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  • Chiropractic Use in the Medicare Population respond well to chirpopractic management.   The unadjusted models show that chiropractic is significantly protective against 1-year decline in activities of daily living, lifting, stooping, walking, self-rated health, and worsening health after 1 year.

  • Take Our Stress Test.   I’m not sure exactly how it works, but this is an amazingly accurate test.

  • The Evidence Informed Chiropractic Challenge.   A recent social media posting has generated a bit of a buzz in the world of chiropractic. It seems that a short essay by chiropractor Rob Sinnott on October 16th elucidating the role that chiropractic and the subluxation play in the regulation of the immune system created some disagreement among the ranks.

  • Effects of Chiropractic Care on Dizziness, Neck Pain, and Balance.   This feasibility study was conducted to further the development of a line of investigation into the potential effects of spinal manipulation/manual therapy on cervicogenic dizziness, balance, and neck pain in adults.

  • Assessment of Patients With Neck Pain.   The purpose of this literature review was to synthesize the existing literature on various definitions, classifications, selection criteria, and outcome measures used in different studies in patients with neck pain.

  • There Will Never Be Enough Research To Satisfy Our Critics.   For those who may have forgotten, or for those who never knew, organized medicine spent decades and tens of millions of dollars trying to discredit and destroy chiropractic. Today, the vestiges of that same oppression is still found on fringe web sites that ignore the body of peer-reviewed research supporting chiropractic care.



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The Nutrition Section


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The Documentation Section


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The Pediatrics Section


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The Chiropractic Research Section


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The Chiro Org Image Archive
Why not pay a visit to our archive of chiropractic images and clipart. It's easy to download and import these images into web pages, office brochures or Powerpoint presentations. Have any images to share? Let us know!

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Are German Orthopedic Surgeons Killing People With Chiropractic?

  • I present for your review an abstract from the Journal of Neurology. This abstract blatantly conceals the facts stated in the body of the paper when it states that “we describe 36 patients with vertebral artery dissections and prior chiropractic neck manipulation”.

  • When I read that sentence, I am led to believe that “real-live chiropractors” (meaning licensed Doctors of Chiropractic, who received their training at a CCE/WCCE accredited school) were the ones to provide the “chiropractic neck manipulation”.

  • Unfortunately, that couldn't be further from the truth!

You can review many other articles like this at our Stroke and Chiropractic Page.



The Chiropractic Assistant Section

  • The Chiropractic Assistant Page contains interesting and useful articles on billing and coding, patient education, CA training, practice management, and personal and practice growth.

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Chiropractic and Chronic Neck Pain

  • A recent balanced article in the Feb 13, 2008 issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) revealed that between 1997 and 2005, the costs for “standard medical management” of spinal pain syndromes (both neck and back) increased by an inflation-adjusted 65%, while measured outcomes for physical functioning, work or school limitations, and social limitations among adult actually declined! During this same period, there was also an overall increase in the number of individuals who experienced neck or back pain (from 20.7% to 24.7%).

  • However, during this same time period, the inclusion of a chiropractic benefit within a large managed care program (observed over a 4-year period) resulted in significant savings, as well as a reductions in the rates of surgery, and unnecessary use of advanced imaging, inpatient care, and plain-film radiographs.



The Medicare Section

Come explore medicare Guidelines for care, issues on billing and other aspects of interest to the chiropractic office.

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The Safety of Chiropractic

  • You will enjoy the Safety of Chiropractic Page, which discusses significant research demonstrating that chiropractic is the safest approach available for the relief of neck pain, back pain, headaches and other “musculo–skeletal” complaints. This page also reviews how modern medicine manufactured the Myth that chiropractic care is dangerous.



The Acupuncture Section

  • A newly acquired FULL TEXT article titled The Neuroimmune Basis of Anti-inflammatory Acupuncture proposes that the anti-inflammatory power of acupuncture may be more successful for the treatment of a number of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases than standard medical management.

  • In a second study, reviewing who uses acupuncture, and for what purpose, in a group of 9408 acupuncture patients, 74% of patients were female. The most common main complaint reported was musculo-skeletal (38%), followed by psychological (11%), general (9%), neurological (8%) and gynaecological/obstetric (8%), while 5% of patients were seeking treatment for their general well-being. Read about this in the Articles section. Learn more about this ancient healing technique.

  • This section links to acupuncture journals, information websites, and also contains numerous research articles.

The ACUPUNCTURE Section can be found on the CAM drop-down.



The New DCs Section

  • The New DC section is dedicated to providing information for new and established chiropractors, to begin, maintain and run a smooth, productive chiropractic practice.

  • There are new practice building chapters from Dr. Richard C. Schafer's best-selling textbook “Developing A Chiropractic Practice” and “The Chiropractic Assistant”.

The New DC Section can be found on the Chiropractic Tools drop-down.



Computers In Your Office
Come learn about the parts of your computer, how to upgrade with new parts or software, or you can even very cost-effectively build your own box from scratch. It's easier than you can imagine!



Early Life Infections Improve the Function of the Immune System
This collection of medical citations presented by Dan Murphy, DC demonstrates that early exposure to antibiotic use and Pertussis vaccination contribute to the development of atopic disorders such as asthma, and hay fever, and may also be associated with the onset of pediatric lymphoblastic leukemia. Our thanks to Harrison Chiropractic Biophysics Seminars and the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic for releasing this article exclusively at Chiro.Org!



The Radiology Section


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The Alt-Med Abstracts Collection


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The Free Rehabilitation Monographs Section

All the Monographs have being updated with “hot links” (a.k.a anchored links) to make it easier to navigate through these remarkable articles. Dr. Richard C Schafer donated this collection of rehabilitation monographs to our profession. You will find them of great value! "RC" was the first chiropractor to be published by a medical publication house (Williams & Wilkins) and he is still our profession's most prolific author.

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The Case Study Section

This section will continue to collect relevant case studies published in the peer-reviewed literature. Interested in sharing a case study with the profession on our website? Here's an outline for your use.

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The Chiropractic Antitrust Suit ~ Wilk vs. the AMA

For those who have forgotten, or for those who never knew, organized medicine spent decades and millions of dollars trying to discredit and destroy chiropractic. Today, the vestiges of this suppression are still found on fringe web sites that ignore the body of peer-reviewed research supporting chiropractic care. Explore the depths of medical arrogance in this in-depth review of the Wilk case.

The Wilk Case can be found on ARCHIVE drop-down.



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