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Chiropractic Doctor

Neurology 209f

Aspects of Lower Motor Neuron Paralysis, Anterior Poliomyelitis, Polio Vaccination and Chiropractic Treatment


  • Compare and contrast chiropractors of the 1940s with modern day chiropractors.
  • Define neuropathy.
  • Recite the major points related to chiropractic physical rehabilitation of neuropathy.
  • Contrast and compare medical treatment of polio in the 1940s, to chiropractic treatment of polio at the same time.
  • List potential reasons related to public hygiene which may account for disease epidemics.
  • Discuss facts related to "Sister Kenny" in regard to her credentials, her claims, and her notoriety.
  • Itemize the early chiropractic colleges and discuss Willard Carver school of thought and the "mixers".
  • Critically evaluate the world health organization's campaign to eradicate polio.
  • Discuss the ethics of herd immunity.
  • Compare and contrast individual interests vs. societal interests.
  • Discuss the types, risks and benefits of the inactive polio virus (injected).
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of the oral polio virus (live, attenuated).
  • List the types of wild polio virus.
  • Define vaccine associated paralytic polio mile items (VAPP)
  • Define circulating vaccine derived polio virus.
  • Discuss the concepts of risk: benefit ratio.
  • Discuss the transmission and pathophysiology and list the presenting signs and symptoms of a polio virus infection.
  • List the different types of Polio virus infection.
  • Quantify the various affects of the polio virus on different groups of individuals.
  • Itemize ethical concerns regarding Dr. Jonas Salk.
  • Graph the incidence of polio cases after other vaccines were introduced and after the definition of a polio diagnosis was altered.
  • Discuss SV40 tainted vaccines.
  • Define acute flaccid paralysis as it relates to new “non-polio” outbreaks.

Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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Diplomate Level;

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