Chiropractic Physicians Provide Natural Alternatives for Pain Treatment, Injury Prevention
(From an ACA News Release of May 8, 2013 – Arlington, Va.) An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests patients try chiropractic services for the treatment of low back pain. According to the article, surgery is not usually needed and should only be considered if more conservative therapies fail. The information in JAMA reinforces the American Chiropractic Association's (ACA) position that conservative care options should serve as a first line of defense against pain.
(From a Palmer College of Chiropractic Release – Davenport, Iowa) Patients with acute low back pain receiving a combination of chiropractic manipulative therapy and standard medical care experienced a statistically and clinically significant reduction in their back pain and improved physical functioning when compared to those receiving standard medical care alone, reports an article in the April 15 issue of Spine .
Positive comments continue about the DOT Training
recently offered at the FCA Spring Convention. In response to member
requests, additional opportunities will be offered at the upcoming FCA
Summer Convention, June 13-16 in Boca Raton, and at FCA’s granddaddy
National Convention, August 22-25 in Orlando. These will be the same
low-cost opportunities offered at FCA Spring Convention. DOT classes
will take place on Thursday afternoon (1-5pm) and Friday (8am-12Noon,
continued 1-5pm), with an included marketing workshop at 6pm on Thursday
at both locations.
An article on posture and health appears in this week’s Bottom Line Health's publication, Healthy Woman. The article is a result of an interview with Steven Weiniger, D.C. Bottom Line Health distributes their newsletters to an audience of 30 million. This is a great item to share with others as a pro-posture message in mainstream national media that directs the general public to consult a professional and quotes a chiropractic expert.