Research

As the research supporting the effectiveness of chiropractic care continues to emerge, consumers are seeking chiropractic care in record numbers. More than 18 million Americans visit doctors of chiropractic each year for a variety of conditions, and more and more medical doctors are referring their patients to doctors of chiropractic.

Comparative Analysis of Individuals With and Without Chiropractic Coverage: Patient Characteristics, Utilization, and Costs

This extensive four- year study compared total health
care costs for low back pain patients with and without chiropactic insurance coverage and found chiropractic care for low back pain signficantly reduced total health care costs.

Surrogate Indication of DNA Repair in Serum After Long Term Chiropractic Intervention A Retrospective Study

This landmark study found that chiropractic care could influence basic physiological processes affecting oxidative stress and DNA repair, offering a scientific explanation for the positive health benefits reported by patients receiving chiropractic care.

Self-reported Nonmusculoskeletal Responses to Chiropractic Intervention: A Multination Survey

This 2005 study found that chiropractic care also had a positive effect on nonmusculoskeletal problems.

The Effect of Chiropractic Adjustments on Movement Time: A Pilot Study Using Fitts Law

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Effect of Chiropractic Care on Heart Rate Variability and Pain in a Multisite Clinical Study

A Nonsurgical Approach to the Management of Patients with Cervical Radiculopathy: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study

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CCGPP Develops Algorithms for Chiropractic Management of Acute and Chronic Spine-Related Pain for the Benefit of the Chiropractic Profession

A culmination of efforts sustaining over the past decade, we are proud to announce that CCGPP's work has been published in the December 31st issue of Topics in Integrative Healthcare.  Follow the link to read more!

Degenerative changes following spinal fixation in a small animal model.

This 2004 study reveals exciting new evidence that regular chiropractic care may reduce the occurrence of degenerative joint disease or spinal arthritis.

A Study of Education

Researchers compare chiropractic education to traditional medical education and find that "considerable commonality exists between chiropractic and medical programs."

Manipulation of the Cervical Spine - Safety and Effectiveness

This article addresses the gap between "perception" and "reality" as revealed by a complete literature review.

Chiropractic "Only Proven Effective Treatment" for Chronic Whiplash

Study Says 74% of Chronic Whiplash Patients Improved with Chiropractic

Chronic back pain may shrink the brain

A recent study published in The Journal of Neuroscience has revealed that people who suffer from chronic back pain for one year may experience a decrease in the brain's gray matter.

Ear Infection: A Retrospective Study Examining Improvement from Chiropractic Care and analyzing influencing factors

This study found that children with Otitis Media responded favorably to chiropractic care.

Overview of Research about Safety

Research confirms the simple truth that spinal manipulation or spinal adjusting is safe and effective.

The IPA Study

Chiropractors receive high marks from patients in a variety of areas.

The Manga Study

This hugely influential landmark study shows that chiropractic care can bring about improved health outcomes at a lower cost.