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Where to turn for low back pain relief?

In most cases, a primary care doctor or chiropractor can help you resolve the problem.

Low back pain is one of the most common complaints on the planet. And you may wonder where to turn when you start experiencing some of those aches or twinges in the lower part of your back. Take heart. “In most cases, you won’t need a specialist,” says Dr. Robert Shmerling, a rheumatologist at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. __Read more__

Can chiropractic treat seizures in autistic children?
Over a decade ago, Pistolese presented the results of a thorough chiropractic literature review that out of the 17 papers reviewed, 15 epileptic patients out of 15 reported positive outcomes resulting from subluxation-based chiropractic care. Since his paper, several studies have been published documenting similar results. Of the various theories that have been postulated to explain the apparent effectiveness subluxation-based chiropractic has in managing seizures, Amalu’s work concerning cerebral penumbra applies most readily to autistic patient suffering from seizures
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Fibromyalgia Pain Management Update:
Nearly 600 scientific papers related to fibromyalgia have been published in 2013.  Most of this research focused on the management of pain.  The abstracts below from the last 90 days support a number of treatment strategies.  These strategies had only a mild to moderate ability to modulate pain.  Among the abstracts below are studies using alternative or complementary therapies like ..Read more ….

Can chiropractic help cure the ‘suicide disease?
The anatomical connections between the various trigeminal nuclei and TN pain clearly indicate that treating the symptoms (i.e. medically analgesizing and treating peripheral nerves via dental extractions, rhizotomies, or other surgical procedures) will not be effective if the lesion is located in brainstem nuclei. Read more….. Surprise: Chiropractors Can Treat These 5 Conditions
You might think chiropractors are only able to help with back aches, stiff necks, slipped discs and whiplash injuries. If so, you’re not alone – but you’re missing out. Chiropractic care – which is based on the understanding that, given the opportunity, the mind and body can heal itself – can treat many issues that might surprise you. Here’s a look at the top five most surprising conditions a chiropractor can treat.… Learn More

Diabetes – The connection between Blood Sugar and the Spine
Research points to evidence that chiropractic care may make a valuable contribution to a wellness protocol that helps those diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and a growing epidemic worldwide, so help is desperately needed!..Learn More…

Chiropractic Can Help Improve Quality of Life for Seniors
The late Baseball Hall of Famer Casey Stengel once said, “The trick is growing up without growing old.” If you’re over the age of 65 (which roughly 13 percent of the United States population is), you’ve likely pondered this same notion at least once in your life as newly released information published by PLOS One reveals that this particular age group has many complaints when it comes to the aging process.. learn more…..

Annals of Internal Medicine: Recent Studies Show Spinal Manipulative
Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall wellnessLearn More on Fox News.

Harvard Medical:Chiropractic care for pain relief
Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Chiropractors try to correct the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help …Learn More

Fox News:How can chiropractors benefit your health?
Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall …Learn More

The Five Eras of Chiropractic & the future of chiropractic as seen through the eyes of a participant observer
Chiropractic has endured a turbulent history, marked by tremendous advances in areas such as education and licensing while marred by interprofessional conflict and a poor public image. The prolonged interprofessional conflict was instrumental in shaping the culture of chiropractic. These obstacles have long-since been removed although there are lingering effects..Learn More——

Chiropractic adjustments shown to reverse heart disease
According to the case study, a 54-year-old man undergoing chiropractic care experienced normalization of his lipid panel following six months of chiropractic adjustments. Fascinatingly, no other interventions (i.e., diet or exercise modifications) were implemented within this time period. Learn More……

Court Grants Class Standing to Out-of-Network Providers in UHC/Optum Lawsuit
The federal court presiding over pending action against UnitedHealthcare (UHC)/Optum for inappropriate repayment demands will now allow providers, including doctors of chiropractic, who are outside of United’s network to seek relief on a class-wide basis. Read More..

American Medical Association conspired to destroy chiropractic and monopolize U.S. healthcare
Judge Susan Getzendanner reportedly ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, agreeing that the AMA had unjustly labeled all chiropractors as “unscientific cultists,” harming their practices and depriving chiropractors of normal association with medical physicians. The AMA had also, in Judge Getzendanner’s judgment, injured the reputation of chiropractors with its “name-calling practice.” Read More

Gallop Poll: Majority in U.S. Say Chiropractic Works for Neck, Back Pain
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chiropractic care has a positive reputation among many U.S. adults for effective treatment of neck and back pain, with about six in 10 adults either strongly agreeing (23%) or agreeing somewhat (38%) that chiropractors are effective at treating these types of pain. Read more..