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Chiropractic Journals and Magazines

Chiropractic Journals and Magazines

The Chiro.Org Blog

Have you dropped by the Chiropractic Journals and Magazines Page lately?

This page contains convenient links to all the popular journals (chiropractic and medical), so drop on by today! There’s a lot more info like this in the Section

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Chiropractic Reduces High Blood Pressure

Chiro.Org Blog: The Chiropractic and Blood Pressure Page reviews numerous studies that found that upper cervical adjusting reduces high blood pressurre. […]

Predicting Immediate Improvement With Cervical Spine Adjusting

Patients with nonspecific musculoskeletal disorders may vary in their responses to treatment. Fot that reason, a recent, large prospective study in JMPT set out to identify the predictors for improvement or worsening of symptoms when cervical spine manipulation was indicated.

Data was collected from 28,807 treatment consultations (19,722 patients) and 13,873 follow-up treatments. The presenting […]

As The Twig Is Bent… So Grows The Tree

As The Twig Is Bent… So Grows The Tree

The Chiro.Org Blog

We’ve all heard that old bromide.

Even after years of published articles, decrying the detrimental effects of backpack overloading on the pediatric spine, children are still routinely required to carry more than the recommended upper limit of 10% of their body weight […]

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Care

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Care

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   The Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Page

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome that occurs predominantly in women and is marked by generalized pain, multiple defined tender points, fatigue, disturbed and nonrestorative sleep, and numerous other somatic complaints.

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia

To meet the fibromyalgia […]

Early Life Infections and the Immune System

Chiro.Org Blog: There is a growing body of literature suggesting that early (infant) antibiotic use (and perhaps vaccination) is associated with increased incidence of adolescent diseases like asthma, and other atopic diseases like hay fever and eczema. […]

Nutritional Supplementation and JAMA

Nutritional Supplementation and JAMA

The Chiro.Org Blog

Editorial Commentary:

In the last few months there has been a disappointing series of nutritional studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA was rabidly opposed to supplementation until 2002, when they published an excellent article that proposed that taking supplements could reduce the […]

Diplomate Specialties

Diplomate Specialties

The Chiro.Org Blog

One of the requirements for license renewal is ongoing Continuing Education classes. Some doctors prefer attending Homecomings, others prefer attending Parker seminars. The only drawback with either of these venues is that specific topical classes are very short.

The beauty of attending a diplomate program is that you submerge yourself […]

Orthopedic Residents Are Incompetent To Diagnose or Manage Musculoskeletal Complaints

Orthopedic Residents Are Incompetent To Diagnose or Manage Musculoskeletal Complaints

The Chiro.Org Blog

Chiro.Org Editorial Commentary:

Chiropractors pride themselves in their ability to diagnose and manage neuro-musculo-skeletal (NMS) complains. According to all the surveys, this is our bread and butter, and no one on the planet is better trained to diagnose (locate) and treat […]

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How Much of Orthodox Medicine Is Evidence Based?

How Much of Orthodox Medicine Is Evidence Based?

The Chiro.Org Blog

This is an interesting letter from the British Medical Journal

Scientific heavyweights deplore the NHS money wasted on unproved and disproved treatments used by practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), [1, 2] but Lewith, a CAM proponent (see previous letter), is cited […]

Expanded Armed Forces Access to Chiropractic

Source American Chiropractic Association

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a directive that orders the Pentagon to make chiropractic care a standard benefit for all active duty military personnel. The legislation is contained in HR 2647, a bill authorizing defense programs in fiscal year 2010, and is based in part on recommendations from the […]

Surface deception – surface EMG

by Dr. Stephen M. Perle from his blog Perles of Wisdom

Although the article that stimulated this blog was published in February, I was only alerted to it by an automated Google news search, whose results that were emailed to me this week. The article is about the use of surface EMG to diagnose chiropractic […]

Happy Independence Day! (2009)

Happy Fourth of July to you all from Chiro.org

Drop by and enjoy the fireworks!

Evidence-based Practice

Evidence-based Practice

The Chiro.Org Blog

As long as we’re on the topic of Evidence-based Practice, you’ll enjoy Anthony Rosner PhD’s article “The Shifting Sands of Evidence-based Medicine”.

Robert D. Mootz, DC, who is the Medical Director for the State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries also penned an interesting review in JMPT titled […]