Category Archive for: ‘Chiropractor’

Spinal Manipulation Unlikely to Curb Low Back Pain

August 24, 2009ABC NewsReuters Health For people who suffer from acute low back pain, adding chiropractic spinal adjustments to standard care — such as following your doctor’s advice on managing pain and taking painkillers — does not appear to generate a greater early reduction in pain compared with standard care alone, according to a Swiss study. The value of adding …

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Chiropractors: How much can they really heal?

July 23, 2009By Julie DeardorffChicago Tribune Chiropractors are best known for treating back and neck pain. But can their hands-on manipulations of the spine also help with colic, asthma, ear infections, allergies and digestive issues? Though it’s a controversial notion, some chiropractors are aggressively marketing themselves as holistic, primary-care healers who can treat a broad scope of ailments ranging from …

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Use of Complementary Medical Therapies Plateaus

December 10, 2008Shari RoanLos Angeles Times 1990, people were stunned when a Harvard researcher published a report showing that more than one-third of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine. But the trend seems to be softening, and even the definition of what constitutes CAM therapy is becoming somewhat problematic. A federal government survey released today shows only a 2% growth …

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Alternative Medicine Under the Microscope

By Susan Okie,who is a physician and a national correspondent for the New England Journal of MedicineWashington PostThursday, October 2, 2008 TRICK OR TREATMENT The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine By Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst Norton. 342 pp. $25.95 …Some forms of alternative medicine have been studied extensively, and the results (not surprisingly) are mixed. Homeopathy, the authors conclude, …

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Choose Flip Flops Carefully for Back to School, Say Chiropractors

ATLANTA, July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Despite the cooler weather, many young adults continue to wear slides, flip flops and sandals throughout school season, according to Okabashi Brands — in the locker room, on campus, in the dorm or as an after sports “recovery” shoe. But, according to Dr. Leo Bronston, DC, a practicing doctor of chiropractic for …

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