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Who Should Manipulate The Spine?

Who Should Manipulate The Spine?

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SOURCE:   World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) recently crafted and published the WHO Guidelines on Basic Training and Safety in Chiropractic (FULL TEXT Adobe Acrobat 512KB) in consultation with the World Federation of Chiropractic, the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, and various other chiropractic, medical, […]

Our Top 15 Stories of the Year

Our Top 15 Stories of the Year

The Chiro.Org Blog

These were our most-read Stories of the Year:

Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care New Study Reveals That Back Surgery Fails 74% of the Time If Not Chiropractic Care, Then What’s Your Alternative? Medical Pushback on Provider Nondiscrimination Law Commonly Used […]

T’was a Chiropractic Christmas

T’was a Chiropractic Christmas

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   by Author Unknown

T’was the day before Christmas, but there was no cheer. No jingle bells jingled, no sound of reindeer. The word had gone out that Santa was sick. There would be no visit from jolly St. Nick.

The people were sad; no gaiety […]

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

by Clement Clarke Moore or Henry Livingston

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions […]

MDs Admit Low Confidence In Diagnosing Musculoskeletal Complaints in Children

MDs Admit Low Confidence In Diagnosing Musculoskeletal Complaints in Children

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Journal of Pediatrics 2009 (Feb); 154 (2): 267–271

Sharmila Jandial, Andrea Myers, Elspeth Wise, Helen E. Foster

Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. sharmila. jandial@ncl.ac.uk

A recent study, published in the Journal of […]

Trading Backpacks For Rolling Luggage Fails in German Primary School Study

Trading Backpacks For Rolling Luggage Fails in German Primary School Study

The Chiro.Org Blog

It’s well understood that heavy backpacks are taking a heavy toll (excuse the pun!) on adolescent spines. [1] A recent standing magnetic resonance imaging study by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, at San Diego revealed that: “Increasing backpack […]

Chiropractic’s Next Battle: AMA Ownership of the CPT Codes

Chiropractic’s Next Battle: AMA Ownership of the CPT Codes

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SOURCE: Dynamic Chiropractic ~ Dec 16, 2010 By Donald M. Petersen Jr., BS, HCD(hc), FICC(h), Publisher

As 2010 comes to a close, it is important to look ahead to see what we can do as a profession to brighten the future of […]

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Chiropractic Reaches Consensus On Terminology For Stages Of Care

Chiropractic Reaches Consensus On Terminology For Stages Of Care

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SOURCE:   ACAnews ~ November 2010 By Nataliya V. Schetchikova, PhD

This article reports on the JMPT study titled:

Consensus Terminology for Stages of Care: Acute, Chronic, Recurrent, and Wellness J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2010 (Jul);   31 (9):   651–658

For […]

Skeletal Manifestations of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Skeletal Manifestations of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Current Opinion in Endocrinology 2010 (Dec);   17 (6):   540–545 [Editor’s Note: Although this article tilts towards medical management, this review of physical findings in various autoimmune diseases will be a useful refresher course for the field. Don’t forget to tally this as […]

What NCCAM Says About Chiropractic

What NCCAM Says About Chiropractic

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   National Center For Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on the relationship between the body’s structure—mainly the spine—and its functioning. Although practitioners may use a variety of treatment approaches, they primarily perform adjustments (manipulations) to the […]

PHILOSOPHY – First Things First

I am starting a new “blog” at chiro.org, specifically as an interactive forum for chiropractic students to both learn from someone in the field and share their ideas and questions. If there is sufficient interest, I will continue to post entries. The focus of this discussion will be on the practical application of treating the […]

A New Treatment for Bowel Problems: Eating 1,000 Parasitic Worm Eggs

Source Discover Online

Intestinal parasites might turn most people’s stomachs, but for some people suffering from ulcerative colitis, the creepy crawlies might actually reverse intestinal discomfort and symptoms. A new study found that infestation with whipworms, aka Trichuris trichiura, can ease the symptoms of an inflammatory bowel disorder, possibly by stimulating mucus production […]