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Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care Utilization

Chiro.Org Blog: Physician referrals within this Kaiser program was tipped in favor of acupuncture, with 55% of them being referred for care, versus only 9% of the chiropractic patients. […]

Chiropractors Included in New Danish Muscle and Joint Health Research Team

Chiro.Org Blog: A team of leading researchers, including chiropractors, have founded a new research institute that aims to become a top centre for musculoskeletal health. Research has previously shown that a Dane loses an average of seven years of good quality of life due to pain and functional problems related to the musculoskeletal system. Muscle and joint disorders now constitute the major cause of functional impairment of populations in Europe – larger than other common disorders like depression, dementia and heart disease. […]

Where the United States Spends its Spine Dollars

Chiro.Org Blog: Between 1999 and 2008, the mean inflation-adjusted annual expenditures on medical care for these patients increased by 95% (from $487 to $950); most of the increase was accounted for by increased costs for medical specialists, as opposed to primary care physicians. During the study period, the mean inflation-adjusted annual expenditures on chiropractic care were relatively stable; although physical therapy was the most costly service overall, in recent years those costs have contracted. […]

Chiropractic Management of a Patient With Breast Cancer Metastases

Chiro.Org Blog: A survey of patients with early stage breast cancer found that 28.1% of patients seek alternative medicine along with their standard therapy, including acupuncture, chiropractic and massage therapy. [3] Twelve to twenty percent of patients present with back pain or headaches, often as the initial presentation of symptomatic spinal metastasis. [2, 4] […]

We Moved!

Chiro.Org Blog: Dear Chiro.Org Friends and Readers We moved during last weekend to a new, more secure and much faster server. YIPEE! Now is a good time to remind you that ALL our various sections of the website are constantly updated with new information. […]