Monthly Archive:: March 2013
Vertigo is dizziness caused by the inaccurate perception of motion resulting from dysfunction of the vestibular system. Often, it is associated with balance disorders, and causes difficulties standing or walking, along with nausea and
New legislation has been introduced in Congress that could expand insurance coverage of chiropractic care for military personnel.
The “Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act” would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to include
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition with symptoms such as impulsivity, hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and distractibility. Treatment options are varied, including medication and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) options. Chiropractic care has been
“How are you feeling?” It is a question that doctors ask in exam rooms every day. After surgery, patients are often asked to assess the success of the operation, and help alert their doctors
Sciatica is a relatively common medical condition, affecting an estimated 13-40% of people during their lifetime. The most common cause is a herniated disc. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is frequently used to examine patients
Previous research has shown the many benefits of daily exercise for kids, including fighting obesity, better sleep, and preventing stress. New research suggests another benefit of exercise in the growing years: Bone strength in
Smokers heal more slowly from broken bones, and are more likely to not recover at all, according to a new meta-study.
Smokers had a 15% greater risk of nonunion fractures of the long bones and
Not getting enough sunshine? That could increase your chances of severe back pain.
In a new study from Korea, people with a lack of regular sun exposure were more likely to be deficient in vitamin
Kinesiophobia, fear of movement, plagues many people with low-back pain. A study involving older adults with obesity and low-back pain sought to determine what factors resulted in kinesiophobia, and how this fear affected walking
Despite growing use of alternative care and chiropractic, many physicians are hesitant to recommend such treatments due negative beliefs or insufficient understanding of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This hesitance to work with CAM