Current Newsletter Articles :: August 2015

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Chronic Fibromyalgia Resolved with Chiropractic - A Case Report

On July 13, 2015, a study was published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research (JUCCR) documenting the successful resolution of a case of fibromyalgia with chiropractic care. According to womenshealth.gov, "Fibromyalgia affects as many as 5 million Americans ages 18 and older. Most people with fibromyalgia are women (about 80 - 90...Read More
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Most Chronic Pain Patients Use Alternative Therapies, But Many Don't Tell Their Doctors

The statement above comes from a PRNewswire release from Kaiser Permanente on July 20, 2015. The release is based on a study published that same day in the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) titled "Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care: Utilization and Electronic Medical Record Capture." The study, conducted by Kaiser Permanente Center...Read More
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Arm Numbness, Leg Swelling, and Low Back Pain Helped with Chiropractic

The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a case study on July 15, 2015, with the title, "Resolution of Peripheral Neuropathy, Lower Extremity Edema, and Low Back Pain in a Pregnant Female Undergoing Chiropractic Care." In this case, a woman presented herself for chiropractic at 33 weeks of her pregnancy. She was...Read More
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Big Pharma Pays Billions To Doctors

Doctors have been paid billions of dollars by drug companies and medical device manufacturers to prescribe drugs and use their products. The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and other news sources reported in early July that doctors received $6.49 billion dollars from drug companies and medical device manufacturers in 2014 to prescribe their drugs and...Read More
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Breastfeeding and Latching Difficulty Helped with Chiropractic

On July 30, 2015, a case study and literature review was published in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, documenting a case of a baby having breastfeeding difficulty being helped with chiropractic care. The study reports that the World Health Organization recommends infants be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life, with...Read More
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Hooked on Pharmaceuticals: Prescription Drug Abuse in America

On July 29, 2015, the publication Drugwatch posted an online exposé article by Chris Elkins with the above title. The article, which cited over 30 resources, was an in-depth look at prescription drug usage in the United States. The article notes some startling statistics beginning with the fact that prescription drug abuse kills more people in...Read More