Monthly Archive:: October 2013

Almonds May Prevent Weight Gain

A few almonds a day could keep the weight away. A new study found that individuals who ate 1.5 ounces of almonds every day reported reduced hunger and ate less throughout the day. Snacking too

Spinal Injections Not Helpful for Fibromyalgia

Minimally-invasive procedures such as epidural steroid injections may not be beneficial for patients with symptoms patterns of fibromyalgia, a new study suggests. The study also found that  42% of patients seeking care for back pain

Chiropractic Most Popular CAM Therapy in Australia

More and more people are catching onto to the benefits of chiropractic care. A new study found that chiropractors are the most commonly consulted complementary health physicians in Australia. Out of 7,519 respondents, 15% of

Migraine Tied to Restless Leg Syndrome

New research points to possible links among migraine, bruxism, and restless leg syndrome (RLS).  In a cohort study of patients being treated for RLS, more than half of patients were found to have symptoms

Spinal Mobilization Most Cost Effective Option for Neck Pain

New research showed that chiropractic led to significant improvements for 94% of neck-pain patients, but how do chiropractic techniques compare to other conservative treatments in the management of neck pain? To answer that question, it’s

Whiplash Shares Traits of Achilles Tendonosis

Researchers have discovered that patients with whiplash injuries may share certain characteristics of those with Achilles tendonosis, which may offer insight into potential new treatments for chronic whiplash pain. The study examined the tendons

Effectiveness of Back Pain Steroids Questioned

Steroids may not be the key ingredient behind back pain relief from epidural steroid injections. A new literature review from John Hopkins found that steroids were no more effective than injections of any number

Chiropractic for Ulnar Nerve Compression

Ulnar nerve entrapment is a common cause of arm and wrist pain. The ulnar nerve is one of the three main nerves in the arm, and runs from the neck down the forearm to

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Common Diseases

We all know regular exercise is critical for health, but new research shows it is actually as effective as drugs for several common diseases. In a study published in the British Medical Journal, physical activity

Seniors Prefer Chiropractors and MDs to Coordinate

Anyone who suffers from chronic conditions is probably familiar with shuffling between doctors appointments and receiving care from more than one provider. Any lack of coordination between providers is frustrating, if not expensive; repeat