Monthly Archive:: October 2013

Spinal Mobilization Most Cost Effective Option for Neck Pain

New research showed that chiropractic led to significant improvements for 94% of neck-pain patients, but how do chiropractic techniques compare to other conservative treatments in the management of neck pain? To answer that question, it’s helpful to look

When Is The Best Time To Exercise?

Are you a morning or a night person when it comes to exercise? Does it matter? According to The American Council on Exercise there is a best time to tie on those sneakers and it varies by

Whiplash Shares Traits of Achilles Tendonosis

Researchers have discovered that patients with whiplash injuries may share certain characteristics of those with Achilles tendonosis, which may offer insight into potential new treatments for chronic whiplash pain. The study examined the tendons of patients with

Study: Benefits of Bracing in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis

Bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis reduces the likelihood that the condition will progress to the point that surgery is needed, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The work was supported

Effectiveness of Back Pain Steroids Questioned

Steroids may not be the key ingredient behind back pain relief from epidural steroid injections. A new literature review from John Hopkins found that steroids were no more effective than injections of any number of fluids, including

Study: Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension

Even being overweight when young was found to double high blood pressure risk in long-term study. Obese children have a four times greater risk of having high blood pressure when they reach adulthood compared to normal weight kids,

Chiropractic for Ulnar Nerve Compression

Ulnar nerve entrapment is a common cause of arm and wrist pain. The ulnar nerve is one of the three main nerves in the arm, and runs from the neck down the forearm to the hand. Compression

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Common Diseases

We all know regular exercise is critical for health, but new research shows it is actually as effective as drugs for several common diseases. In a study published in the British Medical Journal, physical activity was as effective