Does Chiropractic Care Help Back Stiffness (According to Science)?

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Does Chiropractic Care Help Back Stiffness (According to Science)?

When you tell somebody you’re seeing a chiropractor, a certain percentage of people will screw their face into a pained expression and then ask you something along the lines of, “Why do you believe in quackery?”. There’s a common misperception (that we’ve addressed on this podcast before) that there’s no science to back up the usefulness of chiropractic care. To fight this wrong thinking, we’re starting a new regular segment on scientific studies related to chiropractic care. This week, we take a look at a scientific study that looks at how a back adjustment affects back stiffness.

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Podcast 16 Highlights

  • 1:15 – Beer of the Week – Ballast Point Cinnamon Raisin Commodore Stout (6.5% ABV) Dr. King rates it a 3.5.
  • 3:15 – What is an American Stout?
  • 6:20 – Research on how chiropractic adjustments work. This study looks at whether a back adjustment helps with back stiffness.
  • 9:50 – Results: Chiropractic care resulted in immediate lessening of back stiffness.
  • 12:45 – Are there different kinds of back stiffness?
  • 14:34 – An update on Michael, a 20 year old college student’s second week of strength training.
  • 20:52 – How to destroy chili in a crock pot.
  • 23:38 – Question from Amanda: What’s in the fish tank?
  • 27:12 – Ask us a question!
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