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Clinical Biomechanics: The Upper Extremity

Chiro.Org Blog: This chapter considers forces acting within and upon the shoulder girdle, arm, forearm, and hand, and their related clinical problems, with emphasis on the related musculoskeletal disorders. Therapy can be directed efficiently when the mechanisms of injury are appreciated and correction is applied in harmony with proven biomechanical principles. […]

European Guidelines for the Management of Acute and Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain in Primary Care

European Guidelines for the Management of Acute and Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain in Primary Care

The Chiro.Org Blog

You will enjoy these recent European evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute and chronic low back pain.

Both the Acute Back Pain Guideline and the Chronic Back Pain Guideline recommend spinal manipulation as an effective […]

What Is the Chiropractic Summit?

What Is the Chiropractic Summit?

The Chiro.Org Blog

The Chiropractic Summit was created in September 2007 in recognition of the profession’s desire for unity. The first Summit meeting, held in Washington, D.C., was comprised of 13 organizations; three years later, the Summit has 41 members, representing leadership from education, research, regulatory bodies, political action, […]

Commonly Used Meridian Points

Commonly Used Meridian Points

The Chiro.Org Blog

We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 3 from RC’s best-selling book:

“Applied Physiotherapy in Chiropractic”

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Spine Task Force Neck Pain Evidence Summary

Spine Task Force Neck Pain Evidence Summary

The Chiro.Org Blog

Toronto, June 18, 2010 – A new neck pain guide offers a concise summary on both helpful and unhelpful approaches to treating Neck Pain, based on the evidence synthesis completed by the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain. IWH worked […]

Cost-Effectiveness Revisited

Cost-Effectiveness Revisited

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   The Chiropractic Report David Chapman-Smith, LL.B (Hons)

As the United States faces the prospect of major reform to its healthcare system a dramatic new expert study from leading US health economists from Mercer Health and Benefits, and Harvard University analyses chiropractic management of back and neck […]

New Research Chair

From The Canadian Chiropractic Association Update

The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Bruno has been awarded the new and distinguished Research Chair in Neuromusculoskeletal Health in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health […]

Chiropractic Insights — Right From the Brigadier General

Source: Dynamic Chiropractic

Retired Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead was interviewed several times this past Memorial Day. During one interview, she commented on a recent Johns Hopkins study that revealed musculoskeletal and connective-tissue injuries, not combat injuries, are the top reasons for medical evacuations from Iraq. Halstead then shared the following:

“Think about the conditions that […]

Short Story: My first experience at a chiropractic session

Source JoyOnline

Manasseh Azure Awuni, a Level 400 student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, writes about her first chiropractic experience in Ghana.

It is one of the names you hear and if you have not consulted your dictionary, you do not have the faintest idea what it looks like. I […]

Researching the Subluxation Complex

Researching the Subluxation Complex

The Chiro.Org Blog

This paper published in the March 2010 issue of Chiropractic Journal of Australia, by the esteemed researcher Heidi Haavik Taylor, BSc (Chiro), PhD reviews the neurologic research of the last 15 years to help explain the “Neuromodulatory Effects of the Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Care“.

We […]

Chiropractic Care For Children

Chiropractic Care For Children

The Chiro.Org Blog

Seven new articles (a Thematic Series) titled “Chiropractic Care for Children” has just been released by the peer-reviewed journal Chiropractic & Osteopathy.

This is a direct quote from the Introduction to these articles: “In commissioning this series of articles the Editors aimed to bring the busy clinician […]