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Study finds chiropractic most effective treatment for low back pain

March 16, 2012
Health Tips, Health tips

A recent study conducted by medical and healthcare professionals outside the chiropractic profession found that chiropractic care can be most effective in treating work-related lower back pain compared to care by a physical therapist or physician. Overall, chiropractic patients had lower medical expenses, fewer disability recurrences and shorter initial periods of disability, the study showed. […]

Prevention of Migraine Headaches (excerpt from ChiroAccess)

October 10, 2011
Health Tips

Migraines can be a debilitating and frustrating  problem.  The cause is not always known and there are lots of different triggers to cause the migraine.  Migraines can make it so that you can not function and can last up to 72 hours (3 full days).  Often times you have both light sensitivity and sound sensitivity […]

Comfrey Root: good for back pain, arthritis, and ankle sprains: research point to.

September 27, 2011
Health tips

Note:  Should be used topically only!!!.  Orally has shown some mutagenic properties with a chemical in it, pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA). Some manufacturers claim their topical creams are PA free.   Comfrey Root has been used for a long time for wounds and sprains/strains. Recently research has been done to show effectiveness. There are several alternatives […]

Research: Cervical adjustment decreases elbow pain

September 2, 2011
Health tips

A recent research article published in the peer-reviewed journal JMPT,  helps show what chiropractors and others have been saying and seeing for years; that both structural changes in one area can effect  areas above and below and neurological changes (changes in nerve firing)  effects different areas.  In this study, patients that had outside elbow pain […]

Snow Shoveling Tips

January 17, 2011
Health tips

Chiropractic Tips for Snow Removal Winter is here and snow removal is a major problem for many people. The following tips are offered for shoveling driveways and walks: 1. Warm up: Before beginning any snow shoveling, warm-up for five to ten minutes to get the joints moving and increase blood circulation. To do this march […]