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Elon Musk’s chiropractic connection

Source Regina Leader-Post Dr. Scott Haldeman is a board certified Neurologist in active clinical practice in Santa Ana, California. He currently is a distinguished Professor at the University of California, the Chairman of the Research Council for the World Federation of Chiropractic and the Founder/President of World Spine Care.

 

Accomplished in his own […]

Australian study indicates common painkillers ineffective for back pain

Chiro.Org Blog: The findings of the systematic review, published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, reveal only one in six patients treated with the pills, also known as NSAIDs, achieve any significant reduction in pain. […]

An Inspiring Story

This powerful video shows the story of a young man whose life was dramatically altered by a relatively short course of properly applied chiropractic treatment. In the spirit of sharing, this video appears to have been produced to demonstrate chiropractic technique rather than as a vehicle for self-promotion.

“Find it, fix it, and leave it […]

A Giant in Chiropractic Radiology: Remembering Dr. Lindsay Rowe (1956-2016)

Source Dynamic Chiropractic

By Deborah Pate, DC, DACBR

Lindsay Rowe, DC, MD, DACBR, was a giant in the field of chiropractic radiology who enjoyed careers as a chiropractor, medical doctor, radiologist and educator.

A distinguished international lecturer and author, he wrote more than 50 scientific papers and numerous book chapters; and together with Dr. Terry […]

BJ Palmer Adjusting in 1924

Chiro.Org Blog: Film of BJ Palmer Adjusting in 1924 […]

Flu Vaccine for All: A Critical Look at the Evidence

Chiro.Org Blog: In an interview published in The Atlantic, Tom Jefferson, head of the Vaccine Field Group at the Cochrane Database Collaboration (the world’s leading producer of evidence-based medical reviews), voiced serious reservations about the data supporting influenza vaccine recommendations, stating that “The vast majority of the studies [are] deeply flawed. Rubbish is not a scientific term, but I think it’s the term that applies.” […]

Concussion study: UBC’s Thunderbirds use their heads to advance science

Chiro.Org Blog: UBC football players are helping advance the science around concussions — using their own heads. When the Thunderbirds take to the field for the national semi-finals today a number of them will be wearing head sensors that take measurements to help researchers unravel the impact of concussions on athletes. […]

Natural anti-inflammatory agents for pain relief

Chiro.Org Blog: The use of both over-the-counter and prescription nonsteroidal medications is frequently recommended in a typical neurosurgical practice. But persistent long-term use safety concerns must be considered when prescribing these medications for chronic and degenerative pain conditions. This article is a literature review of the biochemical pathways of inflammatory pain, the potentially serious side effects of nonsteroidal drugs and commonly used and clinically studied natural alternative anti-inflammatory supplements. Although nonsteroidal medications can be effective, herbs and dietary supplements may offer a safer, and often an effective, alternative treatment for pain relief, especially for long-term use. […]

Chronicles of Health Creation: RAND Report Begs New Look at Integrative Medicine and Health Professionals in the Triple Aim Era

Chiro.Org Blog: A recent report from the RAND Corporation describes how regular medicine reduced complementary and alternative medicine professionals to “thing” status — as “modalities” — in the first years of the integrative medicine era. […]

FDA strengthens warning that non-aspirin NSAIDs can cause heart attacks or strokes

Chiro.Org Blog: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strengthening an existing label warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke. […]

World Spine Day – October 16th, 2015

Chiro.Org Blog: World Spine Day is a part of the Bone and Joint Decade Action Week which occurs each year in October. The 16th of October is the day dedicated as World Spine Day. […]

Chiropractic Physicians Call for Conservative Treatments for Pain Management Amid Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

Chiro.Org Blog: American Chiropractic Association launches 2015 public awareness campaign aimed at curbing opioid overuse and abuse […]

The True Face of Medicare Fraud

Source The Atlantic By David A Graham

A $712 million bust, the biggest in U.S. history, shows that the people most likely to bilk the system are doctors and medical providers, not “welfare queens.”

A specter is still haunting American politics—the mythological specter of the welfare queen. Even after Clinton-era welfare reforms, and despite an […]

Can the Nervous System Be Hacked?

Source NY Times

Vagus nerve stimulation that affects the immune system has wide implications for non-drug therapy in conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis.

By MICHAEL BEHAR

One morning in May 1998, Kevin Tracey converted a room in his lab at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, N.Y., into […]

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study adding high dose vitamin D to analgesic regimens in patients with musculoskeletal pain

Chiro.Org Blog:Adding 4000 IU of vitamin D for patients with musculoskeletal pain may lead to a faster decline of consecutive VAS scores and to a decrease in the levels of inflammatory and pain-related cytokines. […]