Monthly Archive:: December 2015

Is your job triggering your sciatica pain?

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Faster recovery with conservative treatment (Part 2 of 3)

This is part 2 in a series of 3 on active conservative treatment of sciatica. Often,  doctors opt to give patients surgery based on the belief that surgery produces faster recovery times. But results from

Staying active enhances conservative treatment of sciatica (Part 1 of 3)

This is part 1 in a series of 3 on active conservative treatment of sciatica. Studies have shown that conservative treatment can be just as effective as surgery in treating patients with low-back pain and

Active vs. Passive Conservative Treatment for Sciatica (Part 3 of 3)

Previously, treatment for low-back pain consisted of bed rest or passive treatment methods. Now more studies are pointing to the benefits of staying active with pain thresholds. The word “active” is a double entendre

Exercise and Chiropractic Cures Firefighter with Sciatica and Low-back pain

A combination of exercise and chiropractic care may be the missing link in your sciatica treatment. Recently, a case study illustrated the benefit of chiropractic care in a 47-year old firefighter with chronic back

Physical therapy provides immediate and long-term sciatica relief

Supervised sessions of physical therapy provided immediate and long-term relief for patients with sciatica, according to secondary analysis of a recent study.  165 patients with moderate and severe sciatica pain participated in several supervised physical

Chiropractic Helps Relieve COPD

The COPD Foundation reports that more than 24 million people in the U.S. currently suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease in which the airways are hindered by some type

Chiropractic Can Help Improve Quality of Life for Seniors

The late Baseball Hall of Famer Casey Stengel once said, “The trick is growing up without growing old.” If you’re over the age of 65 (which roughly 13 percent of the United States population