In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment.
The cross-sectional telephone survey determined that 12.3% of older adults experienced chronic lower back pain versus 6.5% of adults aged 21-44. In addition, older adults with chronic lower back problems experienced pain ... Continue Reading →
In our Westminster chiropractic office, it is not uncommon to see people who are suffering with neck pain. Unfortunately, some of our patients tried to “wait it out” to see if their neck pain would go away on its own (which it didn’t). However, a study published in The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy suggests ... Continue Reading →
Over ¾ of adult Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and nearly 1 in 5 experience it each year, making it important to determine which treatments are most effective. This double-blind study looked at the effectiveness of treating subacute lower back pain (LBP) with chiropractic adjustments when compared to treatment with muscle relaxants or a placebo (sugar pill).
The 146 subjects who completed the ... Continue Reading →