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October is National Chiropractic Health Month

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The Pain Stops at DoppsDuring National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this October, 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. “During […]

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Mental Health and Chiropractic

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The Pain Stops at DoppsFrom the establishment of in-patient chiropractic sanitariums to publication of a text with contributions from two Nobel Laureates, doctors of chiropractic have a long history of providing care for persons with mental health issues. The PRISM (Psychological response in spinal manipulation) study was a systematic review of psychological outcomes in twelve […]

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Blood Pressure Regulation and Upper Cervical Chiropractic Adjustment

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The Pain Stops at DoppsThe scope of chiropractic is as broad as the scope of influence of the human nervous system. This landmark study was a randomized, controlled trial of hypertensive patients. Those in the intervention group received a form of upper cervical chiropractic care (NUCCA). The authors wrote, “We conclude that restoration of Atlas […]

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Clinical utilization and cost outcomes from an integrative medicine independent physician association: an additional 3-year update.

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The Pain Stops at DoppsOBJECTIVE: Our initial report analyzed clinical and cost utilization data from the years 1999 to 2002 for an integrative medicine independent physician association (IPA) whose primary care physicians (PCPs) were exclusively doctors of chiropractic. This report updates the subsequent utilization data from the IPA for the years 2003 to 2005 and […]

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Building Immunity: The Chiropractic Connection

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The Pain Stops at Dopps From time to time a patient may call our office to say, “I am sick!  I don’t want to pass the germs around.  Should I still come in for my adjustment?”  to which we respond, “Of course!  In fact, you should come in to feel better, sooner.”  And here’s why. […]

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Annihilation and Antibiotics

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The Pain Stops at DoppsThese days, it is commonplace to receive a prescription for an antibiotic when you are sick. After all, antibiotics are a modern miracle, right? It will kill the germs that made you sick and make you well—or that is what most people believe. However, antibiotics could be creating more problems than […]

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A Safety Pin and a Grocery List of Health

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The Pain Stops at DoppsPicture a safety pin. Yes, like an old fashioned diaper pin, or the save-me-I-don’t-sew pin you used in college. A closed safety pin is a simple analogy of how your nerves carry messages from your brain to your body and back in a loop from your body to your brain. The […]

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Can Chiropractic Prevent Some Types of Arthritis?

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The Pain Stops at DoppsThis question is asked frequently by patients visiting chiropractors. To answer this question, let’s first talk about, “what is arthritis?” The word “arthritis” is derived from “arth-” meaning “joint” and “-itis” meaning “inflammation.” Hence, arthritis is basically swelling in the joint. Many types of arthritis have been identified – in fact, […]

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Get Moving this Summer: 3 Activity Ideas of the Whole Family

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The Pain Stops at DoppsSummer is here!  The sun is out and the weather is warm – no better time to get outside and make lifelong memories with the ones you love.  There are hundreds of activities for you and your family to choose from when deciding what to do on these precious summer days.  […]

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Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Brain Function

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The Pain Stops at DoppsApproximately 100 volunteers were examined with an electroencephalogram (EEG) before and after chiropractic adjustments. A study presented at the International Research And Philosophy Symposium held at Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic finds that Chiropractic adjustments have a positive effect on the Central Nervous System (CNS), specifically on the four primary frequencies […]

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