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Chiropractic and Infantile Colic

Chiro.Org Blog: After enjoying John’s posting on the Canadian BCA/Singh case, I feel it’s time to pour some gas on the conversation, to heat things up a bit. First, you can review the articles under consideration at the Chiropractic and Infantile Colic page. […]

Chiropractic evidence under attack in BCA/Singh case

Previously I wrote about the British Chiropractic Association suing science writer Simon Singh for libel. This has been widely criticized as a tactical mistake due both to the expense and to the negative publicity which has thus far ensued. The BCA has recently produced a list of evidence justifying the chiropractic treatment of children with […]

Patient Satisfaction With Chiropractic

Chiro.Org Blog: Patient Satisfaction Surveys going back to the late 1980s show that patients with neck or low back pain, headaches, and a variety of other physical complaints rate their satisfaction with chiropractic care much higher than they do conventional care provided by physical therapists or medical doctors. […]

Hidden Malpractice Dangers in EMRs

Source Medscape Steven I. Kern, Esq.

An estimated 85,000 medical lawsuits are filed annually, which include those against hospitals and individual physicians. One of the highly-touted benefits of electronic medical records (EMRs) is the potential to help prevent malpractice incidents and medical errors. By providing better documentation, automatically checking for medication errors and drug interactions, […]

Chiropractic and Radicular Pain

Chiropractic and Radicular Pain

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Our Radiculopathy and Chiropractic Collection

Radiculopathy is characterized by motor and/or sensory changes in the neck and arms, or the legs and feet, which result from extrinsic pressure on the nerve root(s). Chiropractic is very effective in reducing that pressure on the nerve […]

Modafinil May Be Addictive

Modafinil is a popular drug used by people who want or need to stay alert. It has become a popular stimulant, used by soldiers to stay awake and by citizens looking for a safe brain boost, including one in 10 researchers. The FDA issued their “Approved” stamp for it to be used for treating narcolepsy […]

Nutritional Consulting

Nutritional Consulting

The Chiro.Org Blog

Do you make nutritional recommendations as part of your Care Plan? Do you recommend supplements? Do you carry supplements in your office?

Many chiropractic schools only provide a 3-credit class in nutrition, so students have to continue to study on their own to develop confidence in offering recommendations.

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Acupuncture

Do you use acupuncture in your practice? If so, you may want to review our Acupuncture Section.

ADD and or ADHD

ADD and or ADHD

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Am J Psychiatry. 2009 (Sep); 166 (9): 992-1001

This new study revealed that stimulant medications, specifically methylphenidate, are associated with a 6- to 7-times increased risk for sudden death in children and adolescents. UGH!

What does the FDA say about that? “Given the limitation of […]

Vaccination

Vaccination is a controversial topic with chiropractors because of our non-drug and non-surgery approach to health.

The Vaccination Page attempts to present both sides of the vaccination issue.

Have you Visited Our Women’s Health Page?

The Women’s Health Page contains a wealth of articles addressing fertility and menopausal issues.

It also links to the ADD/ADHD Page. This page discusses conservative management protocols, including chiropractic care and nutritional management.

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British Chiropractic Association sues science writer for libel

In a Guardian article in April 2008, Simon Singh, who has penned the popular science books “Fermat’s Last Theorem”, “The Code Book” and “Big Bang”, wrote about the likely risks of chiropractic treatment and whether or not there was any evidence that it was effective for various childhood conditions, including asthma and colic. The British […]

Working With Extremities?

Working With Extremities?

The Chiro.Org Blog

I’m not sure how many chiropractic schools teach extremity adjusting (ankles, wrists, elbows, shoulders), but if you do extremity work, then you will love our   Shoulder Girdle Page.

The page starts with scholarly papers by Richard Schafer, D.C. on managing shoulder and joint trauma.   It also […]

The Rehabilitation Corner ~ Part 2

The Rehabilitation Corner ~ Part 2

The Chiro.Org Blog

Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC gave us permission back in 1998 to reproduce a series of his rehabilitation Monographs on our website.

Dr. Schafer is the most-published chiropractic author, and his textbooks were best sellers through the 80s and 90s. RC was the […]

The Rehabilitation Corner

Do you provide rehabilitation in your practice? If so, you may find the Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate Information Page of interest.

The Rehab Page contains free materials from the leaders in chiropractic rehab, many useful articles, and also links to other rehab websites of value. Drop in for a look-see.

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