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CONNECTIONS

Case Reports & Studies

The song, "The head bone is connected to the neck bone; the neck bone is connected the shoulder bone" and so on reveals functional anatomic relationships that led researcher Dr. James Carlson, of Seattle Washington, to invent an instrument that literally helps realign the body and reduce or eliminate chronic head, neck, facial and low back pain of structural origin.

Researcher, author, and clinical practitioner, Dr. Gerald H. Smith, has collaborated with Dr. Carlson to refine the clinical techniques. Doctor Smith is a recognized authority in the field of head, neck and facial pain. Here we present a wide variety of sometimes not-so-obvious connections that can result in resolution of problems many health-care professionals would have given-up on. Indeed, for some of these patients, many physicians had given up on them.


  1. Resolved: Severe Eczema That Defied Diagnosis by Conventional Medicine
  2. Neck and Sacroiliac Pain Disappeared Immediately Following ALF Appliance Insertion and Adjustment
  3. Four Years of H. Pylori Stomach Pain Resolved in 24 hours
  4. IBS, IBD, Crohn’s or “A-B-C” Disease
  5. Chronic Pain Eludes Conventional Medicine's Gold Standard of Treatment
  6. Chronic Fatigue Caused by Infected Root Canal Teeth
  7. Rosacea Caused by Patient’s Earrings
  8. Post-concussion Symptoms
  9. Resolving Chronic Post-Whiplash Headaches and Plantar Fasciitis
  10. Resolving Bladder Incontinence
  11. Post-cancer Treatment's Loss of Quality of Life
  12. Vertigo: An Uncommon Cause
  13. Knee replacement — “Bone on bone”
  14. Chronic Fatigue with a Twist
  15. Three Year Case of Unsolved Eczema
  16. The Power of Qigong Acupuncture
  17. How can a dentist who is up to his eyeballs in debt give you an honest diagnosis and treatment?
  18. The Magic of Healing with Frequencies
  19. Cholesterol Scam Generates one Trillion Dollars a Year in revenue for Big Pharma!
  20. Tooth pain caused by toxic “Ice Breaker” mints
  21. Edna's $18,000 Headache
  22. Chronic Spiking Blood Pressure Resolved the Old Fashion Way
  23. Noises in the Head Resolved with New Dentures
  24. Four Years of Incapacitating Facial Pain Resolved
  25. Ten Year Facial, Neck, Shoulder, Low Back, and Leg Pain
  26. Twenty Year Migraines and Low Back Pain Totally Resolved
  27. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Pain Reversed with Unconventional Therapy
  28. Head Trauma, Cranial Distortions, and Leg Pain
  29. How Safe are Vaccines?
  30. Tooth / Foot Connection
  31. Visual Disturbance Due to Parasites
  32. Cardiac Sarcoidosis Resolved Naturally
  33. Severe arthritic pains, psoriasis, and manic depression all resolved without drugs
  34. Mouth Trauma Linked to Chronic Leg Pain
  35. Cranial Adjustment—An Alternative to Pain Medication
  36. The Power of a Cranial Adjustment
  37. Concussion’s Adverse Neurological and Structural Distortions
  38. Ear Piercings can be a Source of Depression
  39. Chronic Neck and Low Back Pain Due to Faulty Occlusal Cranial Balance
  40. Faulty Parkinson’s Diagnosis Reversed with Dental Cranial Corrections
  41. Lower Back Pain and Dental Bridgework
  42. Cancer is Not a Disease
  43. Dentistry's Standard of Care Unable to Diagnose the Real&bsp;Cause of Complex Pain patterns
  44. Neck and Back Pain Resolved the Old Fashion Way
  45. Chronic Pain Resolved with Scalar Energy
  46. Floaters and Lower Back Pain Connection
  47. Diet/Acne Relationship
  48. Dental/Cranial Trauma Resolved
  49. 38 Years of Neck Pain Resolved in One Treatment
  50. Morton's Neuroma Resolved with Qigong Acupuncture
  51. Fingernail and Skin Lesions
  52. Liver Pain Due to Glyphosate
  53. $35,000 Chronic Pain Puzzle
  54. PET Scan Documents Stage III Melanoma Reversal
  55. 7 Major Outbreaks of Shingles Defies the Best that Conventional Medicine has to Offer
  56. Alzheimer's and Dementia
  57. Migraine Headaches and Whiplash
  58. Invisalign is for Robots
  59. Depression, Panic Attacks, and Anxiety Linked to Thyroid
  60. High Blood Pressure Resolved With Systemic Enzymes
  61. Dental Cervical, Shoulder, Pelvic & Pain Connection
  62. Dental / Hearing Loss Connection
  63. Child's Seizures Followed 4 month Schedule of Vaccines
  64. Dental/Menstrual Migraines Connection
  65. What Eczema, Insomnia, Weight Gain, Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression All Have In Common
  66. Drug-induced Vertigo
  67. Traumatic Bell's Palsy Caused by Dental Procedures
  68. Cat's eye infection greatly improved with Bioptron System
  69. Post Femur Fracture Pain
  70. Pigeon Toed Gait Instantly Corrected with Shoe Orthotics
  71. Stage IV Lung Cancer markedly improved in two months
  72. Neural Therapy resolves eight years of left shoulder range of motion restriction
  73. Post treatment for the Symptoms of Removing the Thyroid because of Cancer
  74. Walking Pneumonia Resolved in 2 Days
  75. Post-Surgical Scar Pain Resolved with Neural Therapy
  76. Dental / Hashimoto's Disease Connection
  77. Hashimoto's Disease Uncovered
  78. Unrelenting Sciatic Pain Resolved in One Treatment
  79. Post-Concussion Syndrome Due to Three Gymnastic Concussions
  80. 21 Years Post Concussion Symptoms Resolved in One Treatment
  81. Canine Seizures Unraveled
  82. Concussion Revisited: 16 years post-concussion syndrome resolved in 1.5 hours
  83. Gardasil Vaccine: Fact or Fantasy
  84. Cancer Treatment Breakthrough: Quantum energy technology can now detect underlying cancer stressors
  85. The insanity of mainstream orthodontics: severe facial pain created by conventional orthodontic treatment
  86. Twenty-four years of pain, paresthesia and malocclusion resolved in one hour
  87. Eight Years of Vertigo Resolved in one Theraphi Session
  88. Feline Eye Infection Resolved in 90 Seconds
  89. Eczema: Examining the real underlying causes
  90. Months of low back pain resolved with one cranial adjustment
  91. Six years of post-whiplash injuries resolved in one‑half hour
  92. Dental / Cancer Connection (endometrial cancer)
  93. Loss of Quality of Life Due to Faulty Orthodontics
  94. 11-year-old's Severe Eczema Resolved with Energy Medicine Diagnostics and Nutritional Protocol: Debunking the Latest Medical Mantra for Plaque Psoriasis, Eczema and Rashes
  95. Four months of post-extraction pain due to clogged maxillary right sinus
  96. 15 years of vertigo caused by a root canal treated tooth
  97. Pitfalls of Third Molar Extraction
  98. Twenty years of Upper Cervical Pain and Vertigo resolved in two days
  99. Five months of left knee pain resolved in two days (Theraphi Plasma System)
  100. Successful Treatment of Bell's Palsy
  101. Eight years of chronic pain due to third molar extractions
  102. Lazy left eye and structural distortions
  103. Right shoulder pain resolved by orthodontic correction
  104. Bilateral shoulder pain and tinnitus resolved with cranial adjustment
  105. High Blood Pressure treated the old-fashion way
  106. Pitfalls of Orthodontic Treatment and Dangers of ALF Appliances
  107. Ten years neck and lower back pain due to faulty orthodontics
  108. Pitfalls of Conventional Orthodontics
  109. Loss of Teeth Due to Arsenic Poisoning
  110. Blindness Caused by a Stealth Virus
  111. Liver Transplant Averted with Natural Medicine
  112. 20 Years of Migraine Headaches Resolved with one cranial adjustment
  113. Five Year Post-Football Concussion/Low Back Pain Resolved in One Treatment
  114. Twenty years of lower back pain and ten years right thigh pain resolved
  115. Post-Whiplash sequelae of 8 months resolved in one treatment
  116. 20 Years of Migraine Headaches Resolved with ALF
  117. Headache / Hearing / Cranial Connection ... three years unrelenting headaches and muffled sounds gone after one ALF appliance adjustment
  118. Dental / Chronic Pain Connection: Ear Piercing, Tooth and Other Subluxations ... Often times multiple issues are present that require unraveling in order to effect a resolution
  119. Craniodontics: Five years low back pain resolved in one-half hour ... By means of cranial manipulation to rebalance Lee's skull, release of her spastic diaphragm, and providing tooth support by bonding a "shim" of dental resin, her lower back pain totally disappeared.
  120. Re-Treating Four Bicuspid Extraction Retraction Orthodontics vs Insanity ... Using the Diagnostic Indicators developed by Dr. Smith, patient's cranial bone distortions were defined and provided the guidelines for retreating her case from a more physiological approach.
  121. Dental / Head-Face-Neck-Shoulder Pain Connection ... Patient suffered severe left sided symptoms: constant headaches, retrobulbar (behind the eye) eye pain, tinnitus, facial pain in the region of the cheek, shooting neck and shoulder pain.
  122. Dental Migraine/PMS/Low back and Neck Pain Connection ... Patients who have had four bicuspid teeth removed for braces bear structural distortions throughout life.
  123. Hypothyroidism, Tetanus Vaccine, Itching, Insomnia, and Wheat Allergy Connection ... a six year-old little girl was referred with a severe itching problem for approximately 3 years, which disturbed her sleep.
  124. Periodontal Disease / Arsenic Connection ... The source of the arsenic was pesticides from her vegetarian diet
  125. Cranial Alignment / Injury Connection ... Six months in pain from a work-related injury resolved.
  126. Cranial Alignment / Whiplash Connection ... 1-1/2 years of post-ehiplash pain resolved.
  127. Cranial / Migraine Connection
  128. Dental / Scoliosis Connection
  129. Dental / Low Back Pain Connection
  130. Severe Eczema / Vaccine Connection
  131. Tooth Extraction / Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Connection
  132. Dental / Feet / Low-Back Connection
  133. Dental / Social Anxiety Disorder Connection
  134. Dental / Cystitis Connection
  135. Dental / Raynaud's Connection
  136. Orthodontic / Migraine Connection Three years of pain resolved with a single, bonded resin shim
  137. Oral Shingles Ten years of unrelenting pain.
  138. Dental / Sinusitis Connection Since the roots of the upper posterior teeth are in close proximity to the maxillary sinus, they pose a potential for causing sinusitis.
  139. Dental / Migraine Connection Many of the symptoms plaguing migraine patients have their origin from stimulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS).
  140. Dental / Sciatic Pain Connection The functional connection lies in the dural tube that connects the cranio dental complex, spine and sacral/pelvic complex.
  141. Dental / Facial Pain / Posture Connection Distortions of the sacrum will influence pelvic posture and ultimately the position of the legs and feet, which have to compensate.
  142. Facial Pain: Dental/Whole Body Connection Patient's journey started a little over three years earlier when she had the remaining upper teeth extracted and an immediate full denture placed.
  143. 30-Year Dental/Migraine Connection Treatment focused on removing the four major factors ... supporting the deep overbite, chelating out the mercury and chemicals and nutritional support to balance nutritional deficiencies ...
  144. Dental/Congestive Heart Failure Connection The toxins produced by residual strep infection are capable of weakening the heart muscle ...
  145. Viral/Vertigo Connection ... Direct Resonance testing revealed the presence of cytomegalovirus in both ears.
  146. Atypical Facial "Pain": Dental/Cranial/Whole-Body Connection ... the alignment of the teeth is a critical factor in providing the self-correcting mechanism for balancing the skull bones.
  147. Bruxism: Dental/Cranial Connection ... when patients' bites and skulls are aligned at the same visit they report back that their need to brux or gind their teeth greatly diminishes or totally disappears.
  148. Dental / Rheumatoid Arthritis Conncection, a noninvasive approach utilizing technology developed in the 1930's was used to resolve the streptococcal infection within the tooth ...
  149. Dental / Hernitaed Disc Connection, four previous major surgeries failed to resolve chronic pain ...
  150. Dental / Cancer Connection, some insights and conclusions from Reversing Cancer ...
  151. Dental / Dermatologic Connection, tracking-down "hidden" infections ...
  152. Orthodontics / Headache Connection, 10 years and 50 doctors later ...
  153. Face Pain / Dental Connection, 22 years of face pain resolved in 4 months
  154. Congestive Heart Failure / Dental Connection
  155. Bipolar Disorder / Dental Connection
  156. Atypical Facial Pain / Dental Connection
  157. ALF / Whole Body Connection
  158. Dental Bridgework / Face Pain Connection
  159. Dental / Low Back Pain Connection
  160. Dental / Chronic Fatigue Connection
  161. Dental / Skeletal / Toxin Connection
  162. Dental / Arm Pain Connection
  163. IQ / Orthodontics Connection
  164. Orthodontics / Neck Pain Connection
  165. Skull / Teeth Connection
  166. ALF / Orthodontic Connection
  167. Nutrition / Heart Failure Connection
  168. Dental / Chiropractic Connection
  169. Dental / Neck Pain Connection,
  170. Mercury / Migraine Connection