In professional sports, huge rewards – payouts, championships, and stardom – depend in part on the ability to prevent and quickly recover from injuries. One of the most common treatment methods for NFL athletes is chiropractic care. According to the results of a 2002 survey... Read More
As reported by the Cleveland Clinic in August, the number one condition associated with knee pain can arise at any point in adult life, your 30s or your 70s. That condition is osteoarthritis, which encompasses over 100 kinds of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis and arthritis pain
Dr. Robert... Read More
When we consider back pain in kids, the most obvious culprit is the backpack. Just how much impact does a backpack have on a child’s body? Analysis from the Consumer Product Safety Commission demonstrates that when a child hauls a backpack weighing 12 pounds back... Read More
Major sporting events such as the Olympics are most obviously physical competitions, but they also serve as inspiration for children and teens to become more active. Athletics can help build self-esteem and avoid a wide range of diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Although taking... Read More
A newly published study provides a lens into the connection between injury and aging. Tendons begin to degrade during the aging process, and the report – released August 5 in the United Kingdom – sought to determine why that’s the case. It concluded that the... Read More
Western medicine is widely accepted throughout the industrialized world, but countries have different standards with which treatments are evaluated. By processing patient data of American patients within the efficacy models established in other countries, it’s possible to better understand how US medical expectations compare to... Read More
Acute pain shifts into the chronic pain category when it is experienced for more than 12 consecutive weeks, according to the National Institutes of Health. Recently Bryanne Salazar wrote a piece regarding chronic pain and weight loss, in which she described her personal struggle with pain.... Read More
Sports chiropractors are one of the primary healthcare specialists for professional sports teams and the Olympics. The reason the role of the sports chiropractor is so fundamental is in part because of the strong connection between chiropractic and pain prevention. Many chiropractors are trained in... Read More
In March 2012, Scripps Research Institute cardiologist Eric Topol wrote an op-ed for The New York Times, arguing that statin medications (such as Lipitor, Crestor, and Zocor) should be avoided due to the increased risk of diabetes. Also in 2012, the Journal of Diabetes exposed... Read More
Research from the University of California – Los Angeles suggests that the relationship between body weight and inactivity is more complex than previously thought (UCLA). Science has long understood that a lifestyle excluding exercise and activity can lead to weight problems. The study, published last month... Read More
Many Americans suffer from repetitive strain disorders resulting from prolonged computer use. Similarly, with the rise in popularity of iPads and other tablets, owners of these devices are realizing the connection between pain and tablet use. In fact, because a tablet lies flat on a... Read More
If your physical fitness has slid so far down-hill that you have lost the desire to improve it, that is a sad situation. But it’s not hopeless.
Maybe you can reverse your downhill slide by just starting a walking program today. Nothing strenuous. Just a little... Read More