The cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care vs. medical care

The cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care vs. medical care The average chiropractic patient takes less medication, is out of work sick less and saves a ton of money per visit. MD’s may charge from $60 to $300+ a visit, where most chiropractor visits range from $30 to $60, and you won’t have to spend anymore on medication. With a shaky economy …

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 …

Post-Concussion Recommendations

We encourage children to be active and play sports, to learn how to work effectively as a team. Sustaining a head injury is not anything anyone would like to go through, let alone a small child. Life, however, sometimes deals blows to the youngest of people. Top 5 treatments you can do at home According to the most recent literature …

JAMM: Juneau, Alaska Music Matters: The Best Brain Training

Heres just another reason why Glacier Valley Elementary School provides violin instruction for all of its kindergartners and 1st graders.  According to the August 2011 Scientific American article, “How to Build a Better Learner,” playing an instrument is “the best brain training” you can give children to help with “language comprehension and promote cognitive skills:  attention, working memory and self-regulation” …

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 …

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk A few years back there was an interesting article in USA Today on how statins, like Lipitor and Crestor, may be causing an increase in diabetes in older women. High cholesterol combined with diabetes are a classic recipe for a bad heart. Heart disease is the #1 killer in the world and might not be …

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 …