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Senate Investigation Reveals That Millions Were Paid for Positive Spin on Spine Fusion Product

Chiro.Org Blog: Highly positive studies, published in peer-reviewed medical journals, depicted Medtronic’s spine fusion product as a major breakthrough in back surgery, but those studies were drafted and edited with direct input from Medtronic employees, while the doctors listed as authors were paid millions, according to a U.S. Senate investigation. […]

Special issue on spinal manipulation to appear in JEK

Chiro.Org Blog: The prestigious Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology (JEK) will publish an entire issue dedicated to research on the topic of Spinal Manipulation in a Special Issue appearing in October 2012. […]

The Treatment Experience of Patients With Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Chiro.Org Blog: Low back pain (LBP) during pregnancy is reported by approximately 50% to 80% of pregnant women [1-3]. The structural, postural, or hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, or any combination thereof, may lead to LBP during pregnancy [3]. Treatment options include a range of therapies, such as exercise programs, massage therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic [4, 5]. Chiropractic care may include spinal manipulative therapy (SMT), mobilizations and soft tissue therapy, as well as exercise prescription. [3] Previous studies and systematic reviews of the literature have indicated the relative safety and effectiveness of chiropractic treatment for LBP during pregnancy. [3, 5, 7] […]

More Bad News For Low Back Pain Sufferers: Drug-induced Meningitis

Chiro.Org Blog: Clinics and medical centers rushed to contact patients who may have received the apparently fungus-contaminated shots. And the Food and Drug Administration urged doctors not to use any products at all from the Massachusetts pharmacy that supplied the suspect steroid solution. […]

Dr. Herbert Lee — dedicated chiropractor, CMCC founder, great friend

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Herbert Lee at 101 years of age, a month away from his 102nd birthday on November 5. Dr. Lee was the longest lived and last surviving founder of CMCC. He passed peacefully in Toronto on October 3, 2012.

Dr. Lee […]