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Founder’s Day:   Chiropractic Turns 122 Today

Chiro.Org Blog: The year was 1895, the same year that x-rays were discovered. At that time, Health Care was provided by a diverse group of unregulated and unlicensed professions, including osteopaths, magnetic healers, and “medical” doctors. In those days, most medical education consisted of working as an “apprentice” for a medical doctor, and learning the craft by observation. […]

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy for Chronic Tension-type Headache

Chiro.Org Blog: We performed a pragmatic, randomised clinical trial to evaluate the effect of manual therapy compared to usual care by the general practitioner. Based on this trial, we conclude that manual therapy provides an effective intervention for patients with chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) and, thereby, an effective option for referral for the general practitioner. […]

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. […]