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Friday, April 20th, 2018

This week, I want to continue with discussions on low back pain (LBP) because that is the topic that is on fire at the moment. The momentum low back pain has picked up recently is a once in a lifetime rebooting of an entire...

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 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 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 manipulation is safe during pregnancy

Why They Did It With low back complaints being so prevalent in expectant mothers, the goal of this paper was to add chiropractic manipulation as a treatment option for pregnancy-related low back pain. Knowing that chiropractic manipulation is proven to be effective in low...

Why They Did It With periodic accusations as to the supposed relationship between stroke in chiropractic manipulation, researchers are consistently interested in further exploration and understanding on the topic. The authors of this paper wanted to compare stroke as a consequence of having had...

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...

Young woman with headache

There’s no doubt in my mind that the majority of headaches could be kicked to the curb if the right treatment were used from the start. It may be simply anecdotal experience, but it’s still personal experience nonetheless and personal experience has shown me...