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Daily Archives: February 2, 2011

Anatomical Connection Found Between the Rectus Capitis Posterior Major and the Dura Mater

By |February 2, 2011|News, Research|

Anatomical Connection Found Between the Rectus Capitis Posterior Major and the Dura Mater

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SOURCE:   Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 (Mar 15); 37 (6): 530

Scali F, Marsili ES, Pontell ME.

School of Medicine,
St. George’s University,
Grenada, West Indies


A new study, just published in Spine Journal, reports on an investigation of the muscles of the suboccipital triangle and their relationship to cervicogenic headaches.

During the anatomic study of thirteen cadaver specimens, it was discovered that eleven of the 13 specimens had a connection between the rectus capitis posterior major muscle (at C2) and the spinal dura mater. [1]

A previous report by Hack (Spine 1995) [2] discussed a connection found between the rectus capitis posterior minor and the dura mater and its relationship to cervicogenic headache. (more…)

Concierge Chiropractic

By |February 2, 2011|Health Care|

Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

Doctors Bryan Abrams and Anthony Ries have recently launched Concierge Chiropractic, a new business venture that brings treatment directly to the patient’s residence or business in downtown Chicago (specifically Gold Coast, River North, and Streeterville) Chicago. The doctors come equipped with a portable table, doctor’s kit, assistant and patient gowns to readily transform any home into a chiropractic office. (more…)