Chiropractor News

New study finds pitcher injuries increase as pitch count rises
More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center conducted a new study to determine when and why overuse injuries are occurring. We found that the number of injuries peaked early--only about four weeks in--and then slowly ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jun 1
Back pain and bloating: Causes, symptoms, and treatments
Back pain and bloating can be a miserable and frightening experience when they occur together. However, the most common causes of back pain and bloating are usually due to relatively harmless, underlying conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Sitting positions: Posture and back health
Adopting the correct sitting position is essential for maintaining good posture and a healthy back and spine. Most people can improve their sitting posture by following a few simple guidelines.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Shoulder subluxation: Symptoms, treatment, exercises, and recovery
A shoulder subluxation refers to a partial dislocation of the shoulder joint. This occurs when the ball of the upper arm bone, called the humerus, partly comes out of the glenoid socket in the shoulder.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Early physical therapy benefits low-back pain patients
Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims. The study, published in Health Services Research , found that those who saw a physical therapist at the first point of care had an 89 percent lower probability of receiving an opioid prescription, a 28 percent lower probability of having advanced imaging services, and a 1 ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: Study
Chiropractic care can help ease low back pain when added to a comprehensive treatment plan, a new clinical trial has found. Active-duty military personnel reported having fewer back problems when they visited a chiropractor along with receiving usual medical care, the researchers said. This study provides the strongest evidence to date that chiropractic is safe, that it s effective and that it can ...
Healthday - Fri. May 18
Treating muscle wasting improved cancer survival
Researchers from the University of Jyv 228 skyl 228 in Finland have found that continued treatment of muscle wasting with a soluble growth factor receptor protein, produced at the University of Helsinki, improved survival in a pre-clinical cancer model without affecting the tumour size. This effect was not found when the mice were treated with the recombinant protein only prophylactically before c ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 18
Expert consensus finds that higher protein intake benefits adult bone health
A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases ESCEO and the International Osteoporosis Foundation IOF has reviewed the benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health, based on analyses of major research studies. The review, published in Osteoporosis International , found that a prote ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 18
Injections for knee osteoarthritis -- 'subtle but significant' impact of revis...
May 17, 2018 - Recent updates in evidence-based recommendations have led to changes in the use of steroid and hyaluronic acid injection for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee , reports a study in the May 16, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone Joint Surgery . The journal is published in partnership in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer . Although guideline revisions based on new eviden ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 18
Inversion therapy for back pain: How it works, risks, and benefits
Inversion therapy is where a person is suspended upside down for several minutes with the aim of relieving back pain or similar ailments. Some evidence supports the use of inversion therapy for short-term management of back pain.
Medical News Today - Fri. May 18
New study demonstrates toll of anxiety on bone health
CLEVELAND, Ohio May 9, 2018 --Anxiety has already been shown to take its toll on the human body in many ways, including increased risk for heart disease and gastrointestinal disorders. Now a new study demonstrates how anxiety levels are linked to an increased risk of bone fractures in postmenopausal women. Study results are published online today in Menopause , the journal of The North American Me ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 14
Gout not associated with increased risk of fracture, study finds
Gout, a painful inflammatory arthritis, is not associated with an increased risk of fracture, according to a large study led by Keele University, and published in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . These results contrast with those of previous studies, which found higher risk of fracture in people with gout. Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, caused by the buildup of ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 14