Chiropractic Articles

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McTimoney Chiropractor?

If you are looking for a chiropractor, chances are you will be confronted with two types; Chiropractors, and McTimoney chiropractors. What’s going on? Well, notwithstanding the prefix, in many respects McTimoney chiropractors are just like any other chiropractor. Despite previous accreditation difficulties, they are registered with the General Chiropractic Council, have had to demonstrate academic… Read more

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I don’t believe it… The placebo effect

The placebo effect is one of the most fascinating and interesting medical phenomena. At its most basic, a sugar pill given under the guise of authentic medication can actually cause a patient to get better. But the placebo effect is far more complex than that. For example, we know that two sugar pills have a… Read more

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Chiropractic Quality Standards

The Royal College of Chiropractors is an independent professional body with the remit of raising standards of chiropractic care within the UK. The Royal College works towards this goal by guiding research and education, and liaising with the NHS and other medical professions. Although their means are slightly different, the common aim of promoting excellence… Read more

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Treating Low Back Pain – Radiofrequency Denervation

Most back pain arises from facet joint irritation. Facet joints are highly sensitive to pain, and they are easily affected by local inflammation, postural changes, and muscle spasms. Radiofrequency denervation is a relatively new experimental technique that is being investigated to determine if it can be used to improve low back pain originating from facet… Read more

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