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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Is Our Excessive Culture and Lifestyle Killing Us?

Everyone seems to be living in excessive these days.  Everything is taken to the limit… and then beyond.  Extreme sports are all the craze.  Working out until you basically drop and highly restrictive diets are both trending.  Other people choose to go excessive with their work or career.  They think high stress, sacrifice, and sleepless nights are […]

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Reduction in Arterial Blood Pressure Following Adjustment

Interesting study showing how chiropractic care can help people with high blood pressure. ********************************* ORIGINAL RESEARCH Reduction in Arterial Blood Pressure Following Adjustment of Atlas to Correct Vertebral Subluxation: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study Scott Torns, DC Bio Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research ~ August 11, 2014 ~ Pages 54-60 Abstract Objective:  This investigation was a […]

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Chiropractic and Blood Pressure

Chiropractic management of musculoskeletal complaints such as low back pain, neck pain, headaches, and the like is well established in peer reviewed literature and recommended care guidelines throughout the world. Put simply, chiropractic care WORKS consistently well for many problems involving the neuromusculoskeletal system. What about its effects on cardiovascular health and in particular, blood […]

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