Monthly Archive:: August 2013

Chiropractic Enhances Benefits of Exercise for Back Pain

Countless studies have demonstrated the benefits of exercise therapies for relieving musculoskeletal conditions like chronic back pain. Now recent research shows that spinal adjustments, commonly used by chiropractors, may actually enhance the benefits of exercise therapies for

Dizziness and Whiplash: Can Vestibular Rehab Help?

Dizziness is a common complaint after auto injury, affecting between 15-25% of patients with whiplash. Within the neck are tiny sensory receptors called muscle spindles working with a number of reflexes to stabilize the head and eyes.

Kale & Broccoli Fight Osteoarthritis

Eating kale, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables could help to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis, a new study from the UK suggests. Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that cruciferous vegetables contain a chemical compound called sulforaphane, which

Massage Therapy Effective for Multiple Sclerosis

Massage therapy may be more effective than exercise therapy alone for multiple sclerosis, according to a new study published in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that involves an immune system attack on the

Chiropractic and Massage Most Popular Choices for Seniors

Many older adults with back pain hesitate to depend on pain medications for managing their symptoms. Although drugs can provide temporary relief, they can carry a number of unwanted side effects and may even complicate treatment plans

Potential New Cause of Fibromyalgia

Many patients labeled as having fibromyalgia may actually be suffering from disease known as small-fiber polyneuropathy (SFPN), according to a new study. Although fibromyalgia is a recognized medical condition, the biological causes are still unknown and there

ADHD Tied to Asthma and Allergies in Children

Kids with history of allergies and asthma are more like to develop ADHD, says the results of a new study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Earlier studies on a possible link between allergies, asthma,

Chiropractic for a Rare Spinal Anomaly

Back pain has a number of causes, and while most cases are the result of mechanical problems, the pain can also result from diseases, infections, and spinal abnormalities. One recent study explored the case of a 29-year old