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A monthly guide to new materials in the LRC.

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Featured Items

Low Back Pain

"This text is prepared for the practicing chiropractic physician. To bring him or her to the maximum literature research in the world of spinal chiropractic adjusting, to diagnose spinal manipulation conditions, to diagnose pathologies causing spine pain that require other care, and to encompass flexion distraction decompression manipulative care for those with spine pain. This text is written to make the chiropractor the best nonsurgical spine doctor available. All profits from this text are donated to chiropractic research of flexion distraction adjusting. The seventh edition of this textbook is built upon the peer-reviewed literature and research studies in the diagnosis and treatment of low back and radicular pain, focusing on the nonsurgical chiropractic adjusting methods. The last edition was published in 1999, and this text is the last 11 years of updated material on the subject of low back pain. What are the principle advances in this subject in this time period? We have seen the progressive acceleration in surgical care with the artificial disc replacements; drastic increases with bolt, plate, and screw fixation, cage fusion; and anterior and posterior interbody fusion. The outcomes of these procedures are not outstanding with debate over their use. At the same time, there is an attempt to decrease invasive spine surgery via arthroscopy, intradiscal electrothermal coagulation, anti-inflammatory intradiscal injections, stem cell regeneration, percutaneous discectomy, rhizotomy, and steroid injections. All of these surgical interventions have demonstrated, as shown in this textbook, to have limitations on positive outcomes while encouraging nonsurgical forms of care to prevent, delay, or replace surgical care"--Provided by publisher.

Ortho Notes

"Put the information you need in class, clinical, and practice at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide. Each joint tab includes the most effective special tests (rated by sensitivity and specificity), medical screening, imaging, mechanism of injury, ROM, strength and functional deficits"--Publisher's description.

Gut Microbiota

Gut Microbiota: Interactive Effects on Nutrition and Health provides a detailed account of gut microbiota research, an exploration of how diet influences gut microbiota and the implications of gut microbiota for health. The book provides a summary of how diet interacts with the gut microbiome and presents practical applications focused on food, supplements and safety. This book provides scientists and clinicians who have an interest in the microbiome with an understanding of the future potential--and limitations--of this tool, as they strive to make use of evidence-based diet information for the maintenance of good health.

Spark

A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance. In SPARK, John J. Ratey, M.D., embarks upon a fascinating and entertaining journey through the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's. Filled with amazing case studies (such as the revolutionary fitness program in Naperville, Illinois, which has put this school district of 19,000 kids first in the world of science test scores), SPARK is the first book to explore comprehensively the connection between exercise and the brain. It will change forever the way you think about your morning run---or, for that matter, simply the way you think.