Chiropractor News

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?
Getting your neck adjusted by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor may be associated with an increased risk of stroke, according to a scientific statement released Thursday by the American Heart Association. The energetic thrusts and rotations sometimes used in neck manipulation may cause a small tear in the artery walls in the neck, a condition called cervical artery dissection, the statement not ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 26
Why Chiropractors and Physiotherapists Must Strengthen their Marketing Strate...
National Academics Relieving Pain in America report considers chronic pain as a national challenge because it affects 100 million American adults. Number of sick days taken due to chronic back pain has seen a dramatic increase from 7.7 million days in 2013 to 9.6 million days in 2014 resulting in a loss of 1 billion. 34 percent growth in the employment of physical therapists from 2014 to 2024 does ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Trumpism and the Bigotry of the Antagonists to Integrative Medicine and Health
Waking this day post election to the ascending era of Trump in national politics is unfortunately familiar territory for those of us in integrative health and medicine. We have our own long-standing problem of integration of cultures and tribes and economies. And like other such problems in the name-calling, divisive Trumpian United States, the context of the integrative health debate is often sha ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Free E-Book "Rise": 125 Milestones in the 5 Eras of the History of Integrative...
At what point can an emergent movement look back and claim a history And what is that history if, over the course of the time chronicled, separate strands have knit together into a whole that was unimagined at the outset Do the lineages of each become the shared ancestry of what is emerging These are the opening lines of what is effectively the first written history of the movement for integrative ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Eliminate Recurring Pain
Heal Your Chronic Pain Understand The Source Of Recurring Pain and Learn Effective Techniques To Eliminate It. If there s one thing I know for sure, it s that you and I are always looking for ways to ease our Chronic Pain symptoms and learn more about the causes of them. Something that has proven invaluable in my healing journey is hearing from health experts from across the world of wellness. Tod ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Chiropractor's Car Seat Carrier Hack May Just Change Your Life
Parents of infants know that carrying a clunky car seat carrier is an arduous task. Unfortunately, parenting often requires multitasking, forcing adults to lug one around while going about their day. Despair no more, parents. One chiropractor is changing the baby seat game. Emily Puente of Bridge Family Chiropractic in Mansfield, Texas, posted a video in April revealing her unconventional hack tha ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
What's new in the field of microbiota and bone health?
The human microbiota is made up of trillions of cells which include bacteria, viruses and fungi, with the largest populations of human microbiota residing in the gut. A large body of research has begun to detail the mechanism s of how microbiota interact with the host to maintain optimal health status, including in regard to musculoskeletal health. It is an exciting and very complex field, as gut ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Research challenges use of off-label drug to treat osteoarthritis
An off-label drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, according to new research. The study shows there was no benefit in taking hydroxychloroquine to control debilitating pain when compared to a placebo dummy substance . The first-line treatment for hand osteoarthritis - paracetamol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or opioids ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Simple walking test may help make difficult diagnosis
MINNEAPOLIS - There s a cause of dementia that can sometimes be reversed, but it s often not diagnosed because the symptoms are so similar to those of other disorders. Now researchers say a simple walking test may be able to accurately diagnose the disease, according to a study published the February 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology reg , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
New study suggests hormone therapy helps reduce curvature of the spine
CLEVELAND, Ohio February 21, 2018 --The Women s Health Initiative found that hormone therapy HT use was associated with a reduction in vertebral fracture risk. A new study shows these same benefits may also guard against a woman s risk of developing hyperkyphosis, an exaggerated curvature of the spine that creates a forward stooped posture. Study results are published online today in Menopause , t ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk
Some younger adults who suffer migraines may be at risk for tears in their neck arteries, which can increase the chances of a stroke, a new study suggests. Exactly what triggers these vessel tears is not clear, the researchers added. However, study author Dr. Alessandro Pezzini stressed that the probability that migraine sufferers would develop this condition -- called arterial dissection -- is st ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 19
Direct access to physical therapy reduces costs to treat neck and back pain
Patients who begin care with a physical therapist for neck or back pain, rather than first seeing a physician, may realize comparable improvement in their condition at significantly reduced costs, according to a new study published in the February 2018 issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Physical Therapy reg JOSPT reg . In the United States alone, approximately 85 billion are spent annually ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Feb 17