Therapy of the spine via the tooth and jaw region

Marcel Riffel, Naturopath and Physiotherapist, Ostfildern, ermany
Dear colleagues,
I should like briefly to introduce myself. My name is Marcel Riffel. I am 33 years old and a qualified physiotherapist. I have been working as a naturopath for 3 years. My wife and I run a physiotherapy practice together in which I now work almost exclusively with BICOM® bioresonance therapy.
My intention in this lecture is to show you how I came upon the idea of treating spinal complaints through the maxillodental region. To do so I will refer to anatomical, physiological, empirical and energetic background knowledge.
This approach came about by combining my existing knowledge from the field of physiotherapy with BICOM® bioresonance therapy.
During my 8 years spent working as a physiotherapist, I was confronted with a wide range of spinal complaints on a daily basis. The treatments I offered initially included conventional physiotherapy, then manual therapy techniques and finally the fascinating world o...

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Diseases of the spine in horses and dogs

Dr. med. vet. Jochen Becker, Tespe, Germany
Both in small animal practice and in equine practice we are constantly confronted with problems relating to the spine.
There cannot be many of us who are not familiar with a horse owner’s initial comment that their horse isn’t riding well or has poor flexibility? Throwing its head, a reluctance for the hind quarters to go under the body, a lack of suppleness – these are expressions which we regularly encounter in equine practice.
In conventional medicine this is usually the start of a frustrating examination process which usually ends in the administration of anti-inflammatory medication and a diagnosis of ‘lumbago’.
An X-ray may possibly be taken to assist diagnosis, but usually this returns normal results. In some cases they may show changes in the spinal column may be visible, often termed ‘kissing spine’, or in rare cases they may show new bone formations in the ventral region of the vertebrae, which are then diagnosed as spondylarthrosis...

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