Monthly Archive:: December 2013

Top 10 Chiropractic Studies of 2013

Here are the top 10 chiropractic research studies of 2013. 1. Immediate Benefits of Chiropractic Visible on MRI: For the first time, researchers used MRI to document changes in spinal gapping immediately after a chiropractic adjustment.  2. AMA

7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Spine

With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about how you can make meaningful changes to your life for better health. Here are seven steps you can take

Pilates for Back Pain

The growth in yoga and Pilates in the past decade has sparked a series of research studies on the effects of the mind-body practices on the spine and joints. Although yoga has proven to

Laser Therapy Soothes Shoulder Impingement

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of laser therapy for shoulder impingement syndrome. Researchers compared the effects of low laser therapy to ultrasound therapy for treating subacromial impingement syndrome, sometimes called shoulder impingement syndrome, swimmer’s shoulder

Gut Bacteria Linked to Arthritis

Scientists have discovered a potential new cause of rheumatoid arthritis: your gut. The microbiota in your gut helps to crowd out infectious germs and digest food. Earlier studies have shown that microbiota are involved

Why You Crave Christmas Cookies

Holiday treats got you giving into temptation? Blame the sugar in the cookies, not the fat. A new study shows that despite the fact that our culture has demonized fat, sugar is a more

What’s the Right “Dose” of Chiropractic Care?

Patients new to chiropractic often wonder, “How long will it take to recover from an episode of back or neck pain?” While the answer is highly individual, a team of researchers sought to see

5 Migraine Treatments to Avoid

At least five of the most common medical treatments for migraines are unnecessary and potentially risky, argued the American Headache Society (AHS) in the November/December issue of the journal Headache. After performing a meta-analysis of

Christmas May Make You Sick, Researchers Warn

The season to be jolly can easily turn into the season to be stressed and sick, health researchers at University of Birmingham are warning. Getting less sleep, more alcohol and poor dietary choices, a breakdown

Chiropractic May Lower Blood Pressure

Nearly a third of Americans have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke, and number of health conditions. While medication is the primary treatment for hypertension, there are several non-pharmaceutical