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A Reappraisal of the Lipid (Cholesterol) Hypothesis

Summary by Utah Sports and Wellness Link to Original Article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29752904/ American Journal of Medicine – September 2018 Robert DuBrof, MD 22 References   The lipid hypothesis postulates that lowering serum cholesterol saves lives and prevents cardiovascular disease. Lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol has become the foundation of cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines, yet not all the [...]

2021-12-13T22:12:00+00:00January 19th, 2022|

Effects of Chiropractic Care in Active-Duty United States Military Personnel with Low Back Pain

Summary by Utah Sports and Wellness Link to original article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32543211/ A randomized controlled trial The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine – July 2020 Study done at Naval Air Technical Training Center 50 references   Outcomes that were measured after 4 weeks of Chiropractic Treatment: Isometric pulling strength from a semi-squat position. Single-leg balance [...]

2021-12-02T19:50:28+00:00January 12th, 2022|

Treatment of Patients with Low Back Pain: A Comparison of Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Manipulation

Summary by Utah Sports and Wellness Link to Original Article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9761803/ Healthcare Journal, February 2020 Texas A&M University This Study Cites 34 References Data Collected Between September 2000-2018   Quick Summary: This article goes over a study done with the intent to investigate the cost-effectiveness of Chiropractic versus Physical Therapy Care in the United States. [...]

2021-12-02T19:43:39+00:00January 5th, 2022|

Association of Statin Use with Risk of Back Disorder Diagnoses

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, 2017   Quick Summary: Back pain results in tremendous disability and cost; therefore, understanding predisposing or protective factors deserves attention. Statins are widely used, but there is no consensus on whether statins are protective of or [...]

2020-09-29T17:35:10+00:00December 30th, 2021|

Chiropractic Maintenance Care vs Symptom-Guided Treatment for LBP

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Public Library of Science, 2018   Quick Summary: The aim of this trial was to investigate the effectiveness of chiropractic maintenance care on pain for patients with recurrent or persistent low back pain.  It was an investigator-blinded, randomized controlled trial using 328 subjects aged 18-65 [...]

2020-09-29T17:34:47+00:00December 16th, 2021|

Are Invasive Procedures Effective for Chronic Pain?

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Pain Medicine, 2018   Quick Summary: The objective of this study was to assess the evidence for the safety and efficacy of invasive procedures for reducing chronic pain and improving function and health- related quality of life compared with sham (placebo) procedures. Importantly, the primary [...]

2020-09-29T17:34:24+00:00December 2nd, 2021|

Breast Cancer Risk Markedly Lower with Vitamin D Serum

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Public Library of Science, 2018   Quick Summary: The authors of this study, analyzed data from three studies involving a total of 5,038 subjects to investigate the relationship between Vitamin D concentration and breast cancer risk among women aged 55 years and older. The current vitamin [...]

2020-09-29T17:33:28+00:00October 21st, 2021|

Sleep Duration & Quality Associated with Cardiovascular Disease

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Journal of the American Heart Association, 2018   Quick Summary: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes over 787 000 deaths in the United States. Whereas sleep duration is generally not considered a traditional risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), growing evidence supports its association with cardiovascular risk (CVR) factors and [...]

2020-09-29T17:33:15+00:00October 7th, 2021|

Shoe Orthotics for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 2017   Quick Summary: The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy of shoe orthotics with and without chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain as compared to no treatment. It is a Randomized Controlled Trial [...]

2020-09-29T17:32:48+00:00September 16th, 2021|

Use of Spinal Manipulation Therapy for Management of COPD

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, February 2016   Quick Summary: This is the “first systematic review to investigate the evidence for administering SMT in conjunction with other modalities, such as exercise, on people with COPD. The manipulation used was any form of [...]

2020-09-29T17:31:50+00:00September 2nd, 2021|
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