On this episode we continue with Dr. James Cox’s presentation on spinal manipulation and the immune system. He presents information on the parasympathetic nervous system and the vagus nerve.
James M. Cox, DC, DACBR, FICC, Hon.D.Litt., FACO(H)
Dr. Cox is the developer of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation and the proud participant in the on-going federal research projects involving the National University of Health Sciences, Palmer College of Chiropractic Research Center, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, Auburn University, etc. He is a member of the postgraduate faculty of the National University of Health Sciences and has been privileged to speak throughout the world.
About Dr. Cox
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