Current Newsletter Articles :: December 2017

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Prescription Drug Abuse Increasingly Seen as a Major US Public Health Problem

The headline above is from a PEW Research Center article published on November 15, 2017. According to Wikipedia, "The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American think tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world." Lately, there has. . .Read More
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Improved Health Outcomes in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis Undergoing Chiropractic Care

The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a case study on November 20, 2017, documenting the improvement in quality of life and health outcomes for a patient with multiple sclerosis undergoing chiropractic care. The study authors begin by defining multiple sclerosis. "Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder in which. . .Read More
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Heart Rate Variability Improved Under Chiropractic

A study published in the November 16, 2017, issue of the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research showed how heart rate variability was improved with chiropractic care for patients enrolled in a study. Heart Rate Variability (HRV), is variation in the time between each heart beat. During the day, the HRV should change as your activity and mood. . .Read More
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Addition of Chiropractic Helps Cancer Patient Undergo Medical Treatment

The Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research published a case study on December 7, 2017, documenting the addition of chiropractic care to medical care for a patient being treated for metastatic melanoma. According to the Melanoma Research Foundation, "Metastatic melanoma, also known as Stage IV melanoma, is used when melanoma cells of any. . .Read More
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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Reduced with Chiropractic

The Journal of Physical Therapy Science published a case study on November 24, 2017, documenting the improvement of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis under specific chiropractic care. According to the National Institute of Health website, "Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that appears in late childhood or. . .Read More
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Multiple Sclerosis Patient Improved Under Chiropractic Care

On November 9, 2017, the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research journal published the results of a case study of a woman suffering with long-term multiple sclerosis (MS) being helped by chiropractic. Although rarely fatal, MS is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that can range from a mild course of symptoms to steadily. . .Read More