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Chiropractic Treatments May Ease the Pain of Arthritis

It is estimated that as many as 46 million Americans are afflicted with arthritis, with experts expecting the number to increase over the next two decades as the population ages. The disease is the leading cause of disability in the United States and its cost to the health care system is approximately $128 billion every […]

Why The Right Shoes is Important to Joint Health

What you wear on your feet can have a dramatic impact on the health of your feet and knees. Recent studies have confirmed what most people have long suspected: while they might be fashionable, wearing high heels can have significant medical consequences. Research conducted in Boston concluded that heels made women more susceptible to arthritis […]

Arthritis Facts

Arthritis is an equal opportunity condition. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis, from osteoarthritis, the most common form afflicting 16 million individuals, to crippling rheumatoid arthritis, a scourge affecting approximately two million Americans. Despite the prevalence of the condition, there a surprising amount of myth and […]

Symptoms of and Treatment Options for Facet Syndrome

Do you suffer from back pain, especially when you are moving around? Does it become more painful when you bend backwards, or when you straighten your back? If so, you’re not alone; you may be one of millions of people suffering from Facet Syndrome. What is Facet Syndrome? Facet Syndrome is a specific type of […]