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Chiropractic Care for Weight Loss

Most people recognize the benefits of chiropractic care in treating back and neck pain. What you may not realize is the value of chiropractic for weight loss. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, two-thirds of Americans are overweight, with one-third qualifying as obese (30 pounds or more overweight) and 5 percent […]

Why You Should See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury

If you have a personal injury that is preventing you from having an active life, pause any plans for surgery and stop popping pills. There are also too many people who believe it is best to “solider on” when in extreme pain; the result is a chronic condition, even more pain, and substantial medical bills. […]

What is Causing My Back Pain?

At some point in their lives, most adults will experience back pain. In fact, back pain is considered one of the most common conditions in the United States, with eight out of ten Americans suffering from this complaint. Rather than live on medication or in chronic discomfort, seeking treatment from a chiropractic specialist can either […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Runners

As a runner, you know that you are prone to injuries more than the regular person. Whether it’s too much running or cross training, or using the wrong posture in doing so, these strenuous activities put undue stress on muscles and joints, and if left untended, can definitely lead to injuries. Another problem that runners […]

Steroids Linked to Vertebral Fractures in Elderly

A study published online in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that spinal injections of steroids used to treat and relieve back pain, increased bone fragility in the vertebrae of older patients. Every such subsequent treatment given, called a translaminar lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI), increased the risk of vertebral fracture. A secondary […]

Parenting Can be a Pain – Literally!

New research commissioned by the British Chiropractic Association suggests that back and neck pain prevents a significant percentage of parents from picking up or carrying their children while other report problems carrying car seats and difficulty playing with their children because of pain. In order to maintain a healthy back while parenting young children, the […]

Ohio Debates Chiropractors’ Role in Concussion Management

Some Ohio medical doctors are unhappy over a state budget provision that would give chiropractors the authority to determine whether or not a student athlete with possible concussions should be allowed back into a game. In December 2012, the Ohio State Legislature passed House Bill 143, which detailed the management of sports-related concussions. The law […]

New Guidelines to Treat Low Back Pain

Based on new research, experts have developed updated guidelines to help doctors better manage individuals suffering from acute lower back pain, which can be particularly debilitating. Pain and discomfort located in the lower back, known as the lumbar spine, is such a common ailment that it is second only to the common cold in lost […]