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In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –
- Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache
- And Finally a Story about the Effects of Abdominal Resistance Exercise on Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat
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Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #503 recorded April 10, 2015.
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Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache
The purpose of a recent study published in JMPT was to provide evidence-informed practice recommendations for the chiropractic treatment of headache in adults.
Systematic literature searches of controlled clinical trials published through August 2009 relevant to chiropractic practice were conducted using the databases MEDLINE; EMBASE; Allied and Complementary Medicine, etc.
The study concluded that evidence suggests that chiropractic care, including spinal manipulation, improves migraine and cervicogenic headaches.
The type, frequency, dosage, and duration of treatment(s) should be based on guideline recommendations, clinical experience, and findings.
Evidence for the use of spinal manipulation as an isolated intervention for patients with tension-type headache remains equivocal.
Effect of Abdominal Resistance Exercise on Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat
A JMPT study was published to compare the effect of diet and an abdominal resistance training program to diet alone on abdominal subcutaneous fat thickness and waist circumference of overweight and obese women.
This randomized clinical trial included 40 overweight and obese women randomly divided into 2 groups: diet only and diet combined with 12 weeks of abdominal resistance training.
Waist and hip circumferences and abdominal skin folds of the subjects were measured at the beginning and 12 weeks after the interventions. In addition, abdominal subcutaneous fat thickness of the subjects was measured using ultrasonography. Percentage body fat and lean body mass of all the subjects were also measured using a bioelectric impedance device.
Study concluded that this study found that abdominal resistance training besides diet did not reduce abdominal subcutaneous fat thickness compared to diet alone in overweight or obese women.
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