Monthly Archive:: February 2013

Chiropractic Eases Patient’s Spinal Condition: A Case Study of Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

Scheuermann’s kyphosis, first identified in 1921, is a spinal condition involving at least three wedged adjacent vertebrae of 58 curvature or more. The typical age of onset is between 8 and 16 years; it

Video: Chiropractic is Whole Body Wellness

Most people think of chiropractic as effective way to treat back pain. While this is true, dozens of medical studies show that chiropractic can alleviate a number of other health conditions, while promoting general

Asthma Patients Find Relief With Chiropractic Care

An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma. With 180,000 deaths attributed to the disease, asthma treatment has a significant financial burden. In the United States alone, asthma medication is estimated to cost

Chiropractic Effective for Jaw Pain and TMD

Many patients suffer from host of symptoms after an auto collision: neck pain, whiplash, headache, and even jaw pain. Studies show that patients with whiplash frequently develop temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD), or dysfunction of

Manual Therapy Eases Low-Back Pain in Active Military Personnel

Low-back pain is a common ailment among active duty military personnel. Their bodies are under constant strain, and their musculoskeletal systems are given little time to recuperate during the ongoing stress of active duty.

Chiropractors Play Important Role in Rural Communities

The use of complementary and alternative medicine, with its associated out-of-pocket cost for patients, has been the subject of concern and debate among health professionals, researchers, and policy makers. A recent study evaluated the

Easing Emotional Distress Key to Neck Pain Treatment

A considerable amount of research has focused on assessing risk factors for developing long-term disability as a result of neck pain. However, knowledge is still lacking regarding disability in neck-pain patients receiving specialist treatment.

Chiropractic Best Conservative Treatment for Back Pain

When treating persistent back pain, it can be difficult to accurately predict how well a patient will recover from symptoms resulting from non-specific pain. Will the patient be plagued with a lifetime of back

Physician Prescribes Less Medication When Working with Chiropractor

The treatment of musculoskeletal disorders like back pain varies widely across health-care specialties. Studies suggests that there is little communication between professionals – such as between chiropractors and primary-care doctors – with regards to

The Biology of Massage: Decreasing Muscle Pain After Exercise

Athletes have long looked to chiropractors and massage therapists for relief of sore muscles after exercise and training. Now scientists are beginning to understand why massage is so effective in relieving muscle soreness. A study