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Current Newsletter Articles :: February 2015

One Chiropractic Adjustment Causes Lowering of Blood Pressure - Study Shows

The January 19, 2015, issue of the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research documents the case of a single chiropractic adjustment causing a long term lowering of high blood pressure in a patient with chronic hypertension. A previous study published in the Journal of Human Hypertension in 2007 showed positive changes in 25 patients over a 8 week...Read More

Prescription Painkillers' Overuse Has Become Silent Epidemic - US Warns

The headline above is from a January 16, 2015, article in the U.S. edition of the British news publication The Guardian. The article is based on a position paper released on January 13, 2015, titled, "National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain." The Guardian article...Read More

Motion X-rays Verify Spinal Changes with Chiropractic According to Study

A study published on February 2, 2015, in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research was designed to see if chiropractic adjustments could cause verifiable changes to the way spinal segments move. Motion x-ray, known as video fluoroscopy, was used to document any changes in motion of the spine after chiropractic adjustments. The authors begin by...Read More

Bed-wetting Helped with Chiropractic - A Case Report

The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a case study on January 8, 2015, documenting the case of a young girl with chronic bed-wetting being helped by chiropractic. Nocturnal enuresis, more commonly known as bed-wetting, is diagnosed when a child wets the bed three times or more per week. Nocturnal enuresis is common in younger...Read More

Case Report Documents Vaginal Pain being Alleviated with Chiropractic Care

A case report published on January 15, 2015, in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research documents chiropractic care helping a woman with vulvodynia. Vulvodynia, the study authors explain, refers to unprovoked pain in the area of a female's vagina. This can be a soreness at any time with no known cause or pain with sexual intercourse. Because...Read More

Breech Pregnancy Corrected with Chiropractic - A Case Study & Literature Review

On January 13, 2015, a study was published documenting the case of a pregnant woman with a transverse breech pregnancy being corrected under chiropractic care. The study also reviewed a number of other such cases documented in research adding to the body of evidence showing chiropractic helping with this issue. A Transverse Breech Pregnancy is when a...Read More