2015 Jun 4

Adding Neck Manipulation Helps Fibromyalgia Patients

By |2015-06-04T17:58:29-04:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic|Tags: |0 Comments

The addition of the upper cervical manipulative therapy to a multimodal program is beneficial in treating patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).  A randomized clinical trial with one-year follow-up assessed 120 (52 female) patients with fibromyalgia syndrome who were assigned to a multimodal program (control group) or a multimodal program with upper cervical joint manipulation. Outcomes were the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ), [...]

2015 May 16

Chiropractic at Ohio State Science Day

By |2015-05-16T14:17:21-04:00May 16th, 2015|Categories: Children, Chiropractic|Tags: |0 Comments

I represented the Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA) as a judge today at the Ohio Academy of Science - State Science Day. Congratulations to all the great projects and our up and coming scientists!  We presented the first ever OSCA award.  Each year State Science Day brings over 1,000 of the best and brightest student scientists [...]

2014 Dec 26

Dr. Dean Smith Brings Chiropractic Science Podcast to iTunes

By |2014-12-26T17:45:50-05:00December 26th, 2014|Categories: Children, Chiropractic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Available on iTunes and chiropracticscience.com. Listen to Dr. Dean's latest podcast about chiropractic pediatric research with guest Dr. Katie Pohlman. If you’d like to get each new episode of the chiropractic science podcast delivered automatically to your device, please subscribe. If you’d like to become a friend of our show, please leave a sincere review [...]

2014 Nov 13

Chiropractic Is Protective Against Functional Decline

By |2014-11-13T23:00:20-05:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A recent study from the University of Iowa compared chiropractic care to medical care on 1-year changes in self-reported function, health, and satisfaction measures in a representative sample of Medicare recipients.  The authors found that chiropractic is significantly protective against 1-year decline in activities of daily living, lifting, stooping, walking, self-rated health, and worsening health after 1 year.  Chiropractic [...]

2014 Oct 18

Learn About Natural Strategies to Prevent and Reverse Autoimmune Diseases

By |2014-10-18T17:19:07-04:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Learn the latest, most up-to-date information on preventing and reversing autoimmune diseases at The Autoimmune Summit, a FREE online event! Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and MS, affect more than 250 million people worldwide. In the United States, they are the 3rd leading chronic disease behind cardiovascular disease and cancer. Have you, a [...]

2014 Apr 7

Chiropractic treatment for pregnancy related low back pain

By |2014-04-07T22:55:19-04:00April 7th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Low back and pelvic pain in pregnant women is often considered a 'normal' part of the pregnancy. However, the high prevalence of this problem (50-80% of women) and the impact that this may have on their quality of life, as well as the fact that back pain during pregnancy is commonly linked to low back [...]

2014 Mar 26

Chiropractic Care Protects Against Declines in Functional Ability

By |2014-03-26T12:36:15-04:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The therapeutic and restorative benefit of chiropractic on functional abilities has been well established in clinical efficacy studies.  Functional health changes are measured by a number of factors some of which include the number of limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs), instrumental ADLs (IADLs), and changes in well-being.  Slowing the rate of functional decline, [...]

2014 Mar 24

Low Back Disc Herniation Patients Improve With Chiropractic Adjustments

By |2014-03-24T14:37:41-04:00March 24th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Approximately 70% of the population will have back pain at some point.  Low-back pain (LBP) with associated leg pain due to a herniated intervertebral disc is one of the most severe and disabling forms of back pain.  Many treatment options are available including chiropractic care, medication and surgery.  A recently published cohort study examined 148 patients [...]

2014 Mar 16

Massage Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain

By |2014-03-16T23:24:56-04:00March 16th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Massage Therapy|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Neck pain is a common condition, affecting 30% to 50% of people within a 12 month period.  Neck pain also accounts for more than 10 million ambulatory medical care visits per year in the United States.  At least one-half of persons with neck pain report chronic or recurrent neck problems at 1 to 5 years [...]

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