Chiropractic Research

The world of chiropractic is constantly evolving with new and fascinating research taking place all the time. We always like to know about new developments in the medical world so that we can provide you with the best possible care. So that you can also be in the know, we’ve posted the research papers we find most interesting here.

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    How chiropractic can help as we get older

    Staying active as we get older is so important for our physical and mental health and chiropractic provides a way to keep your spine healthy and flexible. A recent study published in the Spine Journal…

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    The Brain-Body Connection

    The brain is the master control system for the whole body; it sends and receives a complex frequency of signals to the body via the nervous system that dictates the function of the body.  …

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    The effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain

    From Doc Sophie: Dr Heidi’s Study This month I’d would like to delve into a recent, amazing, scientific study that explains and shows the effects of the chiropractic adjustment on the brain. This particular study was…

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    Research: Chiropractic effective for low back pain

    This study measured the effects of a chiropractic adjustment on the low back (facet) joints. It proved that there was an effective gapping and stretching of these joints which was shown to help improve mobility…

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    Injections a waste of time for sciatica

    Epidural corticosteroid injections are unlikely to provide any meaningful long-term pain relief for patients with sciatica, a review has found.Despite the approach becoming increasingly popular worldwide, the review of 23 “high quality” randomised trials found…

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    Why get adjusted?

    Why adjustments are good for you! The following ten statements explain why getting a spinal adjustment by a Chiropractor can help you to get and stay well for the rest of your life. Each statement…

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  • Research – Subluxation Affects on Health

    This paper explores how chiropractic care may be beneficial to non musculoskeletal conditions. Exploring the Neuromodulatory Effects of the Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Care. Author: HEIDI HAAVIK Abstract: The elusive vertebral subluxation is the central…

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  • Research – subluxation affects on health

    This paper explores how chiropractic care may be beneficial to non musculoskeletal conditions. Exploring the Neuromodulatory Effects of the Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Care. Author: HEIDI HAAVIK Abstract: The elusive vertebral subluxation is the central…

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  • Chiropractic safety update

    Here’s a little article showing that a neck adjustment at the chiropractor is no more traumatic than simply turning your head left or right! Read on… Abstract OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of this study was…

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    Live longer by sitting less

    Abstract Objectives To determine the impact of sitting and television viewing on life expectancy in the USA. Design Prevalence-based cause-deleted life table analysis. Setting Summary RRs of all-cause mortality associated with sitting and television viewing were obtained from…

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  • Research: chiropractic and creative thinking

    Honestly, people don’t usually show up our office complaining about a lack of creativity! Maybe with the study discussed below that might just change. Makes sense to me: Chiropractic removes stress on the nervous system….

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  • Research: serum cortisol levels

    RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant….

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  • Research: cervicogenic headache

    RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant….

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  • Research: efficacy of steroid injections

    RESEARCH PAPER The information replicated below concerns worldwide studies related to Chiropractic. Putney Chiropractic did not conduct the original research and only wishes to share issues with you that you may find interesting and relevant….

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  • Research: chiropractic and breastfeeding

    RESEARCH PAPER: Contribution of Chiropractic Therapy to Resolving Suboptimal Breastfeeding: A Case Series of 114 Infants. Joyce E. Miller DC, Laura Miller, Ann-Kristin Sulesund, Andriy Yevtushenko. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; Volume 32, Issue 8, October 2009: Pages…

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  • Research: migraine relief

    RESEARCH PAPER: Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache. Journal Manipulative therapy 2011 Jun;34(5):274-89.  Bryans R, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, Marcoux H, Potter B, Ruegg R, Shaw L, Watkin R, White E….

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  • Research: spinal manipulation

    RESEARCH PAPER: Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report. Gert Bronfort, Mitch Haas, Roni Evans, Brent Leininger and Jay Triano; Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010, 18:3. Abstract of the study: Background The purpose of this…

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  • Research: kyphosis and mortality

    RESEARCH PAPER: Kyphosis and Mortality Paper Posture is key to a long healthy life A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society explored the relationship between poor posture and mortality rates. The…

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  • Research: low back pain

      RESEARCH PAPER: Low Back Pain The May 2009 report by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence provides full support for Chiropractic adjustments (referred to as manipulation) in the treatment of low back pain. Manual…

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  • Research: infantile colic and spinal manipulation

    RESEARCH PAPER: The short-term effect of spinal manipulation in the treatment of infantile colic: a randomized controlled clinical trial with a blinded observer. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1999 Oct;22(8):517-22.Wiberg JM, Nordsteen J, Nilsson N. Objective:…

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