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Tag: Low Back Pain

Foam Rollers: How can they help me?

June 19, 2012
Health Tips

Foam-rolling has been around for awhile but has gained popularity.  We recommend foam-rolling for a lot of our patients.  It is a great way to work out tightness in the muscles and fascia (connective tissue around the muscles. Foam Rollers: What Are They and How Can They Help Me? As foam rollers are becoming more […]

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. […]

Snow Removal for the Heavy Snow already here

October 29, 2011
Health Tips, Health tips

With this heavy heavy snow we are having in October, I thought this would be good to repost 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 […]

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 […]

Chronic Low Back Pain: Chiropractic vs Traditional Medicine

October 26, 2010
Health tips

Chronic Low Back Pain: Chiropractic vs. Traditional Medicine Research Results: Chiropractic is 457% more effective After 8 weeks of clinical trials with a medical vs. chiropractic group of patients, the raw score for improvement was1.99 for medicine and 9.03 for the chiropractic group. This research indicates that chiropractic is 457% more effective than medicine for […]