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Manipulation Does Not Cause Dissection

Manipulation Does Not Cause Dissection TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Early case reports suggested that cervical manipulation (CM) was the cause of cervical artery dissection (CAD) in patients and their resultant cerebrovascular accidents. Cassidy published a 2008 report in Spine calling this assertion into question and found that the association of dissection following chiropractic physician exposure was similar to exposure to […]

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Dr. Taylor Published in JCM

Dr. Taylor Published in JCM Our own Dr. David Taylor was published in the March 2017 edition of JCM in a pilot study on concussion.  It is fair to say that some of the best research being done in concussion is from the world of chiropractic medicine and we are thrilled to see Dr. Taylor […]

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Underrecognized Sleep Disorders Persist Following mTBI

Underrecognized Sleep Disorders Persist Following mTBI

Underrecognized Sleep Disorders Persist Following mTBI TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Increased sleep needs are likely part of the recovery process after traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, there is increasing recognition that many patients have long-term sleep–wake disturbances as a residual consequence of TBI. In this comprehensive prospective study, patients with first-ever TBI were followed and a sleep assessment […]

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Spinal Manipulation Changes Brain Processing

Spinal Manipulation Changes Brain Processing TAKE-HOME Message For the past 15 years, researchers have observed changes in brain processing following spinal manipulation (SM). This article demonstrates that changes occur in the prefrontal cortex following cervical SM over areas of segmental dysfunction. The prefrontal cortex plays a vital role in sensory motor integration and higher executive […]

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Migraineurs Suffer Restless Legs

Migraineurs Suffer Restless Legs TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Poor sleep is a confounder in migraine recovery and tends to increase migraine incidence. Restless leg syndrome (RLS) impairs high quality sleep. In this large study, migraine patients were found to have a higher prevalence of RLS than normal controls and their RLS symptoms were much worse. Efforts to […]

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Coconut Oil in Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Coconut Oil in Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex  disease  that  progresses  over  many  years,  such  as diabetes,  heart  disease  and  other  chronic A number of factors may increase or decrease an individual’s chances of developing the AD, including age, genetics, environment, lifestyle and metabolic diseases. Coconut may be […]

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Open Letter to Non-Member Neurologists

Dear Neurologist, The International College of Chiropractic Neurology (ICCN) is reaching out to chiropractic physicians credentialed in neurology with an offer for membership in our organization.    The ICCN was formed as and evidence informed neurology association and credentialing board for chiropractic neurologists.  We are currently accepting neurologist for membership credentialed by the following boards:  […]

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Rivermead and Trail-Making Tests Reliably Predict Concussion Recovery

Rivermead and Trail-Making Tests Reliably Predict Concussion Recovery TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Concussion diagnosis and management continues to be a source of concern for clinicians and there remains a need for valid instruments to predict concussion recovery The Rivermead Post Concussion Symptom Questionnaire (RPQ) and the Trail-making test (TMT) have been proven by this study to substantially […]

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