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The Difference in Effectiveness of Medical vs. Chiropractic In The Treatment of Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Have you ever considered who is the best suited to treat back pain? Since there are so many treatment options available today, it is quite challenging to make this decision without a little help. To facilitate, a study looking at … Continue reading

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Hawkins-Kennedy Test

  Is an orthopedic test originally described in the 1980’s the Hawkins and Kennedy test was interpreted as indicative of impingement between the greater tuberosity of the humerus against the coraco- humeral ligament, trapping all those structures which intervene. The … Continue reading

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Regular Activity for Children Promotes Health

Regular physical activity in children and adolescents promotes health and fitness. Compared to those who are inactive, physically active youth have higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness and stronger muscles. They also typically have lower body fatness. Their bones are stronger, … Continue reading

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Research Demonstrates Effectiveness and Popularity of Chiropractic Care

by The American Chiropractic Association WASHINGTON–A critical mass of recent surveys and studies document the fact that the public, and conventional health care providers and payers, have come to recognize that traditional medicine can’t answer all of consumers’ health care needs. … Continue reading

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Chiropractic vs. Medicine for Acute LBP: No Contest

Acute low back pain patients demonstrate significantly greater improvement with chiropractic than “usual care.” With the publication of the Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) Study1 in The Spine Journal, one of the most frequently cited spine research journals in … Continue reading

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Cholesterol – You Can’t Live Without It! What!!!!!

Cholesterol — Your Life Depends on It! “Eating foods that contain any cholesterol above 0 mg is unhealthy.” — T. Colin Campbell, PhD, author of The China Study. The medical establishment is waging a war against cholesterol Yet cholesterol is … Continue reading

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Six Things You Can Do To Get Relief From Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms.

An estimated 5.8 million Americans, predominantly women, have fibromyalgia syndrome. Fibromyalgia is typically diagnosed in patients with: Widespread pain in all 4 quadrants of the body for a minimum of 3 months; and Tenderness or pain in at least 11 … Continue reading

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UPPER BACK & NECK Range of Motion With Ball

                              In-Office Therapeutic Exercises The purpose of exercising with an exercise ball is to strengthen the neck muscles. When the ligaments of your neck have been damaged, the muscles must work harder to guide and direct your movements and also … Continue reading

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Chiropractic History

From Hippocrates (The Father of Medicine) and Galen (The Prince of Physicians) to the 19th Century bonesetters of the British Isles, many great men and women throughout history have recognized the importance of the spine and nervous system as they … Continue reading

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The Value of preventive spinal manipulation

J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2004 Oct;27(8):509-14. Efficacy of preventive spinal manipulation for chronic low-back pain and related disabilities: a preliminary study. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To document the potential role of maintenance chiropractic spinal manipulation to reduce overall pain and disability levels … Continue reading

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