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Inflammatory Arthropathy Refresher

Inflammatory Arthropathy Refresher

  Test your diagnostic knowledge: What is your top differential diagnosis for each of these patients? Clinical Scenario #1- A 40 year old, healthy male presents with abrupt onset, non-traumatic excruciating pain and swelling affecting his right great toe. Clinical...
May Chiropractic Research Update

May Chiropractic Research Update

Medline contains more than 24 million articles, with almost one million new citations added each year. Keeping up is tough, but ChiroUp makes it easier for you to stay on top of the musculoskeletal literature. Each week our team mines the most relevant chiropractic...
Three Cheers for Manipulation

Three Cheers for Manipulation

FDA Endorses SMT 2017 is shaping up as a great year to be a chiropractor. In February, the American College of Physicians published a Clinical Practice Guideline recommending spinal manipulation for acute, sub-acute, and chronic LBP. (1) Last month JAMA published a...
Cervical Radiculopathy or Axillary Neuropathy?

Cervical Radiculopathy or Axillary Neuropathy?

Differentiating cervical radiculopathy from peripheral neuropathy can pose a challenge for even the sharpest clinician. While familiarity helps with recognizing common entrapments like carpal tunnel syndrome, others are less apparent. Axillary nerve entrapment, also...
JAMA Study Endorses Manipulation

JAMA Study Endorses Manipulation

For the second time in as many months, a prominent medical journal has endorsed spinal manipulation for the management of low back pain. (1) On April 11th 2017, JAMA published a systematic review of 26 randomized clinical trials to evaluate the safety and...
Nerve Mobilizations for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Nerve Mobilizations for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral nerve entrapment with a reported prevalence of 3-5% in the general population (1,2).  The condition has a female to male ratio of at least 2 or 3:1 (3,4).  The peak incidence of CTS is adults age 45-60 (5)....
New Treatment for Cervicogenic Headaches

New Treatment for Cervicogenic Headaches

Headaches affect almost half of the population. 15-25% of all headaches are referred from the cervical spine and are classified as “cervicogenic” (1). The pathophysiology of cervicogenic headache (CGH) is debatable, but the anatomical basis may partially involve...
Chiropractic Research Update

Chiropractic Research Update

  Medline contains more than 24 million articles, with almost one million new citations added each year. Keeping up is tough, but ChiroUp makes it easier for you to stay on top of the musculoskeletal literature. Each week our team mines the most relevant chiropractic...
Rethinking Rehab : Back to Basics

Rethinking Rehab : Back to Basics

A Guest Blog by Dr. Jess Brower I hope to serve two means by reviewing a couple of recently published studies regarding patellar and rotator cuff tendinopathy- something which most of us manage on any given day. I hope to provide thoughtful information to those who...
Mobility and Stability for Throwing Athletes

Mobility and Stability for Throwing Athletes

Throwing athletes must have extreme shoulder mobility to allow for acceleration, yet have enough stability to prevent injury from the high forces generated during the pitching motion. Any disruption in this balance leads to strain somewhere in kinetic chain. Check out...
Expert Advice – Lumbar Stenosis

Expert Advice – Lumbar Stenosis

ChiroUp is honored to partner with hundreds of exceptional providers in 5 countries throughout the world. Synthesizing this data has allowed us to identify the top performers for multiple diagnoses. We have invited these stars to share their clinical recipes. Having...