How thermal imaging can help chiropractors?

How thermal imaging can help chiropractors?

Chiropractors who use thermography typically claim that it can detect nerve impingements or “nerve irritation” and is useful for monitoring the effect of chiropractic adjustments on subluxations [1]. Some chiropractors refer to thermograph as digital infrared imaging.

Are chiropractic thermal scans accurate?

Owens: “Intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability of paraspinal thermal scans using the TyTron C-3000 were found to be very high, with ICC values between 0.91 and 0.98. Changes seen in thermal scans when properly done are most likely due to actual physiological changes rather than equipment error (2).”

What does a chiropractic scan show?

The scans will show if there is any Subluxation (stress) on your nervous system and how it is affecting your organs, glands, muscles & energy level.

How accurate is thermography?

“Thermography, as a single test, has 99% accuracy in identifying breast cancer in women in the 30 to 55 age group.” “Thermography can detect abnormalities from 8 to 10 years before mammography can detect a mass”

Do chiropractors do scans?

Look for Disc Injuries A chiropractor may also order an MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging. This scan works by using a magnetic field and pulses of radio waves to image the inside of the body.

Do chiropractors take scans?

Many doctors and even some chiropractors rely on the use of routine scans, such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRI scans. The problem lies with the doctors that don’t look for underlying signs of additional problems, but instead, they just send patients to get these tests done.

How reliable is thermography?

Can thermography detect nerve damage?

Thermography is instrumental in accurate evaluation of the nerve dysfunction and in avoidance of unnecessary surgery and other invasive procedures. It is instrumental in separating pain with simple emotional connotation vs neuropathic pain causing disturbance of the limbic system and emotional disturbance.

What should you avoid before the thermography?

Avoid physical therapy or exercise. No coffee, tea, soda, or other beverages containing caffeine. No alcoholic beverages. Do not smoke cigarettes or use any product which contains nicotine….2 Hours Before the Exam:

  • Avoid hot or cold liquids.
  • Avoid eating or chewing gum.
  • Avoid using a cell phone.
  • Avoid heated seats.

What can full body thermography detect?

With a full body study from Insight Thermography……Detect underlying issues caused by or related to:

  • Breast Health.
  • Cardiovascular Health.
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders.
  • Sinus and Allergies.
  • Digestive Disorders.
  • Dental Challenges.

What can a thermography Scan do for You?

Thermography can validate your complaints, as well as document the efficacy of therapies such as chiropractic, massage, healing touch, acupuncture and more. Having a baseline full body scan can be useful even for the healthiest person – a standard for recognizing any injuries, pathologies or other changes that emerge over time.

Can a thermography be used to diagnose back problems?

In addition, several studies have shown thermography of the lower limbs as abnormal in a substantial proportion of [symptom-free] subjects with back problems. Based on the available research evidence, thermography does not appear effective for diagnosing low back problems [7].

How does a thermal scan of the back work?

This is due to inflammation and changes in blood flow. Our thermal scan is non-invasive, gentle and reveals the condition of your autonomic nervous system controlling your organs, glands and circulatory system. After gowning, we’ll have you sit still for a moment or two. Then, starting at the base of your skull, we’ll run two probes down your back.

What kind of thermography does a chiropractor use?

The Tytron Paraspinal Thermal Scanner utilizes precision sensors, special lenses and unique focusing barrels. The Tytron takes multiple temperature readings along the spine starting from the low back to the upper neck. The scanner rolls up your spine while performing this painless test.