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Ohio Debates Chiropractors’ Role in Concussion Management

Some Ohio medical doctors are unhappy over a state budget provision that would give chiropractors the authority to determine whether or not a student athlete with possible concussions should be allowed back into a game. In December 2012, the Ohio State Legislature passed House Bill 143, which detailed the management of sports-related concussions. The law […]

4 Facts You Need to Know About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care has been proven to be effective when it comes to certain conditions in the musculoskeletal system. Because of its focus on holistic and natural healing, however, it has garnered a lot of negative press in the past few years. There are so many misconceptions about chiropractic care that people who could have benefited […]

Look to Chiropractic Treatments for Overall Health Benefits

Everyone knows regular chiropractic treatments can ease aches and pains, but adjustments can be beneficial for wide-ranging conditions. For example, many individuals, especially as they get older, begin having balance issues, which can stem from misalignments of the upper cervical region, jaw, and feet. Your practitioner can offer tips for better balance, such as addressing […]

Disability Claims and Chiropractic Care

Over the past decade, chiropractic care has been increasingly recognized for its important role in health care and wellness. But it is still not recognized in all circumstances as a medical treatment per se. For example, when filing a claim for disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) requires applicants to provide medical documentation that […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]

5 Reasons People Visit Chiropractors

Gathering the courage to see a chiropractor for the first time can be nerve-racking, and you might be questioning whether or not it’s really time to consult a doctor for your problems. You’re far from alone in your decision to seek help, as well as in your concerns about seeking treatment. By familiarizing yourself with […]

Chiropractic Care Enters Space Age

There was a time when chiropractors mostly relied on manual manipulation and not much else. But like most areas of health care, technology is making a positive impact and a growing number of chiropractic clinics are using surface electromyography (sEMG), a test used by professional athletes and Olympic champions that checks the health of the […]