Monthly Archive:: July 2014

Back Pain: Dispelling the Weather Myth

Foggy or humid weather isn’t to blame for back pain, new research suggests. How many times have you blamed your back pain on the humidity? Or does rain in the forecast make you grimace because

Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe During Pregnancy?

Low back pain can be a serious problem when you’re expecting: A recent study shows that 61% of women report back pain at some during pregnancy. “Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases

Is Sciatica Worse for Women?

If sciatica were getting graded on gender parity, it would fail to meet the marks on every test. Recent research reveals that women are more likely to suffer from chronic sciatica than men —

Obesity Shaves Years Off Your Life

What’s more unhealthy: carrying a few extra pounds or lighting up a cigarette? It’s turns out that both may be equally hazardous for your health, suggests to the results of a new study from

Chiropractic Speeds Sciatica Recovery

Sciatica pain is often so debilitating that it forces people to miss work and other normal activities.  Of all patients with low-back pain, sciatica patients have the highest level of disability (1).  In fact,

Why Teens Shouldn’t Rely on Painkillers

It seems as if you can’t check the news without finding at least one story of a life being lost to drugs. What is perhaps most concerning is that, all too often, the person

Overweight? Don’t blame it on overeating

Pick up most any weight loss book and one of the first things the authors usually address is scaling back on portion sizes and reducing your calorie intake. However, Medical News Today reports that a

Study Reveals Chiropractic Offers an “Economic Advantage”

Have you ever postponed getting medical care because you needed to wait for a “just a little more cash” or “just a little more time”? Well, you don’t have to wait and neglect your

Why Aging Aggravates Spinal Injuries

Aging inhibits healing from countless conditions, including spinal chord injury. A new study from Ohio State University helps to explain why. For the first time researchers have shown that a spinal cord injury is

Seat Belts: Strapping you with injuries or protecting your life?

“Click it or ticket” is a common public safety slogan, but is wearing a seat belt enough to ward off major injuries in auto collisions? A new study from the Medical College of Wisconsin suggests