A Chiropractic Care Approach for Drug Addiction

A Chiropractic Care Approach for Drug Addiction

A combination of specific spine adjustments and traditional addiction treatment may be the most successful way yet to address chemical dependency By John Delehanty, CR News Science Writer A novel combination of chiropractic spinal adjustments and traditional drug addiction therapies has been shown to improve recovery rates in patients diagnosed with alcohol and drug dependencies. … Continue reading A Chiropractic Care Approach for Drug Addiction

New Research Reveals Potential Alternative to Invasive Heart Surgery

New Research Reveals Potential Alternative to Invasive Heart Surgery

Recent studies point toward the viability of exclusively drug-based therapies for treating arterial blockages By John Delehanty, CR News Science Writer Arterial plaques and narrowing of blood vessels can have any of a number of deleterious downstream effects, including heart attack and stroke. Bypass and stents are traditionally viewed as an effective means of treating … Continue reading New Research Reveals Potential Alternative to Invasive Heart Surgery

Opioids prescribed to 1 in 4 patients under 24 seeking ER treatment for sports-related injuries

Opioids prescribed to 1 in 4 patients under 24 seeking ER treatment for sports-related injuries

By John Delehanty, CR News Science Writer Opioid abuse in the United States is of epidemic proportions and overprescription of opioids is a contributing factor. Exacerbating the problem of overprescription is the demographics for whom opioids are being prescribed.  Younger patients seeking medical treatment can be particularly vulnerable to the addictive quality of opioids. Brain … Continue reading Opioids prescribed to 1 in 4 patients under 24 seeking ER treatment for sports-related injuries

MAC Doctors Helped Get Prescription Drugs Out of Medicine Cabinets 

MAC doctors helped get prescription drugs out of Michigan homes during Take Back Day held on Saturday, April 28. Participating Doctors’ photo posts on Facebook reached 107,724 Michigan residents that contributed to destroying a whopping 23,000 pounds of unused medications. The average reach for each doctor post was over 2,000 local residents. These posts were used to educate … Continue reading MAC Doctors Helped Get Prescription Drugs Out of Medicine Cabinets