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Category Archives: Wellness

Chiropractic Care…Safe and Cost Effective

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The Pain Stops at DoppsWith the debate raging on about health care reform, a pilot study indicating chiropractic care and other physical medicine approaches may reduce costs is VERY TIMELY! In 2008, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield conducted a 1-year pilot program designed to study the quality of patient care. The researchers concluded that […]

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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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I was amazed to find out the safest healthcare profession is…

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The Pain Stops at DoppsFor many, chiropractic care is the primary form of healthcare trusted to stay healthy and strong. However, for a few, there is a perpetuating fear about the safety of chiropractic care. Personally, I think it’s because they watch too many movies! Just kidding, but the fear exists for some people regardless […]

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Adjustments vs. Other Treatments?

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The Pain Stops at DoppsMechanical neck pain affects an estimated 70% of people at some point in their lives. Many different treatment approaches are available for neck pain, making it very difficult for those suffering from neck pain to know which treatment approach(es) to choose. Research in this topic has revealed some very interesting information […]

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The Many Functions of Your Nervous System

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The Pain Stops at Dopps Every movement, smell, taste, touch, sound, thought, and dream has its origin in the nervous system. Every function of your body, both voluntarily and involuntarily is controlled, at least in part, by your nervous system. To better understand how the nervous system works, it is necessary to discuss what makes […]

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1990 Death Rates in the U.S. in Relation to: Chiropractors and Medical Doctors Per Capita, Age, Income, and Education

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The Pain Stops at DoppsObjective: Previous studies have found that purported health determinants of chiropractors per capita and medical doctors per capita, as well as other purported determinants of health, have an influence on health outcomes such as death rates. This study assesses the affects of the purported health determinants of age, educational attainment, chiropractors per […]

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Turtle Posture and Chiropractic

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The Pain Stops at DoppsYou may not realize the dangerous effects of sitting. More specifically, sitting like a turtle. If turtle were sitting at a computer, it would look like you do hunched over your computer. Turtle Neck Posture or Forward Head Posture is becoming increasingly common and could even be called Smart Phone Posture […]

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Chiropractic Care of Children…Is It Really Safe???

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The Pain Stops at DoppsIn the late 1990s, an article published on the safety of chiropractic treatment of children also revealed significant benefits for children who received chiropractic treatment. This article was written in response to safety concerns due to the increased utilization of chiropractic for various pediatric conditions. One primary topic of discussion included […]

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