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Neck Pain Risk Factors

This study followed 484 Swedish citizens for 24 years, and examined the various factors that were related to chronic neck and upper limb disorders. The researchers identified the following as risk factors: “Among women overtime work, high mental workload, and unsatisfactory leisure time were associated with disorders in the neck-shoulder region. Interaction was found between […]

Headache, Diet, and Exercise

Two new studies have been published that examine the role of diet or exercise in headaches. The first1 was a survey given to 112 migraine sufferers. The researchers found that 70% of migraine patients felt that diet played a role in their headaches, and the most common triggers of a headache attack were, 1) chocolate, […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents and TMD

Few published studies have investigated the effect of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) and motor vehicle accidents. Since a correlation between the etiology of TMDs and trauma from vehicle accidents is controversial and undetermined, the researchers evaluated 50 files of patients with post-vehicle accident TMD. Evaluating the signs and symptoms, diagnoses, and outcomes, they found evidence […]

Whiplash, Chiropractic, Ligament Injury

Ligaments are fibrous bands of tissue that hold the bones of your body together. The ligaments of the spine are there to keep the bones of spine in alignment. (Click here to view Spinal Ligament Anatomy) During an auto collision, the head moves very rapidly in relation to the torso, and this rapid motion results […]

Jaw Pain

Pain in the jaw area is often caused by a dislocation of the joint, known as TMJ. The pain can be caused by an injury, like an auto accident, or by long-term degeneration. Learn more about how a chiropractor can help relieve jaw pain. Whiplash Symptoms – TMJ or Jaw Pain   Read the latest […]

Backpacks – Children and Back Pain

Public health experts have recognized for many years that excessively heavy backpacks can cause back and neck pain in children.  Three new studies have recently been published on this issue, and they shed some light on prevention of back pain in children. Physical and Psychological Factors in Children with Back Pain This British study1 was […]

Chiropractic Care for Seniors

Chiropractic care can manage many of the aches and pains associated with aging without resorting to expensive prescription drugs or surgery.Watch the video below, or browse our articles to learn more about chiropractic treatment solutions for seniors. Arthritis Articles: Chiropractic Care for Seniors Complementary Therapies for Arthritis Pain Chiropractic – Osteoarthritis, Arthritis Stages of Spinal […]

Chiropractic, Neck Pain, Back Pain

This RAND review of the literature analyzed 1,457 studies related to manipulation of the cervical spine. Only sixty-seven of these were used in the final analysis, as they were the only ones that specifically addressed the effectiveness of treatment. “Analysis of the existing data has led the authors to conclude that 1) mobilization is probably […]

Sciatica

Pain in the legs and lower back may be caused by compression of the sciatic nerve. Learn more about how chiropractic and massage therapy can help relieve the pain of sciatica. Articles on Sciatica Treatment Chiropractic Speeds Sciatica Recovery Spinal Manipulation as Effective as Surgery for Majority of Sciatica Patients Drugs Ineffective for Sciatica Relief […]