It’s well known that stress and anxiety can exacerbate symptoms in patients with chronic pain. Previous research has also shown that depression can lead to worse outcomes for people with lower back pain. Studies suggest that spirituality
Two thirds of employees in industrialized nations spend their days sitting in front of a computer at a desk job. All that time hunched over a screen means more people are developing chronic conditions like carpal tunnel
Laying the foundation Chiropractic care is like building a house – certain things have to happen in a particular order for everything to stand strong and work correctly. When building a house, if you tried to put
Popping a pill may ward of back pain for now, but new research shows that relying too heavily on medications may lead to worse symptoms later on.
Opoid drugs, like Vicodin, Percocet, and OxyContin, are frequently prescribed for
In the past few years, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has become a more commonly-used treatment for a variety of conditions, including nervous system diseases and headaches. However, little clinical research has been done to confirm the
Got an achy back? You’re better off going to a chiropractor than popping another pain pill, suggests the results of a new study.
The study, published in the medical journal Spine, shows that that chiropractic adjustments are more
A panel of experts recently collaborated in a study which analyzed orders for MRI scans in two large hospitals. They found that more than half the cases in which a lumbar spine MRI scan were done should