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Inappropriate Use of the Title “Chiropractor”

By |February 26, 2009|Education, Ethics, News, Research, Safety, Warning!|

Inappropriate Use of the Title “Chiropractor”

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Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2006 (Aug 22);   14 (1):   16 ~ FULL TEXT



The results of this year-long prospective review suggests that the words chiropractor and chiropractic manipulation are often used inappropriately by European biomedical researchers when reporting apparent associations between cervical spine manipulation and symptoms suggestive of traumatic injury. Furthermore, in those cases reported here, the spurious use of terminology seems to have passed through the peer-review process without correction.

Additionally, these findings provide further preliminary evidence, beyond that already provided by Terrett, that the inappropriate use of the title chiropractor and term chiropractic manipulation may be a significant source of over-reporting of the link between the care provided by chiropractors and injury. (more…)

End Medical Mis-Management of Low Back Pain

By |February 19, 2009|Research, Safety|

End Medical Mis-Management of Low Back Pain

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SOURCE:   A Chiro.Org Editorial


The medical “debate” has been going on for years…is spinal adjusting (a.k.a manipulation) effective for Low Back Pain? The original Meade study (British Medical Journal 1990) demonstrated that chiropractic was much more effective for LBP than conventional medical care. In 1995, Meade did a follow-up, again publishing in the BMJ.

That long-term followup study demonstrated that those treated by chiropractic derived more benefit and long term satisfaction than those treated by hospitals, especially for those who suffered from chronic (or long-term) low back pain! (more…)

Upper Cervical Care Reduces Blood Pressure

By |February 18, 2009|Blood Pressure, Research, Spinal Manipulation|

Upper Cervical Care Reduces Blood Pressure

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Anatomical abnormalities of the cervical spine at the level of the Atlas vertebra are associated with relative ischaemia of the brainstem circulation and increased blood pressure (BP). Manual correction of this mal-alignment has been associated with reduced arterial pressure.

Read the FULL-TEXT at the:
Journal of Human Hypertension 2007 (May); 21 (5): 347–352

From Good Morning America

New Look For Chiro Org

By |February 13, 2009|Uncategorized|

Welcome to the new look for Chiro.Org. The blog page now acts as the entry to our site. Below you can read postings on news, research, commentary and other subjects of interest to chiropractors. They are meant to provoke discussion so feel free to post comments.

Our resources still exist and can be accessed via the left hand pane of the blog.

Enjoy.