Be sure and check out the 5- year report from our friends and collaborators at the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI). To find out more about CCGI and read the report click here
Objective: Pain relief resulting from services delivered by doctors of chiropractic may allow patients to use lower or less frequent doses of opioids, leading to reduced risk of adverse effects. The objective of this investigation was to evaluate the association between utilization of chiropractic services and the use of prescription opioid medications. Design: The authors used a […]
Evidence-Based Care Facebook Live "Evidence-Based Care" live from the ACA headquarters with Christine Goertz, DC, PhD, Jay Greenstein, DC, and Anthony Lisi, DC. Posted by American Chiropractic Association on Monday, December 4, 2017
Spinal manipulative therapy for low back pain—time for an update Check out the letter published in the September issue of Canadian Family Physician by our Canadian friends André E. Bussières, DC FCCS(C) MSc PhD, Claude A. Gauthier, DC, Gilles Fournier, MD DC, and Martin Descarreaux, DC PhD.
ACA’s annual meeting, the National Chiropractic Leadership Conference (NCLC), is packed with great educational content and world-class presenters. Join us Feb. 28-March 3 in Washington, D.C., to hear from some of the profession’s most compelling thought leaders. Here we pose several questions to one of our featured speakers: Jay Greenstein, DC…
For many Americans struggling with opioid addiction, it didn’t start with drug-filled needles or fentanyl-laced heroin, but with something far more common and less sinister: pain. More than 30 percent of Americans experience acute or chronic pain, and as emphasis on pain treatment has grown in the last two decades, prescriptions for opioids have skyrocketed in tandem […]
On November 3rd 2017 the board of the Clinical Compass was very graciously hosted at Logan University in St. Louis for our annual meeting. Here is a brief year in review of 2016-2017. Clinical Compass Annual Report 2017 Check out the video below
Performance Health Funds Expanded Study on Chiropractic’s Impact on Reduction in Opioid Prescriptions Study will include over one million subjects. Akron, Ohio – October 5, 2017 – Performance Health, the maker of Biofreeze® Professional, is pleased to announce its significant financial support of the Clinical Compass as part of its national Safer Pain Relief […]
Arlington, VA – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today released a list of five tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary in chiropractic care. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports®, which encourages conversations between patients and their clinicians about what care is really necessary and appropriate. To date, nearly 100 health care groups have participated in the Choosing Wisely® campaign to create lists identifying specific tests and procedures that evidence […]
Thanks to a very generous grant from the Michigan Chiropractic Foundation James Whedon DC, MS released the preliminary findings of his paper, Association between Utilization of Chiropractic Services and Use of Prescription Opioids among Patients with Low Back Pain. The final results of the study are currently under peer review for publication.
Special Announcement: New Cervical Spine Guidelines Relevant for Chiropractic Practice The mission of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) is to gather and evaluate existing evidence-based practice information; to facilitate the development of new information where existing evidence is lacking; and to distribute and assist in implementation of evidence-based practice information that […]
CCGPP Mission Vision Values Executive Summary 2017 At the fall 2016 annual meeting, a work group was assigned the task to review and update the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) Vision, Mission, and Values to make sure they are in line with current practices. The workgroup completed a modified Delphi process to […]