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Risk Factors for Spinal Degeneration

By |2019-06-18T13:14:38+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Spinal Degeneration|Tags: , , |

As we age, the discs in our spine start to naturally break down due to normal, everyday living . This is commonly referred to as disc degeneration and can result in pain in the neck and/or back area–pain that is felt by almost half of the population 40 years of age or older . For those [...]

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Chiropractic Effective for Tension Headache

By |2019-06-18T13:15:22+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic Effective for Tension Headache, Tension Headache|Tags: , , , |

With headaches being one of the most common nervous system disorders worldwide, affecting almost 50 percent of the population at least once annually, finding a way to relieve them is important to when it comes to improving quality of life for a large number of people. Certainly there are several different types of headaches–migraines, cluster headaches, [...]

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Preventing Sciatica

By |2019-06-18T13:16:23+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Preventing Sciatica|Tags: , , , |

Learning the risk factors of sciatica can help you minimize your risk of developing it. A recent study sheds light onto what makes you more likely to develop sciatica. The study evaluated 5261 participants aged 40-60. Researchers collected data on participants’ occupational class, physical and psychosocial working conditions, body mass index, smoking, leisure-time physical activity, and [...]

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Why Chiropractic is Superior for Musculoskeletal Pain

By |2019-06-18T13:16:41+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Musculoskeletal Pain|Tags: , , |

Countless studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat musculoskeletal complaints like back pain, neck pain, or sciatica. Now a new study from Switzerland has looked at the relative benefits of chiropractic compared to medical care for the most common types of pain issues. In this study, the authors examined [...]

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