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Why Chiropractic Care Reduces Blood Pressure

Chiro.Org Blog: Several news stories reported on a study performed at the University of Leeds in England, and published in the August 1, 2007 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, that showed links between neck muscles and the brain and that this link plays a crucial role in controlling blood pressure. [...]

Palmer Recruiting for Next Blood Pressure Study

Chiro.Org Blog: The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is recruiting subjects with high blood pressure to participate in a clinical research study designed to evaluate the potential impact of chiropractic care on hypertension. The Chiropractic for Hypertension in Patients (CHiP) study, a collaborative investigation involving the Palmer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla., and Trinity at Terrace Park Family Practice in Bettendorf, Iowa, is one of three research projects to emerge from a $2.8 million grant awarded to the Palmer Center in 2008 by the National Institutes of Health to create a multidisciplinary Developmental Center for Clinical and Translational Science in Chiropractic. [...]

Upper Cervical Care Reduces Blood Pressure

Chiro.Org Blog: Anatomical abnormalities of the cervical spine at the level of the Atlas vertebra are associated with relative ischaemia of the brainstem circulation and increased blood pressure (BP). Manual correction of this mal-alignment has been associated with reduced arterial pressure. [...]