Monthly Archive:: October 2014

Fibromyalgia and Low Vitamin D Levels

Fibromyalgia patients are at risk of vitamin D deficiency according to a new study from Ireland. In the study, 36% of fibromyalgia patients had deficient levels of vitamin D and 62% had insufficient levels.

Chiropractic Beats Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Many people are sent to physical therapists for back pain, but a recent study finds that chiropractic patients have better results. Numerous studies have shown that chiropractic can be an effective treatment for patients with

Early Degenerative Changes May be a Source of Future Low-Back Pain

Though muscle and ligament strain are the most common causes of low back pain, degeneration of the intervertebral discs and osteoarthritis of the facet joints are also major causes of low back pain and

Do Older People Simply Accept Back Pain?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment. The

Chiropractic Better Than Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain

Over ¾ of adult Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and nearly 1 in 5 experience it each year, making it important to determine which treatments are most effective.