Monthly Archive:: December 2012

Exercise Reduces Risk of Back Pain in Pregnancy

Pregnant women who exercise are less likely to suffer from back pain compared to those who don’t, according to new research. A study Norway found that pregnant women who engaged in physical activity at

Boy Gets Better Grades, Less Headaches with Chiropractic

Many parents of children suffering from headaches and neck pain have considered chiropractic treatments. Previous research has confirmed that chiropractic care is safe for children. In a recent study of European chiropractors, less than 1% of

Chiropractic Helps Arthritis Patients with Neck Pain

Atlantoaxial osteoarthritis is a condition causing severe neck pain and reduced range of motion. Some cases are degenerative, while others occur following trauma. Little research has been done concerning the diagnosis and treatment of

Chiropractic Best Treatment for Athletes with Back Pain

Low-back pain is frequently the source of missed playing time and disability in athletes. While a wide-range of treatment options exist,  it can be difficult to discern which therapies will enable you to return

Chiropractic Effective for Thumb Arthritis

Chiropractic treatments could improve symptoms in patients with thumb arthritis, according to new research. Thumb arthritis, also known as secondary carpometacarpal osteoarthritis or CMC OA, is the most common form of arthritis affecting the

Video: Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Auto Injury Treatment

Immediately after an auto collision, it’s common for people to wait to get treatment. Most people think, “I’ll just wait to see how I feel next week.” This approach can be a mistake.   A number

Chiropractic Effective for Dizziness, Study Confirms

An estimated 11-28% of adults suffer from chronic dizziness —a never-ending feeling of spinning, unsteadiness, and disorientation. These symptoms are common in patients with headache, neck pain, and whiplash-associated disorders. Fortunately, a growing body of

Exercise Boosts Bone Health in Women

It’s well-known that exercise can be protective against osteoporosis, and recent research helps to explain why. Women who engaged in regular physical activity showed signs of improved bone health, according to a recent study

Obesity Limits Success of Back Pain Treatments, Study Finds

Being overweight doesn’t just increase your risk of back pain, it limits your potential to improve with treatment, according to recent research. A new study showed that obese patients have fewer improvements with back-pain

Pilates May Reduce Risk of Falls in Elderly

You may not picture your grandma pulling off complicated Pilates moves, but a recent study suggests it may be her ticket to avoiding dangerous falls. Falls are a serious health concern in the elderly: 71%