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October 28, 2019

Chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use

People with chronic back and neck pain who receive chiropractic care may be less likely to use opioid painkillers, a research review suggests.

Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast

Health scientists at the Universities of Bath and Birmingham found that by changing the timing of when you eat and exercise, people can better control their blood sugar levels.

A warning from a doctor (MD, PhD) who has done thousands of steroid injections for arthritis

The extremely common treatment might be causing more harm than previously thought.

New professional body for Chiropractors launches in Canada

Canadian National Alliance for Chiropractic (CNAC) fills the need for a national voice that represents the uniqueness that chiropractic care brings to the public.
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The tail wagging the dog?

Opinion: The tail wagging the dog?

We now enter a scenario where we have trained and hired chiropractic researchers, but we have not adequately funded them. In turn, they have been left to survive in mainstream academic settings. To compete in this field, work collaboratively, gain grants and publish, they have morphed what they do, and adopted a more medical view of physiology and what a chiropractor can, does, and does not do. There are now few chiropractic researchers in Canada that research traditional chiropractic. The focus of the research, for the most part, is biomechanics, pain and epidemiology. In turn, the main questions that come from practicing chiropractors are ignored. » Read more...