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					Welcome to the Nasal Specific {Bilateral Nasal Specific} web site. This web site
has been developed as a means to provide resources and information to
individuals, and various persons seeking information on Nasal Specific. Within
this site there are various links to qualified doctors, a complete research paper
that is focused around the development of Nasal Specific and the benefits it
offers. There are various video links, where qualified doctors talk about the
process, and a contact directory where people can seek out a Nasal Specific
doctor if they so well choose. I have developed this site in hopes and in good faith
so that there is a centralized location where anything relating to Nasal Specific
may be found.
If you or someone you know suffers from sinus congestion or from a variety of
disabilities: Including arthritis, cerebral palsy, autism, chronic tiredness, lose of
vision, or loss of hearing. Suffering from some forms of memory loss, and loss of
concentration and are seeking a means to improve, become more functional, or
lessen your pain, then the information within is for you. The information within
this web site has been reviewed and performed in many ways over the years. As
well as having outstanding results and has given hundreds the opportunity for a
fuller and richer life.

Since the 1930's this therapy has been used and for the last 30 years it has been
widely used and accepted. Many have lived fuller and better lives. I know,
because I am one of these people. Not many know of the potential and benefits
that is held within. That is the reason why this web site was created. People can
live healthier lives, children with disabilities can dramatically improve and
become more functional, and an individual can once again take control of their
life, dreams, and goals.

Nasal Specific/Bilateral Nasal Specific (BNS) is a controlled approach and
technique that works to unwind the body and help it return to a more optimum
function by adjusting the crainal plates of the skull and releaving pinned up
pressure that affects the nervous system and restablishes the flow of cerebrospinal
fluid to the body and the proper flow of blood to the brain.
Nasal Specific uses finger cots, affixed/tied to a blood pressure bulb (a
sphygmomanometer) to deliver an even and effective controlled force of pressure.
The finger cot portion of this device is lubricated. The patient breaths out
through their nose and the finger cot is inserted into one of the six nasal
passages, being three on each side. These nasal passages are stair stacked on top
of each other. The finger cot/balloon is first inserted into the lower nasal
passageways, one on each sides of the nose. This is done to keep facial, pressure,
and symmetrical balance and optimize the benefits of this technique. It is then
repeated in the middle passageway’s, then the top passageway. Then this process
is repeated in the lower nasal passageway to help complete the full effect of nasal
enhancement and no doubt do to the fact that the nasal passageways are stair
stacked and widening the upper two nasal pathways indeed may compress the
lower nasal passageway somewhat. Therefore, the lower nasal passageways are
repeated to completely stimulate and give the full enhancement effect.

When the finger cot/balloon is slid into the nasal passageway the patient is asked
to breath out through their nose, this allows access and proper placement of the
balloon into the passageway. The balloon is gently tucked in around the outer
edges of the nostril with a flat tooth pick to ensure that no outward bulging of the
balloon occurs when it is inflated. The nose is lightly compressed around the
valve of the pressure bulb, so that no air can escape. The patient then takes a
deep breath in and holds it. By taking the breath in it expands the
joints/membranes of the cranial plates. While the patient is holding their breath
the practitioner quickly and gently inflates the finger cot/balloon with two to four
quick hand pumps/squeezes of the pressure bulb. Squeezing the pressure bulb
applies air into the finger cot/balloon. As this air pressure becomes greater it
pushes on the walls of the nasal passageways, eventually it squeezes its way
through to the back of the throat. The practitioner then quickly releases this
pressure via the stem on the valve of the pressure bulb. This process takes one to
three seconds.
When the pressure bulb is pumped it causes the finger cot/balloon to expand
inside the nasal passageway. This expansion pushes against the compressed
walls clearing out accumulated mucus and pushes its way through the nasal
passageway into the upper back portion of the throat, where the balloon taps
against the tissue that is directly in front of the sphenoid bone. By taping on this
area it also taps the sphenoid causing it to shift ever so slightly. This shifting
causes the other cranial plates to shift/realign and at that moment it releases built
up pressure that is housed in the joints/membranes, inside of the skull. It
releases pressure that has puts adverse impact on the brain, and also allows the
pinched cerebrospinal fluid tubes and the blood vessels to be released so that
optimum function is restored, it also restores proper respiratory breathing
patterns, restores normal sinus drainage, stimulates the Pituitary Gland,
stimulates and unlocks or unstick's the Vomer bone so that it can articulate
properly. The amount of pressure that is exerted from this technique varies from
patient to patient depending on how locked their cranial plates are and how
narrow their nasal passageways are. It has been stated that up to one to two
pounds of controlled applied force is used in delivering this technique, however,
this is a rough estimate and antidotal at best, but it does give us an idea of what
and how much force is being used.
Introduction

To understand the need for treatment and education of a disability or various
dysfunctions, it is first necessary to understand the backing of many of the causes
that lead to these disabilities and dysfunctions. We do this so that we then can
approach these challenges with an enlightened mind come up with effective non
embracive and at times simple ways of treatment and enhancement of individuals
abilities and lives. What would you say if I told you that there was a way to enhance the
overall development in children with disabilities? Those children who could not speak
being able to speak, those who could not hear being able to hear sounds for the first
time. Those with autism and hyperactivity being able to concentrate, and learn better.
Those children with developmental delay or cerebral palsy being able to lessen their
disability and enhance there mental and physical well being. A way to lessen the
effects of arthritis, a way to enhance vision, and a way to clearly breath without taking
all kinds of medication. There is such a means that dramatically changes/enhances the
lives of children/ individuals with varying forms of dysfunction. This paper gives light
to this effect, and this author hopes that you will find this information of useful.

The Human body is the most intricate and complex system of operation. It holds the
key to life and death as well as many of the mysteries that we seek. Our minds and our
nervous system are the key role players in the developmental process, of the body,
that determines the way in which we interact and perceive the world around us.

To understand a method that improves the lives of individuals, adults/children, it is
first important to shed some light on the reasons why there is a need for improvement.
Here in we will take a look at the human skull and talk briefly about the skeletal plates.
We will devote some time to the function and understanding of the spine and nervous
system.

We will touch briefly on how the brain, ears, eyes, sinuses, and teeth are all inner-
related to the brains development and to the nervous system, in relation to mobility
and limb movement. We will touch basis on the background and development of a
therapeutic procedure which enhances the nervous system and decreases
dysfunctions. We will spend some time in discussing the need for this therapeutic
treatment, along with listing many of the symptoms that may be improved. We will
touch briefly on birth trauma and other related brain injuries. We will talk about the in-
depth process of Endonasal Balloon Therapy and the benefits and risks that are
associated with it. We will take-a-look at David’s Personal Testimony, Case Study, and
reflect on a Mother’s account. We will then analyze the pros and cons of the use of
Endonasal Balloons, followed by a few general proposed questions and this author's
responses to them. We will end with a closing statement that will hopefully create
awareness and a need and thirst for knowledge.

Charpter I The Skeletal Plate

The human skull is composed of a series of eight major cranial plates, all different in
shape and all interrelated. Up until the mid 1970’s it was widely believed that the skull
was made up of one continuous solid bone instead of a series of different inner related
and connecting plates. The theory known as the right box was accepted up to this
point in time and until this point no real in-depth studies had been conducted on the
living. Ideals and summaries about the cranial plates were developed and formed by
observing cadavers and from post mortem studies. In these studies it was concluded
that there was no movement between the cranial plates of the skull. It was further
assumed that these plates fuse together in the early stages of adult hood. The theories
and assumptions presented under the right box model of the cranial plate structure
developed in the 1800’s and reinforced the vague claims of those who later studied the
ideal that the cranial plates are fused and therefore unmovable. Sadly this idealistic
presumption and approach, the development of the right box model, is still accepted
by many today, despite the technological advancements and discoveries in more
modern medical science.

The idea and perceptions that the skeletal cranial plates fuse together in the early
stages of adulthood were challenged and ultimately eliminated in 1974. The
Department of Osteopathy at Michigan State University used the then newly developed
tool of cinema-aroentgenography to record and demonstrate x-ray like movies of the
cranial plates movement in living people. The use of this new cinema-
aroentgenography technology and the further development of better x-ray equipment
gave the medical community a new and yet different look at the cranial plate functions
of the human skull. The idea that the skeletal cranial plates have movement can be
traced back to the early 1930’s, but it took until the mid 1970’s before technological
advances were able to prove these ideas. The development and use of cinema-
aroentgenography reinforced the idea that the skull is made up of 8 major different
plates, all moving in a specific direction, all are interrelated, and more importantly all
are effected if one cranial plate is misaligned. Instead of the idea of one solid piece of
bone as previously theorized.

The human skull is made up of 22 different individual bones. All of which are inter
related and work together in a rhythmic motion. These bones/cranial plates are inner-
related and more so are connected by a very fine layer of membrane or connective
joint tissue. This membrane/joint is the spacing in-between the different cranial plates,
much like the joints/connective tissue between our elbow and arms and in our knees
and legs. The skulls joints act as a rubber band having elasticity and in effect it helps
protect the brain from adverse impact and acts as cushion/flexes and bends when
struck by an outside force. It is well to mention at this point that when we breathe in
and out our cranial plates move in accordance with the rhythmic pattern of our
breathing. When the body is functioning at its greatest capacity or when the body is
functioning properly, with minimized distress the cranial plates will have micro
movement capability in all of their recipient membrane/joints, the space between each
cranial plate. Therefore, our craniums are always constantly expanding and
contracting with every breath we take.

Effective and proper movement of the cranial plates is indeed critical for and proper
brain function. The ability to breath in and out along with proper respiratory function
directly affects the brain and its stimulating functions. The brain itself also expands
and contracts. When the brain is expanding and contracting in its respiratory cycle, so
to, must the cranial plates expand and contract along with the expansion and
contraction of the brain. In many cases, such as with our bodies the inner layer
structure is all inner-connected in one form or another, all has interrelated function.
Meaning what effects one part will in some way have direct or indirect effect on
another functioning part. Thus if the brain is expanding and contracting in rhythmic
fashion, so to, must the cranial plates do the same. In a normal situation the eight
cranial plates are usually quite predictable in their intended and desired direction of
movement. The harmonious movement of the brain along with the cranial plates is an
absolute must for normal nerve pulsation and energy patterns that flow throughout the
human body. This effect in the past has been referred to as the systematic process
that lets “the respiratory system move the membrane’s of the internal cranial vault.”
[21] All eight cranial plates and all fourteen facial bones must be in proper alignment in
order for the body to maximize its full potential. This critical movement prevents the
increase in intracranial pressure, which is increased pressure on the cranial nerves
and on the cranial spinal nerves, the central nervous system. An increase in cranial
plate pressure, such as when two or more cranial plates are locked together causes a
disruption in proper brain function, this directly affects the cerebrospinal fluid, which
in turn feeds and lubricates the spinal nerves and in many cases if not treated will lead
to adverse conditions. These adverse conditions manifest themselves and are most
noticeable in stiffness of joints, lessened mobility, loss or poor vision, speech
impairments, and hearing impairments.

Each cranial plate has its own unique shape and desired optimum position of
movement. This movement is interrelated with the respiratory system, with ones
breathing patterns and with each other. The overall standing ideal is that it is
‘impossible to move any single bone of the skull without moving the bones adjoining
it.” [5] Unlike pictures of ridged bones the cranial plates of the skull are not as ridged,
when we and the bones are alive. In fact when we are living our bone structure and
mass within that structure are living as well. Our cranium plates at this point are more
smooth than ridged and have minute flexible capabilities. Much like a thick and heavy
piece of plastic that has the capability to flex and bend so do our cranial plates have
this micro flexibility, to be able to bend under great amounts of stress in attempts to
protect the brain. The function of the membranes/joints in-between the cranial plates is
the reason for the ability to not only expand and contract but, also acts as a cushion
and allows for the flexibility, to shift and bend.

Cranial Subluxation, for our purposes here, cranial refers to the cranial plates and
subluxation referring to the movement or the lack there of in the cranial plates. In
essence cranial subluxation is then the idea and study of movement in the cranial
bones/plates. The lack of movement in these eight plates, such as when the plates
become locked or frozen, leads to adverse health conditions. This locking leads to
pressure upon the cranium nerves that in turn are directly tied into the entire nervous
system, which in turn operates the motor skills and functions of the body.

All most all of what we know today about cranium movement comes from the study
and field of Osteopathy. Osteopathy was founded by Andrew Still in 1865, and is based
on the ideals that misaligned bones are the source cause of interference within the
normal fluid functions of the human body. Mainly the study of the vertebrae and the
function of the nervous system, or the lack there of, was the beginning goals of the
Osteopath. In 1930 William Sutherland demonstrated that cranial and spinal fluid could
be altered at the brain level. This is done by adjusting the cranium plates of the skull
and by locating the pressure points on the cranium and massaging them in attempts to
release pressure and to unlock the cranial joints/membranes; this is called the art of
Cranial Sacral Therapy. By doing so Sutherland minimized and in many cases
eliminated the various states of illness his patients were in. The use of what is
commonly called nasal specific also rose from the study of Cranial Osteopathy and we
will focus our attention on this effect later on.

To better understand this ideal of cranial plates let us look at a few diagrams so that
we can have a better idea of not only where the plates are located but also how they
interact with each other.
In this diagram we focus our attention towards the back of the head. We also see the
right cranial plates which are referred to as the Parietal bones. The lower part of the
back of the head is refereed to as the Occipital. From a back view, the Occipital is a
triangular shaped cranial plate. It can be argued that when one experiences neck pain
there is related compression of, not only the cranium not properly set on top of the
spin, but also that there are pinched nerves that run through the membrane/joints at
the base of the Occipital cranium plate. Therefore, if we experience a head jerking
motion in the form of a whiplash, a fall, accident, or other event it may indeed result in
the Occipital cranial plate shifting out of place thus compressing, adding stress to the
membrane/joint between the left and right Parietal cranium plates. This then causes
neck tension due to the restricted movement of the cerebrospinal fluid. In this next
diagram we look at the different segments of the cranium from the front/face view. The
large bone across the top of the forehead is referred to as the Frontal bone. The large
plate that runs in back of the eyes is referred to as the Sphenoid bone. There are also
other various membrane /joints here that we see lying across the bridge of the nose.
Behind the frontal bone is the right Parietal bone. Behind the Parietal bone is the
Occipital located at the base of the skull. The bottom plate is the right Temporal bone
and the plate right behind the eyes is part of the Sphenoid bone.
From underneath we get an inside view of how these different cranial plates inner-
connect with each other. In the following diagram the cranial plate at the top is the
frontal bone. The tong shaped area below the Frontal bone is the Ethmoid bone. The
butterfly shaped bone below the Ethmoid is the Sphenoid Bone and directly behind the
Sphenoid is the left and Right Temporal bone. At the base of this diagram is the
Occipital. The large hole in the center of the Occipital is where the Spinal Cord passes
through and attaches to the brain. This large opening is referred to at the Foramen
Magnum. Our focus here as well as being the key piece to the puzzle is the Sphenoid
bone. The Sphenoid bone is the only bone that has direct correlation and structural
joint/membrane contact with the eight other major cranial plates. At some point on
each of these plates they come into contact with the Sphenoid bone. The Sphenoid
bone takes the shape of a butterfly and is most notably located behind the eyes.
The Stephnoid Bone
The Sphenoid has a Vomer, a valve that rests along the side of the hard pallet.
This Vomer/valve then articulates or rocks back and forth in sequence with the
Sphenoid and the Occipital. This articulation, rocking back and forth, is referred to as
the Sphenobasilar Symphysis. This rocking motion is made possible by proper
breathing and repertory function. Proper breathing and repertory action is critical for
the rocking movement of the Sphenobasilar Symphysis/Vomer (valve). The rocking
motion of the vomer gently rocks the Sphenoid. This gentle rocking motion pumps the
Pituitary Gland, which is the master gland that contains the cerebrospinal fluid that
feeds/lubricates the entire nervous system from the brain down through the spinal
column and into our extremities. It is located and cradled in a small inner pocket on the
inside of the Sphenoid plate right behind the bridge of the nose. This little pocket is
referred to as the Stella Tursica. Usually and in many cases this rocking motion is
either, frozen stuck or erratic in motion.
Distortion of the cranial plates, such as the plates locking or knocked out of
place/sequence, may result in any level of interferences with any given cranial nerve.
Furthermore due to the coloration of the Facial bones and the connection between the
Sacrum and the Occipital abnormalities or disturbances can easily occur in the
function of the sacral nerves. For example; a fall that results in someone landing on
there pelvis/tailbone will have an adverse jarring effect on the placement of the sacrum
within the Iliac bone. This will then offset the Occipital and hence affect all of the
cranium plates. The shifting of the Occipital will cause the other cranial plates to shift,
in an adverse direction causing them to lock or sections to be pinched off. In this case,
the Occipital will directly have an impact on the Left and Right Parietal bones. In turn,
this will effect the Frontal plate and the Temporal plate. The impact from the fall will
travel up the spinal column to the point of entry into the base of the skull, the Foramen
Magnum, causing the Sphenoid plate to also shift in an adverse direction. This will
cause the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid to be pinched or even cut off, thereby
depriving the body of the needed cerebrospinal fluid needed to stimulate functional
mobility. We may not notice that this has happened, but we can feel the results. The
result of adverse impact manifests itself in the form of pressure on any given part of
the head usually, most noticeable along the lines of the cranial plate
joints/membranes. The result can be tension pressure/soreness in the neck, strain or
stress on the eyes, headaches, and various joint discomforts throughout the body. If
this event goes untreated or uncorrected the other cranial bones within a short time
frame will also be affected, such as the Zygomatic and the Maxillary. With this shifting
of the cranial plates from an adverse impact, within a short time the normal repertory
expanding and contracting functions and the cerebrospinal fluid flow of the cranium
nerves can become blocked or disrupted when they pass through the tinny
holes/foramina in the cranial plates the drainage passageways of the sinuses. When
the cranial plates are jammed together, usually by adverse outside impact it results in
a closed head injury, immediately restriction occurs in the pumping of the
cerebrospinal fluid. This then causes abnormal pressures to build in various locations
of the cranial plates. We feel these effects in the form of tension pain, headaches, and
if not corrected and resolved later anomalies present themselves, such as leg and
shoulder pain and stiffness in the joints throughout the body. Just because there is an
adverse impact, the brain and cranial plates don’t stop moving. They continue to go
through there cycle of expanding and contracting in accordance with there energetic
pulsations and with our respiratory breathing patterns. When the cranial plates
become locked/fused/stuck together the brain continues to expand and contract. This
puts direct pressure on the locked segments of the cranial plates it also adds to the
restriction of the amount of cerebrospinal fluid flow. Likewise; if the sacrum becomes
stuck or traumatized on one or on both sides of the Ilia the movement becomes
partially frozen. Movement will continue to occur but at a much lower level. The result
is that one or more areas of the reciprocal tension membrane become tight thus
lessening the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. As well the portions of the cranial plates that
still have flexibility/movement will also contribute to the build up of pressure and
further lockage of the segments that are damaged. As well it puts added stress/tension
upon the inner-cranial sinuses, the inner-cranial veins, and upon the cranial nervous
system. [5, 6, 9, 11, 14, 22,]

Up to this point we have been referring to the adult cranial plates, but what about the
skull of a small child. The illustration below gives us an example of what the skill of a
small child looks like.




We can easily see that the joint/membrane compound located in-between the cranial
plates is well defined. As the child grows older this cushion lessens and the plates
gradually grow closer together. However, what if the child’s cranial plates are locked
together or if there is relatively no joint/membrane cushioning present. This may be
caused by a difficult birth due to pressure upon the cranium during contractions
during the birthing process. The skull and cranial plates of a new born baby are very
soft and moveable. The trip down the birth canal can jam and lock these cranial plates.
A difficult birth where forceps are used may also lead to the development of cranial
plates locking. Locking of these plates can also be caused by bumps on the head, from
an auto accident or cases where a child has fallen down a set of stairs. This locking
and/or shifting of the cranial plates is caused by an outside blunt force and is made
possible by the adverse impact upon the head coming from any given angle/direction
and is predominately possible when the person is breathing in. When a person takes a
breath in the cranial plates expand ever so slightly. When someone is taking a breath
in and at the same time receives a blow to the head or a jarring effect in the neck, back
of head, body, due to a fall or whiplash it causes the cranial plates to shift adversely
out of place. When outside force or impact is implied upon the head at this point, the
cranial plates are vulnerable to miss alignment and lock once the person exhales.
When a person exhales, the cranial plates contract, if they are indeed bumped out of
place when the persons exhaling the cranial plates will become locked. Overall any
impact directly related to the head, neck, or the spinal region will cause the cranial
plates to shift and/or cause locking that will lead to dysfunction of the cerebrospinal
fluid flow. This then leads and contributes to the condition of impairing and
damaging/restricting the child’s abilities to have functional lime movement, hearing,
speech, mental enhancement, and vision. It is true that there are children who are born
without eardrums and who are born blind or both. In such cases or in cases where
there is a defined brain dysfunction other steps need to be taken to insure medical and
therapeutic means for the child. However, there are many cases that with, over time
and with therapy can unlock the nerves and joints/membranes, allowing the
cerebrospinal fluid to flow, thereby enabling the child to develop and grow in more of a
normal fashion. I know this to be true because I was one of these children. I will talk
more in-depth about this therapy later in this book. Right now we are in the picture
painting stage. So that we can understand the diverse, essential functions of the
cranial plates.

Craniosynostosis is a defined medical condition used to describe the sutures of the
skull. Craniosynostosis is the joint/membranes in a small child that are either; closed,
locked, compressed, or frozen. As described above this compression puts direct
pressure upon the cerebrospinal fluid, therefore, when this happens in a child and in
infancy it will cause diversions in the development of the brain. It will affect the normal
expanding and contracting of the brain and normal skull growth. When the brain starts
to grow and the cranial plates are locked it does not allow room for the brain to grow
normally. Put the added pressure of the brains expansion and contracting cycles into
the mix and we can see that the child’s neurological system starts to show signs of
dysfunction. Since the cranial plates are locked and the brain is trying to force its way
into growth it puts direct pressure on the cerebrospinal fluid and in turn puts pressure
upon the whole system. This pressure can then build and adds up to the point where
the nerves can be entirely pinched off. Lack of cerebrospinal fluid leads to stiffness in
the child’s limbs, decreases mobility, may cause speech, vision, and hearing loss, and
it drastically limits the mental growth capacity of the developing brain in a growing
child. As well it leads to stunted growth and contributes to larger than normal head
growth (water on the brain referred to as melon heads, the build up of cerebrospinal
fluid unable to properly exit into the body.)

Let me purpose a question. Have you ever seen a child or a picture of a child, who’s
sides of there head are narrow, the temple region right above and in front of the ears.
Or it looks like there head has been put in a vice and squeezed? Many of us have, and
though we try to ignore this dysfunction and try to ignore special needs, because it
makes us uneasy, it does us well to understand why they are this way and look for a
means to be able to correct this dysfunction. Indeed when we see a picture of a person
either as an adult, child, or infant that has there temporal plates compressed thus
making them appear like there head has been placed in a vice. We can easily say that
there is adverse intracranial pressure upon the brain where the Sphenoid intersects
with the right and left Temporal cranial plates, with the Frontal plate, and with the left
and right Parietul plates, as well as with the Occipital plate. This adverse pressure
varies differently in person to person, however the overall results are the same. It is
the lack of cerebrospinal fluid flow due to locked/compressed cranial plates. If
untreated, the child’s head and body will remain in a constant state of pressure that is
unable to correct itself. This state of constant intracranial pressure is so great that in
many cases sinus problems, headaches, and migraines. However, it also leads to life
long disabilities, loss of hearing, loss of vision, loss of speech, neck disorders, spinal
misalignment, loss of mental capacity to reason, as well as effects the normal growth
of the child. Usually the longer these dysfunctions persist without treatment the longer
it will take to correct itself once series of treatments/therapy begin. However, there
have been cases where speech, vision, and hearing have been restored with only a
small hand full of treatments.

Think of it this way, when our leg or foot goes to sleep and we finally realize it, it takes
longer to wake it up by restoring blood flow and circulation than it took to pinch off the
nerve to the leg that put it to sleep in the first place. The same is true with any part of
the human body and the head is no exception. It takes time for the body to heal and it
takes time to correct these dysfunctions. Results and improvement with treatments
and physical therapy vary widely. Some improvements are immediately noticeable
others take time even years to correct. The key is that there is a procedure, a non
medical procedure that works to unlock these locked cranial plates and restores
functional capabilities to those who have lost it or to those who have never had it
before. [5, 6, 8, 7, 10, 13, 21]
Chapter II The Relationship of Spine

We now turn our attention towards the spine, the shape of the spine and the relation it
has to various bodily functions. We will devote more time to the spinal nervous
system. But before we do we need to formulate an idea of the spinal column so that we
may better develop our understanding. The common and accepted understanding is
that the shape of the head will determine the positioning of the spine and its related
vertebras needed to support the shape and weight of the head. This positioning
determines the relation of the spinal and pelvic posture in the body. A good way to
think of the spine is as a linked set of bones/segments that are flexible and shift or
move/bend with the natural flow of the body. The spine is connected on both ends. In
the lower regions it has a series of nerves and muscular tissue that connects it to the
pelvic bones. In the upper region the spine flows through the Foramen Magnum in the
Occipital cranial plate and is surrounded by the brain and connected with a series of
muscles and nerve endings. The spine itself is supported on either side by various
muscles within the back, that parallel the spine and spinal column. Without these back
muscles the spine would twist and turn much like a coil or a snake. The muscles in the
back help keep the spine in alignment with the head and the pelvis and also helps keep
the nervous system that runs along the spine in a free flowing functional state. The
main function of the spine is to assist in holding the body upright. This is an essential
function and critical in the neck and upper back, between the shoulder blades. The
reason why this area is so critical is do to the fact that most all aspects of the nervous
system is located and housed inside of the skull. An unstable skull, shifted cranial
plates, and misaligned vertebra puts excess pressure upon the nervous system. This
manifests itself in the form of pinched nerves and decreased flow of cerebrospinal
fluid needed to lubricate the entire nervous system and resulting in abnormal body
function. The overall positioning of the spine and the muscles supporting it are
determined by the nervous systems need to structuralize and maintain the
skulls/cranial plates stability. When the cranial plates get shifted or locked it
dramatically shifts the balancing capabilities of the head. This shifting and the ability
to balance the head directly effects and causes alterations in spinal postural
capabilities. To better understand which sections of the spine the nervous system
effects, in relation to the whole body lets take a look at the illustration to the right. The
Cervical section of the spine is located in the upper portion of the spine and contains
vertebras C1 through C8. The Cervical section is broken into three sections. The first
consisting of and connecting to the cranial nerves located just above the C1 vertebra,
connected to the brainstem and are surrounded and protected by the Occipital and the
left and right Temporal Bones. These cranial nerves supply cerebrospinal fluid and add
supportive function to the blood supply. This effects the development and function of
the head, the scalp, bones of the face, brain, base of the skull, eyes, ears, eustachian
tubes, nose, sinuses/forehead, mouth/tongue, vocal chords, tonsils, neck muscles,
shoulders, esophagus, heart/coronary arteries, bronchial tubs/lungs, liver, stomach,
pancreas, spleen, small intestines and to the colon.
The second part of the cervical section is refereed to as the cervical plexus and is
made up of C1 through C4. The cervical plexus supplies nerve function to the scalp,
base of the skull, neck muscles, and to the diaphragm. The third part of the cervical
section is referred to as the brachial plexus and is made up of C4 through C8. The
brachial plexus provides function to the neck muscles, shoulders, elbows,
arms/forearms, wrists, hands/fingers, esophagus, heart/coronary arteries, bronchial
tubes/lungs and the chest/breast.

The Thoracic section of the spine is located from the shoulders down to the small of
the back. It consists of T1 through T12 vertebras. The thoracic is divided into two
sections. The first section is referred to as the sympathetic ganglion; this section
consists of T1 through T4. The sympathetic ganglion provides nerve function and
stimulates the blood supply in the head, the brain, eyes, ears/Eustachian tubes, nose
sinuses/forehead, mouth/tongue, esophagus, heart/coronary arteries, bronchial
tubes/lungs and to the chest/breast. The second section of the thoracic is referred to
as the celica plexus and it consists of T5-T10. The celiacplexus provides nerve
function to the chest/breasts, gall bladder, liver, diaphragm, stomach, pancreas,
spleen, kidneys, small intestines, and to the appendix. T11 and T12 are in a category of
there own. T11 provides nerve function to the small intestines, uterus, and to the
colon. T12 nerve provides function to the uterus, buttocks, and to the colon. The small
of the back/spinal cord is referred to as the lumbar region. The lumbar region consists
of L1 through L5. This section is referred to as the lumbar plexus. The lumbar plexus
provides nerve functions to the uterus, large intestines, buttocks, groin, reproductive
organs, colon, to the upper legs/thighs, knees, and to the sciatic nerve. The last
section of the spinal column is referred to as the sacral section and is made up of the
S1 through S5 tailbone segments of the spinal cord. The sacral is made up and
referred to as the sacral plexas. The sacral plexus provides nerve function to the
buttocks, to the reproductive organs, the bladder, prostate gland, sciatic nerve, lower
legs, ankles, feet, arches, and toes. The tail end of the sacral provides function to the
coccyx, which provides function to the rectum. [24]



Chapter 3 The Nervous System and the Brain~
The Human Nervous System consists of the Central Nervous System, which relates to
the Brain and the Spinal Cord, and the Peripheral Nervous System, which relates to the
functions of the body and how the body responds and acts to these functions.

The Central Nervous System is divided into two parts, which are the brain and the
spinal cord. On average the adult human brain weighs in at 1.3 to 1.4 kg, or about 3
pounds. The brain itself contains about 100 billion nerve cells that are referred to as
neurons, and the brain has trillions of supporting cells called glia that support the
neuron cells. The second part of the Central Nervous System is the Spinal Cord. The
spinal cord is approximately 43 cm long in the adult woman and approximately 45 cm
long in the adult mail and weighs in at about 35 to 40 grams. It is also relevant to point
out that the vertebral column that houses the spinal cord is approximately 70 cm long.
This tells us that the spinal cord is much shorter than the vertebral column, and that it
extends from the skull (foramen magnum) to the first lumbar vertebra. But none the
less the spinal cord has extended fibers that branch out in a wide array of webbing.

The Peripheral Nervous System is made up of 12 pair of cranial nerves and their
related branches are made up of 31 pair of spinal nerves that are further subdivided
into their correlated branches. There are two main divisions to the Peripheral Nervous
System. The first is the Somatic Nervous System, which supplies and receives
information from fibers connected to neurons throughout the body, to and from the
skin, joints, tendons, and skeletal muscles. The somatic nervous system also consists
of peripheral nerve fibers that act as sensory senders of information to the central
nervous system. It also consists of motor nerve fibers that send information to the
skeletal muscles. It is well to point out that at times these fibers are referred to as
Axons, the delivery link to the cell body that is either located in the brain or spinal cord
and to the skeletal muscles, which in turn sends information out to the tendons, joints,
and skin. The second division of the Peripheral Nervous System is referred to as the
Viscera, which are motor fibers. These fibers supply the cardiac muscles, smooth
muscles, and the glands. The glands, smooth muscles and the cardiac muscles make
up the Autonomic Nervous System. The Autonomic Nervous System is then made up
of two divisions. The first is the Parasympathetic Division, which is important for the
control of normal bodily functions, such as the heart, lungs, bladder, liver, kidneys,
and other bodily related functions. The second is referred to as the Sympathetic
Division and is also referred to as the Fight or Flight division, which in itself helps the
body cope with both internal and external stress factors.
The nervous system is embedded within the cranium and its effect reaches all the way
down to the smallest nerve endings in our toes. For our purpose here we focus on an
overview of the nervous system and how it effects/ties into the function of the bodies
well being. By doing so we will be able to clearly see the point of contact where
subdexcation can take place and how it affects the entire skeletal structure.

Like the brain the spinal nervous system consists of both gray and white matter. The
gray matter (Anterior gray horn) is made up of cell bodies and is centrally located and
surrounded by Myelinated Axons, the white matter. The Myelinated Axons/white matter
of the spinal cord is made up of descending and ascending fiber tracks that carry
messages to and from the brain. The ascending fiber tracks transmit sensory
information from receptors in the tendons, joints, skin, and skeletal muscles, the
Somatic Nervous System.
The descending fiber tracks transmit motor function information to the glands and to
the skeletal cardiac, and the smooth muscle system of the body, the Peripheral
Nervous System. These spinal column nerve fibers are also responsible for reflex
toward the outward environment. In this description reflex refers to a multiple rapid
unconscious response to changes in the external and internal environment of ones
body. These reflexes are the neural pathways that information and impulses flow/travel
in any given response to stimuli within the bodies system and also to response to
outward interaction. We can then conclude that these reflexes are the super fiber
highway that carries impulse signals to the spinal column and to and from the brain.
There are 5 components to these reflexes. The first is the receptor, which responds to
the inner or outer stimulus. The second is the efferent pathway/sensory neuron, which
transmits impulses into the spinal cord. The third is the central nervous system, the
part of the nerves that are intertwined within the spinal cord and where information is
processed. The forth reflex is the efferent pathway, which is the motor neuron that
transmits impulses and information out of the spinal cord. The fifth reflex is the
effector, which can either be a muscle or take the form of a gland. This effector
receives the impulse/information from the motor neuron/efferent pathway and then
carries out the desired response to either the outside element or an internal response
to the bodies many functions.




There are 31 pair of spinal nerves and each one of them has a dorsal root and a ventral
root. The dorsal root is a sensory nerve that conducts impulses into the spinal cords
central nervous system. The dorsal root has a ganglion, which is a tissue mass that
makes up and provide relay points for the neurological functions of the body. These
ganglions contain the cells bodies of the sensory neurons. These sensory neuron
fibers pass through the dorsal root. Each single spinal nerve includes multiple
sensors/efferent neurons. Many of these sensory/efferent neurons conduct impulses
to form somatic structures. Those structures are the joints, tendons, skin, and skeletal
muscles. The ventral root is motor related and conducts impulses of information out of
the spinal cords central nervous system. The ventral structures are made up of glands,
cardiac muscles and smooth muscles.

The spinal nerves and the peripheral nervous system can be divided into four
categories. The Somatic afferent, the Somatic efferent, the Visceral afferent, and the
Visceral efferent. Somatic afferent neurons are sensory indicators that conduct
impulses and send information to and from receptors in the skin, tendons, joints, and
the skeletal muscles. The Neurons/receptors that are located in the skin are
responsible for sensing touch, pain, pressure, and temperature. These seniority
receptors are referred to as exteroceptors. Neurons/receptors that are located in the
joints, tendons and the skeletal muscles provide the brain with information relating to
the bodies position and movement. These seniority receptors are referred to as
proprioceptors. These somatic afferent neurons are uni-polar and enter the spinal cord
through the dorsal root. The cell bodies for these fibers are located in the dorsal root
ganglia. The somatic efferent neurons are motor related and conduct impulses
originating from the spinal cord to the skeletal muscles. The somatic efferent neurons
are multi-polar and have cell bodies located strategically within the gray matter of the
spinal cord. These somatic efferent neurons leave the spinal cord through the vertral
root and through the spinal nerves.
The visceral afferent neurons are mainly sensory neurons that indeed conduct
impulses originated in receptors within the smooth muscle and the cardiac muscle.
These visceral neurons are collectively referred to as visceroceptors or as
interceptors. Visceral neurons are uni-polar and they enter the spinal cord through the
dorsal root and their cell bodies are housed and located in the dorsal root ganglia,
much like the somatic neurons.

Visceral efferent neurons conduct motor impulses to the smooth muscle, the cardiac
muscle, and to various glands. Some of these visceral neurons begin in the brain
others are located and begin in the spinal cord. It is well to mention that it takes two
visceral neurons to conduct and impulse, these impulses are then broken down into
two categories, the visceral efferent 1 and the visceral efferent 2. The visceral efferent
1 is also referred to as the preganglionic neuron. It is a multi-polar neuron that begins
in the spinal cords gray matter. The preganglionic neuron leaves the spinal cord
through the ventral root then leaves the spinal nerve through the white ramus and
ends up in an autonomic ganglion. The ramus acts as a gate/doorway for impulse
signals to travel on. In the ganglion the visceral efferent 1 neuron connects/sparks with
the visceral efferent 2 neuron. The visceral efferent 2 neuron is also referred to as the
postganglionic neuron and is also considered to be multi-polar and begins in the
sympathetic ganglion where its cell body is located. Visceral efferent 2 neurons exit
the ganglion through the gray matter of the spinal cord then precede to the cardiac
muscle, the smooth muscle, or to various glands.




Visceral efferent neurons are motor neurons that conduct pulses to smooth muscles
and to cardiac muscles. These neurons make up the Autonomic Nervous System.
The autonomic nervous system is entirely motor related, controls the smooth muscle
of the internal organs. It also controls the glands and consists of three divisions. The
Sympathetic Division, the Parasympathetic Division, and the Enteric Nervous System.
The rhythmic impulses, from these divisions always travels along two neurons, the
preganglionic (visceral efferent 1) and the postganglionic (visceral efferent 2).

The Sympathetic Division leaves the central nervous system through a series of spinal
nerves/fibers and extends into the thoracic and lumbar regions of the spine. The
sympathetic neurons also prepare the body for intense physical activity in the case of
stressful situations. The sympathetic is comprised of two different neurons, the
preganglionic neurons/fibers, which are rather short, and the postganglionic
neurons/fibers, which are rather long. The parasympathetics neurons help regulate the
body’s functions such as in digestion and the slow down/relaxation after a given
stressful situation. These neurons leave the central nervous system through cranial
nerves as well as spinal nerves located in the sacral region of the spinal cord.
The Parasympathetic Division is important for the control of normal bodily functions,
such as the heart, lungs, bladder, liver, kidneys, and other bodily related functions and
its preganglionic neurons/fibers are rather long and its postganglionic
neurons/fibers are short.

The Enteric Nervous System is the third division of the autonomic nervous system. It
is a collective mass of nerve fibers that interact with the viscera, which connect and
operate the gastrointestinal track, the pancreas, and the gall bladder.
We now turn our focus towards identifying some slight differences between the
Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System. In the central nervous
system groups of neurons/fibers are referred to as nuclei. In the peripheral nervous
system groups of neurons/fibers are referred to as ganglia. As well groups of axons
are referred to as tracks in the central nervous system, and in the peripheral nervous
system they are referred to as nerves.

In the peripheral nervous system neurons/fibers can be divided into three groups. The
sensory (afferent) group that carry information into the center of the nervous system
from sensory organs and the motor (efferent) group carry the information back out and
away from the central nervous system towards the muscle to give it the command and
control desired. The second of these peripheral divisions is referred to as the cranial
division. It connects the brain to the periphery fibers and to the spinal cord. The third
of these is the somatic, which connects the skin and muscles with the central nervous
system as well as providing connections to the internal organs from the central
nervous system.

The Nervous System of the Brain:

The human brain is truly an independent and amazing structure comprised and made
up with millions of cells. All too often we take our brains capabilities for granted. Not
only does the brain allow in our ability to think, learn, and process thought but it also
acts as the central area of function for the entire body. We see this in the correlation of
the cranial nervous system, where more than not true causes/roots of dysfunction take
shape and manifest themselves.
From the illustrations above we can see that the there are 12 different pair of cranial
nerves.

I the Olfactory Nerve; is responsible for smell.

II the Optic Nerve; is responsible for vision.

III the Oculomoter Nerve; is responsible for eye movement and for pupil dilation.

IV the Trochlear Nerve; is responsible for eye movement.

V the Trigeminal Nerve; process sensory information, such as touch and pain from the
face and head and from the muscles that are used for chewing.

VI the Abducens Nerve; is also responsible for eye movement.

VII the Facial Nerve; is responsible for the interior 2/3rds of the tongue and is related to
taste, as well as sensory information for the ears, and also controls the muscles that
are used in facial expressions.

VIII the Vestibulocochlear Nerve; is responsible for hearing and balance.

IX the Glossopharyngeal Nerve; is responsible for 1/3rd of the taste in the tongue,
responsible for processing sensory information from the tongue, the tonsils, and from
the pharynx The pharynx is the segment/portion of the neck and throat that is also a
part of the respiratory system. It also controls some muscles used in swallowing.

X the Vagus Nerve; is responsible for motor functions and the automatic functions of
the viscera, which include the heart rate, various glands, and digestion.

XI the Spinal Accessory Nerve; is responsible for the control of muscles that are used
during head movement.

XII the Hypoglossal Nerve; is responsible for controlling the muscles of the tongue.

The structure of the brain is made up of eight different regions, the Medullar, the
Ponds, Cerebral Cortex, Cerebellum, Hypothalamus, the Thalamus, the Limbic System,
and the Midbrain region.

The Medulla runs continuously throughout the spinal cord and contains ascending and
descending neuron fiber tracks that relay information between the spinal cord and
various parts of the brain. The medulla contains three critical centers. The first of
which is the carioinhibitory center, which regulates the heart beat. The second is the
respiratory center, which regulates the natural rhythm of breathing, and the third is the
vasomotor center, which regulates the diameter of the blood vessels. The medulla
originate out of five of the cranial nerves, VIII the vestibulocochlear, IX the
glossopharyngeal, X the vagus nerve, XI the accessory, and XII the hypoglossal.

There are also various Pons in the structure of the brain. Their function is to bridge the
connections of the spinal cord with the brain and with each other. The pons originate
out of four cranial nerves, V the trigeminal, VI the abducens, VII the facial, and VIII the
vestibulocochlear nerve. The pons also contains the pneumotaxic center, which is part
of the respiratory center.

The Cerebral Cortex functions include the throat, thought, reasoning, perception,
language, and voluntary movement. The cerebral cortex is a thin sheet of tissue that
makes up the outer layer of the brain. Its thickness varies from 2 to 6 mm. The right
and left sides of the cerebral cortex are connected with a thick array of nerve fibers
that are referred to as corpus callosum. In the human anatomy the cerebral cortex
looks like it has many bumps and grooves in it. These bumps are referred to as gyrus
and the grooves are referred to as sulcus.

The Cerebellum operates balance, posture, and movement and is located behind the
brainstem. The cerebellum is also divided into two hemispheres and has a cortex that
surrounds these hemispheres. The brainstem provides function to ones breathing
pattern, the heart rate, and the blood pressure. The brainstem is a general term for the
area located between the thalamus and spinal cord. The thalamus is comprised and
made up of a series of fibers that are then further subdivided into subparts. The
thalamus has mutual functions. It carries blood supply to a number of arteries,
including the inferolateral arteries, the polar and paramedian arteries and to posterior
arteries, which are sub branches of the posterior cerebral artery. The thalamus also
acts as a translator where variopus neuroligical input signals are processed into a
reconizable form that is read by the cortex. It is also well to point out that the thalamic
sensory signals reach one or several regions that are located deep inside the cortex.
The thalamus also plays a key role in the regulation of sleep and the state of being
awake as well as playing a major role in the level of awareness and sentitual arousal
activity, lack of this operation is reconized as the state of comatosis, or the state of
being in a coma.




Elements within the brain stem include the medulla, pons, tecum, reticular, formation,
the tegmentum, the cerebral cortex, medullary body, and the basal
ganglia.

The Medulla Oblongata is considered to be the lower portion of the brainstem. It is
located above the spinal cord, and below the Pons. The medulla is considered to be
divided up into two portions. The first being an open port that is relatively close to the
pons and the second is considered to be a closed port and is located further down on
the spinal column.

The Pons are structures located on the brain stem. The pons are located above the
medulla, but below the midbrain section of the central nervous system pons play a
critical role in acting as the relays sensory information center between the cerebellum
and cerebrum or between the spinal column and the brain.

The reticular are fibers that are made up of one or more very thin and delicately woven
strands referred to as type III collagen, but for our purposes we will refer to them as
thinly woven fiber strands. These fibers build a structured and highly developed
ordered network of cellular connections as well as also provide a supportive network
of fibers connected to neurons. These fibers then act as the relay system in which
signals are transmited and carried from one point in the body to the next. Such as
sensory information from the spinal colum to the brain.
The Tegmentum is the part of the midbrain that extends from the substantia nigra to
the cerebral aqueduct. The tegmentum forms the floor of the midbrain, which
surrounds the cerebral aqueduct.




The Cerebral Cortex sends electronic signals refered to as connections (efferents) and
receiver connections (afferents) from mutual regions of the brain and spinal column,
including the thalamus and basal ganglia. The body’s ability to have sensory
stimulation arrives in the cerebral cortex through different thalamic nuclei. Such as in
the case of touch, vision, and sound. The two hemispheres of the cerebral cortex
receive information from the opposite sides of the body. For example, the right cortex
on the right side of the brain receives information from the left side of the body and the
left cortex side of the brain receives information from the right side of the body. This
helps us determine which areas control cretin neurological movements and functions.
It also helps us determine which areas of the brain that may be under greater pressure
or have suffered damage.

The cortex is the outer 2 to 4 mm of the cerebrum it contains and consists of gray
matter (cell bodies) and white matter (axons/myelin).




The Medullary Body is an inspiratory neuron that is located in the inspiratory center of
the medula. Signals to the medullary neuron come from the peripheral
chemoreceptors, the carotid body, the aortic body, and the central chemoreceptors. Its
prime funtion is to regulate breathing and breathing patterns.

The Basal Ganglia is responsible for the control of voluntary muscle movement. The
basal ganglia are groups that include the golbus pallidus, caudat nucleus, subthalamic
nucleus, putamen, and the substania nigra.

The Golbus Pallidus is one of three nuclei that make up the basal ganglia and is
divided into two sections, the globus pallidus externa and the globus pallidus interna.
Its main function is to receive input signals from other nuclei that are associated to the
nervous system and then acts as a transmitter through the globus pallidus interna to
relay/send this information on to other nuclei and to the thalamus.

The caudat nucleus is a telencephalic nucleus that is located within the basal ganglia.
The caudate nuclei’s are located near the center of the brain, located in each
hemisphere and sit on top of the thalamus. The caudate nucles was once thought of as
the primarily sorce involved with control and voluntary movement. It is now
considered to be a crucial part of the brain's learning process and memory system.
The Subthalamic Nucleus is considered to be a small thin lens shaped nucleus and is a
part of the basal ganglia system. The subthalamic nucleus is located next to the
thalamus and is used to help stimulate and regulate impulse/signal flow to and from
the brain and the spinal colum.

The Putamen is a portion/segment of the basal ganglia that forms the outer part of the
lenticular nucleus and it plays a key funtional role in ones ability to have reinforced
learning capabilities.
The Substania Nigra separates the pes (foot) from the tegmentum (covering). The
substania nigra is a major portion of the basal ganglia system. It is responsible for the
production of dopamine in the brain. The dopamine neurons are activated by
unexpected stimuli, the stimuli act as primary rewards in the absence of predictive
stimuli and during the process of learning.

The Hypothalamus is responsible for providing function to the regulation of the body
temperature, hunger, thirst, emotions, the pituitary gland, and to the circadian
rhythms, natural rhythmic patterns within the body. The hypothalamus also controls
the autonomic nervous system; it regulates the reception and sensory impulses from
the viscera, the internal organs of the body, and assists as an intermediary between
the nervous system and the endocrine system and also is responsible for the
regulation of food intake. The hypothalamus is made up of several different areas and
it is located at the base of the brain. One of the important functions that the
hypothalamus is responsible for is the regulation of the body’s temperature, it acts as
a thermostat by sending regulating pulses to the brain to either warm or cool the body.
When we are too hot the hypothalamus sends singles to the brain that allows the
pours/capillaries in the skin to expand, this expansion of pours allows the blood to
cool at a faster rate.

The Thalamus is responsible for sensory processing and movement and is the relay
station for all sensory impulses except for the olfaction, the sense of smell. The
thalamus also receives sensory information and then relays this information to the
cerebral cortex. The cerebral cortex also sends information to the thalamus, which
then is transmitted into other areas of the brain and spinal cord.

The Limbic system is responsible for the control of ones emotions that include
aggression, fear, hunger, and regulation of sexual drive and behavior. The limbic
system is a group of nuclei and fiber tracks that are located in various parts of the
cerebral cortex, the thalamus, and the hypothalamus. The Lumbar system also
includes the amygdale, the hippocampus (important for memory), mammillary bodies,
and the cingulated gyrus.

The Amygdale are a pair of almond shaped neurons located deep inside the temporal
lobes of the brain. The amygdale is vital to the ability to process memory and
emotional reactions.

The Mammillary Bodies are small, round in shape, and are located on the undersurface
of the brain, these mammillary bodies form a portion of the limbic system and contain
two groups of nuclei. The medial mammillary nuclei, and the lateral mnmmillary nuclei.
The mammillary bodies act as a relay for impulse signals that travel through the brain,
the thalamus, and on to the nervous system and spinal cord. The mammillary bodies
also play a critical role in the development and retention/recalling of memory and
sensory memory movements.
The Cingulated Gyrus wraps around the corpus callosum and is located above the
cingulate sulcus. The coral/wrap around part of the cingulate gyrus is referred to as
the cingulate cortex. The cingulate gyrus receives signals from the anterior nucleus,
                                                which is a portion of the thalamus. It
                                                also receives signals from the
                                                somatosensory areas of the cerebral
                                                cortex. The cingulated gyrus then
                                                projects/ sends these signals/impulses
                                                to the entorhinal cortex via/through the
                                                cingulum. The cingulated gyrus
                                                functions as an integral part of the
                                                limbic system, which is involved with
                                                emotion formation and processing,
                                                learning, and memory. These specific
                                                areas are important for controlling the
                                                emotional responses in any given
                                                situation. It is well to note that the
                                                Hippocampus is responsible for
                                                learning and memory and it makes up
                                                only one part of the limbic system.

                                                The Reticular Formation is responsible
                                                for the ability to awakening from sleep
                                                and to maintain consciousness. It is
                                                located in various portions of the
                                                spinal cord, the medulla, pons,
                                                midbrain, and in the hypothalamus.



                                                The Midbrain is responsible for
                                                providing visual reflexes, body
                                                movement, eye movement, and is the
                                                relay center for auditory/hearing
                                                information and are referred to as the
                                                corpora quadrigemina. There are two
pairs of rounded knobs on the surface of the midbrain these rounded knobs are the
corpora quadrigemina, and they contain the centers for certain visual reflexes such as
movement in the eyes to be able to view an item as the head rotates/turns. It also
contains the hearing reflex center that operates the head in movement towards a
sound so that the sound can be picked up and heard better. The midbrain is made up
of ascending and descending neuron fiber tracks referred to as cerebral peduncles,
and the midbrain is the origin of two cranial nerves, the III cranial nerve, the
oculomotor and the IV crainia nerve the trochlear.

The midbrain also includes the superior and inferior colliculi and the red nucleus. The
superior colliculls are located directly below the thalamus and surround the pineal
gland. The superior colliculus is indeed involved in the placement of the eye when
there are slight adjustments of eye movement and eye-head coordination. The superior
colliculus revives visual and auditory impulses/signals in its superficial layers, its
outer layers. In the deeper layers of the superior colliculus it is connected and
intertwined with the sensorimotor fibers of the brain. Working as a healthy body and as
a whole this segment is responsible for the ability of the head and eyes to turn toward
something seen or heard.

The Inferior Colliculi are located next to the superior colliculus located right above the
trochlear nerve. The inferior colliculus is the primary midbrain of the auditory pathway.
It receives impulse signals from several different brain steam nuclei as well as signals
from the auditory cortex.
The Red Nucleus is located inside the rostral midbrain and is involved in the body’s
motor coordination. In the human body this motor control is mainly centralized and
responsible for the controls and movement capabilities of some of the lower arm and
hand movement but its main function is to provide movement control to the upper
arms and to the shoulders. It is well to point out that in infancy when a child starts to
crawl; this motor function is regulated and controlled by the red nucleus. The red
nucleus receives thousands of sensory pulses/signals from the cerebellum and from
the body’s motor cortex. Once these signals are received the red nucleus then
processes and transmits these signals/commands down and out through the spinal
cord.




Now that we have a general overview of the cranial nerves we can point out a few
important elements that are worth noting. These elements will lead us in a general
direction and help us form our ability to understand dysfunction that may in many
cases manifest itself in the forms of disabilities. The Hiatal Hernia Syndrome is the
pinching of the (X) Vagus nerve this pinching restricts the flow of cerebrospinal fluid
causing varing degrees of dysfunction. The pinching of this nerve causes the Vagus
Nerve Imbalance (VNI). This imbalance usually causes hyperexcitability, however there
have been cases where decreases in energy flow have occurred. From this imbalance
and enhanced state of excitability any given number of organs can begin to
tighten/wind up and malfunction. The diaphragm will be directly affected and normal
breathing patterns no longer occur. Children with learning disabilities and behavioral
disorders, such as Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia almost always have this
imbalance. In this case the pinched nerve causes a winding tension that aggravates
the body and causes other neurological impulse/information systems to likewise
tighten up/tense up, to the point that the individual is wound so tight that you think
they were about to break. To unwind the tension in these types of cases gentle
massaging of the cranium and adjustments in the spinal column will work wonders,
also endonasal/nasal specific will dramatically release this tension and will help
unwind and lessen the tension that these individuals are in. Over time as the body
unwinds regular breathing patterns will return, directly affecting the functional
capabilities of the cranial nerves and the spinal nerves. The results are indeed
effective, the individual/child will be able to concentrate better, hold attention, be able
to sit for longer periods of time, and their mental reasoning will be able to grow. It is
very important to work towards the effects of unwinding the tension in the individual
before one is able to help and further enhance their overall development.

The (V) cranial nerve, the Trigeminal Nerve, starts at the base and travels along the
front part of the skull as well as it travels along the ear. It forms the ganglion and then
separates into three divisions. The ophthalmic division, which supplies cerebrospinal
fluid to most of the scalp, upper eyelid, cornea, and to the tear glands. The maxillary
division, which supplies cerebrospinal fluid to the cheek and to the upper jaw, and the
mandibular division, which supplies cerebrospinal fluid to the tongue, the lower jaw,
and to the corresponding jaw muscles. These three branches then separate off into
multiple branches or into multiple fibers.

Anesthesia Doloras is when the nerve fibers that provide the ability to touch and feel
are damaged, pinched off, and result in lessened sensory feeling or totally
eliminated/paralyzed. This happens in the sensory nerve fiber that allows the sense of
touch. However the pain fibers and neurons remain intact. This then leaves the
individual with the sensation of numb pain.

Neuropathic Pain is caused by multiple types of strain and damage upon the nervous
system, including brain trauma, traumatic brain injuries, inflammation, and exerted
pressure that results in intense compression or crushing. Out of these compressions
comes the term of trigeminal neuralgia, which is the swelling or enlarging of the blood
vessels pushing against any given nerve. We see this effect in stress related
conditions such as neck pain, headache, and other various traumas that cause blood
to flow quickly to a damaged area. Migraines are also caused by the release of
biochemical substance referred to as serotonin which is housed and stored within the
blood platelets. The blood vessels narrow when serotonin is released; when the
kidneys absorb this fluid into their system the level needed to support optimum brain
function is depleted. This causes and results in a strain on the amount of serotonin in
the brain, thus causing the blood vessels to expand. This expansion in the blood
vessels then puts direct force on the nerve fibers; the result is the formation and
actuality of headaches, and migraines. Over 90% of the blood supply that is used to
stimulate the brain is drained through our major blood vessels that pass through the
jugular, the space between the temporal and occipital cranial plates. Likewise there are
three cranial nerves that also pass through the jugular. They are, (IX) the
glossopharyngeal, which is responsible for 1/3rd of the taste in the tongue,
responsible for processing sensory information from the tongue, the tonsils, and from
the pharynx. It also controls some muscles used in swallowing. (X) the vagus, which is
responsible for motor functions and the automatic functions of the viscera, which
include the heart rate, various glands, and digestion and the (XI) spinal accessory,
which is responsible for the control of muscles that are used during head movement.

At this point it is worth while to mention that the vagus nerve also goes on to provide
function and control to the sensations, activities and function of many of the bodies
organs and movements. Some of them include breathing, respiratory function,
circulation, and digestion. When the blood vessels that pass through the jugular are
agitated it pressurizes the nerves that also pass through the jugular, when this
happens dysfunction sets in The breathing pattern is so important to point out here, do
to the fact that it is absolutely critical to have optimum respiratory function in order to
maintain homeostasis and equality, stimulation, and proper nerve and neuron/fiber
function throughout the body. In short, the lack of optimum breathing leads to
lessened respiratory patterns, which then leads to lessened articulation in the vomer
bone and directly affects the sphenoid cranial plate. When this happens the master
gland decreases its pulsation of cerebrospinal fluid, due to the decrease rocking
movement in the vomer bone. This decrease in respiratory function then causes the
secretion of the master gland, the cerebrospinal fluid to decrease in rotation and
proper flow throughout the entire nervous system, which in turn decreases the
neuron/fiber ability to properly function. Out of this, this author knows of two things
that can set in. The body starts to tighten/wind up, creating unnecessary tension,
anxiety, and hypertension. The second is that dysfunctions start to work against the
normal flow and development of the body, causing cramps, arthritis, and paralysis,
loss of feeling, decreased motor skills, and loss of optimum function in the bodily
organs, such as the kidneys, the bladder, and decreased feeling in the bowels or in the
colan.

A crucial and essential part of the nervous system is the neurotransmitters, which are
chemically based and allow the nerves to send and receive electronic pulse signals
amongst themselves. The neurotransmitters flow across the gaps between adjacent
cranial nerves as well as flow throughout the cerebrospinal fluid. This then allows
those nerves and neurons/fibers in the farthest corners of the spinal column the ability
to communicate with one another.

We know that the brain is like a sponge, soaking up information and also soaking up
functioning materials such as the blood and various chemicals needed to stimulate the
brain and the brains growth. Under normal conditions the brain expands and contracts
in its own rhythmic pattern in relation to the inner energy that is housed within our
being. This expansion and contraction are referred to rhythmic cycles that occur every
10 to 14 time a minute, it can be argued that the rhythmic patterns can fluctuate or
speed up or have more cycles when the brain is highly active. Such as in
hypertension/erotic behavior caused by irregular cycle flow, which is excessive
expanding and contracting is actually caused by improper respiratory patterns. The
motion of the brain in these recurring cycle patterns, have been observed many times
by neurosurgeons. In the process of expansion and contraction, cerebrospinal fluid is
taken in through the cavities of the brain and then squeezed out into the spinal
column. This then provides a constant fluctuation and flow of cerebrospinal fluid
throughout the brain and spinal column. There are roughly only 5 ounces of
cerebrospinal fluid, which is a clear blood type liquid that serves to protect, nourish,
suspend, and lubricate the nervous system. The cerebrospinal fluid also carries away
wastes from the cells in the central nervous system. Cerebrospinal fluid provides 60%
of the needed nourishment for the spinal nerves in the lower back alone. In short the
impulses from the brain the expanding and contracting, the pumping of blood, body
movement, and the repertory breathing pattern all help stimulate and transmit/carry the
cerebrospinal fluid to and through the joint/membranes to various parts of the body.
Interference with the natural flow of cerebrospinal fluid is the main cause for
dysfunction in the human body. Every function of our bodies depends on some
neurological impulse that is generated within the brain. When there is no impulse
created or if the impulse is weak then the spinal column has little to nothing to go on,
and signals needed to support the organ functions of the body are hindered or
damaged. A couple of elements that can affect this balance and optimum function
occur in brain injuries such as in brain swelling. Brain swelling can occur in many
forms, including adverse impact from an outside force, such as falling down the stairs,
or getting hit in the head. Brain swelling is also caused by fever, and chemical
imbalance, that result in expanded blood vessels. Also the key relation to the brain not
functioning properly, in many if not all cases, is the imbalance of the head in relation to
the spinal cord, as well tied to this is the relation of the cranial plates. If the cranial
plates are compressed, locked, or fused the brain still try’s to expand and contract. In
doing so the brain keeps pushing into locked cranial plates unable to fully expand and
this puts direct pressure not only on the blood vessels but more so on the nerves that
are housed within the brain. The effect is nothing short than a chain reaction
throughout the body. Because of the locked or compressed cranial plates the brain
presses on the nerves and likewise is unable to properly and adoquately feed the
nervous system with cerebrospinal fluid. The end result is complete dysfunction and in
server cases the shutting down of bodily functions, or the paralysis of these functions,
including complete or partial paralysis of feeling, and limb movement, due to the
drying out of pinched nerves. We see these symptoms most noticeably observed in
individuals and children with cerebral palsy.

Cranial subluxation occurs when one or more of the 8 cranial plates becomes locked,
stuck, compressed, or fused with another cranial plate. Subluxation can occur in and
on any given segment along the cranial faults, where the joints /membrane are. The
resulting lockups restrict the cycle function of the brain and puts pressure on the brain
as well as the brainstem. There are many ways that the cranial plates can become
locked or stuck together and are usually caused by head injuries. Such as Chronic
Regional Encephalitis, which is the swelling of various regions in the brain, birth
trauma, football impacts, auto accidents, falls from just about anything, like falling off
a horse, a bike or falling down a set of stairs, lack of oxygen, an elevation in blood
pressure, and inflamed or damaged brain tissue. Even just a regular old fall could jar
the spine enough to offset the brainstem and cause subluxation in various regions of
the cranial plates. In this instance the tension would be most noticeable/predominant
in the occipital, where the occipital membrane/joints connect with the parietal cranial
plate and where the occipital membrane/joints connect with the sphenoid. The
resulting symptom feels like a light pressure has been placed upon that region of the
head making it feel heavier than the rest of the head. If not corrected and treated it will
in time usually within a few months start to manifest itself as joint dysfunction and
nervous dysfunction in other parts of not only the spine but also in other parts of the
body. In this authors case this was noticeable in the paralysis and re-stiffening of the
legs as well as lessened feeling capabilities when it was time to make a bowel
movement.

Neurotoxins such as chemical, common house hold cleaners, medical approved drugs,
other various drugs, uppers, snuffers, and various metals, solvents, dental fillings,
food additives, and perfumes can also effect the function of proper brain cycles.
Because of this it is strongly recommended to use plenty of fresh or circulating air
when working with neurotoxins. Infections also can cause disruptions in proper
respiratory and brain cycle patterns. The common cold is one of the biggest factors
due to the increased body temperature or the lack there of and the lack of proper
breathing respiratory function. Bacterial viruses such as molds and yeast also
contribute to dysfunction and improper pulsating cycles of the brain.


Cranial and Spinal sacral nerves are the primary automatic controls that operate all of
the bodies sense, the movement of its organs, and the secretion of the glands. The
nervous system, the peripheral nerves, and the spinal column are the master
coordination and the main control center for the body. Sometimes there may be added
stress in any given part of the body, this then causes the neurons/fibers to either swell,
or become pinched. There may even be instances where the neurons/fibers are dried
out do to subdexation in the cranium level, thus interfering with the flow of
cerebrospinal fluid. The lack of this fluid then deprives the nervous system of its
required nutrients, and thus alters the function of the nervous system and in tern alters
the function of the entire body, and many times manifests itself in reduced mobility
and in the form of aches and pain. The ability for the nervous system to function
properly is determined by the flow of not only blood but also the flow of cerebrospinal
fluid. The locking or compression, extra strain on a joint/membrane results in
compression and extra pressure upon the nerve fiber. This pressure then causes
restraint and interference with the normal transfer of not only information to and from
various parts of the body through the neuron fibers but also decreases the
cerebrospinal fluid that lubricates and feeds these fibers. This nerve interference
causes a breakdown in the communication link between the brain and the ending
desired location, such as the liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, eyes, ears, or muscles
that control mobility just to name a few. These nerve pressures are referred to as
subdexations and the causes of the nerve pressure is usually do to misaligned bones
or stuck joints/membranes in various locations throughout the cranial plates and
spinal column. These subluxations are the reasons for loss of normal joint movement,
because interference in nerve and neuron/fiber signals and in many cases can be
corrected with gentle therapeutic chiropractic adjustments, applied controlled force to
a specific area of the body that allows the joint to unlock, usually with a popping
sound. This restores normal motion, in a locked vertebrae, and also releases the built
up tension that was interfering with proper bodily function, such as in bladder control.
This applied controlled force is non surgical and even though recovery time varies
from person to person the results are long lasting, many times permanent and in many
cases recovery is instant. [7, 13, 29]


Chapter 4 Ears, Eyes, Sinuses, and Teeth~




Ear

The vestibulocochlear nerve is also referred to as the auditory or acoustic nerve and is
responsible for the transmission of sounds and in our ability to have balance
(equilibrium). Even though balance is equalized by this nerve, other factors also
contribute to ones balancing capabilities. Balance is also directly related/proportioned
to the alignment of the spine and the curvature of the tailbone. If the tailbone is
curved/bent too much it will throw the leg movement out of proportion and result in a
swaying drunken man effect when the individual walks. This then puts strain upon the
spine as the body sways back and forth in attemps to maintain balance when the
individual walks. Many would say why walk or even try, you should just be in a wheel
chair. This is reverse negative thinking and is detrimental to the person trying to walk
as well it is detrimental to the body’s ability to strengthen its legs, lower back muscles,
and in its ability to heal itself. Add on visual perception in judging distance along with
the vestibulocohlear nerve capabilities to maintain balance and the individual is faced
with a great challenge of maintaining themselves during the act of walking. The
vestibulocohlear nerve is also the primary transmitter of signals to and from the brain.
The vestibulocochlear nerve is broken down into two strands, the first being the
vestibular nerve and the second being the auditory nerve, which is connected directly
to the eardrum. The seventh cranial nerve the facial nerve also provides sensory
information to the ears.
When the skull/cranium membrane/joints are compressed, the proper flow of
cerebrospinal fluid cannot properly flow to the nerve endings. We see this in children,
whose temple regions of their heads are compressed. In many of these children their,
ability to hear is greatly reduced or non-existent. Likewise, when the Eustachian tubes
are swollen or stuck it adds to the pressure that is placed upon the brain and upon the
cranial nerves. Both of these factors combined together are the cause in most all
cases of hearing loss. The added pressure upon the brain causes tension in the body,
this tension then manifests itself in many various disabilitating forms and is
detrimental to the body’s well being. More often than not society is set up to treat the
symptoms and not the cause; this is why there are hearing aids and cochlear implants.
These devises and ideas although good and well intended do miss a critical factor, and
that factor is working to unwind the tension that is stored and indeed trapped in the
body. Nasal specific/endonasal therapy works to unwind this and release this tension
by unlocking/adjusting the cranial plates and by opening up the Eustachian tubes at
the same time. This is done so that proper drainage can be restored, pressure can be
minimized and released, and for reestablishing, the links/fibers of the nerve endings
function-ability, resulting in better balance and increased capabilities in hearing. The
results of endonasal/nasal specific depend on how tight and how much pressure is
upon the person’s body. Results may not be all that noticeable at first but steady
continuous therapeutic treatments have been documented as being able to unlock the
pressure housed in the cranium and it has restored hearing to hundreds of people as
well as allowed people/children the ability to hear sound for the first time. Even though
this is a great practice, there are cases where endonasal/nasal specific will not be as
effective. In such instances as permanent damage that takes on the form of severed
nerve endings, punctured eardrums or the lack there of, being born with no eardrum.
However in most cases there is room for improvement in individuals with hearing loss,
if nothing else endonasal/nasal specific will work towards unwinding the tension upon
the brain allowing it to grow and making room from the nervous system to function
more normally. Endonasal/nasal specific therapy is a powerful alternative method with
incredible results in reliving tension and tension pain that is stored and housed in the
cranium. This therapeutic treatment is a simple non-invasive means to initiate/jump
start the drainage process necessary to open swollen and clogged Eustachian tubes
and to restore proper drainage as well as works to restore hearing capabilities.

Eye

Much like our ears, the eyes play one of the primary roles in being able to identify and
relate to the world around us. The eye is a complex and developed part of the human
body and each individuals eyes reflect their outlook on the world around them. Some
eyes take in more light, or see different patterns of colors or intensity of color. Some
eyes see only black and white where others see a limited color scheme, commonly
referred to as being colorblind. Yet other eyes have developed dysfunction in the
layers that make up the eye or in fiber tissues that connect to the eye allowing the
capabilities to intake and process vision. Many people with vision problems have
damage connection fibers and nerves, as well as there are cases where the
structure/lenses of the eye separate and fold in on themselves, which decreases visual
capabilities and even results in blindness. Some vision problems can be surgically
corrected and the fiber endings that are pulling away from the eye can be fused/
reattached.




In some cases, the eye has been damaged beyond repair and appropriate steps are
needed to train the individual to learn to cope and live in a world without sight. Yet
there is still another element that goes unnoticed for the most part. This is the
functioning state of the nerves that are associated with the eyes. The second cranial
nerve, the Optic nerve, is primarily responsible for providing and transmitting visual
information from the retina to the brain. In the diagram above we can point out the fifth
cranial nerve, the trigeminal nerve, which

The diagram on the left illustrates the nerve fibers associated with the eye, and the
diagram on the right shows the relation of the blood vessels that are associated with
the eye.
processes sensory information and encloses the motor root, which provides some of
its function to the movement/rotation to the eye bulb. We also can point out that the
fifth cranial nerve intertwines/intersects with the semilunar ganglion. The semilunar
ganglion acts as a connection point where signals and fibers connect. From the
semilunar ganglion, the fifth cranial nerve subdivides into three segments. The
oculomotor nerve, which is responsible for eye movement and pupil dilation, is then
further sub divided into various sensory fibers that reach into the eyebrow and control
eyebrow movement. The maxillary nerve is a sensory nerve. The zygomatic nerve is a
sub segment of this division and leads to further subdivided neuron fibers that
connect to the various roots of ones teeth. The third is the mandibular nerve and its
sub divisions reach down into the jaw and lower teeth as well as into the back of the
throat and the chin. The mandibular nerve also stretches out and wraps its way around
the ear then branches off into various sub divisions that reach deep into the neck and
up into the sphenoid, temperal and upper portions of the parietal cranial plates.

As with the ears, pressure that is built up and housed within the cranium directly
effects ones ability to not only hear but also to see, and in the adequate ability to
adjust visually to distance and perception capabilities when walking or stepping up
and down. Such as in the case of a set of stairs or stepping on and off a curb. The
cause of this tension upon the head is various and is primarily caused by the
compression of the cranial plates, pinching the cranial nerves not allowing them to
transmit the cerbrospinal fluid as well as send and receive neuron signals from and to
the eyes. As well, the pulsating sensation of the brain adds to the combined pressure.
In the developing child when the cranial plates are locked or misaligned this pressure
is highly condensed and is primarily the cause of multiple dysfunctions in the
developing body. The adjustment of the cranial plates releases some of this pressure
that is housed and persistent upon the brain and its corresponding cranial nerves. The
release of pressure allows for reestablished flow of neuron signals and may open up
compressed/flattened nerve endings to restore function and feeling as well as restore
vital fiber sensors that enable ones visual capability. When we look into the eyes of a
child, we can see many things. When we look into the eyes of a child who has server
disabilities we can see pain and we can also see that they are trying to reason and
understand, and the frustration associated with the inability to do so. I do not expect
the normal person to be able to comprehend or understand the concept I put forth
here. What I do ask is that you relate these ideas to some portion of your life and/or
personal experiences. Then and only then will you be able to start to piece together
this great puzzle that I lay before you.
Endonasal/nasal specific therapy, may indeed be able to unlock sections of visual
dysfunction, thus being able to restore sight or allow visual capabilities for the very
first time. Individuals/children who can see a light spectrum have the greatest
possibilities for improvement. There is also hope for other children with visual
dysfunction/blindness. As always, endonasal/nasal specific is a process of unlocking
the tension that is stored in the cranium and depending on how much pressure is
housed will depend on the ability to unlock, more often than not over time. It is well to
point out that every person has the abilities to improve, but the level of improvement
does very from person to person. Those individuals in the world who have both
hearing and visual imparements being labled as deaf-blind have little hope for the
future. Many do not live to adulthood and yet others have a fuller life. Eitherway these
individuals/children have nothing to loose by having endonasal/nasal specific therapy
preformed on them. There is a slim but fair chance that nasal specific may work just
enough to allow for long gevity in the individuals life expectancy as well as work
towards unwinding the tension that is housed in the cranium and there is a chance,
even though small, that these individuals will be able at some point regain hearing and
sight, many for the first time.

Sinuses:

The design and framework of the nose is comprised of bone and cartilage. There are
two small nasal bones that are considered to be extensions of the maxillae form, the
bone that makes up the structure around the nose and the bridge of the nose, which is
referred to as the nasal bones. The remainder of the nose structure is cartilage/flexible
tissue and is considered the flexible portion




of the nose as well as acts as a bumper zone in protecting the cranium from soft to
mild impacts, such as in the case of bumping our nose. There are four predominate
sinuses housed inside the nasal cavity, they are the frontal sinus, the ethmoid sinus,
the sphenoid sinus, and the maxillary sinus. Each of these sinuses has a very small
opening through which mucus/brain fluid can drain. This secretion of mucus is a
normal function and it moistens the nasal and sinus passageways as well as protects
and stops/collects dust, bacteria, and pollen from entering the interior of the sinuses
as well as into the brain and body, thereby keeping the structure (the body) healthy
and free from disease. Our sinuses are the key to the respiratory and breathing
capabilities of the entire body and its well-being. It is true that sinus problems affect
many individuals. It is also well to point out when looking for facial deviations and
imbalance that may represent some signs of stress, pinned up tension on the body,
look at the nose. We look for nostril deviations and asymmetries, such as if one nostril
is larger than the other and if the nostril openings are small or large. Many times a
person with smaller nostrils will also resonate a higher pitched voice that at times
represents and reflects a nasally sound. A growing child’s sinuses are not fully
developed until approximately 20 years of age. The nasal cavity that is located behind
the cheek and the nasal cavity located between the eyes, the ethmoid sinus are
noticeable at birth. Inflammation from allergies, fever, bacterial, viral, fungal, and
chemicals can all add to and cause the membranes in the nose to swell and causes the
sinus openings to narrow. This then prohibits the normal flow and secretion of mucus
from the brain. When this happens proper and functional respiratory, function is
limited/decreased. With the build up of mucus/snot, it also adds increased pressure
upon the sinuses and gives us the feeling of a stuffy nose as well as the feeling of an
inflated pressurized head. This added pressure will place extra pressure upon the
functional capabilities of the brain as well as added pressure upon the blood vessels
and upon the cranium nerves. Many times, we notice this pressure as blood is being
pumped through the cranium blood vessels and it is noticeable with the brains natural
rhythmic movements as well. Many times this leads to the development of headaches
and in some cases migraines. What is not commonly known is that proper respiratory
function and proper sinus drainage is essential for the well being and functional
capabilities of the body as a whole. When the sinus cavities swell or become clogged
with mucus it limits the intake of air, thus depriving the body and the brain of an
adequate supply of oxygen. As well, the decreased capabilities of respiratory function
directly affect the vomer bone. The vomer bone articulates with the rhythmic pattern of
ones breathing. The vomer also then works hand in hand in stimulation and
articulation of the sphenoid bone. Cradled along the inside of the sphenoid bone is the
master gland that feeds the nervous system, and without proper articulation/rocking
motion of the sphenoid bone the master gland is limited in its ability to supply its
cerebrospinal fluid to the brain, which then sends it through the central nervous
system and into and throughout the spinal column. The master gland that houses this
vital fluid relies on the articulation motion of the sphenoid bone to be able to pump the
lubricant into the brain and the brain with its electronic pulse then distributes it
throughout the body. Decreased flow of cerebrospinal fluid has a direct impact on the
nervous system and the lubercation of the entire body. When these nerves and neuron
fibers cease to receive the proper level of cerebrospinal fluid the body starts to ache,
this being the reason why one feels achy when they are sick or have head stuffiness.
At this point, the body is trying to tighten up and work against its normal/natural flow
and designed. It is common that when we start to ache we decrease mobility which
then directly affects the blood flow in the body, in the legs, and the body then starts to
tighten up. The muscles of the body as well as limits function to the bodies organs,
such as the bladder and the intestines become less operative. In the normal person
this is communally referred to as being sick, but it is a good indicator what a person, a
child with a disability or a child with cerebral palsy is going through. Therein, the body
is trying to tighten and work against itself. In people and children with disabilities this
tension and pressure goes unknown by them because they know no difference in their
well being and in many cases, decreased neurological sensory feeling is the reason
why they do not know that anything is wrong. However, those of you who do have
normal nerve function can better understand what these people are going through and
now you can move forward in helping them relieve the tension and pressure that is
housed in their spine and cranium so that they to can live fuller and richer lives.




The sinuses are primarily cavities within the bone structure that allow for brain
fluid/mucus to drain and ooze out through small pore shaped holes and into the back
of the throat. These sinus cavities within the skeletal bones are connected to the nose
through small tunnels/tubes that are no bigger than the head of a sewing pin. Blockage
of these tubes/tunnels adds increased pressure upon the nose and sinuses and
causes headaches and facial pain, mainly in the cheekbone region. When these tubes
become clogged, with mucus it leads to a back build up of mucus as well as the ideal
breeding ground for bacteria due to the accepted idea that the nose warms, filters, and
moistens the air that it takes in. Allergies and fevers create swelling in the lymph
nodes/membranes of the nose, the result is swelling of these structures, and it usually
limits the natural capabilities of being able to efficiently clear out the mucus and
bacteria from the sinus cavity. Prolonged nasal blockages will lead to adverse effects
in the growth of the developing child. This tension could lead to a variety of slow
developing dysfunctions and can be one of the causes of misaligned teeth formation,
as well as increased pressure and tension upon the cranium and on the cranium
nerves. The maxillary sinus can cause added pressurized pain and discomfort to the
maxillary regions that include frontal headaches and toothaches. Frontal sinus
pressure leads to discomfort and pain in the frontal regions including the cheekbones
and also takes on the form of frontal headaches. Ethmoid sinus pressure causes
discomfort and pain between the eyes and in the frontal regions of the face.

It is well to point out that the sinuses are not just contained to the facial portions of the
head but also indeed do reach and encompass the entire cranium. Paranasal sinuses
are air-filled cavities that are located throughout the frontal, maxillae, sphenoid, and
the ethmoid bones, more communally and noticed as the various shaped pours within
the bones themselves. These sinuses encompass, surround, and open into the nasal
cavity where air intake is present. The paranasal sinuses acts as a regulator of
pressure and also functions as the regulator that reduces the weight of the skull and
the brain housed within. The paranasal sinus functions to secrete mucus/brain fluid,
and to influence the vocal quality by acting as one of the bodies resonating chambers.

There are a hand full of sinus cavities, tinny tubes, which run throughout the cranium
and intersect or end up in the major veins of the skull. These inner-housed sinus
cavities provide trace amounts of air intake needed to stimulate and refreshes not only
the blood supply but also helps keep the cognitive tissue of the brain healthy and
active,this is referred to as oxygenization. The superior sagittal sinus, which is also
referred to as the superior longitudinal sinus, occupies and is attached to the convex
margin. The superior sagittal sinus connects through the formamen cecum/frontal
bone and




receives a vein from the nasal cavity. It then runs along the inside grooves of the
frontal cranial plate and works its way towards the back of the head passing along the
inside of the parietal cranial plates and the superior divisions of the cruciate eminence,
which is the ridge that divides the occiputal cranial plate into four regions. It then
diverts to one side or the other and then continues as the Transverse Sinus. The
superior sagittal sinus is triangular in design, narrow in the frontal cranial plate and
gradually increases in size as it passes back toward the occipital. The inner surface of
the superior sagittal sinus that are closest to the structure of the brain connects with
the superior cerebral veins. The superior sagittal sinus and the superior cerebral veins
are connected by numerous fiber folds/bands that extend across the superior sinus.
As well, the superior sinus receives the superior cerebral veins through and from the
diploe, the thin layer of tissue that is on the inside of the cranium walls, and from the
dura mater, the outermost layer that protects the brain.

The Inferior Sagittal Sinus is also referred to as the inferior longitudinal sinus. It travels
along the inside border of the flax cerebri. It receives blood from the cerebral
hemispheres and along its path merges into the straight sinus.




The Straight Sinus is also referred to as the tentorial sinus and is located at the line
point/junction of the flax cerebri, which is a strong, arched fold located in the dura
mater, and with the tentorium cerebelli, which is an extension of the dura mater that
separates the cerebellum from the inner portion of the occipital lobes. The straight
sinus is triangular in shape and increases in size, as it makes its way backwards. From
the end of the inferior sagittal sinus, it continues as the left transverse sinus and has a
communication connection intersection referred to as the confluence of the sinuses.
The confluence of the sinuses is where the superior sinus, the straight sinus, and the
occipital sinus connect together. This intersection is located on the inside of the
occipital protuberance of the skull the occipital protuberance being the raised section
that divides the occipital cranial plate into its four regions. The intersections main and
primary function is to drain blood into the left and right transverse sinuses. The
straight sinus also receives the great cerebral vein, which is one of the larger blood
vessels of the skull, and the superior cerebellar veins, which act as the supplier of
nutrients to the vermus portion of the brain.

The Sigmoid Sinus begins beneath the temporal cranial plate region and follows joint
connections to the jugular, where the sigmoid intersects and becomes part of the
internal jugular vein.

The Transverse Sinuses are also known as the lateral sinuses. They begin at the
internal occipital region and are the direct link and communicator to the superior
sagittal sinus and to the straight sinus. The transverse sinus passes laterally forward
to the base of the petrous portion of the temporal bone. The petrous portion is pyramid
in shape and is wedged in at the base of the skull between the sphenoid and occipital
cranial plates. In the petrous portion of the temporal bone the transverse sinuses is
attached to the tentorium cerebelli, which is an extension of the dura matter that
separates the cerebellum from the inner portion of the occipital lobes. From here the
transverse sinuses leave the petrous portion and curves downward toward the jugular
foramen, where it enters into the internal jugular vain. In the course of travel, the
transverse rests along side the mastoid part of the temporal cranial plate, on the
mastoid angle of the parietal cranial plate, and on the squama portion of the occipital
cranial plate. The transverse sinuses are usually unequal in size, the interesting points
that connect to the superior sagittal sinus increase in size as it moves from the back
forward. The transverse sinuses function is to receive blood from the superior petrosal
sinuses at the intersection point of the petrous portion of the temporal cranial plate.
Communications to the veins are transmitted through the mastoids, the part that
makes up the posterior part of the temporal bone, and via the condyloid emissary
veins. The condyloid emissary veins drain the inner cranial venous sinuses to veins on
the outside of the cranial housing/structure. The condyloid emissary veins also act as
valves, allowing blood to flow into the cranium structure of the skull as well as making
it possible for the transmission of outward cranial infection, infections that are on the
outside of the cranial wall, to access into the intracranial structure. The transverse
sinuses also receive some of the inferior cerebellar veins, as well as some of the veins
that emerge through the diploe, the thin layer of tissue that is on the inside of the
cranium walls. When present the petrosquamous sinus runs backwards along the
squama junctions and the petrous temporal junctions, these petrosquamous sinuses
then open into the transverse sinus.

The flow and transformation of oxygen into the cranial sinuses provides the brain and
the body stimulation and refreshes the blood supply so that the body structure as a
whole continues to operate smoothly and effectively. When there is clogged pores or
clogged sinuses resulting from improper flow and drainage of mucus/brain fluid it
adds and stresses the inner sinus cavities throughout the head. This stress then adds
and manifests itself in pressure and directly affects the blood flow and proper drainage
of the blood off of the brain. It also then hinders the flow of blood back out of the
internal jugular vain. It can be approximated that the lack of proper stimulation in the
internal cavity sinuses may indeed lead to stagnant blood supplies that in turn
manifest themselves in the forms of clots. These formations of blood clots in the
cranium result in strokes, miss firing of brain signals in relation to neurological
impulses and can cause and lead to various aspects of Alzheimer’s and brain
deficiency/injury. Add to this the tension of the cranial plates being miss-placed or
locked and there is direct added pressure applied to the brain. No single effect upon
the cranium will have profound compilations, however everything works hand in hand
and what effect one aspect or region will have a direct or an indirect impact in a
disabling formation/effect upon the body’s structure. Without proper respiratory,
function to stimulate the master gland and to stimulate the inertial sinuses and blood
flow, then the nervous system suffers a lack of sufficient lubrication and supply. If the
brain is having difficulties sending and receiving neurological impulse signals to and
from the central nervous system then various dysfunctions will eventually show
themselves.

Endonasal balloon therapy/nasal specific therapy is the only means of being able to
deliver a controlled applied adjustment to the nasal and sinuses passageways. As well
it is the only way to correctly and properly adjust the cranial faults, the
joints/membrane’s, to allow the cranial plates to release their tension. Thereby,
releasing tension on the nervous system, sinuses, and to the blood supply, allowing
the brain to expand and contract with ease. This also allows the brain to properly grow
without limitation or adverse pressure. Endonasal/nasal specific also realigns the
cranial plates back to their original design. This therapy also has a direct impact on the
spinal column/brainstem. Once the pressure is released on the cranium specifically the
sphenoid and the occipital cranium plates it likewise releases the pressure that is built
up in the spinal column and in the brainstem. This release of pressure will further
stimulate the nervous system and further enhance the abilities of the bodies inner
organs and limbs, restoring mobility and feeling. The simple inflation of a finger
cot/balloon into the three nasal passageways and protruded out into the upper back of
the throat is the most reliable, controlled technique and in many cases surpasses
medically controlled drugs and operations in offering life long permanent changes to
the structure of the disfunctioning body. Each time endonasal/nasal specific technique
is used it unlocks a portion of the tension that is stored and presenting pressure upon
the body. Over time and with regular treatments the body will indeed unwind and
return to a functional state.

Adjustments to the sinuses will allow a full spectrum of enhancements, including
clearing out the sinuses from clogged mucus build up as well as being able to aid in
the release of headaches and assist those with allergies. It also reverses the effects of
the following listed conditions below.

There are a handful of symptoms that are associated with sinus blockage they are as
follows.

Bad Breath
Bad taste in mouth
Congestion
Facial pain,
Fatigue
Discolored mucus from the nose (yellow/green)
Discolored post-nasal drainage
Headache
Loss of smell and taste
Nasal obstruction/blockage
Pressure/tension
Sore upper teeth
Temperature or shivers
Tiredness

Teeth:

Our teeth provide us with the means of chewing up and grinding our food so that it is
easier for the stomach to digest. Sometimes the teeth in our mouth become miss
proportioned and start to grow in adverse directions. The front teeth may start to move
outward resulting in buckteeth and the spacing between our teeth may become
compressed leading to what is commonly referred to as a compressed row of teeth.
The reason why our teeth start to crowd or miss align is simply do to the fact that
increased pressure is presenting itself upon the facial cranial bones. The teeth are
under, at times, light or tremendous amounts of pressure. To adjust for this they move
in directions that will allow them to continually move away from this pressure, much
like a plant or tree growing towards the sun.
This pressure is caused by cranial plate compressions and subluxations that lead to
adverse nerve pressure. These subluxations can easily come from a fall or a jar to the
body as well as adverse pressure from a head injury, or the natural growing body’s
inability to properly adjust and make room for improvement as a child goes from
childhood to adulthood. The cranial plate misalignment also affects the development
and the placement of the jawbones, and vice versa. The jawbones when miss aligned
will result in direct pressure upon the temporal region and on the sphenoid bone.
Traditionally braces are used to ralign teeth back to their original design and for proper
alignment. However, it is well to point out here that applied pressure of braces no
matter how light and the applied pressure of other dental devices contributes and adds
to the tension/pressure that is already exerted upon the cranium. This then causes the
body to continue to wind and tighten causing at first small amounts of stress that later
in life manifest themselves as health problems and a varying degree of dysfunction.
There are a handful of dentists that refer to themselves as holistic practitioners that
are currently using endonasal/nasal specific as an alternative means to braces. The
use of endonasal/nasal specific allows the cranial and facial bones to realign and
reposition to a more natural shape. It also releases the pinned up tension upon the
cranium as well as stimulates the nervous system, allowing the jawbones to realign
and releaves the pressure that has been exerted on the teeth and the nerves in the
jawbones and teeth there by shifting and unlocking the tension that has been building
up on the teeth. The roof and the floor of the mouth are made up of bones, these bones
as illustrated in the diagram above have faults running through them. If these faults are
compressed then the teeth will tend to tighten. After the use of endonasal/nasal
specific therapy these fine faults are once again opened, allowing the nerve endings
that run through them to regain signal impulse as well as it works towards realignment
of the teeth into their original position. Usually after treatment, the gums may feel a bit
tender, this is a common felt effect and it is a positive one because it lets us know that
the tension on our jawbone and upon our teeth has been released. There have been
cases when applied dental pressure has been so great that it locked the jaw, has
bruised the neck, via compressing the nerve fiber endings, and in extreme cases has
put people into a comma status. After a couple sessions of endonasal/nasal specific
this tension and locked jaw was released, as well the induced comma brought about
by the dental work was reversed and the individual involved woke up. [1, 11, 14, 15, 23]
Chapter 5 Birth Trauma/Traumatic Brain Injury~
Birth Trauma:

The first and formost area where dysfunction occurs is during the birthing process. All
of us are born either through the birth cannel or via cesarean births. Although
cesarean births provide the greatest effect in minimizing birth deformities it is also
hard on the birthing mother. As well it takes away from the natural instinct and lessens
the connectional bonds with the child that the natural birthing process offers. In short,
there is still a need to fill a void and many times this reasoning goes unnoticed, but
non-the-less it is a vital emotional and connectional role for the birthing mother.
During a normal natural birth process, the mother’s pelvis/tail bone presents itself as
being the major obstacle’s in the delivery path of the unborn child. Likewise, the
infants head is the other major obstacle that presents itself during this process. It has
been widely disputed and accepted that during the birth process the contact of the
head in relation to the mother’s pelvis/tailbone is one of the main reasons that leads to
dysfunction and the impact that this has can be damaging on both mother and child.
Cephalo-pelvic disproportion is when the ability and the capacity of the pelvis is
insufficient to allow the child to navigate the birth canal. Reasons why this may occur
are due to a small pelvis, an abnormal pelvic formation, or due to the size of the child
in relation to the size of the birth canal. This puts direct pressure upon the infant’s soft
cranium, causing the cranial plates to shift, lock, or become disproportioned. Such as
in the case of cone head shaped babies. When an infant becomes stuck the use of
forceps, suction devices, or the twisting of the head to the point that it twists and turns
the cortex vertebras in the upper neck used to free or turn the baby can add to the
neurological damage that is being done do to the force of the contractions presenting
pressure upon the stuck head. This then results in direct neurological dysfunction and
disabilities.

Even with careful placement and use of various techniques, used to free the stuck
child, there is still in some cases the chance of infant head injuries.

Infants that survive the birthing process are not spared the effects of head trauma.
When there is a none life threatening birth it is considered to be a non-pathological
birth. The newborn child is then left to its own, showing no immediate signs of birth
trauma that take the form of cranial subluxations, facial disturbances, such as in the
case of a facial births where the face is flattened, or due to signs of bruising and
abrasions. This child is dismissed as normal, cleaned off and handed to the new
mother with no provisions of having a birth mother or nurse present to work with the
newborn. Instead, the attention is focused around the mother’s well being and taking
care of any deviations that occurred to the mother during the birthing process. It is not
only good enough to attend to the well being of the new mother but it is equally
important to attend to the new life that has been created. In more and more cases there
are practitioners within the birthing room who look after the new born, examining the
child and work with gentle smoothing and rounding of the head. This hand’s on
approach not only shows love but also helps the infant in more ways than one, it also
lessens the impact of disabilities. Molding of the head or birth molding helps correct
the shape of the cranial plates that were pushed out of shape during the birth process.
This practice is widely accepted in Europe and Germany. However, in the United
States, it has yet to take a noticeable hold, and we see this in many forms. The
increase in children diagnosed as being disabled and in children considered to having
a neurological deformity. Just look around you, at some point if we look we see many
children and newborn's with variations of cone shaped heads. The overall perception
of this is that over time the head of the child will return to a more round and normal
state and that the child will be all right. This may be true to some extent but it is most
defiantly wrong. Improper head shape will affect the neurological well-being of the
child, due to the fact that, neurons and nerve endings run throughout the brain and the
cranial faults, which are the joints/membranes between the cranial plates. If the cranial
plates are coned shaped this means that there is exerted pressure, in the form, of
excess pressure upon the body and its nervous system. As the child starts to grow
and if the head and facial regions are not worked with or rounded they take on more of
an elongated effect and appearance and their temporal region become compressed,
like their head had been put into a vice. Because of this, different levels of dysfunction
occur. Such as vision, hearing, sight, ability to speak, mobility, delayed reactions, loss
of feeling, slow brain development, problems with internal organs, such as the
kidneys, liver and bladder and the list goes on.




In the diagram above it is important to point out two variables that lead to the
dysfunction of a unborn child in the birthing process. First, we can see that the child’s
head is not in the proper or desired location. As the illustration demonstrates in the
current position, the child’s head has passed the birth canal and is headed towards the
mother’s pelvis. By doing so, it opens its way for a less than pleasant birthing
experience, by placing added neurological pressure upon the mother’s lumbar/pelvis
region thereby affecting her legs and hipbones. For the child it places unnecessary an
increased amount of pressure upon the fragile skull due to the fact that the head is
now moving towards the pelvis/tailbone region of the mother’s spine. There is little
room for movement and play here, it is essentially like taking a soft ball, in this case a
soft skull and pushing it into a brick wall. If you take a rubber ball and press it against
something hard, it will collapse on one side.
The same is true with the infants skull it will not collapse per say but the implied
pressure from the birthing process pushing the child forward into the tailbone and this
will cause the cranial plates of the skull to shift and in many cases become
compressed or locked. The second aspect that we want to point out here is that the
neck region, the upper portion of the spinal vertebrates, C1-C8. The C1-C8 vertebras of
the unborn child in this diagram are directly in alignment of where the head needs to
be. In that, the body is putting an incredible amount of pressure upon the neck region
of this child. This added pressure causes subluxations in the critical cortex region of
the spine, the upper part of the neck, and at the point of contact, on the brainstem,
where the spine enters at the base of the skull. All of these things combined together
may lead not only to a more difficult birth for the mother but even more so a difficult
birth for the child. The added pressure and the pinching of the nerves in the head and
neck region could have long lasting dysfunctional results upon the child. Add on the
use of forceps to properly place or move the child into the correct and desired delivery
position and you have an added force of pressure. This is why it is critical to massage
the newborn child’s head at the point of where the cranial plates intersect. This will
lessen the debilitating manifestations that result out of the delivery process. It is also
important to work with shaping/molding the child’s skull back to a more rounded and
proportional shape. This massaging technique will provide the child the greatest
possible chance in limiting the cause and effect of cranial plate compression and
damage to the central nervous system as well as helping to properly place and balance
the head in relation to the spinal column. If untreated the child more than likely
develop signs of dysfunction that manifest themselves in the form of disabilities, such
as vision and hearing impairment, autism, cerebral palsy, effected speech, attention
span, and delayed reactions. It is well to note that this is not the cause and effect of all
disabilities. Some dysfunctions are not related to neurological development and are
indeed imbedded in the cell and brain tissue, DNA strands, of the developing child.
However, in many cases the results of neurological impact upon the skull directly
affects the ability to develop the mobility/feeling functions. These effects are not
noticeable right away and in many cases doctors will not know the impact upon the
child until the child starts to grow. By then it is a race against time to try and correct
and limit the effects of dysfunction and disability. I want to take this time to point out
that disability is not a disease. All too often, and more so in today’s world, the idea is
to lump sum everything into the terminology of disease. Cerebral palsy, vision and
hearing impairments, motor skill development, and autism are not a disease. They are
indeed dysfunctions and more often than not related in some ways if not all too
neurological dysfunctions. A disease is more along the lines of something you can
catch, such as the common cold.

During the birthing process the head of the small child travels down the birth canal, in
doing so the contractions that help aid in the delivery also act as a pushing turning
mechanism, a direct force that effect’s the child on the way out of the womb. This
turning sometimes helps align the child in the correct path needed for delivery, other
times it is damaging. When the head is turning in the birth canal it is forced into all
different variations of compression and contact with the outer wall. Given that the new
borns skull is very flexible at this point it gives to some extent as the contractions
push it along its way. If these contractions alter the position of the child enough or
rotate the child to the point that they are now being born face first or side view of the
face first then there is a dramatic impact on the well being of this child. What happens
is that the facial cranial bones are shifted out of proper alignment. Some are off set
either to the left or to the right. One part of their face may be just fine while another
part or side may have been compressed and the greatest problem result is when the
child is born face first, this compresses all of the facial cranial plates and shoves them
in at an adverse angle. This adverse angle is from the frontal lobe backwards. This in
turn compresses the jaw bones, the Zygomatic and the Mandible. It compresses the
Vomer bone which is then locked or frozen stuck; it affects the Maxilla, the Ethmoid
the Nasal and the Sphenoid bones, by compressing them into a tight locked
positioning. We see the effects of this in individuals with Down syndrome. We also see
it in those who have no prominent bridge to their nose. These individuals usually have
greater complications of sinuses infections.



The result of the compression of the facial bones leads to many dysfunctions,
including, capabilities in speech, hearing, sinus function, and alignment of teeth, just
to start with. Remember that the Sphenoid and the Vomer bones work in correlation to
pump the crainospinal fluid to the nervous system. When the facial bones are
compressed this will decrease the operation of proper neurological function, and we
see this in children with severe cases of cerebral palace and in other varying
dysfunctions. The TMJ component of the head where the lower and upper jaw bones
hinge and connect can also be affected and compressed in an adverse manner. This
will cause tension upon the hearing of an individual as well as added pressure on the
visual capabilities. It will also inset the Maxilla and in turn offset the upper alignment of
ones teeth, thus directly effecting the alignment and position of the bottom row of
teeth.

Endonasal/nasal specific works to reverse these effects and move the facial bones
back to a more normal and desired spectrum of alignment. It works towards unlocking
the TMJ connection thus restoring hearing capabilities. Thus by unlocking the TMJ it
directly affects all of the components around it and the results are increased visual
capabilities, clarity in vision. It releases the tension on the upper portion of the jaw
bone and aliens the teeth. The lower teeth will then spread to meet the upper portion at
their normally desired pressure points. This effect will straighten and widen the
spacing of the teeth without the aid of dental surgery or dental devices. Individuals
who have been tonuge tied may indeed be able to speak words, the sinuses will be
able to clearly and deeply intake air, thus effecting the entire cranium, and stimulating
the Vomer bone and the Sphenoid so that it can aid in its functional capabilities in
providing the body with its much needed cerebrospinal fluid, as well as unlock nerves
that may have been locked from the time of birth.


Traumatic Brain Injury:

Traumatic Brail Injury (TBI) comes and displays itself in many different forms. Not only
does it include the birth process where the cranial plates are forced together,
misaligned or even locked by the amount of pressure exerted by contractions.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) also includes, after birth head traumas and injuries. Some
of the most common causes of after birth head traumas include, simply falling down.
For example, when a child or any person trips and falls the result is a direct impact in
the form of a jarring effect upon the body. Depending on how stable the body is, this
direct impact/jarring effect is equal to the amount of force exerted upon the body. In
addition, any fall that jars any given region of the spin will also directly affect the pelvic
region as well as the neck and cranial plates of the head. Think back on this after the
next time you either trip or fall. More than likely you will be able to notice a tingling
sensation or a jarring sensation in your back or in the neck specifically vertebras C1
through C5 and in the head, specifically in the back of your head, the Occipital region.
If untreated or uncorrected these light and simple jars to the body, given some jars are
more dramatic and longer lasting than others, will build up in tension and eventually
lead to any number of neurological breakdowns and dysfunctions. One of the major
causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is when a child falls down a flight of stairs. Not
only does this damage the back, but it also severely jars and offsets the vertebras in
the neck and causes compression, shifting, and even locking of any one or more of the
eight cranial plates of the skull. Once this happens, the impact causes the central
nervous system to cease normal function. The secretion of cerebrospinal fluid that is
used to lubricate the nervous system is pinched off and areas that have been pinched
off dry out, resulting in kidney failure, paralysis, speech impairments, hearing and
vision loss. As with a hard and severe fall, the brain itself may be jarred causing it to
shift in accord with the upper portion of the spine, at the point where the brain
surrounds the upper portion of the neck, the brainstem. The added shifting of the brain
and cranial plates adds to the impact of tension upon the blood supply, the inner
cranial sinuses, and on the cranial nerves that run throughout the brain and
throughout the cranial plates and spinal column.

Other impacts of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) include children bumping and falling into
coffee tables, falling against the brick fireplace, or miss judging their distance when
coming around the corner in the kitchen and slamming their little heads into the corner
of the counter. Also, contact sports, such as boxing, kickboxing, football, wrestling,
and soccer. All of which are quite common and the long lasting effects and strain it
imposes upon the body are not widely known. As well as auto, bike, skiing, and any
sport that leads to fast and dramatic contact that is directed to the head and upper
neck region. Slapping someone up along or upside the head also can cause minimal
damage at the time but the long-term results are traumatic and detrimental to the body
as a whole. Most of us at some point have seen fathers pop their sons along side the
head, usually in the temple region above their ears. Remembering that in this region
there are four interconnecting cranial faults/membrane/joints that inter act with one
another. This author personally asks parents not to slap, pop, or smack your children
up along side the head. When this does happen it is usually done out of frustration and
with the mind set that the youth will get some sense knocked into them. This is not the
case and the direct effect of such will dramatically be the opposite. By doing so the
child is endanger of altering and preventing the development and ability to understand
and comprehend as well as reasoning and learning. Remembering; that these events
and jesters even in the lightest cases will build up over time causing added
unnecessary pressure upon not only the nervous system but on the brain as well.

Other forms that lead to traumatic brain injuries include medical procedures, the effect
of braces being to tight, major dental work, and the pressure upon the jaw/skull bones
used to extract or repair teeth, as well as, sever emotional reaction. Sever emotional
response in a negative fashion, such as when one gets upset, causes an increase
release of negative energy and creates a chemical imbalance in the body, not to
mention that it also increases the blood pressure. Stress is also a contributing factor
related to brain tension and brain injuries. This author has also been stressed, at times
in rare occasions to the point that my blood pressure rises to an unsafe level and the
only way for this pressure to release is through the nose, so I have had a few bloody
noses in my life. This stress was brought on by work stress and home life stress that
is related to an increase in blood pressure also causes the blood vessels in the skull
and brain to heat up, thus expanding and resulting in headaches and migraines. Nose
bleeds can also be caused by cranial plate misalignment/compression. This pressure
causes inflamed cranial blood vessels to at times break/burst or pressurize to an
unsafe level, at times this manifests itself as nose bleeds. Sickness and fevers, where
the body temperature gets too hot also does damage to the brain cells and is also tied
into mental and physical development. Common household cleaners in the hands of a
child can lead to the development of traumatic brain injuries, due to the combination of
chemical elements, ingestion, and smell of various fumes. We are also seeing an
increase in soldiers with traumatic brain injuries from severe concussions, where the
brain has been rattled like a small pebble in a can, or in cases of an open head injury
where the skeletal plates are split and the brain is either exposed or damaged in some
form. Children too are the victims of open head injuries that mainly results from hard
falls, and auto accidents and from direct applied outside force upon the skull, such as
getting hit in the head with a ball that is moving at an accelerated speed. Some of the
symptoms that manifest themselves out of traumatic brain injury (TBI) include
seizures, headaches, asthma, earaches, nasal congestion, due to improper nasal
drainage, and decreased articulation of the vomer and sphenoid bones. Memory loss
dizziness, decreased mobility, stiffness of the joints, bladder, liver, heart, lungs
dysfunctions/shutdown, along with personality changes/shifts just to point out a few.

Impact in the form of the birth process and in head related injuries do not always
produce pain or sensory impairments at first glance. Nevertheless, due to their nature
of winding up the body in a spiral tension effect and putting direct pressure on the flow
and operation of brain function and mobility, will indeed, in time cause the wear and
tear down of a healthy body. If the spinal and cranial subluxations are not treated and
minimized the dysfunction then becomes a manifestation and indeed chronic. The end
result is less than desirable and more so than not, leads to a lessened state of mind
and body, as well as having a decreased functional and most often painful
existence/life experience.

Not all traumatic brain injuries can be resolved by manipulation of the cranial plates
and adjustment of the neck, vertebrates C1 through C8, but the treatment and effect to
indeed dramatically lessen the probability of dysfunction and long-term ailments in
many instances. If regular treatments are indeed carried out, such as in the use of
endonasal/nasal specific, all of the cranial plates can be unlocked at once. There is a
possibility that over time the person suffering will indeed see improvements and be
able to live a fuller and richer life. There is hope and there is a means of helping these
children and adults who have suffered birth defects as well as after birth related
traumas, the chance to improve and become self sufficient. The use of
endonasal/nasal specific is only one of the means that can be used to help in the
recovery phase of a person’s treatment. However, it is one of the most important
means available and it has the longest lasting effects, that is, these effects are life
changing and are permanent. This author knows this to be true because it has helped
me, in more ways then one. Including; aiding and assisting in releasing of pressure on
the brain from having compressed, non-expandable, non-proper growth development
in the cranial plates. Thus, the results of traumatic brain injury were greatly limited
with the treatment of endonasal/nasal specific because the brain was then allowed to
normally develop and grow. Without releasing pressure in the cranial plates that put
direct force upon the brain I surely would have been a victim of brain injury, that
presented itself directly as locked cranial plates thus squeezing the brain and
impairing the motor skills, vision, speech, and hearing elements that are needed by all
living beings. [5, 6, 9, 11, 13, 29]


Chapter 6 History and Background~
In understanding the importance of this therapeutic technique, it is also well to point
out where its origins came from. The exact moment and orientation of where
endonasal/nasal specific came from is clouded in mystery. Some say it was brought
about in the mid 1930’s, still others say it was born out of experiment and exploration,
and yet still others have mentioned that the technique was developed overseas. In
theory, it can be stated that the process and development of endonasal/nasal specific
has been around for many years, and maybe, just maybe, it has been around for
centuries. Forgotten for a time and reintroduced into the world at a later time, as such
are the things and ideas of so many of our practices and things we know. However, for
arguments sake let us look at this from the Western perspective and shed some light
on the origins and the development of Bilateral Nasal Specific.

Andrew Taylor Still was born in Virginia in 1828; he was an engineer by trade and an
army surgeon during the American Civil War. It is believed that Still was discouraged
with the medical means available and at that time was not at all pleased with the
shortfalls in its primitive drugging practices, and hacking/drilling surgeries. It is
believed that Still was driven by the deaths of three of his children, who died from
spinal meningitis, to find more effective and humane ways of dealing with individuals
who were dealing with medical problems. The outcome of Stills research and study
was the known birth of the study of Osteopathy. In his book, Still describes the study
of Osteopathy as the “scientific knowledge of anatomy and physiology in the hands of
a person of intelligence and skill who can apply that knowledge to the use of people
who are sick or wounded by strains, shocks, falls, or mechanical derangement or
injury of any kind to the body.” Today Osteopathy is refereed to as “a system of
medical practices based on a theory that diseases are due chiefly to loss of structural
integrity which can be restored by manipulation of the parts supplemented by
therapeutic measures.” [30] Osteopathy is in itself a study and a system of diagnoses
and treatments that work with the body’s structure to help correct dysfunction.
Variations and dysfunction in the body can then cause various nerves system
disorders that manifest themselves in various forms and in different locations
throughout the body. We know that Osteopathy is the massaging of the back, muscles,
and skull, thereby releaving built up tensions and stimulating the nervous system. This
stimulation then relaxes tense muscles and allows the body to relax. For our purposes
here in this study we focus on what is referred to as Cranio Osteopathy. Cranio
Osteopathy has been refined over the years and is a gentle type of hands on
osteopathic treatment, which works with and enhances the cranial plates by working
with the pressure points to release the stress and tensions that are built up upon the
skull. In more recent years, this technique has been referred to as craniosacral
therapy. Therein: cranio, referring to the head and scaral referring to the base of the
spine. The craniosacral system includes and takes into account the spinal cord, the
cerebrospinal fluid, meninges (the membranes of the skull and spinal cord), and the
various bones of the spine and skull. It is also well to note that craniosacral therapy is
also referred to at times as craniopathy.

William Garner Sutherland studied Andrew Stills work intensely. Sutherland took it on
himself to disprove the current widely believed theory of a motionless skull to be
irrelevant. The idea and concepts that the bones in the skull fuse together in early
childhood originated out of a paper written in 1873, referred to as the “Munro-Kellie
Doctrine.” The study and practice of Phrenology was the first western idealistic system
to embrace the idea that there were indeed mental functions associated with different
parts of the brain. In 1896, Joseph Gall an Austrian physician, theorized and
determined the brain sinterialization by working under the ideals that “The skull takes
the shape from the brain”. In 1929, Dr. William Sutherland’s studies and observation of
the structure of the skull lead him to ideals that the actual cranial bones of the skull are
made up and determines the shape and function of the brain. He also theorized that the
bones of the skull move ever so slightly, which was a different take on the previously
theorized and excepted idea that the cranial plates fuse together. This theory was not
scientifically proven until the mid 1970’s, when the use of newly developed x-ray
equipment showed this to be the case. William Sutherland set out to prove and
reinforce that there was indeed movement in the structure of the skull and that the
cranial bones actually work, flex, and articulate with each other. At the same time, he
went on to show that there is involuntary movement between the tissues of the body.
This movement includes the brain, spinal cord, pelvic bone, and the arms and legs.
William Sutherland was a student at the American School for Osteopathy in Kirksville,
Missouri, and through his study, Sutherland was able to formulate the ideas that the
cranium was indeed capable of primary respiratory function and indeed relatively
argued as the key component to health in the body. His research lead to the ideas that
when the head is damaged it puts direct force/pressure upon the collective tissues of
the skull and neck, thus the trauma causes the dual matter of the body to become
bruised, and at times twisted. Under this cause, the compression of this matter ends
up producing dysfunction and ill health throughout the body. Sutherland’s research
and work are the building blocks of what has become known as the Sacro-Occipital
Technique, Craniopathy, Craniosacral Therapy, and Sutherland Osteopathy.

In 1929, Sutherland presented his findings and theories at a meeting of the American
Osteopathic Association. This work was one of the soul key studies of the twentieth
century. At the same time, there were others, who were also studying this effect. Nephi
Cotton was one of these individuals and many credit him for coming up with the theory
of cranial sacral therapy. It is argued that Cotton came up with the technique in the
1920’s. His son Calvin Cotton went on record, as describing cranio osteopathy and
craniopathy were undoubtedly the same thing. He went on to state that his father
Nephi Cotton had his first official seminar on January 29, 1929, It would be eight
months later on September 29, 1929 when Sutherland would release his findings. Due
to this variation in what to call the Technique, in 1930 Major B DeJarnett an Osteopath
renamed the technique to Sacro-Occipital Technique, S.O.T. Dejarnette taught and
studied this practice until 1984.

Bilateral Nasal Specific was born and took shape out of Sacro-Occipital Technique, its
exact time frame of development is not quite clear. In 1947, an individual by the name
of Janse J. published the first known version describing the pressurized Nasal Specific
Technique. In 1951 and again in 1954, Finnel FL published work that described the
operation and function of the nasal balloon. It is at this point that the nasal balloon
device was coined and given the name Nasal Specific as a means to associate and
describe the technique. Nasal Specific/Bilateral Nasal Specific (BNS) uses finger cots,
affixed/tied to a blood pressure bulb (a sphygmomanometer) to deliver an even and
effective force of pressure. The finger cot portion of this device is inserted into the
nasal passageways, and gently inflated for one to two seconds, and then the pressure
built up in this finger cot is released. This pushes on the nasal walls clearing out
accumulated mucus, and pushes its way through to the back of the upper throat,
where it taps against the tissue that is directly in front of the stephnoid bone. Prior to
the use of the balloon device finger cots in the 1920’s were inserted on the small finger
of the hand and either inserted into the nose or through the mouth in attempts to
adjust the cranium plates. This technique is still used today by traditionalists;
however, the outcome is more intense and leaves the patient with longer periods of
soreness. The practice and awareness of Bilateral Nasal Specific was further
developed by Dr J. Richard Stober from the mid 1950’s until his passing in 1988. It is
well to note here that this author was one of Dr. Stober’s patients during early
childhood. Dr. Stober was based in Portland, Oregon USA, he taught the affect and
practice of Bilateral Nasal Specific at both the Western States Chiropractic College and
the National College of Naturopathic Medicine. Stober also practiced this technique at
Dunn Chiropractic in McMinnville Oregon. This author has had the honor and the
privilege of late to be a guest at Dunn Chiropractic, where Dr. Stober practiced. Dunn
chiropractic is also where Dean Howell came to chat with Dr. Stober and asked him to
come to his school and lecture. At this present time, Dr. George Siegfried practices at
Dunn Chiropractic and is highly regarded by his fellow doctors, as well as being a
traditionalist in the teachings of Dr. Stober.

One of Stober’s students Dr. Dean Howell has taken the practice of Bilateral Nasal
Specific to the next level and practices today using the same method as the base for
his treatments. Howell has expanded upon this practice to make the patient more
comfortable and relaxed during treatments. The results of which is easier on the
patient and for the most seems to have a better all around balancing effect, mainly do
to the tying together of various theories and practices, and utilizing them as one in his
treatment process. Howell calls this Neuro Cranial Restructuring and he is based out
of the state of Washington, USA.

For our purpose here and for understanding we refer to the use of the
sphygmomanometer affixed with the finger cot. In the mid 1970’s John Upleger and his
research team at Michigan State University studied recently deceased individuals
(fresh cadavers) using radio waves, electron microscopes, and the new
cinematographic x-rays to prove the theories that the bones of the cranium actually do
move. Out of these studies it was reinforced that when fusion of the cranial plates
occurs it is a direct result from trauma. This trauma then interferes with normal joint
mobility and nervous system function. This is referred to as a pathological condition.
Upleger, was able to prove through science, that the bones of the skull the cranial
plates, move 100th of an inch and that they contained blood vessels, nerve fibers, and
connective tissues. Out of his studies, Upledger was able to develop what is now
referred to as Cranial Sacral Therapy. Upledger founded the Upledger institute and is
given credit for finding what is referred to as the craniosacral pulse of the body. The
energy that is stored and housed in the living being. [2, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21]


Chapter 7 Bilateral Nasal Specific/Endonasal Balloon
Therapy~
Nasal Specific/Bilateral Nasal Specific (BNS) uses finger cots, affixed/tied to a blood
pressure bulb (a sphygmomanometer) to deliver an even and effective controlled force
of pressure. The finger cot portion of this device is lubricated. The patient breaths out
through their nose, and the finger cot is inserted into one of the six nasal passages,
being three on each side. These nasal passages are stair stacked on top of each other.
The finger cot/balloon is first inserted into the lower nasal passageways one on each
side of the nose. This is done to keep facial, pressure, and symmetrical balance and
optimize the benefits of this technique. It is then repeated in the middle passageway’s,
then the top passageway, then this process is repeated in the lower nasal passageway
to help complete the full effect of nasal enhancement and no doubt do to the fact that
the nasal passageways are stair stacked and widening the upper two nasal pathways
indeed may compress the lower nasal passageway somewhat. Therefore, the lower
nasal passageways are repeated to completely stimulate and give the full effect.
Personally I can attest to this effect. The last couple of times that I have received
treatment, when the lower nasal passageways are repeated enough pressure is used to
further open up the ear canal. My hearing has enhanced dramatically, to the point I can
hear the clock ticking across the room and can here people’s conversations even
when they whisper.

When the finger cot/balloon is slid into the nasal passageway the patient is asked to
breath out through their nose, this allows access and proper placement of the balloon
into the passageway. The balloon is gently tucked in around the outer edges of the
nostril with a flat tooth pick to insure that no outward bulging of the balloon occurs
when it is inflated. The nose is lightly compressed around the valve of the pressure
bulb, so that no air can escape. The patient then takes a deep breath in and holds it. By
taking the breath in it expands the joints/membranes of the cranial plates. While the
patient is holding their breath the practitioner quickly and gently inflates the finger
cot/balloon with two to four quick hand pumps/squeezes of the pressure bulb.
Squeezing the pressure bulb applies air into the finger cot/balloon. As this air pressure
becomes greater it pushes on the walls of the nasal passageways, eventually it
squeezes its way through to the back of the throat. The practitioner then quickly
releases this pressure via the valve on the stem of the pressure bulb. This process
takes one to three seconds.

When the pressure bulb is pumped it causes the finger cot/balloon to expand inside
the nasal passageway. This expansion pushes against the compressed walls clearing
out accumulated mucus and pushes its way through the nasal passageway into the
upper back portion of the throat, where the balloon taps against the tissue that is
directly in front of the sphenoid bone. By taping on this area it also taps the sphenoid
causing it to shift ever so slightly. This shifting causes the other cranial plates to
shift/realign and at that moment it releases built up pressure that is housed in the
joints/membranes, inside of the skull. It releases pressure that has put adverse impact
on the brain, and also allows the pinched cerebrospinal fluid tubes, the blood vessels,
and the inner cranial sinus pressure/tension to be released so that optimum function is
restored. It also restores proper respiratory breathing patterns, restores normal sinus
draining, stimulates the Pituitary Gland, stimulates and unlocks or unstick's the vomer
bone so that it can articulate properly. The amount of pressure that is exerted from this
technique varies from patient to patient, depending on how locked their cranial plates
are and how narrow their nasal passageways are. It has been stated that up to one to
two pounds of controlled applied force is used in delivering this technique, however,
this is a rough estimate and antidotal at best, but it does give us an idea of what and
how much force is being used.


Chapter 8 Symptoms that may be Improved/Cerebral
Palsy~
The following is a list of dysfunctions that can be either eliminated or their effect
greatly lessened with the use of Nasal Specific.

Accident Related
Allergies
Alzheimer’s
Anger
Anxiety
Appetite Changes
Arthritis
Asthma
Attention Deficit Disorder
Bad Breath
Birth Trauma
Biochemical Trauma
Bedwetting
Bi-polar Disorder
Bell’s Palsy
Cerebral Palsy
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Coma
Dental Pressure
Disorientation
Dizziness or Vertigo
Dyslexia
Ear infections
Easily Frustrated
Encephalitis (brain swelling) Confusion
Epilepsy
Falls
Fatigue
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Hearing Loss
Headaches
Indecision
Infant Colic
Irritability
Insomnia or Somnolence
Learning Disabilities
Loss of Attention Span
Loss of Mental Coordination
Loss of Smell
Loss of Visual Acuity
Medical Procedures
Mental Retardation
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Systems Atrophy
Neck and Back Pain
Nervousness
Neurological Dysfunctions
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Parkinson’s Disease, Poor Memory/Memory Loss
Reduction in the Ability to Read
Severe Emotional
Sensitivity to Light and Sound
Sports Injuries

Over the years I have had tremendous success with nasal specific some of the more
notable long lasting effects that this has had include.

Ability to Speak
Decrease in Anxiety
Attention Span
Balance
Decreased Confusion
Decrease in Headaches
Decrease in Indecision
Feeling throughout my body
Greater vocal capacity
Hearing
Increased Energy
Increased Mental Capacity
Muscular Dexterity
Muscular Response
Neck and Back Pain
Nervousness
Straightness of Teeth
Vision Enhancement

These have and are just a hand full of the benefit’s that I have noticed over the years of
treatment, and I am positive that there are many, many more.

Cerebral Palsy:
I would like to take this time and talk about a disability that is close to me and in fact is
apart of whom this author is. Cerebral Paralysis (CP) was first identified by the English
surgeon William Little back in the early 1860’s. Dr. Little worked under the
assumptions that asphyxia, which is a sever lack of oxygen during the birthing
process was the cause of this dysfunction. In 1897, Sigmund Freud suggested that the
difficult birth process was not the source and cause of this disorder but was only one
of the effects on the development of the child. Research in the 1980’s revealed that the
lack of oxygen contributes only to a very small percentage to those children born with
cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a general term, an umbrella term if you would, for
encompassing a group of non-progressive, and non-contagious neurological
dysfunctional disabilities. Cerebral palsy causes physical disability in the human
developmental process especially in the body’s ability to conduct movement, correct
posture, and in the ability to stand up straight. In developed countries, the probability
of a child having this disorder is 2 to 2.5 % per 1000 live births. It is worth our time to
mention that this statistic relatively has stayed the same over the past 60 plus years,
neither increasing nor decreasing. Cerebral palsy can occur in three various ways. It
can occur during the birth process, estimated around 5% of all documented cases. It
can occur during the months of pregnancy, this is estimated to be around 75% of the
time, and it can result from after birth trauma, which is about 15% of the time. In all
regards over 80% of all cerebral palsy cases go unknown or are miss diagnosed. In the
15% plus cases that are identified we know that this disorder can be caused by sever
head trauma, malnutrition, and from various infections. All of which play a critical role
in the part of the developing child, in the womb, during pregnancy, as when the child
may become stuck in the birth canal or against the mothers tailbone, and after birth, on
the neurological scale. This disability is referenced as a motor function disability and
in many cases but not always it is also accompanied with seizures, and lessened
ability in communications, verbally and physically. All types of cerebral palsy are
consistent with abnormal muscle tone, or the lack there of in the ability to conduct
reflexes, and in the ability to have posture, or the ability to sit upright. There is a
decrease in the sensory functions of the nervous system, perception in depth may be
effected, and behavior in many cases is also effected on some scale. Small children
and babies show signs and symptoms in the way they maneuver around. Either their
little bodies are too stiff, like a board, or they are overly floppy, due to lack of muscle
tone. Sometimes birth defects are also associated with the signs of (CP), such as a
smaller than normal jawbone, a smaller head, miss shaped spine, and compressed
temple bone/cranial plates, that makes the head look like it has been placed in a vice,
are all symptoms that can be attributed to the effect of cerebral palsy. The causes of
cerebral palsy are not generally known, due to the broad spectrum that it covers.
However, we can point out that some of these causes are related to the lack of oxygen,
and the birth process, when the child is pushed through the birth canal do to
contractions. This pressure on the head at times is enough to compact the cranial
plates causing dysfunction in the nervous system. Other causes also include:
premature birth, infections, improper diet, and fever in the mother before birth. Central
nervous system infections that lead to various dysfunctions and extreme stress on the
body that effects the neurons, such as extreme stress when the individual has a high
temperature may lead into signs and variations of nerve dysfunction and thus leads to
the development of cerebral palsy on any given level. Likewise during the birth
process the use of forceps, suction devices, or turning of the child’s head to the point
that it pinches or twists the neck can lead to a variety of disabilities including (CP). It
has been determined that the lack of oxygen is no longer the focal point in the
development of (CP), although there is still a certain percentage of births where this is
the case. The focus today is on the well-being of the mother and on various infections
that the mother might have during a given pregnancy. These infections have a direct
impact on the developing childes brain and take their form in varying levels of toxicity
that are produced in response to fight the inflammatory infections. Premature babies
are at a higher risk of contracting cerebral palsy do to the simple fact that their bodies
have not yet fully developed. The lack of oxygen, blood, and cerebrospinal fluid, the
fluid that feeds and lubricates the nervous system and assists in stimulation
circulation on and in the brain is a major factor in this area. An important link and
cause of cerebral palsy is periventricular leukomalacia, which is the death or dieing off
of the white matter within the brain, which leads to a wide array of dysfunctions.

Cerebral palsy is not progressive, however, in many cases there may be other
elements related and going on in the body’s neurological system that may cause or
seem to cause digression. For the most, cerebral palsy is what it is a non-progressive
but yet debilitating functional disorder. It is extremely crucial to point out that it is not
a disease but it is an unrelated neurological formation. In most cases mainly due to
extreme pressure on the developing child, either inside or outside of the womb.
Secondary disabilities do form in many cases outside of the initial cerebral palsy
diagnosis. They include such deformities as paralysis in the hips and hip dislocation.
As well as scoliosis of the spine, or what is commonly referred to as the serpentine
spine. Furthermore, even though there is no cure for this dysfunction there are means
of limiting its effect upon the individual and over a period of time. If the individual with
(CP) is worked with, they can improve dramatically and just may be able to live a fuller
and richer life. This author knows this to be true because I myself have cerebral palsy.

The categorization of cerebral palsy is subdivided into four classifications. The reason
why the term is subdivided is to identify with different impairments in movement, and
in movement capability. These areas also encompass the ideals and areas of brain
related damage. The four classifications are: Spastic, Athetoid, Ataxic, and Mixed
forms of cerebral palsy. There are also other various forms of cerebral palsy however
these four are the main categories and the focus of our study here.

Spastic:
Individuals that are associated with spastic (CP) have dysfunction and damage to their
motor cortex, which is a part of the ability to properly move various muscles and
organs. The corticospinal tract, are a collection of axon neurons that travel between
the brain and the spinal cord. This affect occurs approximately 70% of the time in all
documented cases. It is well to point out that spastic (CP) is further classified by the
regions that if affects. These classifications are as follows. Hemiplegia, refers to one
side of the body being affected. Diplegia, entails the lower extremities of the body
including the lumbar area being effected more so than the upper regions of the body,
and the Quadriplegia, which affects all four limbs of the body. In spastic formation, the
muscle tone is either to high, resulting in excess muscle or in many cases, the
muscles are too tight, and sometimes these muscles are generally permanently
contracted. It takes a great deal of work and therapy to work with unlocking these
muscles so that they do become functional or at least somewhat functional.
Individuals with this form, usually have short jerky movements with limited mobility
and in many cases have a difficult time of letting go of objects in their hands. This is
due to the inability to follow through with smooth muscle mobility, due to the fact that,
their muscles are tight and due to the lack of nerve function. For instance, the
neuron/fibers that control the muscle maybe damaged, severed, pinched off, or the
cerebrospinal lubrication that feeds these fibers has failed, blocked, or dried up.
Colder temperatures such as the winter months are difficult on individuals with spastic
(CP). This is due to the fact, that the colder weather further aggravates the stiffness
throughout the body, making movement even more difficult. Furthermore, excessive
muscle tension can lead to, and can be quite painful, like a muscle cramp. That is, if
the neurons are able to receive these pain signals and relate them to the brain. In many
cases of individuals with (CP), there is also the loss of neuron pain sensory. That is,
they may not be able to feel heat or cold, until it is too late or there may be inner organ
dysfunction due to the lack of feeling. For this author this is true. All throughout my
childhood, I could not feel the pain I was in, nor could I feel heat and cold, only
extreme versions of the two. Likewise, my feet and right hand have lessened sensory
and to this day, I still have areas in my lower back, in the lower lumbar, that cannot feel
anything at all. This also has affected the internal organs of the body such as bladder
and colon, but I have learned to listen to my body in these cases and have saved
myself from many embarrassing circumstances, but not all.

There are three types of spastic (CP) the first includes quadriplegia, which involves all
four limbs, both of the legs and arms, and in most cases these individuals are unable
to stand or walk. The second, diplegia effects both of the lower limbs/legs but only to a
cretin point, many individuals with this form have some use of there legs. The person
usually uses a cane, walker, or crutches to get around. More often, when the individual
does walk their legs bend in and form a crisscross pattern at the knees. This is
referred to as the scissor walk or scissor legs, and it can be damaging to the hips and
lower lumbar portions of the back. Even though this may be the case, the individual
still needs to get up and move around so that they can continue to build muscles in
their legs, keep blood circulation going, and stimulate the nervous system. The third
type of spastic (CP) is hemiplegia. In this case only one side of the body is affected, we
can see this more relevant in individuals who have had strokes and in those who have
paralysis in one side of their body. It is also possible for this effect to crisscross. That
is, the left arm may be ok but the right arm has paralysis, then in the legs the right leg
may function fine and the individual may drag their left foot. Such is the case in my
being. It’s not that I really drag my left foot, it’s more of the case that I have difficulty
picking up my toes. The heel can go down but the toes have difficulty coming up. In
such a case as this, one ends up going through a lot of shoes, because, the individual
wears out the toe and under soul portion of the shoe faster than normal. In roughly
about 30% of all cases that involve the spastic form it has also been proven that it is
accompanied with one or more of the other remaining types.

Ataxic:
Ataxic (CP) is the rarest type of all the four categories and only occurs with
approximately 10% of all known diagnosed cases. Individuals with Ataxia version of
(CP) have damage to their cerebellum. This damage then results in the form of the
inability to have steady balance, and is most noticeable when the person is walking. It
is very likely that these individuals have varying degrees of difficulty with visual
perception or auditory processing of objects and distance that go hand in hand with
gravitational lack of proper placement and body symmetric in the ability to balance.
Some individuals who have ataxic (CP) also have low-muscle tone. In some of these
cases the individual may also be associated with tremors, a constant light shaking of
the hands, or in lower extremities, and are most prevalent when they utilize their finer
motor skills, as in writing or when the individual grasps an object such as a fork or
spoon.

Athetoid:
Individuals in this category are considered to have mixed muscle tone, the individual
either is considered to have an overly high amount of muscle tone or just the opposite
less than normal muscle tone. There are about a quarter of individuals that are
classified with (CP), that are also associated with athetoid formation and its
dysfunction is located and occurs in the extrapyramidal motor system, a network of
neurons involved in the coordination of movement or in the basal ganglia, which are a
group of neurons that are associated with a variety of functions. These functions
include: motor control, cognition, emotions and learning capabilities. Children who
have this form of (CP) have difficulty holding themselves upright. They also have
difficulty in walking, difficulty in the ability to set up straight, and in some cases show
signs and express themselves through facial expression, and extreme movement of
the arms and head, almost like a whiplashing effect, which in itself leads to further
neurological damage. These movements are random and in most instances
uncontrollable voluntary movements. The individual may have trouble grasping and
holding on to things as well, such simple items as a cup or a toothbrush may become
almost impossible to keep hold of. This is due to spastic erotic movement and the lack
of muscle tone and control of the neurological signals in the neurons/fibers to process
the command to reach and grasp, as well as the lack of ability to control such
movements.

Mixed Forms:
Individuals with this type of (CP) have a combination of two or more forms of this
dysfunction and as with anything can take on variations and different intensities,
affecting various parts of the body.

There are two major areas that affect the development of a child with cerebral palsy.
The first is the cranial plates and their relationship to each other and the cranial
faults/joints/membranes and how these joints/membranes function. The second is
related to the upper part of the spinal column and goes hand in hand with the cervical
region of the spine. Those spinal joints that are in an individual’s neck, specifically C1
through C5. In the diagram to the below, we are referring to the upper portion of the
spinal column. Here we want to look and pay attention to the lower portion, which is
the beginning portion of the spinal column that works its way through the cervical
plexus. The diagram to the right is of one of the spinal bone structures in the cervical
plexus region. It is through these openings the spinal column interweaves and flows.
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If for some reason there is a blockage, such as calcium deposits or a miss aliened
vertebra it directly puts adverse pressure upon the spinal column and thus adding
adverse pressure upon the nerves and more importantly on the cranial nerves. In the
case of calcium, deposits or excess bone that fills in this area where the spinal column
flows through it compresses and limits the ability to provide normal function in the
body. In this authors case the lower lumbar region has one of these vertebras half
filled in with excess bone/hard calcium deposit making my left leg drag somewhat and
causing partial paralysis in the right leg. I am fortunate that this blockage occurred in
my lower lumbar. In some cases such as in (CP), this effect happens in the neck/
cortex region. The effects are dynamic and greatly limit the ability and improvement of
the individual in such circumstances.




In many cases, the point where dysfunction takes place is at the base of the occipital
bone, the foramen magnum. Where the spinal column enters into and is surrounded by
the brain, the brain stem. When the occipital is misaligned it puts pressure upon the
brain stem and the spinal column causing dysfunction, and pinches the nerves.
Likewise, the vertebra in the neck may be out of alignment as well, putting excess
pressure upon the spinal column and decreasing the optimum flow of nerve signals to
the brain and decreases the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. This area is especially fragile,
and even more so with those with (CP) that have a lack of muscle tissue that supports
the cortex, neck and head. Extreme care is needed when working with this region, but
working with this region is a must for any individual who is suffering from dysfunction,
to have a chance to improve.

The overall prognosis for individuals with cerebral palsy is not overly exciting. We
know that (CP) is not a progressive disorder, so that tells us that related neurological
damage will not worsen, although this is a pleasant thought the symptoms that cause
cerebral palsy and are related in lessened motor skills which play a critical role and
part in the well being of the individual down the road. This is do to the wear and tear on
the body’s elements and organs that do function or have partial function in circulation
with the extra pressure that is placed on the joints and on the nervous system. These
organs must work harder to stimulate their well being and to send signals to each
other. Basically, over time, the wear and tear on the bodies of these individuals will
take its toll, and if these individuals go through life without any assistance, their
bodies will wear out faster than normal. It is true and critical that the development of a
child with cerebral palsy all depends on the type of therapeutic treatment that that
individual receives. If the child is left alone and not worked with on a daily basis their
possibilities for improvement will not be as good. With cerebral palsy, there is the idea
to use stimulants to work with the child. In many cases, the child seems to enjoy riding
a horse or attempting to pet a cat or dog, but yet the therapists are only using
stimulation effects instead of working with the body. In order for the child to be able to
improve the therapists, parents, and/or guardian of the child must work with the child
every day, in stretching their arms, legs, and hands. Work with opening and closing
their hands, and work with massaging their limbs as well. For instance in such cases
where the body is contracted the use and physical therapy in moving the legs helps
decrease the tension on these legs, it stimulates blood flow, and works in stimulating
nerve endings as well as helps exercise the muscles in the legs to help them loosen
and become stronger. In this authors case my right arm was locked in a closed
position up against my head. Mom worked with my arm pulling it down just a little bit
every day, multiple times a day, eventually over a period of months the arm was able to
hang at my side. This proves that with dedication a child with (CP) can improve.
However, it is just not enough to stimulate the muscle function of the child, it is the
utmost importance to work with the child to stimulate the nervous system. This is
where gentle physical therapy administrated via chiropractic care and manipulation
comes in. The adjustments allow for stimulation and release of pressure that is built up
within the joints and nerve fibers helping the pinned up tension to unwind reliving
stress and stimulate mobility. The adjustments of the joints either cranial or spinal
cause a stimulating effect on the neurons/fibers, thereby increasing motor skills, and
stimulating the body’s organs so that they function more normally. This stimulation is
simply the release of tension, terrific tension that allows cerebrospinal fluid and blood
flow to become more efficient.

Adjustments made to the spine and stretching the legs and arms will only go so far. To
get the best results for an individual with cerebral palsy the cranial plates must be
adjusted, either by massaging such as in the art of osteopathy, where a trained
individual uses light touch and gentle massage technique, to massage the cranial
faults and releases pressure that may be stored up in them. This pressure is due to a
variety of elements including falls, jars and bumps on the head, as well as pressure
from the birth canal during the birthing process. Likewise in extreme cases of (CP) and
other dysfunctions, the use of nasal specific should be applied. Nasal specific uses
small finger cots affixed to a blood pressure bulb. The finger cot/balloon is inserted
into the nasal passageways, and gently inflated. The finger cot/balloon pushes its way
through the nasal passage, expanding it and comes out in the upper back portion of
the throat, where the finger cot/balloon taps the tissue directly in front of the sphenoid.
This adjusts the sphenoid, thus adjusting all of the cranial plates and stimulates the
nerve endings by releasing compressed plate pressure. This allows the function of the
master gland to operate and restores the flow of cerebrospinal fluid throughout the
nervous system. As well to have proper cerebrospinal fluid flow one must be able to
have proper rhythmic breathing patterns. The finger cot allows this to happen by
widening the nasal passageways and clearing out clogged mucus. Proper breathing is
necessary for proper movement of the vomer bone and the sphenoid. The articulation
of these two bones working together is what stimulates the master gland. The use of
nasal specific has long lasting effects. However, as with anything when dealing with
such a condition as (CP) it takes a long time for the body to unwind and restore nerve
function and mobility. In the developing child the effect/improvements of nasal specific
lasts about 2 weeks, then treatment is needed again to keep the body functional. This
is do to the effect of a growing head and the growing body. The head and the brain
start to grow at a considerable rate at about 4 months. If the brain is trying to grow and
is, bumping up against locked or compressed cranial plates the pressure that is
inflicted upon the child’s body is overly extreme. Nasal specific releases this pressure
all at once, and is the most effective means in treating nerve dysfunction. I know this
to be true. From the age of 6 months until I was 2, I had this treatment every two
weeks, after this time I received treatments once a month throughout my childhood.
Even though I still have some dysfunction I truly and sincerely, believe that this
process has allowed my body to be as functional as it can be. For a more complete in-
depth study of the use and benefits of nasal specific please refer to the rest of this
paper, or seek out a professional individual that practices this technique.

Many times massaging the muscles and chiropractic adjustments are not enough. It is
also important to eat healthy natural foods, so that the body can absorb the nutrients
that they provide. Greasy and processed foods are not as healthy for the body and do
not provide the body with the needed nutrition that it needs to correct dysfunction, and
to heal itself. With this, the use of soy oils or soy based products that are
commonplace a cooking ingredient in many of our food products when digested will
over a period of time put a thin layer coating within the stomach and intestines. This
coating is like plastic, and it prevents the much-needed nutrients from entering the
body. In short, people become less healthy, and their immune systems start to fail, or
they can no longer ward off bacteria and infections.

There is a way for individuals/children who have cerebral palsy to improve. It takes a
lot of dedication and hard work, but if, a parent is willing to do so there is the means
and there is the way. Stretching the child’s arms and legs, to stimulate blood flow and
to strengthen muscles is extremely important, as well as, massaging and adjustments
to the back and neck to release tension in the nervous system. A healthy natural foods
diet, that allows the body to heal itself and allow the body’s organs to function
properly. The massaging of the cranial plates, and the adjustment of the cranial plates
via nasal specific to stimulate proper breathing, increase blood flow, increase
cerebrospinal fluid flow, unlocking of the cranial plates, and in releasing the pinned up
stress and tension upon the body. All are needed and must work together over the
period of development time if the child with cerebral palsy is to have a fair chance at
becoming self sufficient and independent, to become more normal, and function more
normally. [29]


Chapter 9 Personal Testimony and Case Study~




Some may find this hard to accept and hard to believe. During the course of my study I
have come across many wonderful people willing to learn and give information, I have
also come across those who cannot grasp the concepts of this paper and because of
this they can or refuse to make rational decisions saying that everything I have
presented here is selective at most. Such people further go on to state that my
disability or my ability would have been the same regardless of Endonasal Balloon
therapy treatments. Such people believe that we as humans should accept the way we
are and never strive for self improvement, and it is because of this there are many
children today that continue to have server disabilities and nervous system
dysfunctions.


My personal testimony is just one account of many who have been helped with the aid
of this treatment. I was born in 1975 to a humble yet small working farm family, who
lived outside of Salem Oregon at the time. At the time of my birth there was evidence
that something was not quite right; however none of the doctors new what it was. After
many exams and discussion by specialists my mother was told that I would be
permentaly disabled for life, never being able to walk, never being able to talk, and
would be wheel chair bound all my life, and in essence I would be a vegetable. I was
classified as being a child with a severe case of Cerebral Palsy. This broke my mom’s
heart, and my dad’s as well, but they didn’t give up. Word reached my mom of one Dr.
J. R. Stober in Portland OR who was working nothing short than miracles with
children, adults and who ever else needed assistance with disabilities, headaches, and
cranial relief. The following is an account of what happened.
To understand my development I have included some pictures throughout the years.
The picture to the left was taken at approximately 6 weeks, in it one can see the
desperate look in my face that can only be described as pure pain. You can see that
my temples on my head are in-caved like someone used a set of forceps or a vice and
squeezed my skull. You can also see that my right arm is locked in an upward position
and that my right hand is held in a tight grasp right below my right ear. My mother tells
me that I would cry and rub my fist into my ear trying to relive the pressure on my head
as my brain tried to expand and grow, so much that I would rub blood blisters in and
around the base of my ear. How can this be one may ask. When my mother was in the
birthing process there was an incredible amount of force exerted upon my being. It
didn’t help matters any when the nurses advised my mom not to push. The
contractions in the birth process were so great that it compressed my skeletal plates
and inter locked them, much when two gears get stucked or fused together. The
traumatic impact that this delivers upon the child can and many times causes
permanent damage if it goes untreated.
At 6 months of age I was brought to Dr. Stober to receive therapy and treatment. The
technique used to relieve the pressure upon the brain and to unlock the skulls joints is
called Bilateral Nasal Specific (BNS) it is also referred to as balloon therapy. Right
away my parents knew that the treatments were working. After Dr. Stober explained the
causes and procedure in an in-depth fashion to my parents I received my first
treatment. On the way home I fell asleep within the first block, this is something that I
had not done in quite a few months as I would only sleep for 45 minutes at a time then
awaken in screaming pain because of the compression on the brain. Every two weeks
my mother would make the trip up to Portland Oregon to have the treatment performed
on me. During her visits she witnessed many things, such as a child who couldn’t
hear, being able to hear for the first time, and she was also able to talk to other parents
who were there with their children to get treatments. My parents were convinced, as
are many who have gone through this process, that there were real improvements and
that it just was not a faith based practice as some may be led to believe. After a short
time I was able to shift and move around a little, my body was starting to unwind. Mom
worked tirelessly with my legs and right arm, and through her devotion and exercises
of my limbs I was finally able to lower my right arm and keep it there without it
springing back to its locked position. Although I had started to develop functional
capabilities I still had many problems, my speech was locked and I could only mumble
and point with jesters. On one occasion and treatment things finally broke through,
mom started counting words, and when she had a list of them she took it to Dr. Stpber,
ho teared up and said
I was making grounds slowly but surely, however there was a long ways to go. My
parents noticed that I didn’t sit up, didn’t stand, and didn’t walk at the stages that are
most commonly associated with a baby’s development. Mom continued to work with
my legs and arms, and I continued to receive Endonasal Balloon Therapy. One of dad’s
coworkers helped him build some walking bars that would aid in my ability to learn
how to walk and help with my balance, hopes were high but for the most my balance
and legs were unable to support the weight of my head and body. In the picture above I
am one year old and you can see me trying to learn to walk and that I am holding
myself up. You can also see that my right hand is still in a closed fist position, and you
can see that my right leg, especially my foot are turned inward. This is not because of
the way I was standing but more so the way my legs were. One can also vaguely see
that the temples are still compressed, however the overall shape of the head in relation
to the jaw, is symmetrical and more rounded.
In this picture I am 1 ½ years of age and you can see that my right hand is now able to
grasp and hold, however you can also see that my feet and legs are bowed in. Also a
more evident and clearer idea that there was something despertertly abnormal. It
would take years of physical therapy, braces, being a part of Easter Seals and most of
all love to help correct, strengthen, and stretch my café muscles and legs so that
mobility could be achieved.

Finally at the age of three I was able to stand on my own, still unable to walk but I was
able to stand. This picture is the first time that I was able to get up and stand on my
own. Shortly thereafter I would start walking, first one or two steps at a time, and
before I knew it I was running.
In this picture you can see that my right hand is still in a closed position and at this
time I also started to grow at a faster rate, thus it is easier to see the pressure upon my
temple bones which were at this point still locked to a greater degree. Also the
pressure upon the temple region is due to the fact that the family moved to a new
location and my mother was having trouble finding someone who would treat my
needs.
The result was increased pressure on the skull and was made noticeable in the facial
features. In short it looks like my head is in an egg squeezer. If my parents had
stopped at this point with my physical therapy and my cranial Endonasal Balloon
Treatments I would have digressed and would have returned to a lesser state of
functionability, my mind would have never been able to develop, and rationalize. My
speech and mobility would have suffered greatly and eventually I would have reverted
back to a vegetable state. Thank God that they didn’t give up. My earliest memory of
having the treatment of balloon therapy performed on me was around the age of 8, not
much can be recalled except for the fact that there was pressure on my head before
the treatment and there was a feeling of great relief afterwards. At that time I knew that
the treatments helped because I could sleep longer and deeper, as well as my
headaches would go away. I continued receiving treatments over in Bend Oregon for a
time after my family moved over there. When we moved back over the Mountain at the
age of 11 my treatments all but stopped. I went over to Bend a couple of more times for
treatment but it was far and in-between and I lost contact at the age of 15 with physical
therapy of any kind.
The reasons why treatment stopped was because of exerted family stress and the need
of my parents to just make a living, yes we fell on hard times. It seemed that the doors
of opportunity that once showed such promise were now closed forever. I grew up,
went to a private high school, learned the ways of the world, learned how cruel others
could be, and also learned of the good even though at times it was hard to find. This
shaped my mind and had major impacts on my body and development as well. In high
school I decided to take weight training, to help with my muscle development, at that
time I could only lift 60 pounds with my arms and about 30 pounds with my legs. My
body really didn’t start to develop until after high school, and over the next seven
years this once small frail child who could never amount to anything proved the world
wrong. I continued to work out to the point that I could lift 250 with my legs, and almost
equal to my body weight in bench press with my arms, my neck thickened up and I
worked tirelessly with my back creating a toned and slim physique. At first I couldn’t
walk the length of two houses in a city block, and today I go out hunting and walk all
over the hills and on the beach. I admit I don’t work out as much as I should. Do to
being a person with cerebral palsy my body is always wanting to fight against myself
and revert to a stiffness and lack of mobility.
Today I am 32 yrs of age and recently had a cranial adjustment after a period of 15
years without any. I was starting to tighten up and my legs were going numb, I was
becoming paralyzed again, needless to say I was getting scared. I found a Dr. who still
performed the nasal adjustment, my feeling in my legs returned, my right hand was
able to open better, and my ears popped allowing me to regain full hearing. As well,
sharp vision and distance vision was restored. I can now see the hands of the clock
across the room once again. I am so excited, I know that Balloon Nasal Therapy works,
it helps people hear, speak, and the ability to allow those with paralysis to gain
mobility. How do I know of this and that it works, I’m living proof. My childhood was
nothing short of being traumatic but as an adult I hold two 4 year college degrees, one
in Communication and one in Business management. I have had girl friends, been
sexually active, lived on my own, lived in Los Angeles, and Las Vegas, drive a large
Pickup truck, hunt, sing, play the Drums like a mad man, and have a keen ear for
music, as well as being able to hold down a Profesional job. The unselfish act, and
work my mom did with me in stretching my legs and arms, the walking exercises, and
the balloon nasal adjustments along with spinal adjustments allowed me to grow up
and function more normally. Everyone can benefit from this process in one way or
another, especially disadvantaged children.

As an adult I am still categorized as having Cerebral Palsy, my right hand still wants to
tighten up, my spelling and being able to hear the vowels and silent letters still vexes
me in my informal communication writings. As for my legs it is necessary for me to
work out on a regular basis and always strive to better myself in knowledge and
understanding. I’m also working to help others. I know that by awakening the nervous
system it allows more normal function and a chance at a better life. Since I know about
what to look for I can look at a persons head and can see if there is trauma there that
may be treated but most of all I am working at spreading the word that there is hope to
those who have no hope.

Personal Case Study:
Testimonial:
Conditions Persisting Before Treatment:

Last year in September of 2005 I was trimming the apple trees. During this process
some how I twisted and ended up stressing my lower back. I did not think much of it at
the time, however quickly it progressed. Ignoring the lower back tension and
increasing pain I started taking Advil many times a day and continued on with my
every day activities which were lessening. For instance I knew I needed to workout and
ride the bike to keep going, but the pain was so intense it prevented me from doing so.
Even took off and drove to Las Vegas to an old friend’s place {I was planning to move
back down there, so I had a lot of my stuff with me, which helped to further hindrance
of the lower back by moving and loading and unloading the truck} I was there about a
week then decided to come home because I was in no condition to deal with being on
my own under my new found condition of lower increasing back pain. The drive down
and back along with sleeping in the truck didn’t improve matters much. By the time I
came home not only was my lower back in one of the worse states of my life but the
pressure on the lower vertebras had started to affect the legs, mobility, and the ability
to even lift the legs. I was dragging my right leg behind me and could not feel the leg
from my hip to my toes. Getting up and down from the sitting position was near to
impossible and my left leg was starting to seize up and become numb as well. I went to
the local Chiropractor in town and he worked me over really good, and put me on the
machine that contracts and releases tension deep down inside the muscles {Electrical
Muscle Stimulator}, also treatment of heat {Ultrasound} to relieve the stressed and
compressed nerves and strained muscles. I went through about three sessions within
a couple of week’s time. By now it was hunting season and I was determined to go out
and hunt. That was a another field, with my lower back still grabbing and throwing me
to the ground and the nerves in my legs in a state of paralysis I continued my hunt,
catching my feet on whatever lay on the ground, especially black berry vines, and
down I would go, loaded gun and all. One fall knocked me for a loop, my foot got
caught on a blackberry vine and it twisted my lower back which in turn dropped me to
my knees, this impact was hard enough to jar my head to the point that for the next 45
min I just sat there in a complete daze, vision was blurry and hearing was impacted, {I
had received a light concussion} The month went on and I continued to go out every
day and hunt, I did get my deer but I was also loaded up on pain medication and
aspirins, and even with that I was in the state of progressive paralysis with lower back
pain and continued nerve damage in the legs, making me walk like an extremely
intoxicated person or as a zombie. I felt like a zombie. I went back to my local
chiropractor and he worked on me some more with the same treatments. It seemed to
work for a time then pressure slowly started to increase once more. By this time the
lower back pain had shifted from the lower regions over to the right hip and buttocks
area, as well as, the upper right thigh right below the right cheek. This was a
progressive ailment with no reason or answers for beside pain medication, which after
consulting my medical doctor had no answer for. By this time I was in a deep study of
trying to obtain employment. Trying to gain employment with a hurting back and stiff
legs is not an easy task by any means. By late July I achieved employment on the state
level with a very precious department. Now I could start to focus on my on going back
pain and hip pain.

In late July I started to feel tingling sensations protruding from the back of my head on
the right side. I could feel this sensation all the way through my spine and into my hips
where it split and died on the left side but continued through out the damaged areas on
the right all the way to the foot. By now I was able to focus more clearly and quickly
realized that something was not right, something was desperately wrong. Not only did I
have these nerve sensations but my lower back was still causing me great discomfort
and the damaged muscle areas in the right buttocks and below were also once again
increasing. By this time my right leg had a numbing sensation and my right foot was
completely numb, I couldn’t even feel the shoe I was wearing or the floor beneath my
bare foot.

I started to get scared, really scared, I was in the process of loosing my mobility and
what little mobility I had left was quickly fading. I called my mom and she set an
emergency appointment with my home town chiropractor who took me in and did a
complete and in-depth work over then placed me on the massage machine. This
relieved the tensions in the back and spine and relieved some of the pressure and
nerve damage; however there was still the matter of the tingling sensation in the head
to the right foot that was still numb along with the numbness in my leg. One day at
work as I was learning about the selected population we serve it hit me, cranial
adjustments, as a child I had many and I knew it helped in my overall development with
speech, mobility and many other elements as well. I started calling Chiropractors to
see if any still practiced the technique that was performed on me. I just opened up the
phone book and started dialing numbers. Many did not know of any one who still
performed the technique, many did not even know what it was, and I tried to explain
but to no success. Finally after about 50 to 60 calls I found someone who still
performed the procedure I was looking for. Dr George Siegfried in McMinnville Oregon,
a 45 min drive from my place of work in Salem, an appointment was made and the
following is the reaction and effects of the treatment. I had no idea of how bad off I
actually was.

{Recap} Lower back pain, that would grab and pull me to the floor. Going from the
sitting position to the standing took some time up to a minute plus at times and
tension pulled all the way. Right buttocks and upper right thigh tension and spasms.
Right leg numb. Right foot numb, headaches and tension, stuffy nose and head
pressure, vision in the far spectrum was getting fuzzy, and hearing clearly was
affected, could no longer hear low sounds or whispers. Left leg had mobility issues
and right hand was in a state of locking and unable to open.

This is a two week study or until the effects come into play or until resolution is
resolved. It is a first hand experience and explanation of the progress and concerns
from receiving the Bilateral Nasal Specific Treatment.

Notices During Treatment:
It has been about 15 yrs since I had a cranial adjustment so I was a little nervous to say
the least. I could vaguely remember how it felt and what went on so I was preparing
myself for a rough treatment session given my description of my ailments above I was
preparing myself for an ugly and extremely intense procedure.
The Dr. slipped the balloon into the lower nasal cavity on the right side and with 4
quick inflations was able to push through the tightened cavity and the air inflation was
able to widen and proceed to the clearing of the lower sinus.

The first 3 inflations/pumps were of no concern as the balloon inflated and filled the
passageway each time gently pressing on the walls of the sinus. The 4th inflation
/pump in the first nasal cavity was the break through point. When this happened the
balloon opened up the cranium passage in the nasal cavity thus slipping into the upper
back of the throat {this is a normal process}. At the same time it unlocked the
tremendous pressure that had been building up on my head over the last 15 yrs. The
back of my skull where the plates meet crackled and popped like someone was
breaking dry cedar kindling in their hands. Immediately I started too cough a little from
the release of mucus down the throat, and both of my eyes tierd up. After removing the
balloon device from the nasal cavity he proceeded to the left nasal cavity. I ran into
some luck here the left side of my head was not as tight as the right side and the quick
4 pumps went off with out a hitch. Now to the second nasal cavity on the right side,
quick 4 pumps of the balloon the 4th being a little tough as the first nasal cavity on that
side but not as dramatic, eyes continued to tear and I could now feel the pressure
being lifted off of my head, I was getting so excited. Moving on to the left middle nasal
cavity, a quick 4 pumps of the balloon. This time it grabbed me, my nasal passage was
clogged and swollen shut. The process opened it up fully causing a direct pressure
release to the temple and top of the head, the release of pressure was so great that I
needed to take a minute or two to lie there and regain my senses, and prepare myself
for the next one. The fifth nasal enhancement took place in the upper right nasal cavity
on the right side of the nose this penetrated deep into the nasal passageway and it
also crackled and popped the side cranial plates. On to the sixth step on the upper left
side of the nasal cavity again this went off with out a hitch. Then it was down to the
lower nasal cavity once more on the right side. It was a little tight and the movement
from the nasal passages from the ones directly above caused this one to close some
what so it is needed to finish the process by going through the bottom nasal
passageways once more. The right side was a little tight but not nearly as tight as the
first time through. Then it was off to the eighth and final step the lower left nasal cavity
on the left side. The balloon slid in with the lightest touch and quickly the Dr. pumped
up the air pressure just like the ones before. When it broke through the nasal wall and
into the back of the upper throat there was a noticeable pop that came from right
bellow the right ear then a second unison pop that came from right below the bottom
of the left ear. It happened so fast that both pops took only one second and
immediately my hearing capabilities increased.

The procedure was all done and took a total of 5 to 6 minutes to do. My head felt
lightened, like a great pressure had been released, the top of my mouth a little sore,
and my gums around my teeth a little tender. Emotionally I was tired, not as tired as I
thought I’d be, but none the less still a feeling of being exhausted, but at the same time
a feeling of increased energy, consciousness and awareness. I laid there for about 10
minutes so that the skull and brain had a chance to adjust then I stood up with no
restraints, my head felt light as a feather and my neck was a little tender. I proceeded
to carry on a conversation with Dr Siegfried for about another 30 plus minutes then I
went out to the truck and drove home.

The entire process was intense but it was not really all that bad, the actual inserting of
the balloon into the nasal cavity was the smoothest I can ever remember, no scratchy
feeling, no moment of anxiety, a quick in and out.

To insert the balloon into the nasal cavity the Dr performing the function puts a
lubricating gel on the balloon so that it slides with ease. He then asks the patient to
breath out through the nose, at the same time one is breathing out he inserts it into
one of the nasal cavities. He quickly tucks in the edges and in a matter of 2 to 3
seconds the process is on the way to the next nasal cavity on the opposite side. The
cress cross pattern back and forth from left to right or right to left is necessary to help
keep stability and uniformity of ones head. Doing one side all at once then doing the
other side may lead to a rougher treatment and unneeded excess pressure and strain.

I don’t know what else really to say except before the process of the nasal adjustment
there was a compressed and pressure feeling upon the head due to locked plates and
pinched or misfiring of the nerves in the nervous system. After the process there was
the feeling of enlightenment as the cranial plates were able to unlock and the pinched
nerves were able to send signels to the rest of the body. The only feeling that I had
after the fact was a sense of relief, a relief of strain, and pressure which had been
damaging my body for quite some time. For the remainder of the day and into the night
it felt like my head had been expanded from the inside, and that is exactly what had
happened the balloon therapy unlocked the joints between my skull plates and in turn
allowed them to shift back into a more normal functioning state as well as it allowed
the nervous system to communicate with the rest of the body, enabling greater
mobility, and flexibility.

After Effects From Receiving Bilateral Nasal Specific Treatment:
Day 1: Saturday 9/9/2006

First noticed the ability to stand correct and upright, with minimum to no bending of
the knees. I realized this by seeing my reflection in the full length mirror at the end of
the hall.
Walked on the carpet and was able to notice and felt the carpet beneath my right foot,
especially on the outer side of the bottom of the right foot, which I was unable to feel
before.
Dramatically increases in mobility and energy, I feel revived and awakend.
Stiffness in legs has been minimized and feeling has been restored to the right leg
from the hip area, all the way to the toes.
No longer dragging or catching my feet on the floor
Ability to pivot the pelvis, has been improved and has greater mobility,
Right hand, an increased ability to open and close.
Hearing has improved dramatically, and everything is extra loud
Vision, in relation to distance and detail has improved dramatically
Gums and teeth are tender and food is hard to bite down on, i.e. apple
A noticeable difference in the straightness of the teeth can be seen.
Clearness of the sinuses cavities has been established, allowing the ability to breathe
in fully.
Small sessions of multiple sneezes all day, directly followed by the need to blow ones
nose to clear out the passage way and release the excess pressure.
Back of head/cranial and both sides of the nose continued to crackle and pop, thus in
the process of continued alignment. After each and every crackle and pop the feeling
of pressure release is established and minimized, thus lessening head/craino pressure
as well as establishing the nerve endings to continue to awaken develop and function
more appropriately.
Back of head at base of the neck is very tender as well as the entire head.
Right side of face adjacent to the nasal cavities is sunken in compared to the left side
of the face. {we will watch this to see how it develops}

Day 2: Sunday 9/10/2006

Increased energy and mobility,
Clearness of the sinus cavities has been established, allowing the ability to breathe in
fully. Was able to smell the soap in the dispenser without it coming out of the tube
Small sessions of multiple sneezes all day, directly followed by the need to blow ones
nose to clear out the passage way.
Light headache related to expansion and unlocking of plates,
Back of head/cranial and both sides of the nose continued to crackle and pop, thus in
the process of continued alignment and light shifting. After each and every crackle and
pop the feeling of pressure release is established and minimized, thus lessening
head/craino pressure as well as establishing the nerve endings to continue to awaken
develop and function more appropriately.
Roof of mouth still a bit tender,
Hearing has increased, and everything is extra loud, I keep yawning to release ear
pressure, throughout the day. Each time the yawn occurs the bottom of the ear pops
relieving the build up of inner ear pressure.
I sang a little and noticed immediately, that the full range of the vocal cords and
fullness of voice is enhanced and better developed. A deeper and clearer vocal pattern
and sound by far.

Day 3: Monday 9/11/2006

The base of the head where the neck and head meet still has a considerable amount of
pressured pain. Talked with Dr Siegfried and he states that it has to do with the
alignment of the head and the repositioning of the skull back to a more original
position in relation to the spine. Dr Siegfried suggests the neck block he showed me to
continue usage and development of correct head and neck placement {the block about
4 to 5 inches in height is placed at the point where the head and neck come together.
Lay flat on ones back position block underneath the neck allowing the head to gently
rest backwards to the floor or flat surface that you are laying on. Start with 3 min
intervals and work up to 15 to 20 min per day.} This will help with the positioning and
the development of correct posture and proper head to neck alignment. As well as
having an affect on the ability to stand fully upright.
Pressure point neck pain will lessen with time, in relation to shifting of the cranium and
alignment with the spine.
Left side nostril is still re-shifting, every once an awhile there is a small pop and
release of pressure in the left nasal cavity, after the pop there is ever so slight tingling
feeling that lasts about one minute. This is the nerve endings reawakening.
Sneezing has minimized to 11 sneezing sessions today. With 2 to 3 sneezes per
session, directly followed by the need to blow ones nose to remove collected mucus
and clear out the nasal cavities. First 3 sneezing sessions were multiple sneezes the
reminder were one sneeze sessions.
Light headache still persisting, however instead of an inner pressure on the
head/cranial, it feels more of like an expanded pressure, from the resifting of the
head/cranial plates.
Today area around the eyes are a little darker than normal.
Hearing has increased, and everything is extra loud, I keep yawning to release ear
pressure, throughout the day.
Right side of face adjacent to the nasal cavities is starting to fill in thus shaping to a
more normal rounded and full facial features in relation to left side of the face.
Still feel pressure on the right side of the face and head, during the adjustment there
was extra pressure and tightness on this side.
3:30 headache gradually decreasing.

Day 4: Tuesday 9/12/2006

Head has stopped aching
Woke up this morning and neck tension and aching was gone, thus headaches were
also gone.
Sneezing sessions related to morning 2 single sneezes followed by 2 multiple sneezes
3 single sneezes two multiple sneezes and one single sneeze for a total of 8 sneezing
sessions all within the time frame of 6am to 11am. Directly followed by the need to
blow ones nose to remove collected mucus and clear out the nasal cavities.
Right side of cheek next to nasal is filling in and looking more normal
Darkness around the eyes is subsiding.
Increased energy and mobility remains heightened
Soreness in back of mouth has subsided
Gum soreness has subsided
Increased hearing, vision and mobility are sustained.
Spinal column in back and in lower areas of the head continue to pop with light gentle
pressure, such as stretching.
Day 5: Wednesday 9/13/2006

Woke up full of energy
Head aching was gone
Base of neck tension was gone
Full range of pivot with hips
Did not sneeze once all day long
Improved vision, hearing, and mobility remains sustained
Increased feeling in my right leg and foot remains sustained
Right side of cheek has filled out and is relatively equal to left side, thus well
roundness in face re-achieved
Darkness around the eyes has disappeared
Right hand has greater ability in the state of function, being able to with less strain and
more ease open to an open hand position, nerve damage is still present however it is
more relaxed.

Day 6: Thursday 9/14/2006

All aspects remain sustained and improved

Day 7: Friday 9/15/2006

All aspects remain sustained and improved
Re-achieved status of abilities related to hearing, vision, feeling, tension, nerve ability
has been reestablished. Headache simulation and effect has diminished. Posture and
the ability to stand up right still remain intact.

Day 10: Monday 9/18/2006

Unfortunately my left foot caught on a lump of grass in the back yard Saturday
9/16/2006, as I was turning around. Thus causing me to trip and fall forward, I did catch
myself by out stretching my hand which impacted the ground, but the sudden jerk
movement and forced impact was enough to cause the re-development of head and
neck tension. Also affected was the pelvis area of the right hip, which was sore for the
remainder of the weekend. Today Monday I was a little stiff this morning waking up but
hip area has ceased in tension, due to light stretching. Nerve development and feeling
down my right leg remains intact and feeling in nerve endings in my right foot remains
enhanced. Right hand also remains in an improved state
Visions, hearing, sense of smell, balance, focus, tension span all remain intact and
enhanced. Head pressure and neck tension remains from fall; there is also a rain storm
that has moved into the area which has also lended its weather metric pressure to the
state of increased pressure on the head, along with low effectiveness on the sinuses.
In a couple of days I will know more about the long term effects that this fall/trip has
had.
Popping could be noticed from the back of the head and upper neck areas as well as
from facial nose region of the sinuses after the fall and through out the weekend as the
cranium plates shift. Sneezing also came back into play but sneezes were minimized to
one session sneezes directly followed by the need to blow the nose to relive added
pressure and tension.
A small set back but over all health has improved dramatically and remains constant.

Day: 11 Tuesday 9/19/2006

Every aspect remains enhanced
Mobility restored, Hearing, vision, attention span,
Feeling down leg and foot restored
Lower back tension diminished
Ability to stand from a sitting position without pressure or strain achieved.
However from my fall over the weekend. I can notice added tension at the back of the
head and the base of the neck,
Will go back to the chiropractor for another adjustment in November after hunting
season, I know I will be falling down in the woods a lot so for now I will tolerate the
mild minute pressure in the back of the head unless it starts to increase, then I will
take immediate action to correct the development other than that all of the aspects and
enhancements that I have mentioned above remain intact and in a progressive
improved state.
Sneezing has subsided once more.
Headache related to the passing weather front yesterday has diminished

Day: 12 Wednesday 9/20/2006

All systems in the body seem to functioning normally
Vision remains enhanced
Hearing remains enhanced
Balance remains enhanced
Feeling in feet and legs remain enhanced
Lower back and hip pain has diminished
Pressure remains in back of head on right side due to fall.
Right hand functioning is better; hand doesn’t feel so tight and am able to open and
close it more freely.
Neck tension and popping has diminished
Increased concentration and energy remain sustained.
Sneezing is minimized and seems to be no longer a bother

Day: 13 Thursday 9/21/2006

Everything remains the same as the day before.
Mobility better than ever,
Smelling different smells
Balance
Feeling
Hearing has improved and is sustained

Day: 14 Friday 9/22/2006

Today was a success; it seems that the cranial plates in my head have stopped
adjusting.
Nose cavities have stopped adjusting
Every aspect that is listed above remains intact and enhanced.
Mobility restored, Hearing, vision, attention span, enhanced
Feeling down leg and foot restored
Lower back tension diminished
Ability to stand from a sitting position without pressure or strain achieved
Ability to bend over and stretch to the floor or pick something up achieved with no
strain or lower back/hip pain/tension
All Aspects remain sustained

Conclusion of Study:

This concludes my two week evaluation:
Note: The minimal side effects lasted about 4 to 5 days, remembering that it has been
15 yrs since I have had an adjustment of this nature.
It can equally be compared to an individual who has never received a treatment and a
relation to some of the development or issues they may be faced with.
The minimized side effects if one could even call them that would have included the
bridge of the mouth being a bit sore, gums of teeth being a bit tender, minimized
headache relating from release of pressure as cranium plates shift back into a more
normal state, and the base of the neck soreness as the head repositions itself back
into correct alignment. It is very important to note that the dull pain related symptoms
are extremely temporary, furthermore the sensation of tingling, temporary light
soreness and tension is the reaction related to the nervous system being able to
properly function and in many cases repair itself or reawaken.

These are the developed relations from one persons experience related to the Bilateral
Nasal Specific Technique. There are thousands of people who have received treatment
and reactions may vary from person to person, as well as the benefits may vary.
However, the effect and developmental effect that this procedure entails, and the
related benefits far out weighs the after related sensations. Why? Because, at the same
time one is feeling the release of tension/pressure and the minimized soreness that
goes along with it. One can also notice the effect of increased hearing abilities, sharper
vision, increased energy, better mobility, and a wide range of other applications that
are related. Please remember the after effects of light soreness are the signs of the
nerves and the nervous system restructuring and/or reawakening. The nervous system
and its relation to the brain directly affect the development and abilities for all people.
Relations on how it operates and functions vary from person to person and in many
cases improved assistance is needed to help unlock, reawaken, stimulate, and
maintain the nervous system so that it can function in a more normal or enhanced
manner.

Chapter 10 A Mothers Account~
“My son David, has asked me to write down what I remember about his handicap, so
here is my recollection. David was in a hurry to arrive into this world, as were all my
other children, so at first signs of an eminent birth we took off for Salem and the
obstetrics doctor. At first check it was announced I wouldn’t deliver until midnight but
since we lived about 25 miles away they kept me in the hospital. About three in the
afternoon I suggested the nurse check me. No time to transfer beds, I was rushed
down the hall to delivery where they encouraged me not to push as the doctor had two
blocks to run up. The doctor barely arrived in time to deliver David. At the time my new
born didn’t cry so I asked why, and then heard a lusty cry from him. The next day a
baby doctor came by and asked for permission to x-ray David’s shoulder. I asked what
was wrong with him. The doctor then said “if you shut up I’ll tell you.” Then he
proceeded to say he thought David’s shoulder might be broken. It wasn’t, and I never
saw that Doctor again. Diligently we went for baby checkups. David didn’t sleep more
than 45 min at a time, but he was growing on schedule. Finally I felt there was
something more wrong than his little right arm, which snapped up to his ear where his
knuckle imprints were visible. Over time daily exercise finally allowed him to lower his
arm. The Doctor said that David had some problems, but couldn’t tell what exactly it
was until he was a year old but it is more than likely that he will never be able to walk
or talk. David was about 7 months old at this time. Word reached us of a Dr. Stober in
Portland who might help David and he did. Dr. Stober spent over an hour explaining
the pressure on David’s head and what cranial adjustments via the balloon procedure
could do. The first treatment relaxed him so much that he slept all the way home over a
two hour drive. We went back every two weeks and just a day or so before the
appointment David would put his little right fist to his ear and rub so hard he would
make blood blisters that would break, and his sleeping time became less once more. I
don’t remember how long it took but eventually the ear rubbing stopped. Dr. Stober
was ever so gentle and encouraged us each and every time.

During visits we met other parents with children severely deaf or blind and heard
amazing stories. One little girl from Alaska who was totally blind and not gaining any
weight or height sat there on the floor playing with a stuffed monkey. She had sight in
one eye and had gained 2lbs and grown 2 inches. There was the family from California
who came every year in their motor home and stayed for adjustments for their two
completely deaf sons. When I met them the mother told me that one son now had
perfect hearing and the other one just had a little way to go. One day Dr. Stober was
running late. A Doctor from Australia was in the room where we waited. This doctor
was so excited about what he was seeing and the outcome he could hardly wait to get
back to Australia to put what he’d learned into practice. Two teen age deaf girls had
been in the day before and as Dr. Stober worked on them the one girl heard for the first
time and the traffic on the street outside scared her so much, she jumped off the table
and hid under the desk in the room.

Dr. Stober never bragged; he let others speak for him. Once I had my wisdom teeth
extracted and when I walked in the office with David, Dr. Stober said “who hit you?” I
told him about my teeth and was ushered in immediately for a cranial. Unbeknown to
me the nerves on the right side of my face were pinched off. It had only been two days
since the dentist to the doctor but my; the pain as the nerves woke up again. This was
a good lesson for me for as David’s body started to wake up I could understand the
pain. Like when he bumped his little finger on his right hand and would yell out a cry.
Dr Stober did tell me about a woman who had wisdom teeth removed and the pressure
used on her head caused her to become a zombie. After 8 years the husband heard of
Dr. Stober and after two treatments the woman woke up. His only warning to me was
never allow surgery on his legs. Dr. Stober said that he had dreams of making a box
where a child’s head could be placed and it would come out all round as it should be.
He asked me to keep track of David’s words as he started to talk. A few months later
when I showed him the list Dr. Stober had tears flowing down his cheeks. He said he
hadn’t known if he could unlock David’s speech, and some day I would wish he
wouldn’t talk so much, he was right.

Walking was the next trial to overcome. David’s Dad came up with the idea of walking
bars and a man at work made them and attached them to a 4x8 piece of plywood. David
would hold on with one hand and put his arm over the other bar and pull himself along.
We’d made a game of it. Me in my fuzzy slippers trying to catch him. On his own he’d
pull up to the foot stool or chair and try a step or two. David loved the outdoors and
our gentle collie would wait by his side when he fell so he’d have something to grab
onto. I started counting steps. One, two, down he’d go. When he got to five steps I was
thrilled but it was then back to two or three again. Then one day he was in the middle
of the yard and headed for the house. One, two, three, ect. And I counted 42 steps till
he reached the front porch. Joy, oh Joy!! David did it. He could walk. From then on
there was no stopping him. He wanted to do what anyone else was capable of doing,
and he did.

Today he is a fine man with two college degrees, drives a large truck, “because I can”,
and has found the perfect career, that through it someday he may make a difference in
someone else’s life.


Chapter 11 Oppertunities and Threats~
At this point, I would like to take a brief moment and point out some areas that are
worth noting. It is indeed important to not only point out the benefits but also shed
some light on weaknesses and threats so that you the reader can be fully informed and
make the right decisions for yourself and for your loved ones. As with anything Nasal
Specific also has its critics and even though many of their claims are undocumented
and backed they do add unnecessary tension to an already controversial topic. At the
same time, people within its own society are in disagreement on the way to proceed
and document this technique as well as disagreement on technical development and
terms. This is why the development of Nasal Specific has been limited and held back.
There are a small handful of cases where the patient had an adverse side effect. Most
noticeable in an article that reported that a 51 year old woman received treatment and
suffered from fractures in two sections of her nasal septum, the bridge of the nose, the
bones that are between the eyes. The reason why this happened is do to the fact that
the individual who was utilizing the technique was not fully trained and had limited
exposure to the functions and implantation of this practice at the time of treatment.
The individual was unsure of how much pressure to exert on the blood pressure bulb
to inflate the balloon. It may also be a case of the individual, the patient, having cranial
faults or weak bones. In either case, be sure to consult with someone before you
proceed in this fashion. No one wants this treatment to be harmful to the overall
development of the body in any way.
I came across, in doing my research, one other case. However, the report time lines are
conflicting, one says the incident happened in the late 1970’s and the second says that
the incident happened in 1983. The results were the same. A small child with a
disability in Canada was being treated by a Naturopath. During one of the child’s
treatments, the innersmall finger cot/balloon was manufactured defective, it broke
forcing the outer large ballon to slipped off the blood pressure bulb and quickly, en-
lodged itself in the child’s windpipe. The practitioner and the parents tried desperately
to retrieve the finger cot, but they were unsuccessful in doing so and the child passed
away. This is the only known case of this technique resulting in a fatality. Compared to
medical and various deaths from miss diagnoses and test pills/drugs there is really no
comparison. Hundreds of people die every year do to these factors, but the focus was
centered on this single child, this single event, even though thousands have benefited
from its release of pressure upon the cranium. Because of this, one incident the use of
nasal specific went underground for many years and has just recently took on the
newer form of NCR. A small hand-full of people still practice the technique because the
benefits far out way the results if not used. I contacted a couple of people in Canada
who know about the technique and they believe in its capabilities but will not openly
admit to using the technique, no doubt do to the incident that happened some years
ago. Because of this the resources and information accessibility to the general public
and to those who have children with disabilities virtually ceased to exist and because
of this, today we are seeing an increase in the number of children with documented
dysfunctions and disabilities.

The process of how the finger cot/balloon is affixed to the blood pressure bulb was
reviewed and today the practitioner uses a coated piece of string that is much like
dental floss, and in some cases is indeed dental floss. This string is wrapped around
the finger cot/balloon at the point where it affixes to the blood pressure bulb at least
three to six times then tied in a firm knot, sometimes two to three knots to insure that
this tragedy never happens again.

General complications from the treatment of nasal specific is far and in-between and
are indeed uncommon. It is worth to note two important factors here. Due to the finger
cot expanding the nasal passageway light bleeding from the nose can occur, but rarely
does, this applied force rupture a blood vessel. As well persons with recent, under 2
years facial bone fractures, and especially nasal fractures should not seek treatment
due to the needed time to properly heal from the adverse impact that caused the
initiating fractures in the first place. There may be minor sourness in the upper throat
and in the gums of the teeth for a couple of days directly following a treatment. The
reasoning why the teeth may show signs of soreness is because the treatment offers
the ability to adjust the jaw bones and in effect adjust or unlock the tension on the
teeth, thus straighten and allowing them to move back into their position. At the same
time, some people find this technique to be painful enough that they decline to
continue treatments. However, this is an element of mind over matter, the results are
so dynamic and life changing that for those who understand the full benefits of this
effect are willing to put up with a few seconds of controlled/applied pressure and are
pleased with the results of the adjusted outcomes. The sense of pain means that
nerves are waking up an becoming functional as well the aching in the teeth after a
treatment means that the teeth are realigning without the need for braces or retainers.
Soreness in the neck may be felt afterwards for a couple of days as well, but this is a
good thing. For example in this author’s case before treatment, I ran my fingers along
the spinal column in the neck. There were a couple of spots where the neck indented
this is because of misaligned plates. After treatment, the neck was indeed sore for a
couple of days. However, afterwards the neck was one solid steady piece and no
deviations or pockets were felt or noted. In this, the neck pain is a result of realigning
the vertebras back into the proper position. The result was increased feeling in my legs
and feet, not to mention in the bowel track system. Therefore, in this instance yes the
benefits far outweighed the couple of days of sore neck sensations. It is also well to
point out that the feeling of this soreness is not associated with pressure but is
associated with the release of pressure/tension.
When seeking treatment the need to balance the possible benefits needs to be
weighed with the discomfort level and with the limiting aspects of the condition.

The benefits of nasal specific far outweigh the threats that have showed themselves in
the past. As with anything the goal is to learn from the past and move forward learning
from what went wrong so that risk of repeating the same things is eliminated. The
following is a list of dysfunctions and disabilities that can be either eliminated or their
effect greatly lessened with the use of nasal specific.


Accident Related
Allergies
Alzheimer’s
Anger
Anxiety
Appetite Changes
Arthritis
Asthma
Attention Deficit Disorder
Bad Breath
Birth Trauma
Biochemical Trauma
Bedwetting
Bi-polar Disorder
Bell’s Palsy
Cerebral Palsy
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Coma
Dental Pressure
Disorientation
Dizziness or Vertigo
Dyslexia
Ear infections
Easily Frustrated
Encephalitis (brain swelling) Confusion
Epilepsy
Falls
Fatigue
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Hearing Loss
Headaches
Indecision
Infant Colic
Irritability
Insomnia or Somnolence
Learning Disabilities
Loss of Attention Span
Loss of Mental Coordination
Loss of Smell
Loss of Visual Acuity
Medical Procedures
Mental Retardation
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Systems Atrophy
Neck and Back Pain
Nervousness
Neurological Dysfunctions
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Parkinson’s Disease
Poor Memory/Memory Loss
Reduction in the Ability to Read
Severe Emotional
Sensitivity to Light and Sound
Sports Injuries


Over the years I have had tremendous success with Nasal Specific some of the more
notable long lasting effects that this has had on my personal being include.


Ability to Speak
Anxiety
Attention Span
Balance
Confusion
Decrease in Headaches
Feeling throughout my Body
Greater vocal capacity
Enhanced Hearing

Increased Energy
Increased Mental Capacity
Muscular Dexterity
Muscular Response
Decrease in Neck and Back Pain
Decrease in Nervousness
Straightness of Teeth
Vision Enhancement

These have and are just a hand full of the benefit’s that I have noticed over the years of
treatment, and I am positive that there are many, many more.

How do we know that someone is suffering from compressed cranial plate pressure? If
they do not have an obvious disability we can most noticeably see this in their
attention span and in their facial expressions and facial make up, structures on the
cheek bones. Some things to look for are the symmetry of the temple bones, right
above the ear, check to see if this area of the head is compressed. Other facial keys
that let us know that there is added pressure upon the brain and central nervous
system include assessment of the ear lobes. Check to see if one ear lobe is lower than
the other or if one nostril is wider than the other. The same is true for the eyes, look to
see if one eye is higher than the other or is miss-formed or bigger than the other eye.
Another element to look for is placement of their jaw bone. See if it opens straight or
does it articulate/divert off to one side when the person opens and closes their mouth.
Check your mobility and balance. To see if your spin is in the correct/optimum position
you can hang string from the ceiling and tie a small weight to the end closest to the
floor, have someone back up to this free standing/hanging string and visually line up
the back with the string and see if there is a curvature in the spine. If there is a
curvature in the spine, then care is needed to return the body to a normal state of
function. It could very well be the case that the spine itself is ok and that the hips or
the cranial plates are out of proportion. In either case cranial adjustments and spinal
adjustments, specifically to the lower lumbar regions is needed for optimum alignment
and stability of the body as a whole.

Today the greatest challenge lies in these who still know of the benefits of the use of
endonasal balloons. For the health of our children and for those with disabilities it is
critically important to spread the concept and awareness of this life changing
technique, both to the public and to the various health professionals. Another
challenge is in finding the resources available to adequately educate and skillfully train
individuals who are interested in providing this life changing experience. It is the
hopes of many, that within our lifetime this recognition will take place. Those who work
with developmental delays, in trauma centers, in orthopedic clinics, in the birthing
room itself, will be educated and required to learn the effects and causes of
dysfunction. As well as know of the techniques that can minimize these dysfunctions
and minimize these disabilities and also be able to properly provide resources and/or
treatment to lessen the effects that plague so many.


Chapter 12 Questions and Answers~
There are an over whelming amount of questions that can be raised by this technique
and from the ideas presented and put forth in this paper. When I talk about this life
enhancing process that offers the ability to decrease the effects of disabilities I am
always presented with an array of questions. I cannot answer them all and I can only
speak for myself as have been an individual who has been awarded the opportunity to
improve dramatically over the years. The following is a hand full of questions that I
have been commonly asked on many occasions.

Does the process hurt?

Quite simply No, the process does not hurt and it however does depend on what one
considers and defines the term pain. Let me explain a little further. When the finger
cot/balloon is inserted into the nasal passageway, there may be a slight discomfort
and there may be a slight discomfort as the doctor tucks in the edges of the finger
cot/balloon to secure it in place. Most of the time a person cannot feel the finger
cot/balloon being inserted into the nasal passageway because it has been lubricated
and also because as the finger cot/balloon is being inserted the patient is breathing
out through the nostril. Some have described the placement of the finger cot/balloon
into the nostril as getting water up the nose. In my personal experience, it has been the
case of a light sensation, like when ones nose itches or is running.

What happens when the finger cot is inflated and does it hurt?

When the finger cot/balloon is inflated, it fills up the nasal passageway pushing on the
nasal walls to open up the airways. As the pump device used to inflate the balloon is
squeezed the finger cot/balloon enlarges and moves its way through the nasal
passageway and breaks through into the upper back portion of the throat where it taps
the wall lining that is directly in front of the sphenoid bone. When this happens there is
cracking sounds emitted from the head. These cracking sounds are the skull joints
popping and shifting back into place. This happens in about 3 seconds and is a
dramatic effect all at once. It releases built up pressure upon the head all at once and it
does not hurt.
Think of it this way. Take your fingers and plug your nose then try to breath out, what
happens is a built up pressure inside the head and your ears clog. Now imagine that
this built up of pressure can be broken through and released in a single moment. This
is what nasal specific does.
Does it hurt? I would not go as far to say that. It is a release of pressure within a closed
box so for approximately 2 to 8 seconds there may be sensations of feeling like your
head got exploded from the inside out. This sensation only lasts a few moments. After
my first treatment after 15 years, I could see this aspect quite well and the after effect
lasted only about 3 to 5 minutes then I was fine, was able to breath in full and deep,
and I could hear better than I could in years. Keep in mind that when the finger
cot/balloon is inflated in the nasal passageway and moves through to the back of the
throat that it is releasing pined up pressure that has been stored in the body for any
given length of time. Depending on how tight and tense a person is will directly affect
the way they feel when they receive treatment. It is well to point out that if a person
receives treatment on a regular basis the impact felt each time will lessen and each
returning visit will be less dramatic and each return visit will add on to the further
progression and development of unwinding the body and allowing those with
dysfunctions and disabilities a greater chance of a more meaningful life.
What are the side effects of this practice?

The side effects on the negative end include sore gums, sore upper throat and a
temporary feeling of being exhausted, due to the release of stored negative energy. At
times there may be a bit of light bleeding due to the finger cot/balloon pressing up
against the compressed walls of the nasal passageway.
The side effects most commonly noted include ability to clearly breath, do to the fact
that it clears out the sinuses, increased energy, due to stimulation to the nervous
system, and breathing capabilities, sharper memory, increased sensation of joy or
happiness, and facial proportion balance. It also increases the ability to function better
and aids in lessening the affects of a wide array of dysfunctions and disabilities.

Is this process safe?

Yes, this technique has been proven and been in practice since the 1930’s. It has been
taught to many doctors, and dentists and others as well. This technique is a non-
medical procedure and no incision has to be made.
As far as I know everyone who goes through the training of this technique has to be
well practiced and seasoned before they are allowed to actually perform the technique
on a patient. There are numerous classes that people can take who are in the medical
profession and workshops where they can practice and sharpen their technique before
actual application. If you are skeptical but are interested in this technique it is advised
to find someone who has been in practice for a long time and who has regularly used
nasal specific in their treatments for the best results.

What will I feel like afterwards?

One may feel a sensation of wholeness. You will be able to breathe in fully and deeply.
This may cause a sense of light-headedness for a few moments as the body adjusts to
the intake of air and increased functional and proper blood flow. You may feel relief
and the release of tension in any given part of the body including the hips hands, feet,
and neck. This technique has been proven in unlocking speech, increasing visual
capabilities, restoring feeling to various parts of the body and restore hearing or
allowing hearing for the first time. Therefore, what will you feel like afterwards, you
may feel a bit scared at first but you will feel like a new person or at least feel more
functional.

How long does these effects last?

These effects are long lasting and permanent. It is well to point out that these
treatments are not for the light of heart but are for people seeking real change and
enhancement who want to live a fuller and richer life. These effects are long lasting
and permanent. It is well to note that after the inflation of the finger cot the cranial
plates are unlocked and for up to 2 weeks a person is at greater risk of falling back into
a pre treatment status if and only if they jar there body. It is advised not to do any
strenuous activity or jarring effects such as running so that the body has time to adapt
and settle back into a more normal but enhanced state of being. I would at least give it
a good day before returning to regular activities.

Are the treatments insurable?

Yes, it is, but it depends on whom you talk to and in what matter the therapy is being
preformed. My suggestion is to get with an insurance company that will cover
chiropractic care, due to the fact that, most chiropractors use this technique. There are
a small hand full of medical doctors and dentists that also use this technique as an
alternative to braces.

What is the difference between Balloon Sinuplasty and Nasal Specific?

Thoughts on Balloon Sinuplasty
Throughout my research, I have come across many varying sources of information,
that in many ways tie together. However, each element of information is in its own and
does not tie together with other informative resources. Likewise, the same can be said
for Balloon Sinuplasty. Balloon Sinuplasty is just a new twist on a well-developed
procedure of Bilateral Nasal Specific, which has been around as since the mid 1930’s.
Balloon Sinuplasty takes the development of practices preformed in open-heart
surgery and like items such as the opening of clogged veins by inserting a stint, and
applies it to the opening of inflamed, clogged, or closed nasal passageways. This may
sound all fine, but let me point out some elements that will help you form a better
analysis. In order to do this procedure the physician, who is an otolaryngologlist, will
use anesthesia, there by placing the patient unconscious. The effects of anesthesia
vary from person to person. However, a well-formed concern may entail. What effect
will the unconscious procedure have on the long-term effect of the brain and its
development and mobility. The physician also uses high-powered x-rays to take
pictures of the nasal cavity and also uses a micro camera as a guide, up the nasal
cavity until they reach their desired destination. This is much like the procedure they
do in stinting a vein. However, concern can be pointed at the amount of x-ray exposure
and amount of exposure time to such a specific area. I once watched a documentary
on O.P.B. that took into account the use of x-ray equipment and the damage it inflicted
on the cell structure when a picture was taken. To the point of, when x-ray's are taken,
it splits the DNA strands, thus causing a temperamental break in the cell structure. The
cells do repair themselves unfortunately the radiation received into the body at the
point of contact and splitting has lead to well formed theories of the development of
cancer at the point where the damage occurred. There is also the concern that the
instruments being used may not be the best for this situation of clearing the nasal
passageways. The physician will first use a guide wire to position its way to the
desired location then they will slide in the device that has the balloon on the end until
proper placement is achieved. This is a good procedure for heart and vein surgery but
by no means is it good for nasal development, does it do what it claims, of course, but
the concern here more than anything is the guide wire. In my research, I have heard
stories that in the early days there was a guide wire or flexible rod that was used to
guide the balloon into position. Sometimes the head of the patient or the hand of the
physician would shift and this rod/guide wire would penetrate the sinus cavity. More
so, when they were working with the upper nasal cavity and the rod/wire would shift
and penetrate the frontal sinus wall thus puncturing the brain there behind. It is in my
own opinion that the use of a guide wire is ancient, extremely dangerous, and
unnecessary. I have talked to many people about this implication and many have their
own opinions, some have included that the procedure is barbaric, and overall unsafe
for the physical well being of the patient. It is also well to note that each balloon costs
around $1,000, the procedure itself can take up to five to six hours, and may run
anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 depending on the case study of each person seeking
treatment. The case study for this process involved 10 people and is still an ongoing
process. Yet it has been approved by the FDA and approved by various medical
leaders as a safe and efficient way to relive sinus related problems. There is even an
established center for clients to report their effects. The Clinical Evaluation of Confirm
Safety and Efficiency of Sinuplasty, which reports the safety and simplicity of the
procedure. They proclaim that this procedure is safe and that the implication is long
lasting, both of which are false statements. The procedure is far from safe and is down
right risky for the parties involved. The long term effects will very from person to
person, but as we know the skull is prone to shifting and may tighten thus putting
pressure upon the nasal passageways and the developed procedure of Balloon
Sinuplasty will have to be repeated with all the same practices cost and risk involved.
This seems to be a quick fix element involved in this procedure as well as the
development of the medical aspects and calling it surgery. Bilateral Nasal Specific is
by far safer, less evolved, and virtually painless for the physician and the patient, and
is reasonably priced. Furthermore nasal specific research and implications cover a
large spectrum that Balloon Sinuplasty may not cover. Balloon Sinuplasty, released in
practice in late 2005-2006 is considered to be a medical procedure and the way they
have set up their guidelines it most certainly is, however it is a new twist on even older
procedures and is not the safest or a safe procedure by far. I would never recommend
the use of Balloon Sinuplasty. I think that it is unnecessarily dangerous, even though it
might clear up the nasal passageway. I do believe that the long-term effect of the
procedure may lead to other health effects that are yet not known. I would encourage
anyone interested in learning about the procedure to do so and make an educated
assumption based on what I have presented here to see if it would be right for them.

Would I be able to sing better?

One of the benefits I noticed after treatment was the ability to sing clearer, deeper and
fuller, utilizing my chest and head to its full capacity. After the adjustment, I noticed
that my singing ability improved dramatically. I noticed that my head/cranium was
being utilized and I could not only feel but also hear the sound reverberating off of the
cranium walls, much like when one is in a cave and the echo effect. Just imagine what
this does for the ability to project ones voice and the clarity of the vocal dynamics
when one sings.
If you want to sing better and get away from the nasal sound effect that you sometimes
have, and fully develop your singing ability look for someone who performs this
treatment.

I have a pain in my back or shoulder that won’t go away, I’ve tried everything and all
kinds of treatment, would this therapy help relive my pain?

I am convinced that nasal specific would be able to relive your pain. If stretching, pills,
massage, acupuncture, chiropractic spinal adjustments are not effectively releasing
your pain then you may have at some point a pinched nerve fiber that resides in
compression that is articulated within the cranium. Nasal specific will release the
tension on the head thereby releasing the tension in the area you are experiencing
these symptoms. Most all dysfunctions and disabilities are manifested within the
cranium/head and in the upper portion of the neck including the brain steam. Nasal
specific releases this pressure and pinned up tension. The cranium/head cranial
nerves and the upper part of the neck portion of the spinal cord and the brainstem are
the key elements that need to be relaxed, and treated so that symptoms that manifest
in other parts of the body can be eliminated.




How does Nasal Specific Differ from using an activator?

Many Chiropractors use the activator or a variation of the Activator, sometimes a much
larger punch gun type of device. The activator is used in the pinpoint of a damaged or
locked area of the spine muscles and utilized on the Cranium. Thoughts vary widely on
the use of the Activator. In the adjusting of cranial plates, it is used at pinpoint
placement to with blunt force tap the skeletal plate in hopes of unlocking the
compressed plates. This may work, however my concern is that after this adjustment if
it is used on another portion of the Cranium the plates that were just shifted may shift
again if the Applicator is applied else where, causing other lockage of the nervous
system and improper adjustment of the cranium. This author has had the activator
used on him, and by no means did it have any substantial improvement outcome. It
was used on a muscle cramp and all it did was further promote the cramping. It was
used on my back in the spinal area, and it did not effectively pop/adjust the back to the
level that was required, and when the physician applied the applicator to the cranium it
caused more tension and miss shifting of the plates in an unwanted position. If you
think about it, the Activator is a means of very temperamental relief and I strongly
discourage any treatment that uses it as a main means of adjustment. With this, nasal
specific works with treating the cause of dysfunctions and not the symptoms. The
Activator can only work on one pinpoint location at a time and even at that, it is not
necessary ideal. Nasal specific adjusts the whole cranium/head all at once, so there is
no relative means or way for the miss alignment of the cranial plates. Besides nasal
specific also clears out the nose and restores proper breathing patterns, it unlocks the
vomer bone and unlocks the sphenoid. This allows for proper articulation and
enhances the master gland that houses the critical fluid needed to feed the nervous
system and provide mobility to various parts of the body. In short, it also works with
decreasing the stiffness of the joints so that a person can begin to use their legs, arms
and strengthen them.

Why haven’t I heard of Nasal Specific?

It is sad to say but we are a nation of division and it is extremely difficult to build and
work together for the betterment of all. The medical society officially does not
recognize this work because resource and studies mainly come out of the chiropractic
field of study. Which is sad because, in essence, the study of the brain and cranial
plates are the same between both fields of study and thought. In addition, the medical
society is tied into financial gains in today’s world, and it is more profitable to treat a
symptom instead of the cause because it grosses profit. This way added unnecessary
pressure is ignored and man made fabricated pills that may have side effects are used
to treat elements that could be easily treated without them. There is another element at
play here, the control and command element. We all know that knowledge is power, if
too many people start to think positively about this treatment then economics of scale
would shift and backing pharmaceutical corporations would be directly effected. What
needs to happen is a change in the mind set of the population that focuses on the
positive out comes and the possibility of a better tomorrow instead of the all
consuming nature of immoral greed. The separation of the medical community
between medical doctors and chiropractics is indeed petty and in the box type of
thinking. Years ago, both segments worked hand in hand with each other to improve
the body as a whole. The information that both groups use are essentially the same. If
one goes back far enough, you will find that the study of the brain and brain function
along with the structures of the skull/cranial plates, and the spine are studied by both
segments. Therefore, it is a misconceived notion that one group is better than the
other, and for individuals to focus on this and make it their standing argument is
indeed sad.

Can an individual with physical disability improve?

Yes, children and adults of all ages can improve with the use of nasal specific, I have
never heard of any cases where the individual did not improve. The results of this
treatment do very from person to person depending on how they are treated with
combined therapy. Even though nasal specific does treat and enhance the well-being
for many, it is not by any means a cure all like some may be lead to misbelieve.
However, nasal specific has helped lessen the effect of many disabilities. This author
has personal experience with this as being a person with cerebral palsy. I have been
able to enhance my life and live a fair to normal existence and am quite thankful for the
opportunities I have been blessed with. Nasal specific, works with the body to release
tension by unlocking the cranial plates. This then unwinds the body and works to
restore mobility and movement function. With people with disabilities of a wide range
nasal specific will work to treat the cause and improve their body’s ability to function
more normally or effectively. Children with short attention spans can become more
focused and concentrated. Children who are hard of hearing can indeed regain their
hearing. The same is true for speech, bladder function, mobility, and vision. However,
nasal specific cannot stand alone. The person with the dysfunction or disability must
also receive therapeutic treatment. For instance, a child who cannot move their arms
or legs must also be worked with to moving their limbs so they have a chance to get
better. Nasal specific works at releasing the tension and physical therapy works with
increasing circulation and muscle development. Both of these two elements must work
hand in hand if the child is to have a fair shot at improvement.


Closing Statement~
Many of the ideas that I have put forth have been officially reviewed and recognized in
one form or another throughout the past century. There is within society a tremendous
need for therapy and improvement in functional development. This is especially true
for children. Those children who have dysfunction and disabilities. All too often
society and traditionalized organizations/groups are caught up in the idea of treatment,
even though what they are doing is a part of enhancement they mainly focus on
treating the symptoms and not the cause of the problem. When you see a small child
that is unable to move their arms or legs, even to the point of not being able to sit up
or hold their head up, our heart generally goes out to them but that is as far as it goes
in most cases. In education, we want to teach a child to read, write, and reach for
objects. How can a child do this if only minimized therapeutic assessment and
minimized working with the child is the means for improvement? Many times and far
too often this presents itself in administrative, legal restrictions. This is why education
and getting the parent/guardian involved needs to be assessed and addressed so that
we can change the laws that put restrictive limitations upon those of us who want to
help the most. In most cases, the nervous system is pinched or malfunctioning, the
cause of this may very but the release of tension on the brain is one of the key factors
in the development of the mind and body. Once this pressure is released the child will
be able to concentrate, breath better, have better blood circulation. At this point
therapy can start to work with the symptoms because the cause is being addressed. It
is extremely critical that the brainstem is in correct alignment with the surrounding
brain tissue as well as being properly place/balance within the cortex vertebras. If a
vertebra is out of place or if the cranial plates are shifted or locked, it adds pressure
upon the central nervous system. The direct results are indeed detrimental to the well
being of the developing child’s mental and physical capabilities.

There will always be those who deny or who are critics of work and this work is no
exception. To those who are of such a select population I say this. I have lived my
whole life as being a child, and now as a man with a disability. Categorized as being
severally orthapedicly challenged, unable to walk, unable to talk, been told I lack
mental capability. I have been labeled as having Traumatic Birth Injuries, and I am
classified as having lack of mobility and paralysis in my legs, being labeled as having
cerebral palsy. I have lived with this and other stereo types all my life and I know for a
fact and on a first hand experience that the above work and descriptions of Bilateral
Nasal Specific truly does affect the overall development of a person, a child's
development. To allow the brain to grow by unlocking the skeletal plates, so the
nervous system can operate on a more functional level. I have lived this, I have studied
this process and the effects, and causes intently, and who better to explain the
process and the causes and development than someone who has been apart of it all
their life, from infancy, through childhood, to my teens, and now as a man. To those
who fail to believe or comprehend, I challenge you to personally look into what is laid
before you, and do a full complete study, as I have, before you conclude and
rationalize in your mind what is right and what is wrong. I have lived it, I know it works,
I know the downside and the positive outcomes, I know of the political and educational
challenges that are faced, and I know of developmental disabilities more so than any
outsider influence or study could ever imagine.

I know of the effects and outcomes of this process and I truly believe that it should be
common practice in every aspect imaginable. I look forward to sharing my information
with anyone who will listen. For I truly believe that it was meant to be, and that it is my
destiny to share this easy and hassle free procedure that has so many positive
outcomes. To do otherwise is a sin against humanity, and not providing children with a
means to have a better chance at life and live fuller lives is an abomination. Likewise
those who are adults who may gain relief or enhanced improvement, if this information
is kept from them it is an act of control, suppression, and manipulation, it is then
indeed inhuman.

If you, or someone you know of suffers from a disability, hearing impairment, or vision
loss please tell them to check into Nasal Balloon Therapy, it has other names as well
such as Bilateral Nasal Specific (BNS), Neuro Cranial Restructuring (NCR), and Nasal
Cranial Release Technique (NCRT) Please note that results very from person to
person, and it is an improvement over time as the body adjusts and heals. Remember
any good thing worth doing takes time, there are no quick fixes and the body does
improve over time if given a chance to do so. There have been reported cases that
people/children right after receiving treatment could hear, speak, awaken from
commas, and have greater mobility.

The nasal adjustment is quick, relatively painless; it feels more like a release of
pressure, and it is effective. It is performed by doctors of chiropractic, naturopathic
doctors, doctors of medicine, and a handful of dentists who use it as an alternative to
straighten teeth in many locations. An empowered mind is an informed mind, please
by all means find out what you can and make your educated response from this
conclusion.

~David Herbert Jones~


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ABOUT NASAL CRANIAL RELEASE TECHNIQUE (NCRT)

Table of Contents:

I. Definition of NCRT
II. Contraindications, Complications and Side Effects
III NCRT State's Scope of Practice Laws
IV. Published Peer Reviewed Article Abstracts
V. Unpublished Research Study(s)
VI Chiropractic Colleges and NCRT related techniques
VII Books related to NCRT
VIII. Audio and Videotapes related to NCRT
IX. "Chiropractic" Interviews related to NCRT
X. NCRT Committee

I. DEFINITION OF NCRT :

"The methods of improving the subluxation complexes or biomechanics
ofthe skull regions of the musculoskeletal system with the use of
inflatabledevices that assist in the performance of adjustments or
manipulations atpoints of contact upon the nasal passageway regions of the
skull."

Stephen Berman, BSEE, MS, DC, US Patent 5,665,917

1/6/2001

II. CONTRAINDICATIONS, COMPLICATIONS AND SIDE EFFECTS

The following is a list of contraindications, complications and side
effectspresented from the text Sinusitis and Sinus Pain - Conservative Care
Pathways,Western States Chiropractic College, Berman's article "Skull
Pain" , a NCMICreport and Oliver (an observation in private practice), that
are importantto share.
Contraindications or Cautions:

1. Caution should be taken with patients who might have "bleeding
disorders"or taking anticoagulant mediations, since they might not be a good
candidatefor this procedure.

2. Patients with prior nasal or facial bone surgery, especially
withmodification of the turbinates are not good candidates for nasal
specificbecause the integrity of the structures is unpredictable. At least one
post-surgical case has been reported of a possible fracture of the
cribiformplate with CSF leakage due to the nasal specific procedure by
NCMIC (NationalChiropractic Mutual Insurance Company).

3. There has been at least one case reported where an asthma attachwas
initiated by the nasal specific procedure. [S. Oliver noted this fromhis
private practice experience] It was suggested therefore as a precaution,the
clinician should be assured that the patients with a history of asthmahave
their inhaler with them when they are going to undergo this therapy.

4. With a newborn or very young infant, there is a risk of
respiratoryobstruction accompanying nasal balloon treatment. There has
been one documentedcase where a loose finger cot was inhaled during
treatment. Failure of thepractitioner to quickly retrieve the finger cot proved
fatal. In anothercase, a child treated in the supine position inhaled mucous
causing respiratoryobstruction, but was revived by digital clearing of the
airway. Berman recommendsthat necessary emergency equipment should be
present when attempting thisprocedure.

5. A recent article was published on this topic which found: A
complicationfrom neurocranial restructuring: nasal septum fracture. It
waspublished in Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003 Apr;129(4):472-
4.Authored by: Davis GE, Murphy MP, Yueh B, Weymuller EA Jr. from
Departmentof Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Health Services,
University ofWashington, and Health Services Research and Development,
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Sysytem, Seattle 98195-6515,
USA. A commentabout the article was written entitled, "
Neurocranial restructuring" and homeopathy, neither complementary
noralternative. The comment was published in the Arch Otolaryngol
HeadNeck Surg. 2003 Dec;129(12):1356-7 and written by Atwood K.



Possible Side Effects:



1. Epistaxis can result from the nasal specific procedure andthe rare
possibility of hemorrhage of ruptured veins.

2. Minor soreness over the maxillary-zygomatic or intermaxillary
articulations,tenderness of the nasal passage regions, a tingling feeling in the
centralmaxillary incisors, and mild soreness of the gums. In some cases,
these mildsymptoms persist, though diminishing, for up to several days.
Infrequently,a patient might experience a headache after treatment

3. Throat irritation due to increased drainage from sinuses may alsohappen
following Nasal Specific Technique although this is temporary andgoes
away in a short time.

4. Occasionally patients will report that they experience significantpain and
say they would not undergo the procedure again.




III NCRT - STATE'S SCOPE OF PRACTICE LAWS
Lamm LC, Pfannenschmidt K, Chiropractic Scope of Practice: What
theLaw Allows - Update 1999, Journal of the Neuromusculoskeletal
System,Fall 1999; 7(3): 102-6.

The authors surveyed all state and provincial chiropractic regulatoryboards
in North America regarding what diagnostic and treatment proceduresare
permitted by statute in each of their practice acts. The following isfrom their
article as it particularly relates to NCRT called "Nasal Specifics- (Balloon
Inflation into Nasal Passages)".

Alaska                        NoResponse
Alabama                       YES
Arkansas                      NO
Arizona                       YES
California                    NoResponse
Colorado                      YES
District of Columbia           NO
Florida                       YES
Georgia                       NO
Hawaii                        Qualified Response
Iowa                          NO
Idaho                         YES
Kansas                        YES
Kentucky                      YES
Louisiana                      NO
Massachusetts                 YES
Maryland                       NoResponse
Maine                         NO
Minnesota                     Qualified Response
Missouri                      No Response
Mississippi                    NO
Montana                       YES
North Carolina                 NO
North Dakota                  YES
Nebraska                      YES
New Hampshire                   NOResponse
New Jersey                     NO
New Mexico                     NO
Nevada                         YES
New York                       YES
Ohio                           NO
Oklahoma                       YES
Oregon                         YES
Pennsylvania                    YES
Rhode Island                   YES
South Carolina                  QualifiedResponse
South Dakota                   YES
Tennessee                      NO
Texas                          YES
Utah                           YES
Virginia                        NO
Washington                      NO
Wisconsin                      YES
West Virginia                   NO
Wyoming                         NO

IV. PUBLISHED PEER REVIEWED ARTICLE ABSTRACTS RELATED
TO NCRT

Davis GE, Murphy MP, Yueh B, Weymuller EA Jr. A complicationfrom
neurocranial restructuring: nasal septum fracture. Arch
OtolaryngolHead Neck Surg 2003 Apr;129(4):472-4.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Health
Services, University of Washington, and Health Services Research and
Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Sysytem, Seattle
98195-6515, USA.


Siegfried G, Cranial Adjustment: The Bilateral Nasal Specific,The
American Chiropractor, 1998, Nov/Dec: 43

Abstract The bilateral nasal specific technique is steeped in thearchives of
anecdotal chiropractic. It is also heavily based on the literatureof William G.
Sutherland, DO., and many, many others. It is a technique thatis dynamic,
specific, and incredibly powerful. Many patient have had
cranialmanipulation, craniosacral therapy, torque release technique, condyle
lift,and the list of cranial manipulative techniques goes on. However, to my
knowledge,the bilateral nasal specific technique, although not be any means
the onlymethod of adjusting or manipulating cranial bones, is by far the
most impactful.Indeed, due to the lack of research studies, this places it in
the clinicalresearch field at best, and anecdotal research at least.



Lamm L, Ginter L, Otitis Media: A Conservative Chiropractic
ManagementProtocol Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1998 Mar; (5)1: 18-
28.
This article reviews current knowledge of otitis media and proposes
conservativeinterventions for this disorder that are within the scope of
practice formost chiropractors. Presented are alternative interventions that
are supportableby the literature, are appropriate for chiropractic practice,
and could diminishthe severity as well as the frequency of repeated
infections. The articlesuggests that nasal specific is one of the procedures
that can help preventfuture episodes of otitis media, facilitate the healing
process, decreasethe virulence of the pathogen, or increase the resistance of
the patienthost.


Oliver S, LeFebvre R, Sinusitis and Sinus Pain: Conservative
ChiropracticCare Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1998 Mar; 5(1): 39-47.

Abstract: Purpose: This article describes conservative approachesto the
diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis and sinus pain. Methodology:A
qualitative review of relevant literature is integrated with the
consensusopinion and clinical experience of faculty at Western States
ChiropracticCollege (using nominal group and delphi methodologies).
Summary: specific,endonasal, and argyrol applications, as well as
physiotherapy, nutrition,and joint manipulation. These modalities are useful
and may present a usefulalternative or adjunct to common medical
treatments.


Folweiler DS; Lynch OT, Nasal specific technique as part of a
chiropracticapproach to chronic sinusitis and sinus headaches. J
ManipulativePhysiol Ther, 1995 Jan;18(1): 38-41.

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the use of nasal specific
techniquein conjunction with other chiropractic interventions in managing
chronichead pain. CLINIC FEATURES: A 41-yr-old woman was treated for
chronic sinusitisand sinus headaches. She had suffered weight loss and pain
over a 2-monthperiod. INTERVENTION AND OUTCOME: Chiropractic
manipulation and soft tissuemanipulation administered 2-6 times per month
for approximately 1 yr hadminimal long-term effect on the patient's head
pain. When additional interventions(nasal specific technique and light force
cranial adjusting) were added tothe treatment regimen, significant relief of
symptoms was achieved afterthe nasal specific technique was performed.
The duration of the relief increasedwith successive therapeutic sessions,
with minimally persistent symptomsafter 2 months of therapy.
CONCLUSION: The nasal specific technique, whenused in conjunction
with other therapies, may be useful in treating chronicsinus inflammation
and pain. Further investigation is needed to identifythe usefulness of the
nasal specific technique as an independent intervention,the use of the
technique in other types of patients and presentations, andthe mechanism of
therapeutic benefit.


Berman S, Skull dysfunction Cranio, 1991 Jul; 9 (3): 268-79.

Abstract Individuals commonly report a multitude of factors ortriggers as
the cause for the onset of a headache or facial pain. The challengehas always
been to understand the many triggers, the diverse symptoms,
thechronological characteristics, and the variability of location
associatedwith headache and facial pain. Part I of this article presents
theories andhypotheses proposing that the etiology of the final common
pathway of headacheand facial pain is from pain signals generated within
the skull's joints.The model proposes to explain the variability in the
triggers, symptoms,chronological aspects, and location known to be
associated with headacheand facial pain. The evidence to support these
theories is clinical and anecdotalat this time. These theories need controlled
investigation. A review of theanatomy of the skull's joints is provided. Part
II of this article is a step-by-stepdescription of the use of a nasal balloon
device for the treatment of skulljoint dysfunction. A review of the history
and use of this and other methodsof skull joint treatment is provided.

The article can be viewed in its entire unedited version on line at:
http://home.austin.rr.com/sberman


Nyiendo J, Goldeen A, Sears B, A Critical Study of the Effects of
NasalSpecific Technique on Vision, Hearing and Craniofacial
Measurements,The 1981 Haldeman Interprofessional Conference on the
Spine, Los Angeles,CA, Feb 13-15, 1981: 62-3.

Abstract The nasal specific technique is currently being used totreat a
variety of condition, including cranio-facial asymmetries and aberrationsin
sight and hearing. The purpose of this study was to perform a
controlled,blind investigation of three parameters reportedly changed
following theuse of nasal specifics. This study is an attempt to secure
reliable informationabout a technique which enjoys increasing acceptance
among chiropractors,particularly in the Pacific northwest. In spite of the
continued trainingof future chiropractors in the utilization of this technique,
there remainsan alarming lack of acceptable scientific evidence to support
the claimswhich have been and are being made. Therefore, the significance
of this researchlies in its total impact on present knowledge and the clarity it
can bringto an area of speculation.
.


V. UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH STUDIES RELATED TO NCRT

Nyiendo J, Goldeen A, "A study of the effects of the nasal
specifictechnique on vision, hearing, and dental/craniofacial
measurements "Western States Chiropractic College Library (call number
of WB 905.9 N994s),

Their study concluded that claims for improved vision and hearing
followingnasal specific treatment could neither be supported nor refuted.
They didfind, however, changes in craniofacial measurements that did not
reach significancewhen compared to a control (sham-treated) group.


VI CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGES AND NCRT RELATED TECHNIQUES


A. Western States Chiropractic College:

1. A text was developed for clinicians in the Western States
ChiropracticCollege Clinic System designed for use with patients presenting
to the WXCCclinic system with pain over the sinuses and/or other
symptoms of rhinitis,upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, or headache pain
in which sinusitisis a reasonable differential. The primary and main
contributing authors areSteven E. Oliver and Ron LeFebvre respectively.

Oliver SE, LeFebvre R, Adams B, Callander W, "Nasal Specific
Technique- specific procedures for treatment of - Sinusitis and Sinus
Pain" ConservativeCare Pathways, Western States Chiropractic College
[Adopted 5/96, Revised2/00, and to be reviewed 2/02] 2000 (Feb):15-16,
25.

In the section "Management: Specific Procedures" [pages 15 &16] Nasal
Specific technique is described as follows:

"Two or three finger cots are unraveled within each other and tied tothe end
of a sphygmomanometer bulb. The cots are lubricated with a watersoluble
lubricating gel and guided into the nasal passage ways. The noseis lightly
compressed around the valve of the sphygmomanometer bulb. Thepatient is
asked to take a deep breath in and hold it. The practitioner inflatesthe
sphygmomanometer bulb and quickly releases the air valve. This
procedureis
repeated for each of the six nasal meatuses." [This was referenced toStephen
Berman's article "Skull Pain"


2. Dr. Lester Lamm for the past 14 years has taught classes in clinicalear,
nose, and throat with particular emphasis on the Endonasal Techniqueand
Nasal Specific Technique. He has just recently taught three seminarsthrough
the post graduate program at Western States Chiropractic College(WSCC),
entitled "Chiropractic Management of Common Ear, Nose and
ThroatDisorders".

March 27-28, 2000 Denver Colorado
April 24-25, 2000 Salt Lake City, Utah
June 12-13, 2000 Boise, Idaho

This extensive class covered diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose andthroat
disorders with a "hands-on, skill proficiency lab" to help seminarparticipants
learn how to perform Nasal Specific Technique and other relatedtherapies.
Dr. Lamm is the Dean of Postgraduate Education, Deputy to theVice-
President of Academic Affairs, and is a classroom instructor at WSCC.


B. Logan College of Chiropractic

Logan College of Chiropractic has a postgraduate program that teachesa 4-
hr EndoNasal Technique, during the Diplomat Chiropractic Neurology
(Farmington,CT), Diplomat Chiropractic Rehabilitation #4.

C. Life College of Chiropractic - West

There are reports that Dr. Daniel Murphy has been demonstrating the
NCRTtechnique at Life West for 18 years.


VII BOOKS RELATED TO NCRT

Lake TT, Endo-nasal, aural and allied techniques- a manual of
manipulativetechniques for conditions of anoxia and anoxemia, 3rd ed.,
Self PublishedManuscript, Philadelphia, PA 1942

The earliest intranasal treatments of skull joint dysfunction were knownas
"finger techniques". In 1942 Lake, a chiropractor and naturopath, describeda
finger technique where the practitioner works his/her little finger inthe
patient's nostrils and nasal passageways.


Janse J, Houser RH, Wells BF, Chiropractic principles and
technic,Chicago: National College of Chiropractic, 1947: 623

Janse et al in 1947, described a technique for distention of the nasalchamber
by using a "carefully lubricated and sterile finger cot" attachedto the
detached cuff Janse et al in 1947 described a technique for distentionof the
nasal chamber and inflated by using a carefully lubricated and sterilefinger
cot" attached to the detached cuff of a sphygmomanometer. The cotis
inserted into the nasal chamber and inflated by squeezing the bulb ofthe
folded sphygmomanometer cuff. They describe using a slow increase inbulb
pressure that causes a "widening and distention of all the sinus
openings"into the meatus. Janse advocated releasing the bulb and repeating
the procedureseveral times. No indication or contraindications for the
procedure weregiven in the text.


Finnell FL, Constructive chiropractic and endonasal-aural and
alliedoffice techniques for eye-ear-nose and throat. 1st ed. Portland,
OR:Ryder Printing Co., 1951: 145-9.


Finnell, an optometrist and chiropractor, described the nasal
specificprocedure for "lymph stasis", deviation of the septum, nasal
congestion,ethmoidal irritation causing asthma and frontal and maxillary
sinusitis"in the 1951 edition of his EENT manual.


Finnell FL, Constructive chiropractic and endonasal-aural and
alliedoffice techniques for eye-ear-nose and throat. 3rd ed. Portland,
OR:Ryder Printing Co., 1955: 149-50.


Finnell describes attaching a single finger cot to the bulb of a "bloodpressure
instrument" with its valve. He advocated attaching the cot to thebulb with a
rubber band and inflating it to the size of a fist to check forleaks. The cot
would then be deflated and wetted with cold water. Standingbeside the
patient with the head supported, the cot is introduced into thenose with a
lubricated wooden applicator along the floor of the inferiormeatus. When
the cot is inserted as far as possible, the wooden applicatoris removed, the
valve closed and the nostrils squeezed closed. The cot isinflated with a
quick pressure on the bulb, forcing the inflated cot intothe throat. He
describes leaving the cot inflated for 1-2 minutes in themiddle and lower
meatus. A sharp instrument is kept handy for piercing thecot in the mouth, if
necessary.


Failor R, McDowel B, Zapf P, Dr. Ralph Failor soft tissue
manipulationseminar notes, Self Published, Palm Desert, CA 1981.

In 1981 Failor, a chiropractor and naturopath, et al, described a nasalballoon
device.


VIII. AUDIO AND VIDEOTAPES RELATED TO NCRT

There are some Video and Audio Tapes of Dr. Stober which we are in
theprocess of locating and hopefully gain access to for the study group.


IX. "CHIROPRACTIC" INTERVIEWS RELATED TO NCRT

The following is an excerpt from: An Interview with Dr. Richard
VanRumpt(The purpose of this is to show his early involvement with nasal
cranialrelease technique) 1987 American Chiropractic


Richard VanRumpt DC, Ph.C., graduated from the National College of
Chiropracticin 1923 and did postgraduate work at Palmer College of
Chiropractic. He isthe founder and developer of Directional Non-Force
Technique (D.N.F.T.) andhas done research and taught thousands of
students since 1923. He is 82 yearsold and retired. This is the first interview
and information ever publishedon Dr. VanRumpt and his technique. He was
very well known as a foot adjuster,teacher, and researcher and wrote a
pamphlet on foot adjusting that was alsoprinted in one of Dr. Major
Bertrand DeJarnette's books in 1929 or 30.

Interviewer for The American Chiropractor (TAC): What other degrees
orqualifications have you acquired?

DR: I earned a Doctor of Science degree in physiotherapy from the
MetropolitanSchool of Physiotherapy by attending night classes for 2 years.
I also havea Naturopathic degree I obtained by teaching dissection for 4
years at PhiladelphiaCollege of Naturopathy, owned by Dr. Tom Lake. I
learned Endonasal and Cranialtechniques and taught Endonasal prior to Dr.
Lake, although he deserves fullcredit for popularizing it and writing a book
on the subject. We were verygood friends.


X. NCRT COMMITTEE


Dr. Stephen Berman a member of the NCRT Committee Study Group.
Aside frombeing a published author and all round nice guy, Dr. Berman
notified us,as follows, that following testifying "On Thursday, January 11,
2001, atthe Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners offices here in Austin,
Texas,I appeared before the Technical Standards committee to give
testimony onNasal Cranial Release Technique. Following my presentation,
the committeevoted and found that NCRT is "SCOPE OF PRACTICE" in
the state of Texas. (Noifs, ands or buts.)

I am confident now that I can prove and establish that NCRT is withinthe
chiropractic scope of practice in any State or other jurisdiction andwill make
myself available as an expert witness whenever and wherever my services
may be useful. "

				
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