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2 Potent (and Overlooked) Headaches Tools

2 Potent (and Overlooked) Headaches Tools

A 2021 Delphi study of international experts identified two treatments with proven effectiveness for headaches and migraines. ChiroUp will show you how to perform these techniques and quickly distribute the essential information to your patients.

The best treatments, every patient, every time!

10 Key Differences Between Trigger Points and Fibromyalgia

10 Key Differences Between Trigger Points and Fibromyalgia

As any chiropractor can attest, muscular tenderness is likely the most common objective finding in clinical practice. Estimates suggest that more than 9 of 10 musculoskeletal presentations will harbor myofascial trigger points, aka myofascial pain syndrome. However, a small percentage of our patients experience more widespread palpatory tenderness, which can suggest fibromyalgia.

The 3 Most Important Clinical Questions in Practice

The 3 Most Important Clinical Questions in Practice

“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.

Top Tips for Meralgia Paresthetica

Top Tips for Meralgia Paresthetica

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.

Three Simple Tests For Identifying SLAP Lesions

Three Simple Tests For Identifying SLAP Lesions

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.

3 Simple Nerve Flossing Exercises to Help Resolve Arm Pain

3 Simple Nerve Flossing Exercises to Help Resolve Arm Pain

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.

1 Hip Test: 3 Diagnoses

1 Hip Test: 3 Diagnoses

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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...
Top 10 Game-Changing Clinical Pearls From 2020

Top 10 Game-Changing Clinical Pearls From 2020

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.

Chiropractors: What Would You Do? (Watch Video)

Chiropractors: What Would You Do? (Watch Video)

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…

Chiropractic Evaluation: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs. Pronator Teres Syndrome (Watch Video)

Chiropractic Evaluation: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs. Pronator Teres Syndrome (Watch Video)

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.

Clinical Efficiency with Franciso Gonzolas Espinosa de los Monteros

Clinical Efficiency with Franciso Gonzolas Espinosa de los Monteros

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.

(Watch Video) The Most Overlooked Cause of Neck Problems

(Watch Video) The Most Overlooked Cause of Neck Problems

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.