Does Medical Evidence Support Chiropractic?

Medical Evidence and Chiropractic The scientific validity of chiropractic. In 1921 there were no medical research journals. Research was published in papers, similar to a newsletter within the profession. One such publication was the Medical Times. In 1921 a medical doctor, Henry Winsor, published a study he conducted at the University of Pennsylvania titled, Sympathetic Segmental Disturbances: The evidences of the …

Why is upper cervical chiropractic different?

Why is upper cervical chiropractic different? A lot of people wonder why upper cervical chiropractic is different from other forms of chiropractic. Well, as chiropractors we all get the same training and education in school. We are all doctors, and can approach healthcare and adjusting in a manner that is safe and appropriate to a patient’s issue. So why upper …

Why Do Chiropractors Take X-Rays?

Why Do Chiropractors Take X-Rays? Why do chiropractors take x-rays? Many new patients in our office often wonder that on their first visit. Most people think that x-rays are used to find broken or dislocated bones and pathologies. However, chiropractors take x-rays to also see the condition of the spine and analyse it for subluxations. There are a recent article …

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S. Plastics (or the chemical name, phthalates) are now considered the number one pollutant in the human body. They make products flexible, durable, and these chemicals are also in items you would not consider to be plastics, like pesticides, detergents, cosmetics, medications, or your shampoo. They are found everywhere. It is difficult …

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?

Cholesterol: Fact or Farce?   For decades we have been told that cholesterol is the cause of cardiovascular disease. But is that really the case? Back in the 1960´s cholesterol was ignored by doctors until it exceeded 300, now anything above 250 is considered a problem. Standard nutritional advice has been to avoid meat, eggs and butter to keep a …

Cardiovascular Disease May Take a Dive With Chiropractic Care

Cardiovascular Disease May Take a Dive With Chiropractic Care Dr. McCoy was one of my professors in Chiropractic college, and the publisher of several chiropractic research journals. “Most individuals believe that cardiovascular disease can only be mitigated through diet, exercise and keeping blood cholesterol and blood pressure in check, as well as getting a sound sleep and banning cigarettes. All …

Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors

Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors 12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to …

Upper Cervical Chiropractic on “The Doctors”

Upper Cervical Chiropractic on “The Doctors” When I was in Chiropractic College at Life University, I was lucky enough to have the inventor of Atlas Orthogonal as an instructor. Later in my student career I became an intern at his clinic. Dr. Roy W. Sweat and his Dr. Matthew Sweat have been teaching this extraordinary technique for almost 2 generations. The …