Can an Unhealthy Spine Affect Internal Organs? At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Henry Winsor conducted an experiment based on chiropractors’ claims that by adjusting the vertebrae they can relieve stomach troubles, ulcers, menstrual cramps, thyroid conditions, kidney disease, constipation, heart disease, lung and other diseases. In this experiment The… Read more

Save Your Spine from Your Gadgets

The British Chiropractic Association devised some tips so you can still use your gadgets without hurting your bodies. These are:     When sitting in front of your PC or laptop, sit in chairs that provide full support for your spine and make sure your shoulders, hips and knees face the… Read more

Evidence for Chiropractic and Pain Relief

Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) and myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) are important aspects of musculoskeletal medicine, including chiropractic.  Moderately strong evidence supports chiropractic manipulation and ischemic pressure for immediate pain relief at MTrPs, but only limited evidence exists for long-term pain relief at MTrPs. Evidence supports laser therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve… Read more

Fall Prevention for Seniors

New guidelines have been released on decreasing falls in senior citizens by The American Geriatric Society and the British Geriatric Society. Among the recommendations were: Decrease use of prescription medications like sleeping pills and antidepressants Tai chi for strength training Use of chiropractic care.  A recent clinical pilot study examined… Read more

Chiropractic as Effective as Surgery in Sciatica Due to Disc Herniation for 60% of Patients

A recent study compared the clinical effectiveness of spinal manipulation (chiropractic) against surgery in patients with sciatica secondary to lumbar disk herniation (LDH)? and concluded that 60% percent of patients with sciatica who had failed other medical management benefited from spinal manipulation to the same degree as if they underwent… Read more