Athlete Case Study 1
Male 37 Business Man

Patient History and Symptoms: Patient presented to CCC 2 weeks after being hit under the chin during a rugby game. His chief complaint was decreased mental processing speed. He rated it a 2 out of 6 with 6 being the worst. The onset was sudden after the injury event and is staying the same. He also stated a tertiary complaint of depression. He rated it a 3 out of 6. The onset was sudden after the injury event and is staying the same. He also stated that he is having difficultly speaking and writing. He rated this symptom at a 1 out of 6. He has a history of a previous concussion in 2001. He did not have any residual symptoms from this injury event.

Treatment: Phase 1
Patient received 7 chiropractic treatments to restore proper nerve function. Over the course of treatment passive mobilization was used to restore the cranial respiratory mechanism. Chiropractic treatments were administered to C1, T3, L4, right talus, and right calcaneus to restore neourmechanial function. He received 7 low-level laser treatments to restore neuromuscular function and balance meridians. The following muscles were autogenically inhibited right gastrocnemius, right rhomboid, and left quadriceps. The liver meridian was found to be in excess. He received 7 neurofeeedback sessions to balance brain waves. The neurofeedback protocol used was #3 with yellow lenses left eye at 14Hz and right eye at 18Hz directed at sites F3/4. The following nutrients were taken to modulate Cortisol: Phosphatidlserine, phosphatidylcholine, DMAE Biartrate. The following nutrients were taken to decrease inflammation: Calcium ascorbate, Calcium citrate, rutin, protease 6.0, protease 4.5, citrus bioflavonoid complex, quercetin, and bromelain. The follow nutrients were taken to support the adrenal glands: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacinaminde, Vitamin B-6, Pantothenic Acid, Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Citrate, Adrenal Cortex, Licorice Root, Ginseng Root.

Results: The patient no longer reports any of the symptoms that he initially presented with. He does report that 2 to 3 times a week while speaking he will combine 2 words into one word.


Athlete Case Study 2
Female 16 High School Student

Patient History and symptoms: She presented to CCC with her mother after being elbowed in the head 3 months earlier. She did not lose consciousness. She has been under the care of an MD for her broken nose and was prescribed Amatriptalen to help her sleep. Her mother was not happy with her daughter’s progress. Which is why she brought her daughter to CCC. The patient’s chief complaint was persistent headache. She rated the pain a 5 out of 6 with 6 being the worst. She wakes up every morning with a headache and it is noticeable approximately 100% of the time. The pain started after her injury 3 months ago and is staying the same. She stated her secondary complaint is inability to fall and stay asleep. She is currently taking Amatriptalen and rates this symptom at a 4 out of 6. The symptom started 3 months ago after her accident and is getting worse. She stated that she has a tertiary complaint of brain fog. She rates it a 3 out of 6 and is noticeable approximately 100% of the time. The symptom started 3 months ago after her accident and is staying the same. She also stated she is experiencing the following symptoms that started 3 months ago after her accident: difficulty with short term memory rating a 3 out of 6, decreased mental processing speed a 3 out of 6, difficulty with attention and concentration at a 3 out of 6, difficulty coming up with words while speaking a 3 out of 6, trouble following conversations 2 out of 6, irritability 3 out of 6, double vision a 2 out of 6, and trouble with balance and dizziness a 3 out of 6. In 2014 she received 2 previous concussions. She stated the symptoms resolved with no treatment.

Treatment: Phase 1
Patient received 6 chiropractic treatments to restore proper nerve function. Over the course of treatment passive mobilization was used to restore the cranial respiratory mechanism. Chiropractic treatments were administered to C1, C3, T2, L4, and temproalmandibular joint to restore neuromuscular function and balance meridians. The following muscles had a Gamma 1 motor weakness left supraspinatus. The following muscles were autogenically inhibited masseter, temporalis and external pterygoids. The kidney and large intestine meridian were found to be deficient and the circulation sex meridian was found to be in excess. She received 5 neurofeedback sessions to balance brain waves. The neurofeedback protocol used was #3 with yellow lenses left eye at 14 Hz and the right eye at 18Hz directed at sites F3/4. The following nutrients were taken to promote the synthesis of acetylcholine and promote neuronal communication: Acetyl L-Carnitine, L-Glutamine, Taurine, Cytidiine 5’-diphosphocholine, alpa lipoic acid. The following nutrients were taken to modulate Cortisol: Phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylcholine, DMAE Biartrate. The following nutrients were taken to decrease inflammation: Calcium ascorbate, calcium citrate, rutin, protease 6.0, protease 4.5, citrus bioflavonoid complex, quercetin, and bromelain. The following nutrients were taken to restore the normal intestinal flra: Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, Lactobacillus Bulgaricus, Bifidobacterium Breve, Bifidobacterium Longum.

Results: During the last week of treatment before her re-evaluation she stated that she woke up 4 days in a row without a headache. During the course of her treatment she decided that she no longer wanted to be on her sleep medication so under the supervision of her MD she slowly decreased her daily dosage. She no longer reports the following symptoms: difficulty coming up with words while speaking, double vision, and trouble balance and dizziness. Her headaches are now a 3.5 out of 6 previously a 5, inability to fall or stay asleep a 3 out of 6 previously a 4, brain fog a 2 out of 6 previously a 3, and irritability a 2 out of 6 previously a 3.