Monthly Archive:: July 2013

Most Common Kid Sports Injuries

While physical activity is beneficial for children’s health, it can lead to sports injuries in the growing bodies of young people. Research about sports injuries has been conducted in an effort to prevent injury and keep athletics

Chiropractic Effective for Hip Osteoarthritis

Some physical therapists and other health-care providers are firm believers in the efficacy of patient education as a means to reduce symptoms for various musculoskeletal diseases. Ongoing research has been conducted to investigate the actual effects that

Chiropractic is Safe, Study Shows

Chiropractic care has successfully relieved patients of spinal pain for over a hundred years, and a new study shows that chiropractic is not only effective, it’s safe. Earlier research has examined the safety of chiropractic, but no studies had

Marathon Runner’s Knee Healed by Chiropractor

Knee pain can be the result of a wide variety of underlying causes. One such cause of knee pain that is often overlooked as even a possibility is entrapment of the saphenous nerve. The saphenous nerve is

Alcohol and the Risk of Back Pain

Does regularly drinking alcohol increase your risk of back pain? Earlier research has shown that people who smoke are more likely to suffer from back pain and musculoskeletal conditions. Quitting smoking may even lead to an improvement

Chiropractic for Most Common Vascular Disorder in Athletes

A recent case study describes the role of chiropractic and conservative treatments in managing a vascular disorder called Paget-Schroetter Syndrome. Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, also called effort thrombosis, is a rare condition that occurs when a blood clot forms inside

Plane Crash Survivor’s Back Pain Healed by Chiropractor

A recent case study highlighted the efficacy of chiropractic care and flexion-distraction therapy for chronic back pain after severe personal injuries. Cox Flexion Distraction is a low-velocity spinal adjustment procedure that is applied using a specialized table or

Preventing Work Disability with Chiropractic (Video)

Chiropractic care may minimize missed worked days for back and neck pain, according to recent research. In a new survey, chiropractic patients tended to miss fewer work days compared to patients who hadn’t seen a chiropractor. The survey included