Chiropractic Celebrates 119 Years
On September 18, 1895, in Davenport Iowa, the first chiropractic adjustment was given by Dr. DD Palmer to a janitor named Harvey Lillard. Harvey had lost most of his hearing 17 years earlier after hearing a popping sound in his neck while he was scrubbing with his brush. . . .Read More
When to Say No to Your Doctor
The headline above is from an article in the October 2014 issue of Men's Journal. The article, written by Joseph Hooper, starts with an ominous warning, "Every time you walk into a physician's office, you run the risk of overtreatment: Tests you don't need, medications that are ineffective (or dangerous), . . .Read More
The Medical Monopoly: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?
"The Medical Monopoly: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?" is the title of a CATO Institute policy analysis paper issued on December 15, 2014. As the title suggests, the paper reports on how healthcare has been governed by a monopoly which has caused an increase in cost and a drop . . .Read More
Chronic Shoulder Problems Helped with Chiropractic - A Case Series
A case series published on July 31, 2014, in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research documented chiropractic care helping patients with chronic shoulder problems. The authors note how common shoulder problems are accounting for 16% of all musculoskeletal complaints with a yearly incidence . . .Read More