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Primary Prevention in Chiropractic Practice: A Systematic Review

Chiro.Org Blog: It is well accepted that non-communicable diseases, whether musculoskeletal or not, represent a social and economic burden, because they can be the source of long-term morbidity, and with increasing longevity they are expected to become increasingly common [1]. The prevention of such diseases can therefore minimize costs of health care, improve quality of life, and decrease both morbidity and mortality. Guidelines exist on how to approach this, such as the “Healthy People 2020”, which promotes modification of individual behaviour with a multidisciplinary approach [2]. […]

Participate in a Wellness Care/ Maintenance Care Research Project

Participate in a Wellness Care/ Maintenance Care Research Project

The Chiro.Org Blog

Wellness care, or “maintenance care,” is widely accepted by the profession as an integral part of chiropractic practice. However, to date, a cause-and-effect relationship between wellness care and improved long-term health outcomes has yet to be clearly demonstrated. This proposed study is designed […]

The Impact of Chiropractic Care On Health ~ Why Maintenance Care Makes Sense

Chiro.Org Blog: Recipients of chiropractic care reported better overall health, spent fewer days in hospitals and nursing homes, used fewer prescription drugs, and were more active than the non-chiropractic patients. […]

B Vitamins Slows the Rate of Brain Atrophy in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Chiro.Org Blog: Study results showed that the group taking the B-vitamin cocktail experienced a 30-percent slower rate of brain atrophy, on average, and in some cases patients experienced reductions as high as 53 percent. Greater rates of atrophy were associated with lower cognitive test scores. […]

Chiropractic Research & Practice: State of the Art

Chiro.Org Blog: Since chiropractic’s breakthrough decade in the 1970s — when the U.S. federal government included chiropractic services in Medicare and federal workers’ compensation coverage, approved the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) as the accrediting body for chiropractic colleges, and sponsored a National Institutes of Health (NIH) conference on the research status of spinal manipulation — the profession has grown and matured into an essential part of the nation’s healthcare system. […]

General Health, Wellness, and Chiropractic Care

Chiro.Org Blog: The World Health Organization defines health as being “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. [ 1 ] […]