Tag Archives: American Chiropractic Association

Why You Should See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury

If you have a personal injury that is preventing you from having an active life, pause any plans for surgery and stop popping pills. There are also too many people who believe it is best to “solider on” when in extreme pain; the result is a chronic condition, even more pain, and substantial medical bills. […]

Report Affirms Chiropractic Safety Regarding Neck Adjustments

A report by the American Heart Association (AHA) suggesting a possible link between adjustments of the neck — whether by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor — and stroke has created intense debate. The study’s author, Jose Biller, chair of neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, states that thrusts and rotations sometimes used […]

ACA on Cancer Centers of America

The American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) has published a cover story on the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in its August issue of ACA News magazine. CTCA is considered by many to be a pioneer in integrative care, incorporating chiropractic services and other supportive therapies into its advanced, evidenced-based cancer treatments. CTCA runs five regional […]

Chiropractors Can Expect Boon from Obamacare

Lost in the sturm und drang of the bipartisan fight over the new national health care legislation — the bulk of which is scheduled to be implemented in 2014 — is that individuals seeking chiropractic treatments may be among the big winners. The United States House of Representatives passed HR 3590 in 2010. Among the […]

Chiropractic Treatments Can Ease Depression

Experts estimate that more than 15 million American adults are diagnosed annually with mood disorders, which include major depression, bipolar disorder, and other related conditions. Typically patients are prescribed antidepressants, but for many the cure is as bad as the disease, with the medicines’ side effects negatively impacting quality of life. A study by researchers […]

Reducing the Need for Lumbar Surgery

Newly conducted research published in the medical journal Spine reports a significant association between chiropractic care and preventing the need for lumbar spine surgery. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) responded to the findings by emphasizing its support for the industry’s conservative approach to healthcare. (The American Chiropractic Association represents doctors of chiropractic and supports research […]

Chiropractic Treatments Show Promising Results for ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric diagnosis in children. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke says three to five percent of all American children are afflicted with some type of attention disorder, which can be express behaviorally or cognitively. But there are no blood […]