A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) adds to a growing body of recent research supporting the use of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) as a first line treatment for acute low back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). The review, Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain, examined the effectiveness and safety of SMT for low back pain patients. Researchers found that spinal manipulation was associated with statistically significant improvements in pain and function for up to six weeks with no serious adverse side effects.
- American Chiropractic Association presents annual awards
- Professional baseball chiropractic society points to value of chiropractic for professional athletes
- American Chiropractic Association reacts to failure of house Republican healthcare bill
Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy have had few options to alleviate the pain, tingling and numbness that is a common treatment-related side effect of chemotherapy. Known as Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN), this condition affects up to 91 percent of chemotherapy patients; for many, the damage may be long term, increasing the risk of falls, burns and injury and impacting the quality of life.
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- Skip the antibiotics for mild eczema in children
Foot Levelers, the world’s leading chiropractic supplier and manufacturer of custom orthotics, has been named as the WFC’s (World Federation of Chiropractic) new Premier Corporate Partner. Foot Levelers made the announcement just prior to the WFC’s Assembly of Members, which was held March 13-14 in Washington D.C. As the exclusive Premier Corporate Partner of the WFC, Foot Levelers further extends its international presence and legendary support of the chiropractic profession. Addressing delegates at the Assembly, Foot Levelers CEO Kent S. Greenawalt spoke of his support for the aims and objectives of the WFC.
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- Win the revolutionary new Foot Levelers’ Kiosk through March 31
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Terry R. Yochum, DC invites your enthusiastic participation in a campaign to honor the tremendous service to the advancement of chiropractic radiology and outstanding career of Dr. Norman W. Kettner. Donations from the campaign will be used to rename the imaging suite at Logan University in his honor. Donations can be sent to Logan University noting “Kettner Imaging” in the memo.
- New York Chiropractic College holds commencement
- Life University’s Ron Kirk, DC, won highest honor at WFC DC 2017
- Life University’s Mark Kovacs, DC, presented at International Olympic Committee