Physically active persons who may appear to be the perfect picture of health are the chief targets of bursitis. So if you are a highly active person, don’t be surprised if suddenly you develop an agonizing case of bursitis.
The word bursitis means “bursa inflammation.”... Read More
In September 1895, there was only one chiropractic doctor and only one chiropractic patient. The doctor was Daniel David Palmer, the patient a janitor named Harvey Lillard. Together they In September 1895, there was only one chiropractic doctor and only one chiropractic patient. The doctor... Read More
If you eat three times per day and live for seventy-five years, your digestive system must swing into high gear 82,125 times. But that’s not counting a couple of snacks each day and an occasional late night snack which must be digested also. All in... Read More
Having an acute low back attack?
That’s the word from the U.S. government in a report reverberating throughout the healing arts community.
In compiling the report, a 23-member panel (which included medical physicians) reviewed nearly 4,000 back studies before reaching its conclusions and preparing federal guidelines... Read More
Poor posture can lead to back pain, neck pain, and decreased quality of life. Practicing good posture supports the spine and maintains its strength and stability. Slouching means the body has to work harder to keep your balance, which can negatively impact muscles and ligaments,... Read More
The offspring of individuals who have severe arthritis that leads to the complete replacement of a knee have more than double the chance of experiencing knee discomfort as those without parental knee issues, says research released late last year.
The research, conducted by an Australian team,... Read More
At first glance, using lasers in healthcare may seem so technological that it’s disconnected from earlier medicine. Actually, though, light has been used for pain relief and other patient care since ancient Greece and Egypt. Doctors and other healing professionals have long been aware that... Read More
Proper postural maintenance is a simple and critical component of wellness. When you position your body in its ideal posture, your spine will be in correct alignment, without any nerve impingement. By allowing the parts of your body to achieve their natural balance, posture can... Read More
Since whiplash injury is so diverse, it’s not really possible to know the best way to approach treatment for a particular patient without a full chiropractic exam.
That said, several types of treatment tend to be effective for recovery – both for pain reduction and to... Read More
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 2.5 million people are injured in automobile accidents in the U.S. every year, and for an unfortunate number of them, pain symptoms can actually get worse instead of better over time. June Hu, MA, a statistician... Read More
You don’t need a doctor to tell you that chronic stress does a number on the body. It’s associated with heart disease, depression, heartburn, fertility problems and much more. The good news is that there are plenty of holistic, natural remedies to help relieve stress.
Here... Read More
Using your cellphone while driving is risky and can lead to serious accidents. How risky? The statistics on texting and driving will surprise you.
General Cell Phone Statistics
• The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year.
• Nearly... Read More