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Chiropractic

Slow Medicine Is the Medicine of the Future

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., M.D.(hc) -- clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and professor of public health at the Universit...

Chiropractic: Is it Nature, Medicine or Religion?

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

Many people assume that chiropractic has always been a non-religious health care option much like modern medicine but less interventionist and more na...

Protecting the Body Temple: Pain is Not a Lifestyle Choice

Heather Martin | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

Chiropractic work is just one example to illustrate that we can decide to live without pain. Pain, whether physical or emotional, is not a lifestyle choice and we can decide to live without it, respect our bodies and get more enjoyment out of our lives.

4 Things a Trip to the Chiropractor Taught Me About Business

Brian Horn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

As an entrepreneur, I spend lots of time learning how to increase my consulting revenue and attract new customers. So, my mind is always open to tips ...

Buyer Beware: Learning to Ask Why Complementary and Alternative Medicine Works

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

If you are like most Americans, you have probably tried some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), whether yoga, chiropractic, meditation, acupuncture, or a homeopathic treatment for the common cold.

Top 10 for Policy and Action in Integrative Medicine and Health in 2013

John Weeks | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

In 2006, I began publishing annual The Integrator Top 10 lists for the emerging field of integrative health and medicine. Since 2011, these have shown...

Honoring How Powerful Consumers Known as Bravewell Implanted Integrative Medicine in the System

John Weeks | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

That alternative medicine is a consumer movement is well known. Less known or appreciated is how a powerful group of consumers shaped the movement to implant these alternatives into conventional treatment.

The World You Are Entering: My 2013 NYCC Commencement Address to Integrative Health and Medicine Graduates

John Weeks | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

We need engaged people. Health care needs engaged doctors of chiropractic, clinical nutritionists, quality educators, engaged practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

Beltway Battle Over Patients' Rights to Integrative Medicine and Health

John Weeks | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

At stake is the meaning and potential revocation of "non-discrimination in health care," Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act. The requirement is due to become law in January 2014.

What I Learned in the Move -- Mama Needs a Village, Too

Mary Novaria | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

I had bruises the day after my first massage in L.A., the result of some heretofore unknown (by me, anyway) brand of stabbing, poking bodywork. At least it lasted only 90 minutes -- my first haircut here took two days.

What To Expect In Integrative Medicine For 2013

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Yoga isn't the only "alternative therapy" that can help patients achieve better outcomes than pills and medical procedures alone. My prediction is that 2013 will see more and more physicians like myself who have added more than conventional Western medicines to their treatments.

Top 10 for Policy and Action in Integrative Medicine and Health in 2012

John Weeks | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Present action and policy are laying infrastructure that will inform and embolden participants into the future. Here are the Top 10 for policy and action in integrative medicine and health for 2012.

Indian Health Service Includes Licensed Naturopaths, Acupuncturists and Chiropractors in Loan Repayment Program

John Weeks | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

A bit of integrative medicine history was made last month when the U.S. Indian Health Service (IHS) quietly announced that licensed naturopathic doctors, acupuncturists and chiropractors would be included in 2012 in the IHS' student loan repayment programs.

My Rock 'n' Roll Chiropractor: His Aim Was True

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sylvia Sukop

I liked to say I had the coolest chiropractor in Los Angeles. A bass guitarist still active in his 60s, John Ciambotti played on hit records with Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams, and Huey Lewis.

What Is Stopping You From Getting A Good Night's Sleep?

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Consider insomnia as a symptom of a deeper problem. The answer is not sleep medication, or psychotropic medication, as the medications themselves are toxic to the organs, have side-effects, are often addictive.

When is Chiropractic Care a Scam? What About Reflexology? Magnetic Therapy?

Todd Kashdan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

When someone is in chronic pain, unable to function, they are susceptible to charismatic people who claim to have the answers.

Reformulate Health Care Reform -- STAT!

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Unfortunately, in the weeks that have passed, the health reform debate and efforts have gone from optimistic and bipartisan to vitriolic, divisive and, in some circumstances, downright scary.

Why Can't Women Sleep? Part I: Building Better Sleep Basics

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sharon Glassman

If you are a woman who has trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep, you're in wondrous - and populous - company. According to the National Sleep...

Alternative Medicine Supplements Hospitals' Care For Sick Kids

momlogic.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the nation's top hospitals are embracing alternative medicine to supplement traditional healing. Are we onto something? Danny Hauser made nat...

3 Sure-Fire Strategies to Prevent the Swine Flu

Dr. M.J. Wegmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. M.J. Wegmann

With today's headlines dominated by the swine flu we need to learn more in order to protect ourselves and our families.

A "S.A.D." Lifestyle

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Obama keeps reminding us that we need to prepare ourselves for making sacrifices in order to correct the excesses of the past. This applies as much to our diet as much as it does to the economy.