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 …

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 …

Multiple Sclerosis and Other Autoimmune Problems – Could incurable autoimmune diseases be a thing of the past?

Could incurable auto-immune diseases be a thing of the past? There has been a strong rise in auto-immune diseases over the past 2 decades. Things like lupus, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Rheumatoid Arthritis and Crohn’s Disease historically have been considered female issues, but lately more males are being seen with these problems too. The explanation is lacking, but the evidence is not. What …

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 …

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 …

How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor? | The Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractors

How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor? A nice blog article from our friends Doctors Dave and Martina at Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractic. This is a question that every chiropractor is asked, “How do I know if I need a chiropractor?” I hope you’ll take the time to read the answer. YOU or someone you love might need a …