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Running From Arthritis?

Running From Arthritis?

Abundant data is proving that running does not cause or exacerbate osteoarthritis in healthy subjects. (1-10) In fact, some studies have shown that running may help to prevent joint degeneration. (8-11) However, running does not necessarily impart the same protective...
Impact of Age on Elbow Injuries

Impact of Age on Elbow Injuries

An orthopedic diagnosis identifies a tissue that has failed. Patients engage in activities, play sports, pursue hobbies, develop postures, and traumatically injure themselves to end up in your office.  The patient’s age can help narrow the list of potential...
Top 10 Head-to-Toe Research Quotes

Top 10 Head-to-Toe Research Quotes

This month’s research roundup is going head-to-toe! Check out what ChiroUp’s research team has pulled from the most up-to-date literature that impacts our profession & standard of care. Review the latest news: ✔ Upper cervical restrictions linked to TMD ✔...
Top Clinical Pearls For Radicular Arm Pain

Top Clinical Pearls For Radicular Arm Pain

Patients often associate pain with muscle, tendon, or ligament injury. However, irritated NERVES may also become the primary source of pain.  Tensile stretch or compression of nerves often results in symptoms. Unfortunately, radiculopathies are often the most...
The Top 10 Most Impactful SMT Studies in the Past Year

The Top 10 Most Impactful SMT Studies in the Past Year

The ChiroUp research team has collected & summarized the most influential chiropractic-related research studies from the past year. Check out what the medical literature is saying about our profession’s safety and clinical effectiveness:   1. Stroke Risk...
4 Tools for Pregnancy-Related LBP

4 Tools for Pregnancy-Related LBP

A new study from Anesthesia: Essays & Research concluded that up to 80% of pregnant women suffer from low back pain. Of those, one in three lost sleep and nearly twice as many limited their physical activity due to pain. (1) To make matters worse, a history of...
What You Need to Know About TOS

What You Need to Know About TOS

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a common diagnosis for evidence-based chiropractors. The condition is characterized by upper extremity pain and paresthesia secondary to occlusion, compression, injury, or irritation to the neurovascular structures traversing the...
Top 10 Head-to-Toe Research Quotes

May Research Roundup

The research is out! Our ChiroUp data collection team reviewed more than a thousand abstracts last month to mine out the essential, best practices that will impact your practice today.  Review the latest news: ✔ Manipulation Helps Migraines ✔ Coronary Artery Disease...
2 Simple Tips for Treating Shoulder Pain

2 Simple Tips for Treating Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is second only to back pain for visits to a doctor.  The good thing is that evidence-based chiropractors are uniquely positioned to treat shoulder dysfunction better and faster than any other health care professional.  Not because we are gurus, but...
What are SNAGs…

What are SNAGs…

The use of SNAG (sustained natural apophyseal glide) mobilizations may increase patient compliance and improve your clinical outcomes. A recent publication by Mohamed et al. (2019) utilized cervical SNAGs to treat cervicogenic headaches and dizziness related to upper cervical joint dysfunction. Incorporation of two special SNAGs provided significant symptomatic relief:

Running into Good Form

Running into Good Form

Years of research and decades of experience in treating runners yields one conclusion: FORM MATTERS. There is one simple gait-retraining cue used by specialists to help avoid running injuries.  This cue will alleviate symptoms and return runners to their sport...
Top 10 Head-to-Toe Research Quotes

April Research Round-Up

The research is out! Our ChiroUp data collection team has reviewed more than a thousand abstracts this month to mine out the essential, best practices that will impact your practice today.

Game-Changing Knee Assessment You Can Apply Today

Game-Changing Knee Assessment You Can Apply Today

The primary goal of chiropractic physicians is to DIAGNOSE. And some of the most notable diagnoses in the knee involve the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Ruling out an ACL tear (acute or chronic) is essential before initiating treatment and rehab.  Fortunately,...
New Pearl for Resolving Shoulder Pain

New Pearl for Resolving Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is the second most common diagnosis seen in a musculoskeletal provider’s office. Treating shoulder dysfunction should constitute a significant portion of every chiropractor’s day.  Not because it is quick and easy, but because it is challenging....