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Changes in Muscle Spasticity in Patients With Cerebral Palsy After Spinal Manipulation

Chiro.Org Blog: Substantial decrease in spasticity was noted in all patient groups after SM. The average NC values decreased by 1.65 newtons (from 7.6 ± 6.2 to 5.9 ± 6.5) after 1 SM. Another slight decrease of 0.5 newtons was noted after a 2-week course of treatment. In the group of patients with minimal spasticity, the decrease in NC after the first SM was almost twofold-from 3.93 ± 2.9 to 2.01 ± 1.0. In cases of moderate spasticity, NC reduction was noted only after the 2-week course of intensive treatment.   In this sample of patients with cerebral palsy, a decrease in wrist muscle spasticity was noted after SM. Spasticity reduction was potentiated during the 2-week course of treatment. […]

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.

 

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The Effect of Chiropractic Techniques on the Cobb Angle in Idiopathic Scoliosis Arising in Adolescence

Chiro.Org Blog: It was established that the Cobb angle was noticeably decreased after 4 weeks of the intervention. Post Hoc analysis revealed that the Cobb angle noticeably decreased after 4 weeks compared with the Cobb angle before the chiropractic techniques were applied. However, no significant difference in Cobb angle was evident after the fourth week. […]

Happy St. Patty’s Day! (2016)

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion: An Invisible and Confusing Condition

Chiro.Org Blog: Traumatic brain injuries are perplexing and problematic — and they affect millions of Americans. It has been estimated that up to 3.8 million Americans incur mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI) or concussions in sports-related activities and approximately 50 percent of the injured do not report the injury to a health care professional.[1] […]

The Bambino Had A Secret Weapon: Chiropractic

Chiro.Org Blog: The secret weapon of the New York Yankees was chiropractic, all the way back in 1930 […]

Happy St. Patricks Day (2015)

Chiro.Org Blog: Happy St. Patricks Day (2015) […]

Who Do You Think You Are? Your Perception Creates Your Reality

Chiro.Org Blog: What if you could create the life style you’ve always dreamed of? What if you could do it in a low stress environment? What if you could find the perfect balance between your personal and professional life? […]

Possible Adverse Events in Children Treated By Manual Therapy: A Review

Chiro.Org Blog: Miller and Benfield [16] estimate 1% of pediatric patients (one in 749 treatments) suffered from a minor and self limited AE. A detailed description of the AE allowed the authors to review and classify them. Based on their analysis, three of the events attributed as AE may have been incorrectly attributed as a result of treatment (i.e. pre-existing constipation, common behavior of child, etc.). If these are excluded, the AE rate becomes one reaction per 1310 treatments. […]

Happy St. Patricks Day (2014)

Happy St. Patricks Day (2014)

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A Remberance of War on Veteran’s Day

Chiro.Org Blog: Poetry from the Viet Nam War […]

HIPAA GETS AN UPDATE: What You Need to Know Now

Chiro.Org Blog: POP QUIZ: Do you know why Sept. 23, 2013, was significant for covered entities? It’s because Sept. 23 was the date by which covered entities must be compliant with the new portions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) that were added when the omnibus rule was finalized in January. What do you need to do in order to be compliant? ACA will help you answer that question and will provide you with the resources you need to be compliant. […]

A Canadian Lawyer’s Rant

Chiro.Org Blog: After reading the first 2 paragraphs of this… what… letter to the editor? … I had some thoughts… […]

The Nordic Maintenance Care Program: What Is Maintenance Care? Interview Based Survey of Danish Chiropractors

Chiro.Org Blog: Maintenance care (MC) is used by chiropractors to treat patients who are no longer in an acute state of pain; the purpose being to prevent recurrence of episodic conditions (secondary prevention) and/or maintain a desired level of function (tertiary prevention). The concept is frequently used among chiropractors [1,2] and limited evidence suggests that, among workers with work-related back pain, MC in chiropractic practice appears to decrease the recurrence rate [3]. However, according to two literature reviews, very limited evidence regarding the definitions, purpose and content of MC is currently available. […]