Chiropractic Research & Actionable Information

Chiropractic Research

Look up the word help and you're likely to see terms such as assist, comfort and support. Chiropractic care helps people who have assumed a defensive posture we call subluxation in an attempt to accommodate physical, emotional or chemical stress. That's no guarantee of cure since countless other factors can impair the healing response. However, all things being equal, if the stressor is no longer present, people tend to function better without subluxations than with subluxations.

Naturally, anyone who expects to benefit from chiropractic care must meet one important condition: they must be alive. Granted, this is the same criteria that medical interventions require, however the important distinction afforded chiropractic is that it focuses on the person with the condition, not the condition in the person.

Improper Biomechanics and Disease

Improper Biomechanics and Disease

Although most people think of the cells in our body as floating around in some sort of biologic liquid, the fact is that all the cells in our body are interconnected by a matrix of proteins. A popular phrase in that you hear is “the whole body is connected”. When many say or hear this […]

Neurolymphatic Reflexes via Applied Kinesiology: a case report of low back pain

Neurolymphatic Reflexes via Applied Kinesiology: a case report of low back pain

A recent article sent to me by Dr. Donald McDowall from the medical journal JMPT titled “…Neurolymphatic Reflexes via Applied Kinesiology: a case report of low back pain…” describes the results of utilizing neurolymphatic reflexes via applied kinesiology to assist in diagnosis and treatment for a patient complaining of low-back pain. The patient was not […]

Long Term Chiropractic Repairs DNA

Long Term Chiropractic Repairs DNA

Long Term Chiropractic repairs DNA, a Journal of Vertebral Subluxtation concluded with a retrospective study in 2005. The study was aimed at observing effects of short-term and long-term chiropractic care on serum thiol levels. Thiol level in an indirect way of estimating the bodies enzymatic DNA activity. The results of the retrospective study showed long […]

Back Surgery Has Poor Outcomes

Back Surgery Has Poor Outcomes

A news article titled “Back Surgery May Backfire on Pain Patients” by Linda Carroll was published on www.nbcnews.com last week. The article reviews a study in the journal Spine on outcomes for spinal fusion to treat disc pathology and/or radiculopathy. The study concludes that back surgery has poor outcomes and is really not a good […]

The Risk Of Injury From A Chiropractic Adjustment

The Risk Of Injury From A Chiropractic Adjustment

This is a table the graphically represents the relative risk of injury after getting a chiropractic adjustment. It was created by Dr Cramer, DC, PhD.  He is the head researcher on chiropractic and its effects on the body at National University of Health Sciences. He has done hundreds of studies looking at physical, neurological, visceral, […]

Shoulder Pain Treatment

Shoulder Pain Treatment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 7.5 million people in the United States visited a physician’s office in 2006 for shoulder related problems (1). If this is the number of people reported in a government survey you could bet that there are many more millions of unreported Americans that are seeking […]