Chiropractic For Low Back Pain Still the Best Choice.
When it comes to treating Low Back Pain, people have options, lots of options. And it’s a good thing because there are so many different causes of low back pain. A study published in the prestigious journal Spine (June 2011) , which I was able to review today, demonstrates great news for the chiropractic profession. [...]Read more
Pain Meds Double Risk of Heart Disease
I follow research articles on a variety of health topics. Often we have lots of “do this” research which promotes a certain type of action. This week, I am promoting an article which is a “don’t do this” variety. This article warns us of the dangers associated with certain types of pain medications. The research [...]Read more
Pills for Back or Neck Pain Are a Heart Concern.
There is a time and place for pain medication. None is without risk. Sometimes, the risk is small. New research shows that even the simple NSAID medications carry a new risk. NSAIDS are the common over the counter medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol), and ibuprofen (Advil). These medications are commonly used but new research shows that [...]Read more
Massage Therapy – Win!
Most people love a great massage, I know I sure do. There is great healing in the power of touch. Now there is one more study to prove it. Just published in the the Annals of Internal Medicine, (Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:1-9. Abstract), is a great study looking at how effective massage therapy is [...]Read more
Chiropractic care help myofascial pain
This past few weeks I have seen an increase in the number of chronic myofascial pain syndromes. I thought I take a few minutes and describe the conditions and what chiropractic can do the help alleviate the pain. Chronic myofascial pain is a common pain condition, and its more and more people are developing the [...]Read more
Chiropractic Care Out Performs Spinal Injections
Many patients come to my office for evaluation and management of lower back pain. There are several potential causes of the pain including, sciatica, disc herniation, failed back surgery syndrome, stenosis, and nerve root entrapment. I have seen great success in helping people get out of pain and return to full activity. I try to [...]Read more
Car Crashes and Vertigo Managed by Chiropractors
Vertigo and dizziness are common after a car crash, and can result from injury to the vestibular system of the ears. This system has a series of fluid filled tunnels in the inner-ear. A whiplash injury or car crash can cause injury to this system. A common injury is called Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). [...]Read more
How Chiropractic Care Is Reducing Panic Attacks
Can regular chiropractic care reduce panic disorder? Recent research from Brown University suggests that there is a way. Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Program looked at how Panic Disorder changed over time relative to a stressful life event. They expected that panic symptoms would spike close to the time of the event, but this was not the [...]Read more