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Inappropriate Use of the Title “Chiropractor”

Chiro.Org Blog: 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. […]

End Medical Mis-Management of Low Back Pain

Chiro.Org Blog: 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. […]

Upper Cervical Care Reduces Blood Pressure

Chiro.Org Blog: 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. […]

WHO Beijing Declaration Supports CAM and Chiropractic

Strong new policy support for the continued growth and acceptance of chiropractic and other branches of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in national health systems was given by the World Health Organization and its member nations in Beijing this month.

World Federation of Chiropractic

New Look For Chiro Org

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 […]

SpineCor Dynamic Scoliosis Brace

An unobtrusive alternative to hard shell braces and surgery.

Musculoskeletal Knowledge: How Do You Stack Up?

One of every 4 or 5 primary care visits is for a musculoskeletal problem. Yet undergraduate and graduate training for this burden of illness continues to constitute typically less than 5% of the medical curriculum. This is an area of clear concern, but also one in which sports medicine practitioners can assume leadership.

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