Back pain is an expensive health problem for both patients and businesses. A 2012 study reported that we spend about $635 billion on pain every year, with a significant amount of that spent on back pain. Over the
With headaches being one of the most common nervous system disorders worldwide, affecting almost 50 percent of the population at least once annually, finding a way to relieve them is important to when it comes to improving
Countless studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat musculoskeletal complaints like back pain, neck pain, or sciatica. Now a new study from Switzerland has looked at the relative benefits of
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 a new study
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 sciatica. (1) But
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 though: not only