ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Is Magnesium the Missing Link in Your Heart Healthy Routine?

More evidence for calorie restriction’s longevity effect

A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way

Supplementation with vitamin D associated with improved testosterone, erectile function among middle...

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache

VIDEO: The Best Brain Foods That Help Increase Your Memory!

Get the Most From Your Green Tea

Iron (And More) For Lasting, Natural Energy

Affordable Care Act made cancer screening more accessible for millions, study finds

Metabolic syndrome increases the need for vitamin E

 
Print Page
Email Article

The effectiveness of chiropractic management of fibromyalgia (FM) patients: a pilot study

  [ 78 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Blunt KL, Rajwani MH, Guerriero RC • www.ProHealth.com • July 20, 1997


OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the effectiveness of chiropractic
management for fibromyalgia patients using reported pain
levels, cervical and lumbar ranges of motion, strength,
flexibility, tender points, myalgic score and perceived
functional ability as outcome measures.
DESIGN: A. Preliminary
randomized control crossover trial. B. Before and after
design.
PATIENTS: Twenty-one rheumatology patients (25-70 yr).
CHIROPRACTIC INTERVENTIONS: Treatment consisted of 4 wk of
spinal manipulation, soft tissue therapy and passive
stretching at the chiropractors' discretion. CONTROL
INTERVENTION: Chiropractic management withheld for 4 wk with
continuation of prescribed medication.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:
Changes in scores on the Oswestry Pain Disability Index, Neck
Disability Index, Visual Analogue Scale, straight leg raise
and lumbar and cervical ranges of motion were observed.
RESULTS: Chiropractic management improved patients' cervical
and lumbar ranges of motion, straight leg raise and reported
pain levels. These changes were judged to be clinically
important within the confines of our sample only. CONCLUSIONS:
Further study with a sample size of 81 (for 80% power at alpha
< or = .05) is recommended to determine if these findings are
generalizable to the target population of fibromyalgia
suffers.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Ultra ATP+, Double Strength

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health

Natural Remedies

Block food Cravings At Their Molecular Root Block food Cravings At Their Molecular Root
Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It? Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It?
Quercetin: Natural Support for Allergy & Inflammation Relief and More Quercetin: Natural Support for Allergy & Inflammation Relief and More
More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History
Pioneer Scientists Uncover a Revolutionary Neuroprotective Supplement for Nerve Health Pioneer Scientists Uncover a Revolutionary Neuroprotective Supplement for Nerve Health

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map