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Chronic Pain: Screening for Potential Psychological Factors

By Anna-Marie Schmidt MM, DC, and Robert Vining, DC, DHSc Chronic pain symptoms and the ability to manage and cope with them can be strongly influenced by what are generally referred to as psychological factors.1 These factors have the capacity to...

Back to Basics: Chiropractors Offer Evidence-Based Care for Back Pain

American Chiropractic Association announces theme of 2017 public awareness campaign. Arlington, Va. – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and chiropractors nationwide will observe National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this October by sharing information on back pain prevention and the value...

Chiropractic Services Relieve Low Back Pain in Female Veterans: Study

Legislation to expand access to chiropractic in the VA gains new momentum. Arlington, Va.- A new study finds that female veterans—one of the fastest growing populations receiving treatment through the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system—experience improvement in low back...

Chiropractors Offer Alternative to NSAIDs for Back Pain

Arlington, Va.--People suffering from back pain should consider first trying chiropractic services and other non-drug therapies in light of a new research review that found common over-the-counter and prescription pain medications have limited effectiveness for back pain and raise the...

Engage 2021: Mechanics and Management of Acute Recurrent Low Back Pain

Q&A with Program Presenter Dr. Linda Wheatland Smith Linda Wheatland Smith, DC, is the owner of Hands on Health, an integrated practice including acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractic care, and rehabilitation. She will present "Mechanics and Management of Acute Recurrent Low...

Sensitization (Part 2): Management Strategies

By Anna-Marie Schmidt, MM, DC, and Robert Vining, DC, DHSc Chronic pain symptoms can be quite different from acute pain symptoms.1 One possible reason is sensitization, a process whereby neurons become more responsive to pain signals and/or translate non-painful stimuli into...