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Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will double from about 11 percent to 22 percent. Source Occupational Health and Safety One of the biggest social transformations is population aging. Soon, the world will have more older people than children and more people of very old age than ever [...]
Paul Dougherty, DC is the chair of the APHA chiropractic section, a professor at NYCC and University of Rochester College of Medicine and also a clinician and research scientist at the VA.
In this episode of the On The Other Hand podcast, Australian chiropractor Dr. Reggars speaks with Dr. Brett Kinsler about what has him as mad as hell and why he won’t take it anymore!
This episode of OnTheOtherHand features an interview with spinal rehabilitation expert, author and chiropractor Craig Liebenson, DC. He literally wrote the book on spinal rehabilitation and is highly regarded among chiropractors, medical physicians and physical therapists alike in the field of spinal rehabilitation around the world.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) Doctors Bryan Abrams and Anthony Ries have recently launched Concierge Chiropractic, a new business venture that brings treatment directly to the patient’s residence or business in downtown Chicago (specifically Gold Coast, River North, and Streeterville) Chicago. The doctors come equipped with a portable table, doctor’s kit, assistant and patient gowns to readily [...]
ACA’s governing body approves policies and charts progress at its annual meeting Source American Chiropractic Association The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) underscored its position that doctors of chiropractic are qualified and ready to help address primary health care provider shortages in the United States with a resolution passed by its delegates during their recent annual [...]
Source Research and Markets This report analyzes the US market for Chiropractic Care in US$ Billion. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players. Market data and analytics are derived [...]
Do You Still Beat Your Wife? The Chiro.Org Blog Editorial Commentary: There are certain types of accusations that are impossible to respond to, without sounding like a guilty party, trying to weasel out of a tight spot. The accusation that chiropractic somehow “causes stroke” is one such unsupported and impossible-to-defend claim. The simple truth [...]
June 05, 2009 16:44 ET TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – June 5, 2009) – The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced more than $350,000 in infrastructure funding for the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. The funding is being provided through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, a two-year, $2-billion program designed to repair [...]
By Bonnie S. Hillsberg, DC, MHA, MEd; guest author for Rand Baird, DC, MPH, FICA, FICC Source Dynamic Chiropractic On Jan. 5, 2009, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced yet another chiropractic demonstration project. Haven’t we been there before? Isn’t this the third demonstration project? Why a demonstration project after full facts, [...]
An excerpt from the wonderful History archive that Dr. Joseph Keating entrusted to chiro.org. These pdf’s form the data source that Dr. Keating used for his many published articles on chiropractic history and are available for browsing. Excerpted from the pdf on Clarence W. Weiant, DC. “Chiropractic arrived so recently in Mexico, that the history [...]
For those who haven’t seen Jacob’s Ladder, it’s a mystery/thriller released in 1990 starring Tim Robbins as a Vietnam veteran who starts seeing some unusual things around New York City. In addition to that, he apparently keeps moving back and forth between two different current realities as well as flashing back to his experience in [...]
The Treatment of Radicular Pain (Radiculopathy) The Chiro.Org Blog The difference between the chiropractic and the medical approaches to health care is never more clear than with the treatment of Radiculopathy. The medical approach entails their version of “conservative” treatment (such as physical therapy, medications, and selective spinal injections) for six to eight weeks. Then, [...]
4/20/2009, 5:40 p.m. EDT Steve Garmhausen The Associated Press Health News AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Welcoming a first child would be more than enough to keep most couples busy. But Abby Williamson and Matthew Young, who started a family in December, have a few more life changes planned. Despite the recession, Matthew, [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 06, 2009 The American Chiropractic Association In light of a new survey showing that chiropractic spinal manipulation is the top-rated treatment for people suffering with back pain, patients should consider a consultation with a doctor of chiropractic, says the American Chiropractic Association. A leading consumer product rating and survey publisher released [...]
Iatrogenic Injuries and Medicine The Chiro.Org Blog Informed Consent involves understanding the illness you have, and the risks and benefits of all the treatments that are available for your complaint. Unless your doctor has provided ALL that information, you have not been properly informed. Conservative chiropractic care is much safer for musculoskeletal complaints (neck or [...]
In study after study, Chiropractic demonstrates superior results in the relief of chronic neck pain compared to acupuncture or medical management.
In one recent study chiropractic scored the highest relief rating (7.33 out of 10), scoring higher than the relief provided by both these medical treatments: nerve blocks (6.75) or Opioid analgesics (6.37).
Review the Chiropractic and Chronic Neck Pain Page for more on this topic.
Background Chiropractors are an integral part of the management of musculoskeletal injuries. A considerable communication gap between the chiropractic and medical professions exists. Subsequently referring allopathic practitioners lack confidence in picking a chiropractic practitioner with appropriate management strategies to adequately resolve sporting injuries. Subsequently, the question is often raised: “how do you find a good [...]
The Popularity of “Alternative Medicine” The Chiro.Org Blog Chiropractors had always been considered a “fringe” provider (or worse) by conventional medicine. David M. Eisenberg’s article, Unconventional Medicine in the United States: Prevalence, Costs, and Patterns of Use, published in the January 28, 1993 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine generated a shift in [...]
Plan to be in Montreal for the World Federation of Chiropractic’s 10th Biennial Congress, co-sponsored by The Canadian Chiropractic Association incorporating WFC’s and FCER’s International Conference on Chiropractic Research to be held at the outstanding convention facilities at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel from April 30 – May 02, 2009. The congress theme is “Celebrating Chiropractic [...]
March 19, 2009 — In the latest step by the Brazilian Chiropractors’ Association (ABQ) to defend the chiropractic profession against efforts by the physiotherapy profession to have chiropractic declared a specialty of physiotherapy (PT), Federal Judge Diana Brunstein has ruled strongly in favor of the ABQ. Chiropractic is a profession not a technique, says Judge [...]
Three studies comparing spinal manipulation with acupuncture — a pilot study, then a randomized controlled clinical trial, followed by a one-year follow-up study — demonstrated that chiropractic care was the only “treatment” that provided broad-based long-term benefits. Read more in the ChiroZINE Share this article: Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe [...]
Strong new policy support for the continued growth and acceptance of chiropractic and other branches of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in national health systems was given by the World Health Organization and its member nations in Beijing this month. World Federation of Chiropractic Share this article: Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about [...]
One of every 4 or 5 primary care visits is for a musculoskeletal problem. Yet undergraduate and graduate training for this burden of illness continues to constitute typically less than 5% of the medical curriculum. This is an area of clear concern, but also one in which sports medicine practitioners can assume leadership. Read more [...]