Tag: chiropractic


Jan

29

2010

Autism & Chiropractic: Improvement in a child

A documented case study published on March 24th, 2008, in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, showed the improvement of a 3-1/2 year old girl who was diagnosed with autism a year earlier. In this case the girl initially could not speak or communicate with anyone except through screaming and tantrum like outbursts. This young girl did not socialize at all with others her age...

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractic helps blood pressure – Good Morning America

On March 25, 2008, the ABC morning show, “Good Morning America” aired a segment with Robin Roberts showing how chiropractic helps high blood pressure. The parallel story also appeared on the ABC News website and starts with a profound statement, “Though doctors are unsure of what causes blood pressure to increase, a new study suggests that a specific type of neck adjustment may reduce hypertension...

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Jan

29

2010

Once you go . . .

How long do you intend to brush your teeth? Probably the rest of your life, right? How come that after brushing your teeth yesterday, you’ll likely brush your teeth today, tomorrow and next week? Is it because your teeth hurt? Will you brush your teeth because you have a cavity? Will you brush your teeth because the accumulated plaque is inflaming your gums? Probably not....

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractor Key to Bond’s Power?

The above headline excerpt is from the June 10, 2006, “Giants Notebook” section of the San Francisco Chronicle. This story reports on Dr. Ron Mitchell, a chiropractor who travels with the San Francisco Giants baseball team as their team chiropractor.  The story starts by noting that Dr. Mitchell loves to watch Bonds hit home runs and during Bond’s recent chase of Babe Ruth’s record, Mitchell...

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractic benefit for Spinal Stenosis

In the May 2001 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) is a case report of how chiropractic helped a patient with Spinal Stenosis.  In this study a 78-year-old man had low back pain and severe bilateral leg pains.  Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a condition resulting in narrowing of the spinal canal and pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots....

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Jan

29

2010

Severe Neck problems not helped by surgery, helped with Chiropractic

In the September 2001 issue of the peer reviewed, “Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics” comes a case report study titled, “Chiropractic care of a patient with vertebral subluxations and unsuccessful surgery of the cervical spine”.  This was a report of a 55-year-old man who had neck pain along with radiating pain down both arms after unsuccessful cervical (neck) spine surgery. The man’s history was...

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Jan

29

2010

Seven steps to preventing Childhood Ear Infections

Seven Steps to Preventing Childhood Ear Infection Do you know a child who suffers from recurrent ear infections? By age two, 66% of children withstand at least one episode of middle ear infection, or acute otitis media (AOM). AOM is usually a complication of an upper respiratory infection. During a cold or flu, bacteria may infiltrate the ear and cause swelling, in turn blocking openings...

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractic’s role in sports

As more athletes discover the benefits of chiropractic care not only for injuries but additionally for increased performance, more athletes and teams are using chiropractic to gain an important edge.  A recent study published in the March/April 2002 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, (JMPT) examined the usage of chiropractic care by National Football League teams throughout the US. The Journal article...

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Jan

29

2010

Kids, Colic and Chiropractic

From the April 11, 2002 issues of CNN Interactive and Web MD comes a story about children and colic.  The story has an unusual slant in that there are many medical opinions that admit that the medical approach is ineffective.  These same medical opinions also admit that the chiropractic approach did help infants with colic.  But the articles still fall short of endorsing chiropractic care....

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Jan

29

2010

More children going to Chiropractors

The June 6, 2002 issue of the Boston Globe reports on a phenomenon becoming more common, children under chiropractic care. The story states: “Chiropractors’ offices, once filled with middle-aged construction workers, over-the-hill athletes, and migraine headache sufferers, are taking on a younger look these days as more and more parents are bringing their children in for exams. For many children, trips to the chiropractor have...

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