Study Shows Chiropractic Offers 94% Success Rate for Neck Pain Sufferers

Neck Pain Treatment Westminster, COIn 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 ...

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Dizziness subsides with chiropractic

dizziness and chiropracticA 2011 case study suggests that chiropractic adjustments may alleviate chronic dizziness associated with neck pain.1

A 29 year old man had been suffering from cervicogenic dizziness for 10 years. His dizziness developed in his 20s after a lifetime of neck and back pain as a result of an auto accident he’d been in as child. The man had tried a slew of both medical and alternative ...

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Your Headaches Might Be Caused by Neck Dysfunction

womanneckpainDo you ever experience neck stiffness or pain with your headaches? Recent research suggests that neck and head pain are more related than you think.

One study examined whether headaches and cervical spine impairment were linked in patients with head pain. Of the patients evaluated, 90% had cervicogenic headaches, or headaches linked to neck pain. Furthermore, the severity of patients’ headaches impacted the range of motion in their necks. This study ...

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Surprising Number of Preteens Have Chronic Headache

Parents underestimate preteen headachePreteens may experience headaches and neck pain far more often than their parents would expect. A Swedish study of 131 students ages 10-13 years old compared the spinal health of students with and without pain. A surprising finding was that parents significantly underreported their child’s experience of pain.

The study found a wide discrepancy between what the children and parents reported regarding the child’s health. Children rated their experience ...

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Study Shows Chiropractic Offers an “Economic Advantage”

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Oftentimes, getting quality medical care takes money. Money that you either don’t have or you had earmarked to go to something else, like food, utilities, or other necessary living expenses. This can cause you to set aside your physical health as you wait for “just a little more cash.” Well, you don’t have to wait and neglect your health any more.

A recent study published in the Journal of Manipulative and ...

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Exercise After Whiplash: Don’t Do It Alone

Woman with whiplash stretching- Auto Injury NewsCountless studies have pointed to the benefits of exercise for recovering from spinal injuries like whiplash. But is staying physically active enough to combat minor auto injuries? A new study sought to answer that question by comparing general exercise to therapist-led interventions for whiplash.

The study included 216 patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders. Participants were randomly assigned ...

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Overweight Patients Have Slower Recovery After Auto Injury

Obesity Slows Recovery from Auto Injury Study

Research conducted by the University of North Carolina, Department of Anesthesiology suggests that it will take you longer to recover from an injury sustained in an auto accident if you are carrying around too much extra weight. This means that losing some of your excess pounds is a necessary, proactive step to not only improve your health, but too reduce your risk of possible injuries ...

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FDA Warns Against Epidural Injections for Back Pain

FDA Warns Against Epidural Injections for Back Pain

Cervical epidural steroid injection. Army Medicine via Creative Commons.

Epidural steroid injections must now carry new warning labels about the possible risks of serious adverse events, according to a new FDA announcement issued last week, as reported by Medpage Today.

“Injecting corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine has been ...

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Physical Therapy vs. Self Care for Whiplash

Physical Therapy vs. Self Care for Whiplash Up to half of all whiplash patients are plagued with chronic symptoms, and ongoing research seeks to identify affordable, effective methods of preventing chronic pain. The standard treatment for whiplash often includes comprehensive, long-term physical therapy. While these treatments have been shown to be beneficial, researchers from the University of Australia wondered if patients could get some of the same benefits with more minimal ...

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Longer Massage Sessions Better for Neck Pain

 Longer Massage Sessions Better for Neck Pain Massage therapy can reduce chronic neck pain when done by a professional for the right length of time, a new study shows. The findings suggest that 60-minute sessions are better than 30-minute sessions, and that patients need to receive the treatment multiple times a week to experience the best results.

Chronic neck pain is a widespread problem, and is most commonly caused by car accidents, ...

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