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At this point in research, it is basic common knowledge, even among chiropractic detractors, that chiropractic manipulation is significantly effective for low back pain. However, not as much evidence exists in regards to manipulative treatment for complaints originating from a lumbar disc herniation. We...

Yet another low back study in our “win” column for common treatment protocols in a chiropractic office. Some chiropractors simply aren’t able to employ physical rehabilitation as part of their practice. Many just do not have the space available to perform rehabilitation in a...

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
man with pain needing chiropractic treatment

Here’s a study from 2011 about neck pain treatment. It’s a randomized controlled study showing the effectiveness of cervical manipulation and cold laser (low level laser) treatment for facet dysfunction. First, let’s get a little bit of perspective on what a facet is. Here’s...

Happy female patient of chiropractic care

Patient Satisfaction. What exactly does that mean to you? Does that mean that you are feeling much better? Does that mean that you like the doctor? Does patient satisfaction mean that you were given very specific instructions and solid leadership about your treatment goals...

Woman with headache

Adding to the mountain of research and evidence supporting Chiropractic’s effectiveness in treating headaches and migraines, there’s this paper from 2001. Why They Did It With the prevalence of chronic headaches and migraines, the search has been ongoing for years to find effective treatments....

Women touching painful areas of neck and back

For some reason, regardless of the evidence and research, including randomized controlled trials that are out there in support of Chiropractic, manual therapies and spinal mobilization, there are those that continue to disparage the profession rather than educate themselves on the efficacy. I believe...

In some circles of the healthcare world, there has remained a controversy about how effective therapies like spinal manipulation (chiropractic) or manual therapy (similar to some massage techniques) can be in the treatment of headaches. This controversy is specifically related to tension-type headaches. Those...

This week, we compare shots in the neck or cervical region to spinal manipulative therapy, which is also known commonly as chiropractic adjustment. I have highlighted the lack of evidence for the use of the epidural spinal injections before and the the lack of...