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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care […]

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How Our Arms Help Us Run

  How we hold our arms affects how we run, but probably not in ways that most of us would expect, according to a new study of upper body biomechanics. The ideal arm swing may be the one that you’re already using, the study concludes. Distance running is, of course, physiologically costly, meaning that it […]

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Back pain often fades without treatment

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints, affecting more than one in four adults every year, and a popular reason for physician visits. But most people recover from back pain whether they are treated medically or not, says Wolf Mehling, a professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. […]

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Self-rated low physical capacity tied to low back pain

Charlotte D.N. Rasmussen, of the National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Copenhagen, and colleagues surveyed 1,612 female health care workers to determine how their self-assessed physical capacity was associated with the development of LBP in the subsequent two years. Each health care worker assessed their own physical capacity on the basis of strength, […]

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Too Much Medical Care?

A few years ago, my daughter sprained her ankle at dance camp. What happened next offers a glimpse into some of the problems in our nation’s health care system. For years, we’ve been hearing that the United States spends more on health care than any other country, even as it lags far behind other countries […]

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Integrating massage, chiropractic, and acupuncture in university clinics: A guided student observation

This is an interesting article on the observed behaviors of clinicians who treat patients……   “Full citation:Estrin Dashe AA. Integrating massage, chiropractic, and acupuncture in university clinics: A guided student observation. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork 2012;5(2):3-8.Purpose: This paper presents the results of pilot research focusing on the observations massage therapy students made about complementary […]

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Back pain? Patients who followed recommendations to move despite back pain fared better than those that rested in small study

ScienceDaily (Sep. 20, 2011) — A researcher at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg suggests that people with back pain who are advised to stay active should move despite the pain, not rest. Patients with acute low back pain who were advised to stay active despite the pain fared better than those who were told […]

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