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Chiropractic And Osteoarthritis

By |September 27, 2013|Chiropractic Care, Degenerative Joint Disease, Evidence-based Medicine, Osteoarthritis|

Chiropractic And Osteoarthritis

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SOURCE:   University of Maryland Medical Center


Although the vestiges of medical harassment against chiropractic still resonate, and are now supplanted by fringe web sites which continue to ignore the body of peer-reviewed research supporting chiropractic care, the ice is slowly melting.

Below you can read comments from the University of Maryland Medical Center website , which openly acknowledges the benefits of chiropractic care for patients suffering from the pain of osteoarthritis.

There are many more articles like this @ our:

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Adjusting Increases Upper Cervical Rotation by 100% in 10 Cases of Atlantoaxial Osteoarthritis

By |April 1, 2011|Osteoarthritis, Upper Cervical Adjusting|

Adjusting Increases Upper Cervical Rotation by 100% in 10 Cases of Atlantoaxial Osteoarthritis

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SOURCE:   J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 (Feb); 34 (2): 131-137

Hong Yu, MD, Shuxun Hou, MD,
Wenwen Wu, MD, Xiaohua He, MD

Department of Orthopedics,
The 1st Affiliated Hospital of the General Military Hospital,
Beijing, China


This new case series, managed by the Department of Orthopedics, in the General Military Hospital of Beijing, China, involved 10 patients with idiopathic degenerative and posttraumatic atlantoaxial osteoarthritis. They were treated with upper cervical chiropractic adjusting, in combination with mobilization device therapy.

Outcome measures included self-reported pain using a numeric pain scale (NPS) (1-10, with 0 is no pain and 10 is the worst possible pain), physical examination findings, and radiologic changes.

The reported results were quite impressive: