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Why Chiropractic is Superior for Musculoskeletal Pain

Posted on 18 November, 2019 at 6:45 Comments comments (0)

Countless studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat musculoskeletal complaints like back pain, neck pain, or sciatica. Now a new study from Switzerland has looked at the relative benefits of chiropractic compared to medical care for the most common types of pain issues.


In this study, the authors examined data from people who reported spinal, hip, or shoulder pain. 403 patients saw a medical doctor for relief; 316 people saw a chi...

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9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica

Posted on 4 November, 2019 at 4:00 Comments comments (0)

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 in getting relief from this condition.

While pinpointing the root cause of sciatica can be challenging, the medical research has established the factors that increase the risk of a person developing sciatic nerve pain.

Here are the nine most common risk factors for develo...

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Chiropractic for Sports-related Elbow Pain

Posted on 21 October, 2019 at 4:25 Comments comments (0)

A new study demonstrates how chiropractic care provided significant pain relief for a basketball player with an elbow injury.

The case study, published in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, involved a 41-year old man who had fallen on his left elbow during a game of basketball five weeks prior. The man reported moderate pain, and could not play basketball or perform other activities involving his left elbow without experiencing pain. After a physical examination, it w...

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Chiropractic Care Can Improve Respiratory Function

Posted on 7 October, 2019 at 5:40 Comments comments (0)

Chiropractic Can Help Asthma, COPD and More…

The World Health Organization reports that some of the most common chronic respiratory diseases include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pulmonary hypertension, the last of which is high blood pressure in the arteries connecting the heart and lungs.

Though some of these conditions can be passed down through genetics, lifestyle factors play a role as well, with risks rising with increased exposure to cigare...

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Coffee could prevent dementia

Posted on 30 September, 2019 at 4:10 Comments comments (0)

Coffee can provide a little more than your morning jolt of energy. A growing body of research suggests that drinking coffee could lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The latest study suggests that drinking several cups a day could decrease dementia risk.

In the study, researchers took blood samples from 124 adults aged 65 years and older. Adults who later developed dementia tended to have lower caffeine levels in their blood and reduced levels of three key cytokines known to p...

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