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Wednesday, September 24, 2008
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine chronic pain guideline recommends chiropractic for chronic consistent low back or neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, and recurrent exacerbation of chronic persistent pain in the low back or neck. The evidence-based guidelines include more than 200 recommendations for chronic pain, developed by a multidisciplinary panel and reviewed by leading medical and health organizations. These are considered by the Editor in Chief to be what they consider state-of-the-art medical guidelines using the highest scientific standards for reviewing evidence-based literature, ensuring the most rigorous, reproducible, and transparent occupational health guidelines available.
Monday, September 08, 2008
Willie Mc Ginest, a 14 season veteran, now with the Cleveland Browns credits chiropractic as a help to his longevity and performance. A USC grad and linebacker, Willie, a two time Pro Bowl selection, looks at the body as a machine and it has to be in balance to perform properly and stay injury free.
An interesting article in To Your Health magazine mentioned four grades of neck pain. Grade 1 and 2 and sometimes 3 is what most chiropractors work on. Grade 4 is related to serious conditions. In the article, in all possible neck complaints, 70 percent of chiropractic patients responded favorably. In specific complaints, such as headaches, shoulder or arm pain, reduced arm or neck movement, neck pain or upper or middle back pain. 95 percent reported immediate improvement. This was according to a March issue of JMPT.
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