- How the Valleix Phenomenon manifests clinically and its typical symptoms.
3. Clinical Relevance in Chiropractic
a. Case Report
- Real-life examples where the Valleix Phenomenon was implicated.
b. Current Literature
- A review of what the latest studies say about this phenomenon.
c. Clinical Comments
- Expert insights on how this phenomenon affects chiropractic treatment strategies.
- Introduction to the new concept of Valleix Phenomenon.
- Analyze current literature.
- Evaluate clinical practices regarding compression physiology.