Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Chiropractic Treatment of Dizziness

A recent case study suggests that chiropractic adjustments may alleviate chronic dizziness associated with neck pain.1 A 29 year old man had been suffering from cervicogenic dizziness for 10 years. His dizziness developed in his 20s after a

Improving Assisted Living Health

Nurses are the front line providers of care in assisted-living facilities. They are the ones that are dispensing the majority of medications to the elderly residents who are usually taking a significant number of prescriptions at the

OK to Feed Athletes More Protein

A study examined the impact of increasing the amount of protein consumed on “resistance-trained” men and women. Researchers formed two groups feeding one an average of 5 ounces of protein per day and the other an average

Chiropractic Better for Back Pain Than Medical Care

A few years ago, a study was completed where patients were observed who had both acute (or severe) and chronic back pain.  In this study, standard medical treatment was compared to chiropractic care.  A total of 2780

Vitamin D for Coronary Artery Disease

Reducing your risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) is now added to the long list of benefits from having sufficient Vitamin D in your body. A recent study concluded that “Vitamin D deficiency is significantly associated with

How to Break the Cycle of Back Pain

You tweaked your back, pulled a muscle, or injured yourself lifting something incorrectly and suddenly you’ve got a shooting pain in your back. These sudden, temporary episodes of low back pain are characterized as acute low back

1 in 30 Die from Alcohol Related Cancer

More and more research is looking at the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer. Even as little as 1 ½ drink s per day can significantly increase the risk of cancer. These cancers can shorten a person’s

Chiropractic: The Key to Healthy Aging

Think you have to live with back pain just because you’re growing old? You’re not alone. Research shows that although older adults are more likely to experience back pain, they are less likely to seek care for their