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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 […]

Inactivity is Not the Best Cure for Back Pain, Sciatica

New research suggests that inactivity is not the best option when dealing with certain back pain. For example, although bed rest is a traditional treatment for sciatica, research at Maastricht University in the Netherlands has found it does little if nothing to improve the condition. Sciatica, characterized by a shooting pain down the back of […]

Maintaining Youth with Chiropractic Care

While age might be a state of mind, remaining youthful takes work, says Dr. Andrew “Andy” Fetterman. And it doesn’t hurt to make chiropractic sessions an integral part of your wellness regimen. Dr. Fetterman recalls a 20-year-old patient suffering from a brain disorder that caused the young man to have three to four seizures a […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]

90/90 Exercise Alleviates Back Pain

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) has developed a simple exercise that could be a breakthrough for people suffering from chronic back pain. Called the 90/90 position, the exercise was designed to provide instant relief from pain for discomfort. It is perhaps the least physically demanding exercise possible. All patients have to do is […]

Chiropractic Treatments Shown to Help Asthma

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate as many as 20 million Americans suffer from asthma. Interestingly, not everyone who has asthma is aware they have the condition and not everyone who is aware they have it seeks treatment. Asthma causes the muscles around the airways in the lungs to become constricted and inflamed, […]

Exercises to Avoid for Your Back

As more and more doctors continue to join the campaign against the growing obesity epidemic, people are finding themselves faced with constant reminders of the importance of proper nutrition and exercise. With so many people telling you to exercise, it’s hard to imagine that it could ever be a bad thing, after all, it gets […]

Walking Your Way to Joint Health

Starting a regular exercise routine does not have to mean spending hundreds of dollars a year on a gym membership or hiring an expensive personal trainer. It can be as simple as buying a good pair of walking shoes and taking scenic walks in places like Chandler, Arizona. Why The Right Shoes is Important to […]