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Top Sleep Positions for 6 Common Conditions

Top Sleep Positions for 6 Common Conditions

Detrimental positions, postures, and activities are obstacles to healing.  Today, we will discuss ONE significant variable that, when corrected, allows patients to heal more quickly—sleep posture. This blog will identify six condition-specific sleep faults, and...
Chiropractic Management of Spinal Curves

Chiropractic Management of Spinal Curves

Do Spinal Curves Matter? Scientific knowledge changes with newly published research. What we know today may not be entirely true in the years to come. Chiropractors today are asked the same questions they encountered 50 years ago.  However, have the answers changed?...
7 Tips for Solving Unresponsive Problems

7 Tips for Solving Unresponsive Problems

While the majority of musculoskeletal cases respond quickly and favorably to conservative care, some conditions are less cooperative. When a patient is not meeting outcome goals, evidence-based chiropractors must be willing to abandon their familiar recipe, and “do...
7 Things You Must Know About Chronic Shoulder Pain

7 Things You Must Know About Chronic Shoulder Pain

Shoulder problems are often multifactorial and difficult to treat. Acute shoulder pain frequently morphs into chronic shoulder pain from a failure to identify what is generating the problem, and a lack of understanding about why that tissue is it not healing....
Imaging Guidelines for Acute Trauma

Imaging Guidelines for Acute Trauma

Last weekend, we all woke up to College Football Gameday on ESPN, or as I like to call it—Christmas morning! These games bring joy to many lives. Unfortunately, not all of the athletes finish contests with the same level of satisfaction… or health. High impact sports...
Antibiotics Double the Risk Of CAD

Antibiotics Double the Risk Of CAD

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are commonly used to treat a variety of illnesses such as respiratory, skin, and urinary tract infections. According to CDC data, nearly 30 million fluoroquinolone prescriptions are dispensed in the United states each year. (1)...
Top Tips for Treating Sciatica

Top Tips for Treating Sciatica

Is There Anything Else You Can Do for My Leg Pain?  How many times have you heard this from frustrated sciatica patients, or worse yet, felt this as a provider? If a patient presents with a problem amenable to your skillset, you beam with confidence in knowing that...
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...