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CAT scan (Computer Aided Tomography) - an imaging system that utilizes x-rays that are computed to create a 3-D image

Cavitation - the popping sound that occurs within a joint when the joint segments are moved or separated.  It is believed that the pop can be due to a release of gas from the joint and/or from soft tissue adhesions that are released once the joint is moved

Central Nervous System - part of the nervous system composed of the brain and spinal cord

Cerebellum - the area of the brain that controls balance, coordination, and posture

Cerebral Cortex - the area of the brain that controls the sensory and motor functions of the body

Cervical Spine - the upper section of the spine that are located in the neck.  The cervical spine is composed of seven vertebrae, which are referred to as C1-C7

Chiropractic - the science of treating the joints of the body in order to restore motion and elicit a nervous system response.  The primary focus of chiropractic is on the musculoskeletal system and the relationship between the skeletal system, muscles, and corresponding nerves.

Chronic - a condition that lasts for a long period of time

Consultation - a face to face discussion between a patient and the doctor for the purpose of discussing their current health complaint and/or possible treatments

Coccyx - a few small bones connected to the end of the sacrum, commonly known as the tailbone

Compensation Reaction - a problem resulting from the body’s attempt to correct a problem elsewhere in the body

Congenital - a condition that exists at birth

Cranial Nerves - the 12 pairs of nerves that originate from the brain cavity

CT Scan - also known as a CAT Scan, is an imaging system that utilizes x-rays that are computed to create a 3-D image


Cobb Chiropractic - Providing chiropractic services to Fredericksburg, Tx and surrounding areas

Cobb Chiropractic
905 S. Adams St
Fredericksburg, Tx 78624

Phone: 830-992-3221
Fax: 830-992-3212
Email: nealcobb@cobbchiropractictx.com

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