Tag: "chiropractic" at medical news
MRC study reinforces effectiveness of spinal manipulation
... the primary form of care performed by doctors of chiropractic
combined with an exercise program offers effective treatment for those suffering from back pain. The study, published in the Nov. 19 issue of the British Medical Journal, found that a collective approach to back pain treatment provided "significant...
Pediatricians wary about recommending complementary therapies
...widely used therapies such as dietary supplements, chiropractic
or massage therapies," Kemper said. Nearly all the pediatricians surveyed ask more than 75 percent of their patients about the use of prescription and nonprescription medications during routine office visits, but substantially fewer reported regularl...
NCCAM funds Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
...l focus on the mechanisms of action and effects of chiropractic
manipulation (adjusting the spine from different positions using varying degrees of force), especially for the common problem of low back pain. Scientists at the Palmer Chiropractic University will collaborate with investigators at the University of...
'Annals' study shows that spinal manipulation is safe alternative to drugs, says ACA
...in the Annals of Internal Medicine proves what the chiropractic
profession has known for decades--that spinal manipulation, or chiropractic
adjustment, is an effective alternative to drugs and surgery for back pain, one of the most pervasiv...
OHSU ethicist offers guidance for physicians with patients using alternative medicine
...er year. CAM therapies include acupuncture, herbs, chiropractic
manipulation, mind-body interventions and naturopa...ess of most CAM therapies, some treatments such as chiropractic
manipulation for temporary back pain, appear to be more successful than conventional therapies. "It...
As heart patients flock to alternative medicine, hazards may lurk
...nt approaches, from prayer, meditation and yoga to chiropractic
and acupuncture sessions, do not pose a specific hazard when combined with conventional heart treatments. Many patients find them to be beneficial at reducing stress or increasing body function. They were also included in the U-M study. The survey ga...
Stroke news tips for Friday, Feb. 8, 2002
...restimated as cause of strokeStroke as a result of chiropractic
manipulation may be underreported, especially in y...ulation, so there may be a gross underreporting of chiropractic
manipulation as a cause of stroke. Dr. Beletsky can be reached at (416) 480-4287 and by e-mail at v...
Chiropractic correction of upper neck injury may help reverse multiple sclerosis
... performed by Erin Elster, D.C., an Upper Cervical chiropractic
specialist of Boulder, Color., who corrected chron...and 40 cases of Parkinson's that have responded to chiropractic
care through subluxation reduction....
No basis found for conlusion that chiropractic is linked to strokes
The implication that chiropractic
care is linked to stroke is totally unsupported by clinical research, according to a leading chiropractic
organization. The World Chiropractic Alliance (WCA), responding to a paper in the May 2001 issue ...
Rapid improvements in lower back care possible
...which included HMOs, an academic medical center, a chiropractic
college, and large hospital-based practices -- were taught the latest quality-improvement strategies. Team members were coached to work together in setting goals, monitoring their progress, and initiating rapid changes that would later be refined fo...
Workers' comp: perfect fit for chiropractic
...ARLINGTON, VA -- Medical biases against doctors of chiropractic
in the workers' compensation arena are beginning t...Association (JACA). As a result, some doctors of chiropractic
are experiencing an increase in the number of patients with work-related injuries who are being refe...
Chiropractic neurologists managing patients' autism, stroke, other disorders, according to Journal of the American Chiropractic Association (JACA)
...ciation (JACA) reports on the growing specialty of chiropractic
neurology and new research in the neurological sciences that points to chiropractic
as a possible non-drug treatment for a host of baffling disorders. "Chiropractic is neurology," says...
Alternative therapy at state expense: Study looks at Medicaid coverage of nonconventional care for children
...edicine for young Medicaid recipients ranging from chiropractic
care and biofeedback to hypnosis and naturopathy, ...o pay for such services ranges from 74 percent for chiropractic
down to 11 percent for naturopathy. Several states allow children to see an alternative practitioner...
Whiplash debilitating, yet often ignored, according to Journal of the American Chiropractic Association
...ured during whiplash are the very areas doctors of chiropractic
treat during a spinal adjustment. Dr. Murphy is...ere phenomenal, and one of the conclusions is that chiropractic
is the only proven effective treatment for chronic whiplash." In addition, research soon to be pub...
Annual UNC-CH study shows state gaining health providers, but big imbalances remain
...Association, the N.C.State Library, N.C. boards of chiropractic
examiners, nursing, pharmacy,physical therapy, podiatry, dentistry and optometry, the governor's office andvarious N.C. state government departments....