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Years ago massages were only offered in high end spas and health clubs. Today, there are a wide variety of places that offer massage therapy including businesses, private clinics, and hospitals. Many people don’t realize that their insurance plan may cover this form of...

I can’t tell you how many patients come in to see chiropractors for headaches. I’ve seen them range from life-long headaches/migraines all the way to, “I woke up this morning with a headache.”I’ve had all sorts of successes with headaches too. My most memorable...

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Continuing our theme from last week, this wee’s blog has to do with the effectiveness of chiropractic for migraines.  The International Headache Society (IHS) is the one that sets the mark for what constitutes a migraine. They say that a migraine has to have...

Friday, August 14th, 2015

This study was done within the Washington State workers’ compensation system. Again, you don’t have to take my word for it. It was in a peer reviewed journal. Why did they do it? To find out how effective lumbar fusion surgery and devices were on...

One of the biggest game-changers I’ve seen in our profession is non-surgical spinal decompression. We have been doing spinal decompression for a while now but I would have jumped on board years ago had I known how incredibly effective this treatment truly is. At...

According to a paper by Donald Murphy, DC (And brought to my attention by Craig Benton, DC in Lampasas, TX), the following stats are scary but true: Between 1997 and 2005 – spending on spine-related disorders rose 65%. Between 1994-2004 – Medicare costs rose...

Why Did They Do It? To find out if cold laser could be an effective alternative in treating swelling and pain. Specifically, in this research abstract, following orthognathic surgery. Or, as it is known in the real world: jaw surgery. How Did They Do...