The image below is the cover of the January 1, 2020 edition of The American Chiropractor. Dr. Erickson is the primary author of another feature article of a 2 part series discussing the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment (CSA) and its relationship to manipulation versus mobilization. In part 2 of the series, we will discuss the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment and its relationship to manual therapy. This article is expected to come out in March of 2020. Stay tuned!

The American Chiropractor is a National INDEXED publication. According to The American Chiropractor, it is “America’s Most Read Chiropractic Magazine. Under the About section from The American Chiropractor LinkedIn page, they report it is, “The leading chiropractic magazine in this niche market, with over 42 years of presence in chiropractic, mailing to 50,000 chiropractors each and every month.

Balhara (2012), “Indexed journals are considered to be of higher scientific quality as compared to non-indexed journals” (p. 1). Further, “Medicus has been the most comprehensive index of medical scientific journal articles. It is being published since 1879” (p. 1). Additional indexed publication databases include MedLine, PubMed, EMBASE, SCOPUS, EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases, SCIRUS among others. There are various regional and national versions of Index Medicus such as African Index Medicus (p. 1).

Click to read the article. Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment/Manipulation

1. Erickson M., Studin M., (2020), Chiropractic Adjustment vs. Manual Therapy DC vs. DO vs. PT, Part 2 of 2, American Chiropractor 42 (2), pgs. 34, 36, 38-40.
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4. Balhara Y. P. (2012). Indexed journal: What does it mean?. Lung India: official organ of Indian Chest Society, 29(2), 193. Retrieved from