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Manipulation Activates Muscles of the Core

  MOTOR CONTROL IS AN INTERACTIVE PROCESS that allows the body to initiate activity to react to perturbations and other outside forces in a coordinated manner. Normal global reactive motor control is complicated when you consider the vast amount of interactive and competing neuronal transmissions that are involved. However, in the simple example of evoking […]

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Golf can be pain in the back

  It’s called the game of a lifetime. But many golfers go through a lifetime of back pain after years of swinging the stick. The injuries can end the fun. And they can end careers. Dr. Beau Hightower, employs a variety of techniques to treat back injuries. He says weekend golfers are more likely to […]

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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care […]

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How Our Arms Help Us Run

  How we hold our arms affects how we run, but probably not in ways that most of us would expect, according to a new study of upper body biomechanics. The ideal arm swing may be the one that you’re already using, the study concludes. Distance running is, of course, physiologically costly, meaning that it […]

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Back pain often fades without treatment

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints, affecting more than one in four adults every year, and a popular reason for physician visits. But most people recover from back pain whether they are treated medically or not, says Wolf Mehling, a professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. […]

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Back pain affects 34% of young adults

There are days when you can come to my office and everyone in the waiting room is under the age of 25! YOUNG adults are paying the price for spending hours slum The study found that 34 per cent of 16 to 24-year-olds suffer from back ache compared with 38 per cent of over-65s. Two […]

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Low Back Pain On Planet Earth

There’s  lot of low back pain on planet earth!  This article talks about  prevalence of  activity-limiting low back pain as 12%. That means that at any given time 12 out of 100 people can’t be active due to low back pain on planet earth. In one month that rate increases to 1 out of 4 […]

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