Current Newsletter Articles :: April 2016

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More Chiropractic Equals Less Opioid Use

A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) on March 28, 2016, showed that when there was more spent on chiropractic services, or more chiropractors in an area, there was overall less opioid usage. Recently, there have been a number of studies and articles showing that there is a growing problem with opioid. . .Read More
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Older Americans Taking More Medications

The headline above comes from a March 21, 2016, Reuters news story published in response to a pre-released study on this subject published in the April 2016 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. This article, and several others on this same subject, reported on the growing usage of medication by the increasing elderly population. The study showed that. . .Read More
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Breech Pregnancy Corrected Under Chiropractic Care

The March 31, 2016, issue of the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health documented the case of a woman who was 35 weeks into her pregnancy with a breech presentation who was helped and gave birth normally due to chiropractic care. The usage of chiropractic care by women who are pregnant has been increasing. The most common reason that woman. . .Read More
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Health Issues Caused by Birth Trauma Helped by Chiropractic

On March 21, 2016, the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a case study showing chiropractic helping an infant with multiple health issues resulting from a traumatic birth. The study begins by noting that about 5% of all births in the U.S. are either by forceps or by vacuum extraction. They report that forceps delivery is. . .Read More
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Loss of Normal Forward Neck Curve Associated with Multiple Health Issues

The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a literature review paper on March 28, 2016, that showed a connection between the loss of a normal neck curve and many types of adverse health issues. The author begins by describing forward head posture as the condition whereby the head is projected forward of the middle of the neck. This. . .Read More
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Major League Baseball Pitchers Depend on Chiropractic

As baseball season begins, more Major League Baseball players are turning to chiropractic to help their game. One such story released April 9, 2016, in the Duluth News Tribune carries the headline, "Twins pitchers now well-adjusted: Gibson, May opt for chiropractic care to remain ready for the mound." The article centers on Minnesota Twins. . .Read More