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The Effect of Spinal Manipulation on Deep Experimental Muscle Pain in Healthy Volunteers

Chiro.Org Blog:The current findings do not support the theory that HVLA-manipulation has a non-specific, reflex-mediated local or generalized analgesic effect on experimentally induced deep muscle pain. This in turn suggests, that any clinical analgesic effect of HVLA-manipulation is likely related to the amelioration of a pre-existing painful problem, such as reduction of biomechanical dysfunction. […]

An Inspiring Story

This powerful video shows the story of a young man whose life was dramatically altered by a relatively short course of properly applied chiropractic treatment. In the spirit of sharing, this video appears to have been produced to demonstrate chiropractic technique rather than as a vehicle for self-promotion.

“Find it, fix it, and leave it […]

Chiropractic identity, role and future: a survey of North American chiropractic students

Source Chiropractic and Manual Therapies

Jordan A Gliedt, Cheryl Hawk, Michelle Anderson, Kashif Ahmad, Dinah Bunn,Jerrilyn Cambron, Brian Gleberzon, John Hart, Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, Stephen M Perle, Michael Ramcharan, Stephanie Sullivan and Liang Zhang

Abstract Background

The literature pertaining to chiropractic students’ opinions with respect to the desired future status of the chiropractic physician is limited […]

Differentiating intraprofessional attitudes toward paradigms in health care delivery among chiropractic factions: results from a randomly sampled survey

Chiro.Org Blog: A stratified random sample of 740 Canadian chiropractors was surveyed to determine faction membership and how professional stratification could be related to views that could be considered unorthodox to current evidence-based care and guidelines. Stratification in practice behaviours is a stated concern of mainstream medicine when considering interprofessional referrals. […]

WHO Focuses on Aging Population for World Health Day

Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will double from about 11 percent to 22 percent.

Source Occupational Health and Safety

One of the biggest social transformations is population aging. Soon, the world will have more older people than children and more people of very old age […]

Concierge Chiropractic

Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

Doctors Bryan Abrams and Anthony Ries have recently launched Concierge Chiropractic, a new business venture that brings treatment directly to the patient’s residence or business in downtown Chicago (specifically Gold Coast, River North, and Streeterville) Chicago. The doctors come equipped with a portable table, doctor’s kit, assistant and patient gowns […]

ACA House of Delegates: Chiropractic Profession Qualified to Fill the Gaps in Primary Health Care

ACA’s governing body approves policies and charts progress at its annual meeting

Source American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) underscored its position that doctors of chiropractic are qualified and ready to help address primary health care provider shortages in the United States with a resolution passed by […]

Chiropractic Care – Global Strategic Business Report

Source Research and Markets

This report analyzes the US market for Chiropractic Care in US$ Billion. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players.

Market data […]

Do You Still Beat Your Wife?

Do You Still Beat Your Wife?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   A Chiro.Org Editorial

There are certain accusations that are impossible to respond to, without sounding like a guilty party, trying to weasel out of a tight spot.

The accusation that chiropractic somehow “causes stroke” is one such unsupported and yet impossible-to-defend claim.

[…]

Government of Canada Makes Infrastructure Investments in Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

June 05, 2009 16:44 ET

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – June 5, 2009) – The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced more than $350,000 in infrastructure funding for the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto.

The funding is being provided through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, a two-year, $2-billion program designed to repair […]

Chiropractic Is Past the Demonstration Project Stage

By Bonnie S. Hillsberg, DC, MHA, MEd; guest author for Rand Baird, DC, MPH, FICA, FICC

Source Dynamic Chiropractic

On Jan. 5, 2009, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced yet another chiropractic demonstration project. Haven’t we been there before? Isn’t this the third demonstration project? Why a demonstration project after full facts, […]

Excerpt from the Chiro Org History Section

An excerpt from the wonderful History archive that Dr. Joseph Keating entrusted to chiro.org. These pdf’s form the data source that Dr. Keating used for his many published articles on chiropractic history and are available for browsing.

Excerpted from the pdf on Clarence W. Weiant, DC.

“Chiropractic arrived so recently in Mexico, that the history […]

Best portrayal of a chiropractor in film

For those who haven’t seen Jacob’s Ladder, it’s a mystery/thriller released in 1990 starring Tim Robbins as a Vietnam veteran who starts seeing some unusual things around New York City. In addition to that, he apparently keeps moving back and forth between two different current realities as well as flashing back to his experience in […]

The Treatment of Radicular Pain (Radiculopathy)

The Treatment of Radicular Pain (Radiculopathy)

The Chiro.Org Blog

The difference between the chiropractic and the medical approaches to health care is never more clear than with the treatment of Radiculopathy.

The medical approach entails their version of “conservative” treatment (such as physical therapy, medications, and selective spinal injections) for six to eight weeks. […]

Set Priorities: Surviving the ‘Great Recession’

4/20/2009, 5:40 p.m. EDT

Steve Garmhausen

The Associated Press Health News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Welcoming a first child would be more than enough to keep most couples busy. But Abby Williamson and Matthew Young, who started a family in December, have a few more life changes planned.

Despite the recession, […]