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Medical Errors Kill 15,000 Medicare Patients a Month

Medical Errors Kill 15,000 Medicare Patients a Month

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   AOL Health

A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General reveals that 13 percent of Medicare patients in the U.S. experience an adverse event each month in American hospitals, and some 15,000 of […]

Newly Published Study Confirms That “Maintenance Care” Delivers!

Chiro.Org Blog: This new, single blinded placebo controlled study, conducted by the Faculty of Medicine at Mansoura University, conclusively demonstrates that maintenance care provides significant benefits for those with chronic low back pain. [1] […]

Participate in Practice-Based Research with a Focus on Wellness

Participate in Practice-Based Research with a Focus on Wellness

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   ChiroACCESS ~ January 21, 2011

Dr. Cheryl Hawk [*] invites all DCs to participate in a new practice-based research program: ICON — The Integrated Chiropractic Outcomes Network.

It is open to any licensed chiropractic practitioner, and eventually we […]

Finally! FDA Limits Acetaminophen in Prescription Analgesics

Finally! FDA Limits Acetaminophen in Prescription Analgesics

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Medscape Medical News By Robert Lowes

January 13, 2011 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it is asking drug makers to limit the amount of acetaminophen in prescription combination pain relievers to no more than 325 mg […]

Primary Care MDs Decline Training In Pain Management

Primary Care MDs Decline Training In Pain Management

The Chiro.Org Blog

The following survey reveals a depressing new trend in medicine. Although primary care physicians (PCPs) see the largest percentage of chronic pain patients (52%), they are also the least likely to feel confident in their ability to manage musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain conditions, […]

AECC partners with Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Source Anglo-European College of Chiropractic

Postgraduate students at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) are enrolling on the AECC’s Master of Science Advanced Professional Practice (Clinical Sciences) following a unique agreement forged between the two institutions.

Canadian-based students entering the three-year programme have access to a CMCC Research Supervisor and also […]

Dr. David Sackett: Medical Pioneer

Interview with Dr David Sackett, epidemiologist, pioneer in evidence-based medicine.

SPECT/CT Imaging of the Lumbar Spine
in Chronic Low Back Pain

SPECT/CT Imaging of the Lumbar Spine in Chronic Low Back Pain

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2011 (Jan 11) ~ FULL TEXT Michael H. Carstensen, Mashael Al-Harbi, Jean-Luc Urbain, Tarik-Zine Belhocine

Department of Medical Imaging, St Joseph´s Hospital, 268 Grosvenor Street, N6A 4V2, London, Ontario, Canada

Abstract

Mechanical low back […]

Historical Overview and Update on Subluxation Theories

Historical Overview and Update on Subluxation Theories

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   J Chiropractic Humanities 2010 (Dec); 17 (1): 22–32 By Howard Vernon, DC, PhD

Introduction

Manual therapy has, arguably, best been described by a Polish medical manipulation practitioner, Arkuszewski, [1] as “a mechanical therapy with reflex effects.” The phrase mechanical therapy can […]

Chiropractic: A Profession Coming of Age ~ An Interview with David Chapman-Smith, LL.B.

Chiropractic: A Profession Coming of Age ~ An Interview with David Chapman-Smith, LL.B.

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Health Insights Today Interview by Carl S. Cleveland III, DC

David Chapman-Smith, the Secretary-General of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC), is a New Zealand-born attorney who now resides in Toronto, Canada. Chapman-Smith’s introduction to chiropractic […]

Whiplash, aka Cervical Acceleration – Deceleration Injury, aka, Whiplash – Associated Disorder

Whiplash, aka Cervical Acceleration – Deceleration Injury, aka, Whiplash – Associated Disorder

The Chiro.Org Blog

A rose by any other name can still be a thorny experience for our patients, no matter what you call it.

Chiropractic care is very effective at reducing the pain, and for promoting healing, following a whiplash injury. The […]