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Spine Pain Syndromes: Chiropractic Care vs. Pain Drugs

The “gold standard” for health care research is the randomized controlled trial, or RCT. A lay explanation for a typical RCT study is: Researchers gather a group of individuals that have the same problem. The problem is quantified, often by using standardized measurement outcomes. The group is randomized to be treated differently. The quantification of […]

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Osteoarthritis and Chiropractic Care

Evolving Models  A large recent review of the chiropractic profession confirms that chiropractors specialize in the management of back and neck pain (1). The study, from the National Health Interview Survey, which is the principal and reliable source of comprehensive health care information in the United States, found that 63% of chiropractic patients presented with […]

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Spine and Extremity Pain

The Relationship Between Spine Pain and Different Mechanisms of Extremity Pain Three Simple Categories of Patients Chiropractors have a public and health care (scientific) perception as the “go to” provider for low back pain and neck pain. This was confirmed in a large recent review of the chiropractic profession. It was published in the journal […]

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Neck Injury and the Brain

Background Information Mild traumatic brain injuries are also known as concussions. It is estimated that these injuries have a prevalence of 3.8 million per year in the United States (1). Despite this high incidence, mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions are one of the least understood injuries facing the sports healthcare and the neuroscience communities […]

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The Importance of Sagittal Posture

The historic seminal book on orthopedics was written by Nicholas Andry in 1741 (1). The primary discussion of his book addressed the treatment of spinal distortions, beginning in childhood. Andry was a professor of medicine at the University of Paris. The word orthopedic is a composite of two Greek words: Ortho, meaning straight. Pedic, meaning […]

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Whiplash Injury and Stress Induced Analgesia and the Connection with Chiropractic Spinal Adjusting

“Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution” – Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975) Ukrainian-American Geneticist and Evolutionary Biologist Historical Background Most humans older than 60 years of age have a detailed memory of the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War extended 20 years, from 1955 to 1975. United States soldier-on-the-ground involvement in the war […]

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The Intersecting of Two Lives: They Forever Improved Our Understanding of Back Pain

Architectural Mechanical History For thousands of years, pyramids have been known around the globe: the Middle East, Asia, India, China, the Americas, etc. Also known for millennia are the architectural wonders of Greece, Rome, and the churches/cathedrals throughout Europe and Asia. When viewing these wonders, one questions, how was any of this possible? These marvels […]

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The Uniqueness of Chiropractic Thinking, Approach, and Treatment of Spinal Syndromes

In his 1985 book, The Dental Physician (1), dentist Alfred Fonder, DDS, presents a series of case studies showing the integrated posture between the feet, legs, pelvis, lumbar spine, thoracic spine, cervical spine and temporomandibular joint. His message is simple: a mechanical problem in any one part of the human body will affect and cause […]

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Neurological Sensing of the Mechanics of Position and Movement

Historical Context Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, and businessman. He was born in 1833 and died in 1896. He held 355 patents in his lifetime, the most notorious of which was for dynamite. Dynamite used the explosive power of nitroglycerin. Nobel patented dynamite in 1867. Nobel amassed a fortune during his […]

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The Chiropractic Management of Discogenic Compressive Radicular Sciatica

The low back is the most common body region to suffer from chronic pain (1). Low back pain is the second most common reason for primary care physician visits, and it is the most costly medical condition in the United States (2). The most common tissue source for low back pain is the intervertebral disc […]

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