Evidenced Based Chiropractic Blog
Reading time: 2 minutes Do you ever wonder which patients may benefit from lumbar traction?What is Lumbar Traction?Lumbar traction helps manage radicular pain resulting from disc lesions, degeneration, or stenosis. There is no consensus for the application of lumbar...
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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)
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.