Spinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work?

Spinal Manipulation: A Valid Technique? In her office at McMaster University in Toronto, Anita Gross, MSc, has logged paper after paper showing that spinal manipulation can help control neck pain. “The evidence keeps growing and growing,” she says. Gross, a physiotherapist and associate professor of rehabilitation science, helped write a 2015 Cochrane review of the…

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The Beginners Guide to Chiropractic by Dr Heidi Haavik [Video]

ABOUT DR HEIDI HAAVIK: Dr Heidi Haavik is a chiropractor and a neurophysiologist who has worked in the area of human neurophysiology for over 15 years. Heidi has a PhD in human neurophysiology from the University of Auckland. YouTube Video Link

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Knucke Cracking May Not Cause Arthritis

One of the hallmarks of arthritis is a reduction of the cartilage in the joint space. This study compared habitual knuckle crackers with non-knuckle crackers.  The looked at the thickness of their finger cartilage and hand grip strength. They found the opposite of what you might think.  The habitual knuckle crackers actually hand thicker joint…

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