More Parents Seek Chiropractic for Kids’ Chronic Conditions

Parents Turn to Chiropractic for Children's Chronic IllnessesAs a parent, there is no worse feeling than seeing your child in pain and not being able to do anything about it. Perhaps you’re concerned about the side effects of the medications or maybe even these traditional approaches to pain management haven’t helped.  Recent research suggests that more parents of children with chronic neurological conditions turning to chiropractic and other complementary and ...

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Case Study Suggests Chiropractic May Dramatically Help Bell’s Palsy Patients

Case Study Suggests Chiropractic May Dramatically Help Bell’s Palsy PatientsIndividuals diagnosed with Bell’s palsy (which is characterized by paralysis of facial nerves, usually on one side of the face that results in a drooping effect) often have limited options when it comes to treatment. Some are medicine-based with the use of steroids and antivirals, others involve the use of electrical stimulation or low-level laser therapy (LLLT), and still others require ...

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96% of Patients Say Chiropractic Boosts Overall Wellness

96% of Chiropractic Patients Satisfied with CareAs complementary and alternative therapies are becoming increasingly popular, researchers have sought to identify whether such therapies are fully addressing patient needs. Despite a growing supply of studies indicating the benefits of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies like chiropractic care, less research has answered the question of whether patients are consistently satisfied with these treatments. A new study from the Journal of Manipulative ...

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Study Reveals Chiropractic Use According to Region

Study Reveals Chiropractic Use by Region, CDCWhen you need a health boost do you turn to your vitamins? A chiropractor? Or a session of yoga? The answer to that question may depend on where you live, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The study points to clear regional differences in American preferences for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies. If you live in ...

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Chiropractic Protects Your Spine As You Age, Study Suggests

Chiropractic Protects Your Spine As You Age, Study SuggestsFor years, older adults have relied on chiropractors to ease their aches and pains, but little is known about the everyday use of chiropractic by seniors, and whether chiropractic can be of benefit in routine care for the elderly. New research shows that chiropractic isn’t just helpful for back pain in older adults, it may even protect them from increased limitations in ...

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Chiropractic for Sports-related Elbow Pain

Chiropractic for Sports-related Elbow PainA new study demonstrates how chiropractic care provided significant pain relief for a basketball player with an elbow injury.

The case study, published in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, involved a 41-year old man who had fallen on his left elbow during a game of basketball five weeks prior. The man reported moderate pain, and could not play ...

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90% of Herniated Discs Improve with Chiropractic

 90% of Herniated Discs Improve with Chiropractic A new study confirms the vast majority of patients with lumbar disc herniation can find relief with chiropractic care. The findings show that 90% of patients report substantial improvements within three months of receiving their first chiropractic adjustment.

The results are encouraging, since more research is raising questions about the safety and effectiveness of epidural steroid injections ...

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Spinal Adjustments Beat Placebo for Back Pain

Spinal Adjustments Beat Placebo for Back Pain New research shows once again that there’s more to chiropractic than the placebo effect. A recent study suggests that the pain alleviation experienced after a spinal adjustment is a result of the treatment rather than patient expectations alone.

Several studies have documented the effectiveness of a common treatment delivered by chiropractors for back pain called spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), sometimes referred to as a ...

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Chiropractors Can Help with Weight Loss, Study Finds

Chiropractors Can Help with Weight Loss, Study Finds, Chiropractic NewsTrying to trim your waistline this spring? Working with your chiropractor could help. A new study demonstrates that chiropractors trained in nutrition and exercise therapies can support patients in achieving their weight loss goals. The study outlined how a chiropractic weight-loss program helped patients lose an average of 15 pounds over the course of 13 weeks.

Although chiropractors are typically thought of ...

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