Tag Archive for 'chiropractic-medicine'

What is Integrative Medicine?

The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine developed and adopted the definition of integrative medicine during 2004 and subsequently edited the definition during 2009.
Definition of Integrative Medicine
Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, [...]

Integrate Yourself with Mainstream Medicine

Chiropractic physicians should learn to integrate into the healthcare system through mainstream medicine.  The Affordable Care Act currently includes chiropractic physicians as members of patient-centered, holistic healthcare teams.  This is the 21st. Century and the chiropractic profession should no longer be isolated, separate and distinct from the medical profession.  It is time to improve access [...]

Dizziness and Vertigo

It is not unusual for a chiropractic physician to evaluate a patient following a whiplash type injury, blow to head, or a fall, which caused injury to the neck and/or head. These patients frequently complain of headaches, neck pain, and dizziness. It is safest to visit the emergency room immediately following any injury that [...]

Low Back Pain and Chiropractic Treatment

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a document Acute Low Back Problems in Adults: Assessment and Treatment, which states that “Low back problems affect virtually everyone at some time during their life.” While this document published by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, claims that low back pain is [...]

Why Should You See a Chiropractor?

As a practicing chiropractor with over 33 years of clinical experience, I have treated many patients who have said, “If I knew that I was going to feel this good, I would have come for treatment years ago.” I have wondered why this is so common? I think frequently people with chronic pain in [...]