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Ted Carrick, DC, PhD, is the Distinguished PostGraduate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Logan College of Chiropractic, near St. Louis, MO.
is the author of Neurophysiological Implications in Learning, and for 21 years he
has had a specialty practice limited to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
Dr. Carrick is an active brain researcher, teacher and clinician who attends patients throughout the world.
With Dr. Carrick's
help, this former college professor of neuropsychology has found meaning and power in her
own physical challenges, and helps others to do the same.
Next, series creator Gail Harris talks with chiropractic neurologist Ted Carrick about how even coma patients are benefiting from neurological treatment that doesn't require surgery or drugs.
Chiropractic Neurologist Ted Carrick, DC, PhD.
For 21 years, Dr. Ted Carrick
has had a specialty practice in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
He is Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas and Distinguished PostGraduate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Logan College of Chiropractic, in Chesterfield, MO, and attends patients throughout the world.
: Well, we're finding every day that more and more things that we didn't think were associated with chiropractic treatment can be affected very nicely.
Finally, Pino consulted a chiropractor in Pasadena, CA, Dr. Kathleen Power, who felt the person who might be able to help her was one of Power's teachers, chiropractic neurologist Ted Carrick.
and Ms. Pino each spoke with Body & Soul about her journey to healing.
: It's important that what we're treating is something that is realistic -- that we know what we're talking about.
: Dr. Power went through her physical examination, and was able to tell me about Mariangela's eye functions, her direction of spin, and her fragility.
: My assessment was that Mariangela suffered a non-ablative left cortical lesion.
: The treatment is specific to increase the integrity of the left side of her
So, my direction of treatment, especially in Mariangela's case, was to use whole body direction to increase the functioning of the left side of her
brain, and decrease the dominance of the right side.
: Although an exercise is very simple -- if I move my arm it's very simple -- the consequences of an exercise are not simple.
: I feel greatly satisfied in being able to do that, and at the same time I feel very frustrated that I can't do it for everybody.
I like the feeling.
A Life in Equilibrium
Sometimes, the patient isn't the only one affected by the treatment.
Dr. Ted Carrick
spoke with Body & Soul about his experience treating Lucinda Harman, and how it changed them both.