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Category: chiropractic

Great News For Veterans

July 31st, 2018
chiropractic
chiropractic benefits for military veterans

With the reality of the opioid epidemic impacting America’s veteran population, Congress has responded by increasing access to non-drug health care approaches, such as chiropractic care. Here’s the American Chiropractic Association’s press release about this important issue: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2018 Congress Passes Legislation Expanding Veteran Access to Nondrug Chiropractic Services Arlington, Va. […]

Curing the opioid epidemic: It starts with prevention

December 28th, 2017
chiropractic, Pain
opioid crisis

175 people were killed today in the U.S. But it wasn’t in a hurricane or at the hands of a mass murderer. That’s the number of people who die from drug overdoses each day, according to multiple sources, including the National Institute on Drug Abuse and The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the […]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Study in Rhode Island

August 9th, 2017
chiropractic, research
pain relief

The state of Rhode Island’s Medicaid program has been coordinating a special pilot project in which high use, chronic pain recipients have access to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) providers such as chiropractors, massage therapists, and acupuncturists. These recipients also receive patient education regarding healthier lifestyles, stress reduction, and more. According to the program administrator, […]

Mo’ Better News

June 28th, 2017
chiropractic
low back pain

A recent review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), provides further evidence of the safety and effectiveness of spinal manipulation in the treatment of acute low back pain. This new review, entitled “Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain”, examined all data on […]

National Medicare Equality Petition

October 26th, 2016
chiropractic

Anyone remember 1972? Even if you lived through it, you probably don’t! Richard Nixon was president. A gallon of gas was 55¢. A Ford Pinto cost $2,078 (before it exploded, much less after!). And Medicare introduced chiropractic as a covered service. The initial inclusion of chiropractic required an x-ray to demonstrate a subluxation (i.e., a […]

The Research is In: Chiropractic Works!

December 16th, 2015
chiropractic
Chiropractic research

A growing number of studies show that chiropractic is a safe and effective treatment for acute and chronic pain, headaches, and more. To help spread the word, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has compiled excerpts from some of these studies, including this recent gem: “Manual-thrust manipulation provides greater short-term reductions in self-reported disability and pain […]