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Your Role in The Opioid Epidemic

Your Role in The Opioid Epidemic

“There is pressure for pain medicine to shift away from reliance on opioids, ineffective procedures and surgeries toward comprehensive pain management that includes evidence-based nonpharmacologic options.”  Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing The cost of the...
3 Simple Steps to Increase Your MD Referrals

3 Simple Steps to Increase Your MD Referrals

The past year has seen more published medical studies endorsing spinal manipulation than most any prior year. Evidence-based chiropractors are delighted by the recognition from so many trusted medical establishments including the FDA (1), CDC (2), Joint Commission...
Cervicogenic Vertigo: A Better Explanation

Cervicogenic Vertigo: A Better Explanation

Patient education is one of the most critical aspects of chiropractic care.  Evidence-based physicians must use the most up-to-date research to guide their case management and patient education.  Unfortunately, some diagnoses have complex etiologies. Many patients...
ONE Critical Contributor to Shoulder Pain

ONE Critical Contributor to Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is one of the most common presentations in a chiropractic office. This malady is responsible for nearly 5 million physician visits each year. Contrary to public opinion, there is no rotator cuff fairy that randomly taps a patient on the shoulder with...
Top 3 Most Useful 2-second Orthopedic Tests

Top 3 Most Useful 2-second Orthopedic Tests

As service professionals, “time” is our primary business commodity. But outcomes-driven payors and patients care more about results and satisfaction. Our success as evidence-based chiropractors lies in our ability to harness the power of efficiency without sacrificing...
3 Essential Steps for Creating Excited Patients

3 Essential Steps for Creating Excited Patients

  As outcome-based providers, we dread re-evaluations that lack subjective or objective improvement. Many chiropractors internalize these failures, questioning what went wrong.  Retracing your treatments, advice, and exercises is frustrating; and now we are at the...
Current Best Practice Assessment of TOS

Current Best Practice Assessment of TOS

  Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is characterized by upper extremity pain or paresthesia caused by compression, injury, or irritation to the neurovascular structures traversing the thoracic outlet.  To achieve exceptional clinical outcomes, chiropractors must...
March Chiropractic Research Update

March 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 practical best practice data. We hope that you will enjoy reviewing nineteen of the most...
Orthotics for Everyone?

Orthotics for Everyone?

Many chiropractors fit every patient with orthotics.  They reason to great lengths that orthotics improve global proprioception and muscle activation.  Therefore, all patients with diagnoses ranging from headaches to hip impingement can benefit from custom orthotics....
Chiropractic Research Update

Chiropractic Research Update

Evidence-based chiropractors know that they must employ and continually refine “best practices” to obtain great clinical outcomes. ChiroUp regularly scours freshly published literature to mine out new clinical pearls and “best practice” data. The following up-to-date...
A Simple Solution for the Most Common Causes of Foot Pain

A Simple Solution for the Most Common Causes of Foot Pain

Foot pain is one of the more common lower extremity complaints seen in a chiropractic office. Since foot problems often have widespread lower extremity compensations; there is no profession better suited to address these issues. To achieve excellent clinical outcomes,...
Disc Degeneration Illustrated: Age 0-60 in 3 minutes

Disc Degeneration Illustrated: Age 0-60 in 3 minutes

Lumbar disc degeneration is exceptionally common, affecting up to16% of 20-year olds with an age-related progression to involve 80% of patients over age 40 and 98% of those over 70. (1-3) Check out this new 3-minute video where Dr. Bertelsman examines an actual disc...