Therapeutic spinal manipulation has existed for at least 2500 years and chiropractic care as we know it today began over a hundred years ago. Since that time, it’s gained recognition worldwide as an effective form of medical care. 1,408 more words
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Bishop, et al. (2010) The Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) Study: a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines in the medical and chiropractic management of patients with acute mechanical low back pain. 64 more words
Abstract of the Week: Neuromechanical response to spinal manipulation therapy: effects of a constant rate of force application.
This week, we recommend taking a look at an abstract that was published in June 2016: Neuromechanical response to spinal manipulation therapy: effects of a constant rate of force application. 256 more words
IFOMPT 2016 poster presentation - Does cervical lordosis change after spinal manipulation? A prospective cohort study
The mechanisms and clinical relevance of the audible popping or cracking sounds during high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust manipulations of the spine or extremity joints are still not well understood. 2,508 more words
When thinking of chiropractic therapy, many people immediately become squeamish, distrustful, or just ambivalent. “I can’t stand the sound my neck makes,” “I will never go to a chiropractor again,” or “I don’t need to see one,” are all common phrases on the topic. 1,459 more words