Chiropractic News Archive

8 Reasons Why Chiropractic is Best for Back Pain

Low back pain is an expensive and frustrating problem for many adults. Nearly 80% of adults suffer from some kind of back problem and the total cost of this common health condition is about $240 billion a

9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica

Sciatica is a common pain problem that affects about 5% of adults. Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis: sciatic pain can have a number of different causes, and getting a proper diagnosis is key

VA Study Finds Chiropractic Linked to Lower Opiate Usage

We’re all aware of the serious problem in the US with opiate addiction. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 115 Americans die from opiate overdoses each day (about 43,000 a year), and we spend about

Chiropractic Patients Less Likely to Suffer Drug Reactions

Most people experience back pain, and many of these patients use drugs for pain relief. A 2014 study1 found that of older adults with chronic back pain, 72% of them were using some kind of analgesic to

Chiropractic Improves Jaw Muscle Strength

Chiropractic adjustments work by improving the function of your central nervous system. Because of traumas, injuries, or daily stresses and strains, it’s common to experience limitations in function or pain that can originate in the spine. Chiropractic’s

Opiates Ineffective for Chronic Back or Hip Pain

A new study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that opioids are not an effective solution for chronic pain. In this article, researchers from the University of Minnesota studied 240 patients who had

Auto Injuries Increase Risk of Future Back Pain

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations reports that more than two million people are injured every year in auto-related accidents involving either a passenger vehicle, large truck, or motorcycle. Furthermore, that number appears to be climbing at

Chiropractic is a Cost-Effective Option for Older Adults with Neck Pain

Although most people dream of being financially secure in their older years, sadly, this isn’t turning out to be the case. In fact, the National Council on Aging reports that more than 25 million of our nation’s