Academy of Chiropractic Personal Injury & Primary Spine Care Program

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From the Desk of Dr. Mark Studin
Academy of Chiropractic
Preamble: Many of the issues I bring to you are very small, yet each issue is just that, an issue. If you take care of the small issues, then you will be able to build and more importantly, focus on the bigger issues...a larger practice and more family time.

“Acute Schmorl's Nodes”

Dr. Dennis Long from New York sent me a great research article on Schmorl's nodes and trauma. Although it is 11 years old, the information is still pertinent. When doing a query through the medical literature, there were 172 hits for the search words "Acute-Schmorl's-nodes" and this article appears to be the standard in the literature.
Citation: Wagner, A. L., Murtagh, F. R., Arrington, J. A., & Stallworth, D. (2000). Relationship of Schmorl's nodes to vertebral body endplate fractures and acute endplate disk extrusion. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 21(2), 276-281.

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