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Daily Archives: December 24, 2009

Palmer Recruiting for Next Blood Pressure Study

By |December 24, 2009|Blood Pressure, Research|

Palmer Recruiting for Next Blood Pressure Study

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The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is recruiting subjects with high blood pressure to participate in a clinical research study designed to evaluate the potential impact of chiropractic care on hypertension.

The Chiropractic for Hypertension in Patients (CHiP) study, a collaborative investigation involving the Palmer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla., and Trinity at Terrace Park Family Practice in Bettendorf, Iowa, is one of three research projects to emerge from a $2.8 million grant awarded to the Palmer Center in 2008 by the National Institutes of Health to create a multidisciplinary Developmental Center for Clinical and Translational Science in Chiropractic. (more…)

The Evidence-based Poem

By |December 24, 2009|Education|

The Evidence-based Poem

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SOURCE:   Dynamic Chiropractic

Louis Sportelli, DC


As I sit to write this verse,
I think of the blessing and the curse,
That we may climb this slippery slope,
Between rational thought and offering hope,

To make the care our patients receive,
Based on more than just what we “believe,”
To search for the best approach to care,
And all the decisions doctors/patients share, (more…)