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Millions of people across the world are getting the wrong care for low back pain, with many treatments causing harm and even early death, a global review has concluded.


The review by over 30 leading experts in countries across the world, published in The Lancet today, highlights that many health systems are wasting valuable healthcare resources by continuing to fund tests and treatments known to be ineffective and even harmful.  


The series of three papers on low back pain notes that standardised approaches to managing low back pain are commonly misconceived and outdated, and best practice is…

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Then take a look at this exciting opportunity: The Department for Chiropractic Medicine at the Faculty for Medicine at the University of Zürich and Balgrist Universty Hospital in Zürich, Switzerland seeks to fill two positions of international chiropractic research fellows. Read more in this job advert: Research position Zürich

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CARL Fellows work on joint projects 24/7 – literally. Due to the geographical grouping of the fellows at least one fellow is always ready to work on a project at a given time during the day.


The CARL Fellows reveal this in their latest newsletter, which has just been released and the mental image of fellows working all the time illustrates the activity level in the group very well; all the fellows have been very busy since the release of the first newsletter in the summer of 2017.


CARL Fellows have authored or co-authored three published papers, with…

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If you have any suggestions, please submit your contribution to the scientific journal Chiropractic and Manual Therapies.


The journal introduces a new thematic series entitled "What is Chiropractic?", edited by Jan Hartvigsen, Professor and Head of Research at the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at SDU and Senior  Researcher at NIKKB  and Simon French, Professor of School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Canada.


Read about the thematic series by clicking here: https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/what-is-chiropractic

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Chiropractic & Manual Therapies listed in MEDLINE

Chiropractic & Manual Therapies creates history as it is accepted into the prestigious medical database MEDLINE as the first journal with the word “chiropractic” in the title.


Chiropractic & Manual Therapies (CMT) is an open access journal that aims to provide chiropractors, manual therapists and related health professionals with clinically relevant, evidence-based information.


The Editor-in-Chief of the journal Associate Professor Bruce Walker AM states that “the inclusion of Chiropractic & Manual Therapies into MEDLINE is a milestone for the journal and profession at large. It is the first journal in the world with the word ‘Chiropractic or Chiropractor’…

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