chiropractic care

196- How Many People are Using Chiropractic Care?

Take a look at the prevalence, patterns, and predictors of chiropractic use. I'll also dive into how you can use this information in your chiropractic marketing.

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The Prevalence, Patterns, and Predictors of Chiropractic Use Among US Adults: Results From the 2012 National Health Interview Survey

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061- Chiropractic for Post-Surgical Patients

Join me for an interview with Dr. Michael Johnson as we discuss research highlighting chiropractic care for post-surgical patients.

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

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023- Adjustment Outperform Injections

This weeks episode looks at the fantastic research article from 2013 which examined adjustments and injections for the treatment of MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation's.

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Symptomatic magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed lumbar disk herniation patients: a comparative effectiveness prospective observational study of 2 age- and sex-matched cohorts treated with either high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulative therapy or imaging-guided lumbar nerve root injections.

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006- Steroid Injection Lead to Increased Risk of Vertebral Fracture

This week we look at an expansive (over 50,000 patients were a part of the study) piece of research released by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery in 2013. They found a staggering increased risk for lumbar vertebral fracture with every ESI that a patient received. This is of particular importance because patients typically go through a series of injections over the course of weeks, months, or years.  This paper indicates their may be a cumulative effect to these injections and a propensity for vertebral fracture. Clinically, this is important for Chiropractors because, statistically, we are seeing patients every day in practice who may have a heightened risk for vertebral fracture.

The Researchers Found-

“No significant difference between injected and non-injected groups with respect to age, predicted propensity score, sex, race, hypothyroidism, or steroid use.”

“Each successive injection increased the risk of fracture by a factor of 1.21 (95% confidence interval).”

“Of greater concern, the definable fracture risk as documented by Mandel et al. should be set against the best available evidence regarding the long-term efficacy of these interventions, which is admittedly less than robust.” - Andrew J Schoenfeld, MD

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A Retrospective Analysis of Vertebral Body Fractures Following Epidural Steroid Injections

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