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ICCN Supports AAPM DCs

The ICCN is now offering credentialing support for chiropractors board certified by the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) also known by its newer name the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (AIPM). The AAPM/AIPM went bankrupt in January 2019 leaving all members hanging. Some AAPM members had recently paid their fees and provided credentialing CE […]

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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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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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Childhood Concussion Symptoms May Linger

Childhood Concussion Symptoms May Linger TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Childhood concussion, recovery from mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and return to play guidelines remain a serious point of discussion in the healthcare community. In this study, 11.8% of patients remained symptomatic 3 months after the injury. A subset of patients had symptoms return after resolution. Inconsistent reporting […]

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No Neck Artery Damage From Chiropractic Manipulation

No Neck Artery Damage From Chiropractic Manipulation TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Chiropractic physicians have been accused of damaging arteries in the neck with spinal manipulation. Recent epidemiologic studies have called that assertion into question. In fact, research has proven that exposure to chiropractic manipulation causes no more damage to neck arteries than exposure to a general medical […]

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Brain Hemorrhage Risk Increases With Antidepressants and NSAIDs

Brain Hemorrhage Risk Increases With Antidepressants and NSAIDs TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Chiropractic Neurologists often see patients suffering with chronic pain treated by NSAIDS and antidepressants womans health info The risk of intracranial hemorrhage within 30 days of drug use was greater for individuals treated with a combination of an antidepressant and an NSAID than for individuals […]

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Cervical manipulation does not cause stroke in elderly.

Cervical manipulation does not cause stroke in elderly. TAKE-HOME MESSAGE This is the first study exclusively evaluating the stroke association with CMT in the elderly patient. An evaluation was performed on 1,157,475 Medicare part B enrollees in 2007 There was no increased association of stroke when chiropractic physicians treated an elderly person with neck pain than...

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Better Classification for Low Back Pain.

Better Classification for Low Back Pain. TAKE-HOME MESSAGE • Low back pain (LBP) is often classified based on perceived tissue damage. However, sub-acute and chronic pain is often not nociception based, but drifts to central pain mechanisms. Neuropathic pain further confounds the picture. • Chiropractic neurologists who work with LBP would do themselves and their patients a great...

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Vestibular Rehab Helps Combat Related PTST and mTBI patients.

Vestibular Rehab Helps Combat Related PTST and mTBI patients   TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Combat veterans with PTSD from mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) may improve via vestibular rehabilitation This article tends to confirm PTSD following mTBI is a physical ailment rather than a psychiatric disorder Vestibular rehabilitation was altered to address the individual patient’s presentation. This […]

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