Collaboration for Low Back Pain Treatment in Older Adults

Part of the Evidence in Action series by Palmer College of Chiropractic

The inclusion of chiropractic practitioners into various collaborative health systems has increased over the past decade. The addition of chiropractic within these multi-disciplinary settings has been embraced by many as a way to manage spinal conditions, such as back and neck pain, using noninvasive therapies. However, taking a patient-centered approach to such integration involving various health care practitioners leads to new questions and challenges and requires novel research to optimize patient outcomes in these settings.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Author: Zac Shannon/Number of views (1097)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Research

Gaining a New Perspective from Geriatric Medicine

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system

As chiropractors, we have such an opportunity to make an impact on musculoskeletal pain in the elderly, and it often begins with education. Fall prevention, diet and nutrition, exercise and encouraging socialization are just a few ways in which we can make a difference. Fear can be crippling, and depression is not uncommon. Dr. Rachel (Mooers) Clark, a participant in the VA chiropractic residency program, recalls that learning to communicate effectively and motivate this population is one of the greatest things she gained from her experience in the geriatric clinic at the Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in Los Angeles. 

Thursday, December 07, 2017/Author: Rachel Clark/Number of views (1010)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Monday, May 23, 2016/Author: Christina Acampora, DC/Number of views (1317)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Monday, May 23, 2016/Author: Kray Kibler, CFO and Spencer Baron, DC/Number of views (7070)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Monday, May 23, 2016/Author: Jay Greenstein, DC/Number of views (2010)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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