Spinal Decompression

Katie May

Model’s Death After Chiropractic Visit Undermines Profession’s Breakthroughs

Chiropractic often undeservedly gets a bad rap so it’s unfortunate when a chiropractor takes an action that causes notoriety and skepticism for the entire profession, and earns the ire of the patient community. The recent case of a model’s death after a chiropractic visit is one such gut punch to everyone in the business. It’s during …

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4 Reasons To Avoid Complex Spinal Surgeries

An April 6, 2010 Reuters article reveals that between 2002 and 2007, the federal Medicare program showed a 15-fold increase in the rate of complex surgeries to treat spinal stenosis.  Spinal stenosis is a common condition found in the elderly in which the spinal canal narrows, causing pain in the back and legs. Here are …

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Question: “Can neck fusion patients receive adjustments?”

This was a question posted recently on the Spinal Patient Society Forum. For those interested in this topic, here is my response to this solid inquiry: Answer: Neck patients benefit greatly from cervical adjustments.  Obviously the fused segment can be mobilized, but the segments above and below, which are often forced to compensate for the …

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