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The association between chiropractic integration in an Ontario community health centre and continued prescription opioid use for chronic non-cancer spinal pain: a sequential explanatory mixed methods study

Abstract Background: According to emerging evidence, chiropractic care may reduce the likelihood of initiating an opioid prescription for spinal pain; however, the effect of chiropractic care on patients already prescribed opioids is uncertain. We undertook a sequential explanatory mixed methods analysis to determine the connection between initiating chiropractic care and continued opioid use among adult patients attending an Ontario community health center and receiving opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer spinal pain. Conclusion: We found that continuing prescription opioid use among patients with chronic non-cancer spinal pain who received chiropractic care was less than in patients who did not receive chiropractic care. Randomized controlled trials are required to determine the effects of chiropractic care on opioid use for persistent spinal pain.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08632-9


Evaluation of the effectiveness of chiropractic manual treatment in patients with chronic low back pain

INTRODUCTION: Low back pain that is localized between the inferior costal margin and inferior gluteal folds and legs and that can show legs is a common health condition and a leading cause of disability. Chiropractic is a non-invasive and inexpensive medical treatment option used for low back pain. The aim of our research was to determine the effects of chiropractic and isometric exercises on pain and function related to low back pain. METHODS: Patients with low back pain in the policlinic examination were included in the study. The rise in range of motion was higher in patients who received exercise and chiropractic compared to those who only received exercise, with VAS rest, VAS motion, and ODI scores being statistically significantly lower, and ODI scores were marginally lower in patients who underwent surgery and chiropractic, relative to patients who only received exercise. DISEASE AND CONCLUSION: We believe that chiropractic and exercise are both safe on back pain relief and mobility, and that used together, are more efficient.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.5505/amj.2021.34545


The importance of setting and therapeutic relationships when delivering chiropractic care to those living with disadvantage

Abstract Background Chiropractic is a mostly privatised health service in Australia, with people living in poverty often having limited access due to financial challenges, most commonly poor. However, several universities in Australia have community outreach clinics, where students provide chiropractic services to people living with poverty. This also means that the chiropractic profession will be able to serve within community health teams. The aim of this mixed-methods observational study was used to determine how the unique setting of a student chiropractic clinic may influence the success and success of those who attend. Patient Enablement Instrument; and Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Survey Client Satisfaction With Client Benefits Three patient-reported outcome measures investigated client outcomes: According to the Patient Enablement Instrument; and the Patient Enablement Test. People who were marginalized may gain more benefits from attending community centers providing chiropractic services, according to the findings.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12998-022-00456-y


The Effect of Chiropractic Treatment on Limb Lameness and Concurrent Axial Skeleton Pain and Dysfunction in Horses

Chiropractic care is a common treatment strategy used in equine therapy to treat back pain and stiffness, but there is no evidence comparing lameness. Two groups of horses with multiple limb lameness or isolated hind limb lameness were included. For each response variable, a mixed model fit was analyzed separately, and it was examined individually within each group of horses. In objective lameness scores and other measures of axial skeleton pain and dysfunction, few or inconsistent therapeutic outcomes were found.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12202845


Thoracolumbar fascia mobility and chronic low back pain: Phase 2 of a pilot and feasibility study including multimodal chiropractic care

Background Information Thoracolumbar fascia mobility was investigated using ultrasound imaging and estimated as shear strain is lower in people with persistent low back pain. This pilot and feasibility study evaluated thoracolumbar shear strain in people with persistent low back pain following spinal manipulation surgery and an 8-week course in multimodal chiropractic care. Methods Adults with persistent low back pain re-reporting persistent low back pain -u2265 1 year in a study involving ultrasound imaging to detect thoracolumbar shear strain from September 2019 to April 2021. Alternately, the highest shear strain from movement cycle 3 was used. Mean pain intensity dropped 2. 7 points for females and 2. 1 points for males, respectively. Mean Roland-u2013Morris disability score dropped by 5 points for females and 2. 3 points for males, according to Roland's Mean Roland u2013Morris. Mean PROMIS pain interference T-score decreased by 8. 7 points for females and 5. 6 points for males, according to Mean PROMIS pain interference T-score decreased by 8. 7 points for females and 5. 6 points for males.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12998-022-00455-z

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