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Medical, Inc – Exposing the Modern Medical Monopoly

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Medical, Inc – Exposing the Modern Medical Monopoly

There is a new documentary coming out in March 2012, entitled: “Medical, Inc. – Exposing the Modern Medical Monopoly“. The film’s tagline tells potential viewers, “You’ll never look at modern medicine the same way again.

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Top Health Website Features JVSR Research

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Top Health Website Features JVSR Research

One of the most popular alternative health websites on the internet – mercola.com – featured a research report from the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research that explored the link between chiropractic and basic physiological processes that influence oxidative stress and DNA repair.

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Spinal Manipulation Proves Equally Beneficial as Surgery in Sciatica Treatment

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Spinal Manipulation Proves Equally Beneficial as Surgery in Sciatica Treatment

Santa Barbara Chiropractor James NearyIn a recent study, “Manipulation or Microdiskectomy for Sciatica? A Prospective Randomized Clinical Study,” (Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, October 2010, Vol. 33 Iss. 8, p: 576-584), researchers concluded that spinal manipulation was just as effective as microdiskectomy for patients struggling with sciatica secondary to lumbar disk herniation (LDH). The patient population studied included people experiencing chronic sciatica (symptoms greater than six months) that had failed traditional, medical management. Overall, 60 percent of patients who received spinal manipulation benefited to the same degree as those who underwent surgery.  

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Accidental Drug Poisoning in Children

Posted by on Apr 22, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Accidental Drug Poisoning in Children

70,000 kids hospitalized for accidental drug ‘poisoning’

A Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) study found that two-thirds (68.9%) of the 100,340 emergency department visits made in 2008 for accidental ingestion of drugs were made by children aged 5 or younger.

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Super Bowl MVP is “Well-Adjusted”

Posted by on Mar 18, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Super Bowl MVP is “Well-Adjusted”

Professional athletes recognize the value of chiropractic care

Santa Barbara Chiropractor James NearyCARMICHAEL, Calif.-From his son’s first “stingers” to various neck, back and other injuries resulting from playing football, Dr. Ed Rodgers – Dad of championship Green Bay Packers’ Santa Barbara Chiropractor James Nearywinning quarterback Aaron Rodgers – was always there to make an adjustment. It was the care he received following a college football injury that led the Super Bowl MVP’s father to pursue a chiropractic career.

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Chiropractic vs. Medicine for Acute Low Back Pain

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Chiropractic vs. Medicine for Acute Low Back Pain

Chiropractic vs. Medicine for Acute LBP: No Contest

Acute low back pain patients demonstrate significantly greater improvement with chiropractic than “usual care.”

Santa Barbara Chiropractor James NearyWith the publication of the Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) Study1 in The Spine Journal, one of the most frequently cited spine research journals in the world,2 the health care community at large may finally appreciate what the chiropractic profession has known for more than a century: Patients with acute mechanical low back pain enjoy significant improvement with chiropractic care, but little to no improvement with the usual care they receive from a family physician.

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