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Chiropractic Care Beats Medication for Neck Pain, Makes Headlines

January 6, 2012
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New research published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and exercise more effective at relieving neck pain than pain medication. The study divided participants into three groups that received either SMT from a doctor of chiropractic, pain medication (over-the-counter pain relievers, narcotics and muscle relaxants) or exercise recommendations. […]

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 […]