The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog is intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Reviewing chiropractic for fibromyalgia

    Prof. Ernst reviewed the evidence.

    First, the details.

    • 3 studies were worth reviewing.

    And, the results.

    • The studies were poorly designed.
    • They generated no evidence to suggest that chiropractic care is effective for fibromyalgia.

    The bottom line?
    The author concluded, “There is insufficient evidence to conclude that chiropractic is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia.”

    The National Center for CAM (NCCAM) also reviewed the evidence and also concluded there is insufficient evidence for chiropractic management of fibromyalgia.

    6/23/09 21:40 JR

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