Manipulation of Dysfunctional Spinal Joints Affects Sensorimotor Integration in the Prefrontal Cortex: A Brain Source Localization Study

Manipulation of Dysfunctional Spinal Joints Affects Sensorimotor Integration in the Prefrontal Cortex: A Brain Source Localization Study A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: Studies have shown decreases in N30 somatosensory evoked potential (SEP) peak amplitudes following spinal manipulation (SM) of dysfunctional segments in subclinical pain (SCP) populations. This study sought to verify these findings and to […]

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Investigating the Effects of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation on EEG in Stroke Patients

 Investigating the Effects of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation on EEG in Stroke Patients A ChiroSecure Research Update Investigating the Effects of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation on EEG in Stroke Patients ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of chiropractic spinal manipulation on the early somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) and resting-state electroencephalography (EEG) […]

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Alterations in Cortical and Cerebellar Motor Processing Following Spinal Manipulation

 Alterations in Cortical and Cerebellar Motor Processing Following Spinal Manipulation A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: The purpose of this study was investigate whether there are alterations in cerebellar output in a subclinical neck pain (SCNP) group and whether spinal manipulation before motor sequence learning might restore the baseline functional relationship between the cerebellum and […]

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Chiropractic Management of a Veteran With Low Back Pain Previously Managed By Chronic Opioid Use

 Chiropractic Management of a Veteran With Low Back Pain Previously Managed By Chronic Opioid Use A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: To demonstrate the ability for a patient with chronic mid and low back pain to make significant improvements, both in pain score and quality of life, under chiropractic care, even after a decade of […]

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Conservative lower back treatment reduces inhibition in knee extensor muscles: a randomized controlled trial

 A ChiroSecure Research Update Conservative lower back treatment reduces inhibition in knee extensor muscles: a randomized controlled trial ABSTRACT: The objective of this study was to assess whether conservative low back treatment reduces lower limb muscle inhibition (MI). In a randomized, controlled, double-blind study the effects of conservative lower back treatment on knee-extensor strength […]

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Subclinical Neck Pain and the Effects of Cervical Manipulation on Elbow Joint Position Sense

Subclinical Neck Pain and the Effects of Cervical Manipulation on Elbow Joint Position Sense A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: The objectives of this study were to investigate whether elbow joint position sense (JPS) accuracy differs between participants with a history of subclinical neck pain (SCNP) and those with no neck complaints and to determine whether […]

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A ChiroSecure Research Update

Resolution of Meniere’s Disease in a 68-Year-Old Female Following Upper Cervical Chiropractic to Reduce Atlas Subluxation Using Orthospinology Technique: A Case Study & Review of Literature A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: To document and describe the positive health outcomes achieved by a patient with Meniere’s Disease (MD) while undergoing chiropractic care. Discussion: A 68-year-old female […]

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Improvement in Post-Concussion Syndrome in Two Females Using Low-Force Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Case Series & Review of the Literature

Improvement in Post-Concussion Syndrome in Two Females Using Low-Force Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Case Series & Review of the Literature A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: The purpose of this report is to describe the positive health outcomes of two patients with persistent post-concussion syndrome presenting to a chiropractic clinic utilizing a low-force upper cervical […]

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Resolution of Headaches & Neck Pain in a 59-Year-Old Male with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergoing Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Case Report

 Resolution of Headaches & Neck Pain in a 59-Year-Old Male with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergoing Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Case Report A ChiroSecure Research Report ABSTRACT: To review the positive health outcomes of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis experiencing headaches and neck pain undergoing upper cervical chiropractic care. A 59-year-old male presented to a […]

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American Massage Therapy Association Consumer Survey

American Massage Therapy Association Consumer Survey In a May 2020 AMTA consumer survey on massage therapy and COVID-19, of those who indicated they received a massage in the past 12 months: 72 percent have a high likelihood of going back to the therapist they saw for their last massage. 45 percent of massage consumers will […]

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Spinal manipulation and exercise for low back pain in adolescents: a randomized trial.

 A ChiroSecure Research Update Spinal manipulation and exercise for low back pain in adolescents: a randomized trial. Abstract: Low back pain (LBP) is common in adolescence, but there is a paucity of high-quality research to inform care. We conducted a multi center randomized trial comparing 12 weeks of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) combined with […]

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Opioid Use Among Veterans of Recent Wars Receiving Veterans Affairs Chiropractic Care

 Opioid Use Among Veterans of Recent Wars Receiving Veterans Affairs Chiropractic Care A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: To examine patient sociodemographic and clinical characteristics associated with opioid use among Veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) who receive chiropractic care, and to explore the relationship between timing of a chiropractic visit and receipt […]

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HHS CARES Act Relief Fund Additional Payment June 3 Deadline

HHS CARES Act Relief Fund Additional Payment June 3 Deadline Providers must accept the Terms & Conditions AND submit revenue information by June 3rd to be considered for additional payment. First Round Payments: Most providers received the first round of deposits automatically beginning April 10th. Instructions were issued that you must accept their terms and conditions to keep […]

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Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care to Improve Sensorimotor Function Associated With Falls Risk in Older People: A Randomized Controlled Trial

 Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care to Improve Sensorimotor Function Associated With Falls Risk in Older People: A Randomized Controlled Trial Content: A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: This study assessed whether 12 weeks of chiropractic care was effective in improving sensorimotor function associated with fall risk, compared with no intervention, in community-dwelling older adults living in […]

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First-Contact Care With a Medical vs Chiropractic Provider: Comparison of Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Health Care Costs in Spinal, Hip, and Shoulder Pain Patients

 First-Contact Care With a Medical vs Chiropractic Provider: Comparison of Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Health Care Costs in Spinal, Hip, and Shoulder Pain Patients Content: A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract: The purpose of this study was to identify differences in outcomes, patient satisfaction, and related health care costs in spinal, hip, and shoulder pain […]

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Reductions in high blood tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels after manipulative therapy in 2 cerviogenic headache patients

   Abstract: This case report discusses the treatment of 2 patients with cervicogenic headache (CHA) attending the Outpatient Clinic of the Hungarian National Institute for Rheumatology and Physiotherapy (Budapest, Hungary) and reviews the pathophysiology, therapeutic strategy, and problems associated with the treatment of CHA. Discussion: Patient 1 was a 27-year-old female who sustained a […]

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Inflammatory response following a short term course of chiropractic treatment in subjects with and without chronic low back pain

Inflammatory response following a short term course of chiropractic treatment in subjects with and without chronic low back pain    Abstract: Inflammatory markers interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) have not been evaluated in response to a short course of lumbar spinal manipulation. The purpose of this study is to observe the responses of […]

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State of Illinois: Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Program

State of Illinois  Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Program The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) was charged by Public Act 101-0221 (commonly referred to as the Workplace Transparency Act) to develop and release a model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training program for Illinois employers. “We cannot combat rampant sexual harassment in the workplace without substantive and accessible […]

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Symptomatic, Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Confirmed Cervical Disk Herniation Patients: A Comparative-Effectiveness Prospective Observational Study of 2 Age- and Sex-Matched Cohorts Treated With Either Imaging-Guided Indirect Cervical Nerve Root Injections or Spinal Manipulative Therapy

 Symptomatic, Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Confirmed Cervical Disk Herniation Patients: A Comparative-Effectiveness Prospective Observational Study of 2 Age- and Sex-Matched Cohorts Treated With Either Imaging-Guided Indirect Cervical Nerve Root Injections or Spinal Manipulative Therapy Content: A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of overall improvement, pain reduction, and […]

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Adding Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy to Standard Medical Care for Patients With Acute Low Back Pain: Results of a Pragmatic Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Study

   A ChiroSecure Research Update      Abstract To assess changes in pain levels and physical functioning in response to standard medical care (SMC) versus SMC plus chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) for the treatment of low back pain (LBP) among 18 to 35-year-old active-duty military personnel. Discussion LBP is common, costly, and a significant […]

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