System for spinal and posture examination and treatment

  • US 6,788,968 B2
  • Filed: 10/16/2001
  • Issued: 09/07/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for spinal examination and treatment, comprising:

  • obtaining a first image of a patient'"'"'s spine and head;

    determining the location of the center of the patient'"'"'s head relative to the anterior one-third of the C4/C5 disc;

    weighting the front of the patient'"'"'s head; and

    obtaining a further image of the patient'"'"'s spine and head, redetermining the location of the center of the patient'"'"'s head relative to the anterior one-third of the C4/C5 disc, and adjusting the weight on the front of the patient'"'"'s head repeatedly until a final weighting is reached where the center of the patient'"'"'s head is substantially aligned over the anterior one-third of the C4/C5 disc.

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