Category Archives: Chiropractic Saftey

What is health?

  What is health? How is it defined? Is it not having any aches and pains and simply feeling good? Is it not having a flu or cold? Is it being able to breathe easily without your chest or lungs … Continue reading

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1992 AMERICAN HEALTH POLICY REPORT

View Full Album A 1992 review of data from over 2,000,000 users of chiropractic care in the U.S., reported in the Journal of American Health Policy, stated that “chiropractic users tend to have substantially lower total health care costs,” and … Continue reading

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How well educated is my chiropractor?

Today’s Doctors of Chiropractic have six or more years of College Education: Have you ever wondered just how much education your Chiropractic Doctor has? The facts may very well surprise you. Today, at least six years of highly specialized college … Continue reading

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1990 BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL REPORT

A study conducted by T.W. Meade, a medical doctor, and reported in the June 2, 1990, British Medical Journal concluded after two years of patient monitoring, “for patients with low-back pain in whom manipulation is not contraindicated, chiropractic almost certainly … Continue reading

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RAND STUDY ON LOW-BACK PAIN

A four-phase study conducted in the early 1990s by RAND, one of America’s most prestigious centers for research in public policy, science and technology, explored many indications of low-back pain. In the RAND studies, an expert panel of researchers, including … Continue reading

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PATIENT DISABILITY COMPARISON

A 1992 article in the Journal of Family Practice reported a study by D.C. Cherkin, Ph.D., which compared patients of family physicians and of chiropractors. The article stated “the number of days of disability for patients seen by family physicians … Continue reading

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LANDMARK LEGAL DECISION FOR CHIROPRACTIC

Further validation of chiropractic care evolved from an antitrust suit which was filed by four members of the chiropractic profession against the American Medical Association (AMA) and a number of other health care organizations in the U.S. (Wilk et al … Continue reading

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WASHINGTON HMO STUDY

    In 1989, a survey administered by Daniel C. Cherkin, Ph.D., and Frederick A. MacCornack, Ph.D., concluded that patients receiving care from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) within the state of Washington were three times as likely to report satisfaction with … Continue reading

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UTAH WORKER’S COMPENSATION STUDY

A workers’ compensation study conducted in Utah by Kelly B. Jarvis, D.C., Reed B. Phillips, D.C., Ph.D., and Elliot K. Morris, JD, MBA, compared the cost of chiropractic care to the costs of medical care for conditions with identical diagnostic … Continue reading

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FLORIDA WORKER’S COMPENSATION STUDY

 A 1988 study of 10,652 Florida workers’ compensation cases was conducted by Steve Wolk, Ph.D. and reported by the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research. It was concluded that “a claimant with a back-related injury, when initially treated by a … Continue reading

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