Research Review: Biological Mechanisms May Provide Insight into Effectiveness of Spinal Manipulation

One of the most complex and misinterpreted lines of research in chiropractic and manual medicine is the immuno-physiological-endocrine (I made up that term, but you know what I mean!) effects of spinal manipulation and other manual interventions.  The research group out of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, Canada has done the bulk of the work in this area.  This Research Review discusses their latest publication, which had some very interesting results...enjoy!
Friday, September 22, 2017/Author: Shawn Thistle/Number of views (1194)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Research

Research Review: Association of SMT with Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute LBP: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

*Member-Exclusive Content* A number of systematic reviews have been performed on spinal manipulative therapy (SMT), although their findings have been conflicting. The current review was initiated with the purpose of addressing the divergent conclusions among studies and to include new trials that have been published since the previous reviews. The review’s objectives were to provide updated estimates of the effectiveness and harms associated with SMT compared with other nonmanipulative therapies for adults with acute low back pain. 

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Sunday, August 13, 2017/Author: Shawn Thistle/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Research

Veterans Groups Salute Chiropractic

Urge Members of Congress to Support Expanded Access to Chiropractic for Veterans

Readers who follow the American Chiropractic Association know full implementation of the chiropractic benefit in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system is one of the premier issues ACA is diligently working to address. Recently, the Senate VA Committee held a hearing on pending health and benefits legislation where it considered several bills, including S. 609, "The Chiropractic Care to All Veterans Act of 2017," which received support from numerous veterans service organizations. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017/Author: Jack Dusik/Number of views (2238)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

DC2017: 7 Questions for Dr. Arlan Fuhr

My name is Dr. Arlan Fuhr, and my presentation is “Instrument-Assisted Adjusting," which is available under the "Technique" track.
Thursday, January 19, 2017/Author: Amanda Donohue/Number of views (1514)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: DC2017
Friday, April 29, 2016/Author: Logan University/Number of views (1747)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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