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Chiropractic to Lower Blood Pressure

September 1, 2015
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Doctors of chiropractic generally utilize spinal manipulation to address musculoskeletal issues. Most people think that chiropractic is only good for back and neck pain. But chiropractic can do more for a person’s wellness than just relieve pain. A recent double-blinded study compared a group of patients to see how spinal manipulation impacted their blood...
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A “Multi-Modal” Approach to Weight Loss

September 11, 2014
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There are a multitude of different approaches to weight loss. For some people, a “multi-modal” approach using a combination of efforts can be more effective. A recent study found that a 13-week weight loss program “consisting of chiropractic adjustments/spinal manipulative therapy augmented with diet/nutritional intervention, exercise and one-on-one counseling” resulted in an average weight...
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Adolescent Spinal Pain

September 2, 2014
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While it may go unnoticed, many teens experience moderate to severe spine pain. A two-year study of teens found that “the two-year incidence of spinal pain varied between 40% and 60% across the physical locations.” The study went on to note that “spinal pain is common at the age of 11-15 years, but some...
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Spinal Manipulation Works

January 2, 2014
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Some people are still not sure of the value of “spinal manipulation” (also known as chiropractic adjustments and manual therapy), particularly for chronic pain. To test the efficacy of spinal manipulation, researchers randomly divided people into two groups: one to receive spinal manipulation/mobilization and the other to receive sham (of no benefit) care. Participants...
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Spinal Manipulation Best for Neck Pain

December 27, 2012
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Approximately 70% of us will experience neck pain at some point in our lives, many of us more than once. While some people will be tempted to take a drug to relieve their pain, recent research demonstrates that this is the wrong choice. The study compared spinal manipulation (SMT), medication and “home exercise with...
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Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation as Good as Surgery for Sciatica

April 28, 2011
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Sciatica is a serious spinal condition that causes pain, numbness, or weakness in one or both legs. Surgery is many times prescribed to alleviate sciatica, but surgery is not without serious risks. A recent study comparing “chiropractic spinal manipulation” found that “sixty percent of patients with sciatica who had failed other medical management benefited...
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Chiropractic Care Beats Family Physician Care for Low Back Pain

April 14, 2011
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Acute low-back pain is a very common condition many people suffer from. After comparing care provided by family physician medical doctors with care that included “chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy,” researchers found that “compared to family physician-directed usual care, full clinical practice guideline-based treatment including chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy is associated with significantly greater improvement in...
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