Monthly Archive:: September 2013

Mobilization vs. Massage for Cervicogenic Headache

Spinal mobilization is more effective than massage therapy for relieving cervicogenic headache pain, according to a new study. Cervicogenic headaches originate with a dysfunction in the cervical spine, or the neck region. Patients experience throbbing headaches at the

U.S.Study: Teens Begin to Slim Down

American teens may be getting the message that carrying excess weight isn’t good for them. Research shows that the number of obese teens leveled off and the rate of overweight teens dropped slightly between 2005-’06 and 2009-’10.

Common Questions Asked About Chiropractic Treatment

Even though millions of people have benefited from chiropractic care, there is a substantial level of confusion surrounding the industry. Some people have misconceptions about the treatments offered by professional chiropractors. Others are unaware of the disorders

Things To Know About Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (e.g., bacteria) that are either the same as or similar to microorganisms found naturally in the human body and may be beneficial to health. If you picture the human body as a “host”

Healthcare Use Before and After Whiplash Injury

Up to 50% of whiplash patients report an incomplete recovery, and around 30% of patients continue to be moderately or severely disabled two to three years after the initial injury. With a significant number of patients developing

Study: Episodes of Back Pain Not Temporary

Patients with acute low-back pain rarely take sick leave but frequently develop chronic symptoms, a study from the journal Spine suggests.

Shiatsu Massage Soothes Fibromyalgia

Complementary and alternative medicine is drawing more attention in the treatment of fibromyalgia. The increased popularity of CAM therapies among fibromyalgia patients is likely related to dissatisfaction with traditional medicine, a desire for a more holistic treatment

Treatment: Ankle and Foot Injuries

Acute ankle and foot injuries are common in athletes and other active young people. Sprains account for the greatest number of acute injuries. Ankle injuries are often thought of as sports injuries. But you don’t have to be an