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ONE Essential Exercise for Plantar Fasciosis

ONE Essential Exercise for Plantar Fasciosis

Plantar fasciosis (PF) is a prevalent diagnosis, and if treated effectively, can help build your reputation. Medical treatment is generally directed at rest and anti-inflammatories. However, approximately 40% of patients continue to have symptoms after two years. (1)...
Top Techniques for Tennis Elbow

Top Techniques for Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylopathy (LE) is the most common cause of elbow pain, and the natural course of the disorder can be exasperating.  Twenty percent of untreated patients demonstrate no improvement after one year.  (1) However, a new systematic review in the Journal of...
Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Pronator Teres Syndrome?

Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Pronator Teres Syndrome?

Earlier this week, a prospective cohort study of more than 1100 patients identified the most sensitive and specific findings to establish the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The study found that “paresthesia in a median nerve distribution with nocturnal...
2 Critical Steps to Resolve Ankle Sprains

2 Critical Steps to Resolve Ankle Sprains

Efficient treatment of ankle sprains continues well after the pain subsides.  While the majority of inversion (lateral) ankle sprains heal relatively quickly, up to 1/3 of patients, continue to note symptoms at one year, and up to 25% report pain, instability,...
Research Roundup for July 2018

Research Roundup for July 2018

Review the latest news:  ✔ Manipulation for headaches and lateral elbow pain ✔ KinesioTape for carpal tunnel syndrome ✔ Epidural steroid injections increase the risk of fracture ✔ How common are rotator cuff tears?   Successful evidence-based chiropractors continually...
The Degenerative Cascade – Updated

The Degenerative Cascade – Updated

In chiropractic colleges, there are very few unchallenged theories.  One exception is that most schools teach the well-established model of spinal degeneration as described by Kirkaldy-Willis.  This model of repetitive motion explains how small sprains lead to disc...
Tall Tales in Spinal Care

Tall Tales in Spinal Care

Winning an argument with a smart person is very difficult; winning an argument with a stupid person is impossible. - Bill Murray This quote sums up every chiropractor’s plight.  Entering a treatment room may lead to vastly different patient conversations. ...
To Image or Not to Image?

To Image or Not to Image?

New patient consultations leave lasting impressions. Most new patients are pleasant; others are combative and difficult.  Regardless, every new encounter provides a foundation for your future relationship.  These moments build trust and loyalty if you can adequately...
May Chiropractic Research Update

May Chiropractic Research Update

Successful evidence-based chiropractors continually leverage new studies to improve their clinical decision-making. ChiroUp helps by scouring fresh literature to mine out useful best practice data. This month, we’ve summarized more than 30 new studies and have already...
When a Headache is not just a Headache

When a Headache is not just a Headache

Almost 25% of all headaches are referred from the cervical spine. Fortunately, chiropractic treatment of cervicogenic headache (CGH) is very effective.  Manipulation of the cervical spine along with myofascial release and exercise are proven to alleviate symptoms and...
Two Prerequisites for Efficient Exercise Prescription

Two Prerequisites for Efficient Exercise Prescription

There is an undeniable benefit to combining rehabilitation exercises with standard evidence-based chiropractic treatment.  However, as you know, this requires an expenditure of your most valuable asset- time. There are two essential principles to achieve the best...
7 Questions to Test Your Knowledge About Vertigo

7 Questions to Test Your Knowledge About Vertigo

Last month, ChiroUp released a Rotator Cuff Clinical Skills Quiz.  This seven-question quiz gained tremendous popularity and was taken by thousands of chiropractors worldwide. We are proud to announce that as an average, ChiroUp subscribers and blog followers...