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Who’s Asleep Over at MedScape?

Who’s Asleep Over at MedScape?

The Chiro.Org Blog

In general, I find the reporting at MedScape to be top notch, but I have significant problems with their 4-20-11 essay titled: “The Potential Complications of Chiropractic Therapy”.

Answer this question:

If I sneeze, and there is a car accident across the street, have we discovered […]

The Evidence-based Rap, or
What’s Wrong With My Pain Meds?

The Evidence-based Rap, or What’s Wrong With My Pain Meds?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   A Chiro.Org Editorial Based on:   A Systematic Review on the Effectiveness of Pharmacological Interventions for Chronic Non-specific Low-back Pain ~ FULL TEXT Eur Spine J. 2011 (Jan); 20 (1): 40–50

OK, maybe this isn’t a genuine Rap, and […]

Happy Easter from Chiro.Org!

Landmark Legislation Passes In The Texas Senate

Landmark Legislation Passes In The Texas Senate

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Texas Journal of Chiropractic

The Texas Chiropractic Association reports that on Thursday, April 14, 2011, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 1001. Says the Texas Chiropractic Association:

“This landmark legislation is significant for two reasons: It allows chiropractors to form professional associations […]

Danish vaccine scientist indicted in US

Autism researcher accused of embezzling $1 million Source Copenhagen Post

American prosecutors are seeking to extradite a Danish scientist who a federal grand jury in Atlanta has charged with 13 counts of wire fraud and nine counts of money laundering. They allege that Poul Thorsen, 49, stole over $1 million from autism research funding between […]

Advising on Prevention in Chiropractic: A Look at Public Health Promotion

Advising on Prevention in Chiropractic:A Look at Public Health Promotion

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Topics in Integrative Health Care 2011: 2 (1) Harrison Ndetan, M.Sc., MPH, DrPH, Michael Ramcharan, DC, Marion Willard Evans, Jr., DC, PhD, MCHES, CWP

Chiropractic care is among the more commonly used Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) therapies. Spinal […]

Predictors For Success Of Spinal Manipulation For Neck Pain

Predictors For Success Of Spinal Manipulation For Neck Pain

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 (Mar); 34 (3): 144–152 […]

Chiropractic Physicians Meet with Congress

Chiropractic Physicians Meet with Congress

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   ACA News

As health care reform implementation begins, making the case for chiropractic inclusion on the federal and state levels remains a priority.

Nearly 500 chiropractic physicians, students and supporters converged on the nation’s capital Feb. 14-15 as part of the American Chiropractic Association’s 2011 […]

Just In Case You Don’t Believe Me

Just In Case You Don’t Believe Me

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Texas Medicine Journal 2011 (Apr 1); 107 (4): 20-26 For those of you who want limited prescription rights, and believe that Organized Medicine wishes you well, please review this abstract from an Editorial in the Texas Medicine Journal.

Medicine Under Attack

The […]

Historic Grant for Palmer, Rand Corporation, and Samueli Institute To Study Chiropractic Care For Active-duty Military Personnel

Historic Grant for Palmer, Rand Corporation, and Samueli Institute To Study Chiropractic Care For Active-duty Military Personnel

The Chiro.Org Blog

On Febuary 18, 2011 we reported that the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research received a $7.4 million Military Readiness Grant. Here’s an interesting update (4-09-2011) on the proposed study from Dynamic Chiropractic

On the […]

Chiropractic Treatment Tables Pose High Risk of Infection

Source ChiroACCESS

Until 2006 there was virtually no mention of table sanitation in the chiropractic literature. That has dramatically changed in the last five years. While many doctors, both in private practice and in college clinics, used good sanitation measures, others did not. There are several studies that have cultured microbes from chiropractic […]

Don’t sit up straight

Source MSNBC

The longstanding advice to “sit up straight” has been turned on its head by a new study that suggests leaning back is a much better posture.

Researchers analyzed different postures and concluded that the strain of sitting upright for long hours is a perpetrator of chronic back problems.

Smokers and the obese cheaper to care for, study shows

Source New York Times

Preventing obesity and smoking can save lives, but it does not save money, according to a new report.

It costs more to care for healthy people who live years longer, according to a Dutch study that counters the common perception that preventing obesity would save governments millions […]

Subluxation Reviewed, Revisited, Revitalized

Subluxation Reviewed, Revisited, Revitalized

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Dynamic Chiropractic By Malik Slosberg, DC, MS

Our understanding of the biomechanics and neurology of the subluxation continues to evolve as more research is published which helps explain the nature of this lesion. Historically, the subluxation has been at the heart of the identity and […]

Community cuts heart attacks by 24 percent with preventive health

Source Scientific American

The town of New Ulm, Minn., some 90 miles outside of Minneapolis, is small. With a population of about 15,000, the self-proclaimed polka capital of the U.S. might not seem like the most obvious locale to roll out an aggressive, unconventional attack on heart disease.

But for the […]