Mental Health and Chiropractic

From the establishment of in-patient chiropractic sanitariums to publication of a text with contributions from two Nobel Laureates, doctors of chiropractic have a long history of providing care for persons with mental health issues. The PRISM (Psychological response in spinal manipulation) study was a systematic review of psychological outcomes in twelve randomised controlled trials. The […]

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Blood Pressure Regulation and Upper Cervical Chiropractic Adjustment

The scope of chiropractic is as broad as the scope of influence of the human nervous system. This landmark study was a randomized, controlled trial of hypertensive patients. Those in the intervention group received a form of upper cervical chiropractic care. The authors wrote, “We conclude that restoration of Atlas alignment is associated with marked […]

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Decreased Costs and Utilization of Medical Services with Chiropractic Care

Spectacular decreases in the utilization of medical services and their attendant costs were observed when Doctors of Chiropractic were used as first contact providers. In an Independent Practice Association (IPA) which permitted patients to select a doctor of chiropractic as their primary care physician, clinical and cost utilization based on 70,274 member-months over a seven-year […]

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Sitting Can Be Risky

Sitting for a long period significantly impacts your cardiovascular and metabolic function and can leave you at increased risk for heart failure and other heart-related problems as well as spine problems. One report claims that working out may not be able to counter the cardiovascular risk caused by sitting. In fact, the study suggests that the positive health […]

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Sciatic Pain

Did you ever wonder how chiropractors cure or heal people from conditions such as sciatic pain, a pain which runs down the back through the rear and often down the leg? The truth is, we don’t heal anything… you do!  The chiropractor’s job is to find the obstruction to the healing process and reduce the […]

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