Monthly Archive:: February 2014
We’ve all heard that calcium is crucial for preventing bone and joint problems, but new research suggests there may be another mineral we need to be mindful of: zinc. In particular, a study suggests
Posted on February 28, 2014
Sitting is the new smoking, and here’s another reason why: a new study shows that every hour you spend sitting during the day increases your likelihood of suffering from a disability.
Researchers publishing in the Journal of
Posted on February 27, 2014
A recent study shows that not only are neck adjustments safe for the elderly, they’re extremely effective for neck pain when combined with exercise. Although earlier studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic for
Posted on February 25, 2014
If you’ve got knee pain with an occasional aching back, recent research suggests you may want to take care of that back pain sooner rather than later. A new study found that patients with
Posted on February 21, 2014
A new study suggests that over 14% of women are prescribed narcotics at some point in their pregnancy, despite the fact that the drugs may be associated with an elevated risk of birth defects.
Posted on February 19, 2014
Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a debilitating neuromuscular disorder that causes the neck muscles to contract involuntarily. These muscle contractions result in abnormal movements, twisting, and positioning of the head and neck, along
Posted on February 18, 2014
For anyone who has reached for fruit juice as a healthier alternative to soda, a new study from The Lancet may surprise you. The study found that fruit juices may be no better than
Posted on February 14, 2014
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may wonder “How soon can I expect to return to work and my normal life?” While the answer to that question is highly individualized, a
Posted on February 12, 2014
Instead of depending on pain medications to get you through the day, try one of these drug-free headache treatments for relief.
Chiropractic Adjustments: Research shows neck adjustments can decrease disability and pain in many patients
Posted on February 11, 2014
A new pilot study suggests that massage therapy could help to improve neck symptoms in patients with cervicogenic headache.
Although massage therapy has previously been shown to help migraine, little research has examined the effects
Posted on February 7, 2014