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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...

Female Doctor Holding Injection

If you’ve been following along with this blog for any time at all, you are probably noticing that there are a lot of research studies having to do with the lack of effectiveness of spinal injections: both for the short-term and the long-term. Also,...

Why They Did It Throughout the years, there have been several studies on spinal manipulative treatment. However, none have specifically addressed its effectiveness for stiffness. This particular paper aimed to evaluate spinal stiffness in patients having lower back pain and their results following spinal...

low back pain

“But my dad’s old doctor told him that chiropractors don’t work. He said they will just hurt you. He said Oooooh….you better be careful going to chiropractors.” It’s comments like that that are what chiropractors around the nation hear every single day. It’s comments...

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy

This research is fairly recent being from 2010. It’s a good general idea of the effectiveness of manual therapies. I would say it is one of the most important of the research abstracts to come out. Why They Did It The authors on this...

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
Chronic neck pain and rehab exercises

We see lots of research regarding the positive effects of spinal manipulation for low back pain. Acute AND Chronic low back pain to be specific. This one however spotlights the benefits of spinal manipulation in CHRONIC NECK PAIN. Not only the benefits of spinal...