Evidenced Based Chiropractic Blog
Pelvic floor dysfunction significantly impacts the quality of life in up to 1 in 4 women. Problems range from stress incontinence to inadequate core stability and chronic back pain. Unfortunately, many chiropractors have a limited skillset for this ubiquitous problem. ChiroUp’s newest protocol summarizes the current best-practice management for this condition, including expert advice from more than a dozen providers who treat and teach pelvic floor dysfunction.
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“If you can’t explain it simply, then you don’t understand it well enough”
This statement exemplifies our primary challenge in knowledge translation for patient care. Patient compliance is directly related to the understanding and SIMPLICITY of the solution you provide. Check out this week’s blog for our three most potent questions that simplify patient education, in-office treatment, and at-home rehabilitation.
Meralgia paresthetica is a painful compressive neuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN), causing burning pain and paresthesia in the anterolateral thigh. This elusive diagnosis can cause significant frustration for patients and providers.
Fortunately, the correct conservative care recipe can resolve more than 9 out of 10 cases. Check out this week’s blog for our top tips on differentiating meralgia paresthetica from L3-4 radiculopathy, plus video demonstrations of the essential treatments, exercises, and nerve glides.
No single orthopedic maneuver reliably predicts a SLAP tear. However, research is filled with over two dozen tests to help establish this diagnosis. In this week’s blog, we’ll dive deeper into three of the most useful tests to help diagnose SLAP lesions and provide a couple of clinical pearls on patient management.
Last month, the ChiroUp blog detailed how adding one very simple nerve flossing maneuver could significantly decrease pain in shoulder impingement patients- by nearly two VAS points! In response to requests for additional neurodynamic tutorials, this week’s blog reviews the three most useful upper extremity neurodynamic assessment and management techniques.
Implementing these quick and simple techniques can dramatically impact your clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.
You asked for it, and as of January 5, ChiroUp will release the most requested piece of functionality from 2020: AUTOMATIC DISABILITY SURVEYS.
This week’s blog breaks down what you need to know, what your patients will see, and how I plan on using this in my own clinic.
BONUS: We’ve also included a sneak peek into where ChiroUp is going in 2021…
Earlier this month, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders concluded that shoulder impingement syndrome patients showed a dramatic decrease in symptoms after applying one specific Neuromobilization Technique…
Check out this week’s blog for a 2-minute video tutorial on the WHY, WHEN, and HOW of this simple yet promising tool.
Failure to perform an effective physical exam is one of the most inefficient processes within a chiropractic office. Evidence-based clinicians must utilize only the most sensitive and specific tests to ensure a proper diagnosis, clinical success, and resultant patient...
Clinical success requires staying on top of the latest research.
Your ChiroUp research team has reviewed thousands of new articles in 2020, and today, our docs are highlighting the top 10 findings that you can apply. Use these findings to take your clinical outcomes and practice viability to the next level in 2021.
BONUS – we’re linking dozens of ChiroUp resources that allow you to implement this knowledge in your daily practice.
How confident are you with managing chronic pain? Here are three concepts that will help you say ‘goodbye’ to uncertainty.
This week’s blog covers a brief synopsis of new strategies for old complaints accessed from ChiroUp’s 101st protocol: Chronic Pain.
You take pride in being a sharper than average clinician – otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading ChiroUp blogs… But did you ever wonder how your chiropractic musculoskeletal clinical IQ ranks?
Take this quick & confidential 7-question assessment to test your knowledge. (Bonus clinical skills video included)