Hearing Loss http://www.hadleychiropractic.com/bloghearing-loss.html Chinese study looking at Chiropractic and hearing loss en-us NYK RSS Feeder Hearing loss http://www.hadleychiropractic.com/blog/hearing-loss/2015/4/1/hearing-loss/ Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:51:38 -0400<p>In 1895, DD Palmer performed the very first chiropractic adjustment on Harvey Lillard, and Mr. Lillard regained his hearing after having been deaf for 17 years.&nbsp; Dr. Palmer first thought that he had discovered the &ldquo;cure&rdquo; for deafness, and brought in many people to test this.&nbsp; What he found, however, was that people were getting well from <em>many </em>different health challenges, so Dr. Palmer realized that there was something much bigger going on, and he established the profession of chiropractic as a way to correct nervous system interference (vertebral subluxation) so that all people can function at a higher level.&nbsp;</p> <p>Unfortunately, many people have criticized this founding event of chiropractic.&nbsp; They laughed and said that hearing is controlled by cranial nerves, which they (<em>mistakenly</em>) think have noting to do with the spinal nerves.&nbsp; So, obviously, chiropractors are charlatans!&nbsp; Well, here&rsquo;s a study that was just published in China, looking at the use of chiropractic care in the management of people with sudden hearing loss.&nbsp; The paper itself is in Chinese, but a summary can be found on PubMed.gov, from the US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. &nbsp;&nbsp;And the conclusion?&nbsp; <strong>&ldquo;Compared with routine method for cervicogenic sudden hearing loss, additional chiropractic can improve hearing and relieve neck pain effectively.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p><a href=\"http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25823136\">http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25823136</a></p>