By Debbie Nicholson
Workman’s Compensation update concludes chiropractic more effective
Just recently a study administered by medical and healthcare professionals outside the chiropractic profession concluded that chiropractic care had more effectiveness for common work related low back pain in comparison to treatments by physicians or physical therapists. In total chiropractic patients demonstrated lower medical expenses, less disability recurrences and shorter initial periods of disabilities.
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Primary care — the basic medical care that people get when they visit their doctors for routine physicals and minor problems — could fall apart in the United States without immediate reforms, the American College of Physicians said on Monday.
“Primary care is on the verge of collapse,” said the organization, a professional group which certifies internists, in a statement. “Very few young physicians are going into primary care and those already in practice are under such stress that they are looking for an exit strategy.”