Evidenced Based Chiropractic Blog
The goal of every chiropractor should be to treat every patient for LIFE—just not for the same diagnosis! Every patient should feel safe and confident in your care to solve any problems as they arise throughout their lifetime. Some diagnoses require in-office care, while others may respond to the right self-directed changes at home or work. Check out this week’s blog on how to incorporate a “Self-Care Only” option into your next treatment plan.
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If you’ve ever worked with a personal injury case, you know that at times it can be… demanding… In this week’s blog, I want to lay out a scenario and ask you the question: what would you do?
Read it to see my experience with navigating patient care, long term expectations, and lawyer expectations after a traumatic injury without structural abnormalities…
We recently reviewed a study that found that “paresthesia in a median nerve distribution with nocturnal awakening” was 77% sensitive for the diagnosis of CTS… So where do the other 23% of cases arise?
This week’s chiropractic clinical blog supplies a quick yet potent review of the work-up for this other common presentation. Watch the blog for best practices that you can apply today.
Evidence-based chiropractors accurately and quickly diagnose patients. If the diagnosis is incorrect—clinical outcomes falter. If the examination is lengthy—practice growth stagnates. However, asking the ideal questions and performing the most sensitive tests improves diagnostic accuracy and speeds up your initial evaluation. These two components lead to greater patient satisfaction and practice growth. In this quick video with Brandon and Tim, learn how emerging research may speed up your initial evaluation and lead to the correct diagnosis in the case of lumbar radiculopathy.
New research has re-affirmed that weakness of one cervical muscle group is closely tied to chronic neck pain… This unit is also implicated as a provocative factor for cervical radiculopathy, cervicogenic headache, and cervicogenic vertigo.
Do you know the answer?
Check out this week’s chiropractic blog to learn which muscle, plus specific strategies to quantifiably test and strengthen it.
Alright, I have a trivia question for you. Do you know the MOST common reason people suffer from limited ankle motion?
Answer: Past surgery or injury.
Simple inversion ankle sprains may result in a loss of ANKLE DORSIFLEXION. Which is exactly what we are diving into in this week’s blog. Give it a read for the two recommended exercises you can prescribe to help improve ankle ROM and limit future problems.
How familiar are you with the differences of managing acute vs. chronic pain?
Unless you said you’re 100% confident, check out this week’s blog to say ‘goodbye’ to uncertainty.
This week’s blog covers a brief synopsis of new strategies for old complaints that can be accessed in ChiroUp’s 101st protocol: Chronic Pain.
Patients retain about 5% of what we say during their first office visit.
How do you think your patient compliance compares?
In this week’s blog, we’re sharing the top 3 questions that you can ask to help create more compliant patients in your practice. Read the blog to see what they are.
A new study has identified four diagnostic clues that can help differentiate chemical/ inflammatory vs. mechanical/compressive pain for disc herniation and radiculopathy patients.
Check out this blog to review those tips and a new clinical pearls video that you won’t want to miss.
Over half of patients older than 60 have a partial or complete tear of one or more rotator cuff muscles. (1) Many of these tears occur in the supraspinatus, but not always!
This week’s blog and video break down a series of tests to help identify a frequently overlooked cause shoulder pain—the SUBSCAPULARIS.
Palpating a tender spinal segment suggests that something’s wrong, most likely intersegmental joint dysfunction. But tenderness doesn’t necessarily indicate that a joint is hypomobile…
The management of hypo- vs. hyper-mobility is divergent, so how can we quickly differentiate?
Review our latest blog and video to find out → .