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Injections for Pain Relief: Pros vs. Cons

Injections for Pain Relief: Pros vs. Cons

Injections for pain relief are growing in popularity. Traditionally, corticosteroid injections are used to alleviate symptoms. However, research has highlighted ongoing concerns about the use of corticosteroids. Some contemporary studies promote a new class of...
Chiropractic Research Update | November 2019

Chiropractic Research Update | November 2019

This week we’re hitting you with the most pertinent research gathered from last month’s published literature. Over 1,000 articles were scoured and summarized into the following 11 summaries — it doesn’t get easier to stay up-to-date than this. ✅ What’s in:...
Peeing in the Wind

Peeing in the Wind

As a parent, I appreciate this phrase – in a way that only a father of two young boys could. We’ve all stopped on the highway to rush little Johnny out of the car, run to the side of the road, and brace ourselves for the impending mayhem. You see, three-year old’s...
Top Clinical Pearls for Lumbar Supports

Top Clinical Pearls for Lumbar Supports

Evidence-based chiropractors employ data to establish treatment algorithms. But what happens when that data changes? While we may have performed due diligence to develop a management protocol, new research will likely change that protocol over time. The best example...
Top Four Tips for Lateral Elbow Pain

Top Four Tips for Lateral Elbow Pain

Treating elbow pain sounds simple, and with the correct information, it is.   Evidence-based chiropractors DO NOT (and cannot) memorize every evaluation, treatment, patient education tip, ADL modification, and exercise for every condition; however, the most effective...
October Chiropractic Research Roundup

October Chiropractic Research Roundup

It’s that time again! Your ChiroUp research team has compiled clinical tips for 15 common conditions from this past month’s research. From concussions to plantar fasciitis, we’ve got you covered on the latest news. Review the latest news: ✔ Valuable New Biceps...
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...