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#004: Research Supporting Chiropractic for Desk Workers with Dr. Jeffrey Langmaid

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Dr. Jeff Langmaid of The Evidence Based Chiropractor discusses research that supports Chiropractic care for common conditions desk jockeys battle with too much sitting.


Dr. Jeffrey Langmaid of The Evidence-Based Chiropractor

Study 1) Spine Journal: (2013) Adding Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy to Standard Medical Care for Patients with Acute Low Back Pain

This research revealed 73% of participants that received both Chiropractic and Medical Care achieved Full resolution, were much better or were moderately better.

Those who only had medical care, only 17% achieved the same results above.

Study 2) JMPT: (2007) Patients Utilizing Chiropractic care had a 85% decrease use of pain medications.

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About the author, Kevin

Dr. Kevin Christie is a Chiropractic Physician and Certified Ergonomic Assessments Specialist (CEAS II) who dedicates himself to treating his patients’ symptoms and physical dysfunctions, whether it’s a professional athlete, a weekend golfer, or an office worker.

Dr. Christie received his B.S. degree from the Florida State University in Exercise Physiology and was an assistant strength & conditioning coach for FSU athletics. His education and desire for learning continued at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic and Masters In Human Biology degrees.

Dr. Christie is currently the CEO of Health-Fit Corporate Wellness which provides On-Site Chiropractic and Ergonomics for corporations such as Royal Caribbean, ADT Security, Tyco Integrated Systems, World Fuel Services, Strategic Coach, Frito-Lay, and others.

In 2016 he launched The Modern Desk Jockey Podcast, which provides healthy solutions for the desk worker.

Dr. Christie has been the Chiropractic/Sports Medicine Physician for multiple football academies in South Florida. He is currently the Sports Chiropractor for XPE Combine Prep Program in Boca Raton, FL. This role includes treating the college football players during the NFL Combine Prep Program and the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. He also has worked on over 500 NFL, MLB and NHL players for these strength & conditioning companies during their off-season Pro NFL/MLB programs.
In November 2009, Dr. Christie was appointed by Governor Charlie Crist to the Board of Athletic Trainers as the Chiropractic advisor. This appointment is through the year 2017 and will include working with and advising the Board of Athletic Trainers on maintaining and improving the quality of care for Certified Athletic Trainers in the state of Florida.

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