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Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Why They Did It The goal of the paper was to basically pit chiropractic manipulative therapy against physiotherapy for the treatment of whiplash injuries. Which would be more effective? How They Did It This paper was a randomized controlled trial. 380 volunteers were accepted...

Why They Did It The goal of this paper was to try to find out what kind of reflex response is elicited from a spinal manipulation (chiropractic adjustment). How They Did It 10 men without any symptoms were used. 11 spinal manipulative treatments were...

Why They Did It The authors felt that sacroiliac joints (SIJ) could potentially be a source of sciatica. The goal of the study was to test whether there was a successful treatment regimen for a complaint of this sort. How They Did It 51...

Why They Did It Whiplash is a common issue following motor vehicle accidents. The authors of this paper estimate 43% of crash victims will go on to experience long-term suffering from whiplash injuries. The authors wanted to explore the efficacy of chiropractic treatment in...

Why They Did It There have been several studies showing the efficacy of chiropractic treatment for low back pain. However, there have been none exploring the experience itself. The authors of this paper wanted to try to fill that hole in the chiropractic research...

Why They Did It Since there was a vacuum in the literature concerning the frequency and efficacy of thoracic manipulation in whiplash cases, the goal of this paper was to determine efficacy of thoracic manipulation in that context. How They Did It There were...

Why They Did It The authors of this paper wanted to compare hospital outpatient treatment with chiropractic treatment and their efficacy in treating long-term low back pain that was determined to be of mechanical origin. How They Did It The study was a randomized...

Why They Did It The authors of this paper wanted to find out the efficacy of medication, acupuncture, and spinal manipulation for long-term (chronic) conditions. How They Did It The study was a randomized clinical trial. The study took place at Townsville’s General Hospital...

chiropractic can help with disc herniations

Why They Did It There was a noted vacuum in the research literature in regards to how a low back disc herniation progresses, regresses, or simply exists through time. There were also no clear protocols or indications for when operations should be performed on...