Monthly Archive:: July 2013

Most Common Kid Sports Injuries

While physical activity is beneficial for children’s health, it can lead to sports injuries in the growing bodies of young people. Research about sports injuries has been conducted in an effort to prevent injury

Chiropractic Effective for Hip Osteoarthritis

Some physical therapists and other health-care providers are firm believers in the efficacy of patient education as a means to reduce symptoms for various musculoskeletal diseases. Ongoing research has been conducted to investigate the

Chiropractic is Safe, Study Shows

Chiropractic care has successfully relieved patients of spinal pain for over a hundred years, and a new study shows that chiropractic is not only effective, it’s safe. Earlier research has examined the safety of chiropractic, but

Marathon Runner’s Knee Healed by Chiropractor

Knee pain can be the result of a wide variety of underlying causes. One such cause of knee pain that is often overlooked as even a possibility is entrapment of the saphenous nerve. The

Alcohol and the Risk of Back Pain

Does regularly drinking alcohol increase your risk of back pain? Earlier research has shown that people who smoke are more likely to suffer from back pain and musculoskeletal conditions. Quitting smoking may even lead

Chiropractic for Most Common Vascular Disorder in Athletes

A recent case study describes the role of chiropractic and conservative treatments in managing a vascular disorder called Paget-Schroetter Syndrome. Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, also called effort thrombosis, is a rare condition that occurs when a blood

Plane Crash Survivor’s Back Pain Healed by Chiropractor

A recent case study highlighted the efficacy of chiropractic care and flexion-distraction therapy for chronic back pain after severe personal injuries. Cox Flexion Distraction is a low-velocity spinal adjustment procedure that is applied using a

Preventing Work Disability with Chiropractic (Video)

Chiropractic care may minimize missed worked days for back and neck pain, according to recent research. In a new survey, chiropractic patients tended to miss fewer work days compared to patients who hadn’t seen a

Chiropractic Boosts Immunity

Many people are aware that chiropractic is an effective way to relieve a number pain conditions, but a growing body of research suggests it can also improve immunity. Previous studies have shown that spinal adjustments

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Massage

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve located at the wrist. It usually results from overuse of the hands and wrists and is often associated with workers