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Maintenance shown to provide long term benefit

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in adjustment, instrument adjusting, low back pain, maintenance, research | Comments Off on Maintenance shown to provide long term benefit

Maintenance by chiropractors showed a lower rate of recurring disability than those who frequented physical therapy or general doctor. Patients who had Twice a month adjustments for nine months of maintenance were shown to have a better long term benefit than those who didn’t.       Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence. Cifuentes, Manuel; Willetts, Joanna & Wasiak, Radoslaw   Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011 OBJECTIVES: To compare occurrence of repeated disability episodes across types of health care providers who treat claimants with new episodes of work-related low back pain (LBP). METHOD: A total of 894 cases followed 1 year using workers’ compensation claims data. Provider types were defined for the initial episode of disability and subsequent episode of health...

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Less cost, faster recovery, fewer surgery and reduced drugs with chiropractic care

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in adjustment, benefits, low back pain, neck pain, research | Comments Off on Less cost, faster recovery, fewer surgery and reduced drugs with chiropractic care

Two times the success for neck pain with chiropractic vs general doctor and physical therapy (reduce work absence, 1/3 less cost, fast recovery and less meds). Only 1.5% of patients had surgery when seeing a chiropractor first for back injuries versus 42.7% if they saw general doc first.   “In our randomized, controlled trial, we compared the effectiveness of manual therapy, physical therapy, and continued care by a general practitioner in patients with nonspecific neck pain. The success rate at seven weeks was twice as high for the manual therapy group (68.3 percent) as for the continued care group (general practitioner). Manual therapy scored better than physical therapy on all outcome measures. Patients receiving manual therapy had fewer absences from work than patients receiving physical therapy or continued care, and manual therapy and physical therapy each resulted in statistically...

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Twelve treatments had a modest benefit in in pain-free and disability-free days even for chronic low back pain and did not increase the cost nor increase the loss of productivity.

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in low back pain, pain, research | Comments Off on Twelve treatments had a modest benefit in in pain-free and disability-free days even for chronic low back pain and did not increase the cost nor increase the loss of productivity.

Twelve treatments had a modest benefit in in pain-free and disability-free days even for chronic low back pain and did not increase the cost nor increase the loss of productivity.   J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Jun;37(5):300-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2014.03.002. Cost analysis related to dose-response of spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain: outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. Vavrek DA1, Sharma R2, Haas M3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24928639 Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this analysis is to report the incremental costs and benefits of different doses of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP). METHODS: We randomized 400 patients with chronic LBP to receive a dose of 0, 6, 12, or 18 sessions of SMT. Participants were scheduled for 18 visits for 6 weeks and received SMT or light massage control from a doctor of chiropractic....

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Chiropractic care for uncomplicated back condition has a protective effect against Activities of Daily Living decline.

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in adjustment, low back pain, research | Comments Off on Chiropractic care for uncomplicated back condition has a protective effect against Activities of Daily Living decline.

Chiropractic care for uncomplicated back condition has a protective effect against Activities of Daily Living decline. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Mar-Apr;37(3):143-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.12.009. Epub 2014 Mar 11. The comparative effect of episodes of chiropractic and medical treatment on the health of older adults. Weigel PA1, Hockenberry J2, Bentler SE3, Wolinsky FD4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24636108 Abstract OBJECTIVES: The comparative effect of chiropractic vs medical care on health, as used in everyday practice settings by older adults, is not well understood. The purpose of this study is to examine how chiropractic compares to medical treatment in episodes of care for uncomplicated back conditions. Episodes of care patterns between treatment groups are described, and effects on health outcomes among an older group of Medicare beneficiaries over a 2-year period are estimated. METHODS: Survey data from the nationally representative Survey on Assets and Health...

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PNF stretching muscle relaxation for self help Hump Day Realignment

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in low back pain, massage, misalignments subluxation, muscle relaxation, neck pain, self help, stretching | Comments Off on PNF stretching muscle relaxation for self help Hump Day Realignment

This weeks Hump Day Realignment is a throwback to a Christmas edition of PNF stretching Mostly PNF stretching is a resist and relax motion, but watch it and come to Breaux Bridge if you want to experience it.   quick Christmas hump day realignment edition of PNF stretching.  Ya it’s sideways, opps.   Tilt your head in one direction, resist against your hand on the opposite side for 5 seconds, then relax.  it really does help learn about #pnf #stretching for quick muscle tight relief Click To Tweet Serving Parks, Cecilia, St. Martinville, Breaux Bridge and...

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Spinal Decompression part 3 Hump Day Realignment

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in low back pain, neck pain, spinal decompression, Video Blog | Comments Off on Spinal Decompression part 3 Hump Day Realignment

Last session on non surgical spinal decompression and this video on hump day realignment shows the neck traction part as well as the breaux bridge crawfish festival. Neck traction is important part of spinal decompression since that area gets bulges too. Have a little distraction with a good ol’ low budget Hump Day Realignment #spinalDecompression is also for #Neck pain and #bulges on this #humpdayrealignment post Click To Tweet Serving Parks, Cecilia, Lafayette, Youngsville, St. Martinville, Breaux Bridge and Arnaudville Dr Justin Trosclair...

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