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12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (2017) ~ Day 4

Chiro.Org Blog: 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ~ Day 4 Ray Charles — Merry Christmas Baby […]

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (2017) ~ Day 3

Chiro.Org Blog: 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ~ Day 3 Santa Baby — Jazz & Blues Christmas […]

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (2017) ~ Day 2

Chiro.Org Blog: 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ~ Day 2 Please Come Home For Christmas — Charles Brown […]

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (2017) ~ Day 1

Chiro.Org Blog: 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ~ Day 1 Merry Christmas, Baby — Bonnie Raitt & Charles Brown […]

Research Priorities of the Canadian Chiropractic Profession

Chiro.Org Blog: This project identified research priority areas for the Canadian chiropractic profession. The top three priority areas were all in the area of health services research: 1) Integration of chiropractic care into multidisciplinary settings; 2) Costs and cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care; 3) Effect of chiropractic care on reducing medical services. […]

$14 Million Research Grant Puts SMT in the Spotlight

Chiro.Org Blog: The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $14 million grant to the University of Minnesota and University of Washington to study the benefits of spinal manipulation for back pain vs. standard medical care (including prescription medication).   Touted as one of the largest back pain studies ever funded by the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, the national, multi-site clinical trial will feature a multidisciplinary research team from the chiropractic, medical, osteopathic, physical therapy and psychology fields, representing a half-dozen universities. […]

Harvard Endorses Chiropractic

Chiro.Org Blog: Last month the Harvard Health Letter featured an article: “Where to Turn for Low Back Pain Relief.” The article’s deck answers the question: “In most cases, a primary care doctor or chiropractor can help resolve the problem.” [2] […]

Plasmacytoma of the Cervical Spine

Chiro.Org Blog: A chiropractor recognized a large, expansile plasmacytoma in the C3 vertebral body and referred the patient for surgical care. This case suggests that all practitioners of manual medicine should provide a careful analysis of the patient’s clinical presentation and, if clinically warranted, radiographic examination to determine neck or back pain is due to an underlying malignant condition. […]

Chiropractic Management for US Female Veterans With Low Back Pain

Chiro.Org Blog: For our sample of female veterans with low back pain, clinical outcomes from baseline to discharge improved under chiropractic care. Although further research is warranted, chiropractic care may be of value in contributing to the pain management needs of this unique patient population. […]