Tunnel Syndromes is a lecture course designed to provide a comprehensive overview regarding the identification and treatment options for canal and tunnel syndromes and other neural and neurovascular entrapment syndromes. The course will provide examples of conditions from a clinical perspective, with emphasis on identifying causes and preventative strategies, chiropractic management and other approaches to management.
Topics will range from anatomy, functional neurology, ergonomics and biomechanics, and some physiology. Evaluation strategies will include history taking, typical and special physical, neurological and orthopedic examination procedures, radiographic and other testing procedures. Management options include chiropractic adjusting and manipulative therapy, soft tissue treatments, ancillary treatments, physical therapy including strengthening and stretching, splints and supportive devices, and several medically oriented approaches. Additional discussion includes options for co-management of surgical and cases involving medical intervention.