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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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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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Chronic Pain Predicted By Brain’s Emotional Response

Interesting article on a small study of 39 people using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to predict if pain will become chronic in patients: They suggest that the more emotionally the brain reacts to the initial injury, the greater the chance of the pain becoming chronic. While they did not look into the reasons for […]

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Really? The Claim: To Prevent Migraines, Drink More Water

For migraine sufferers, summer can be a perilous time of year. Oppressive heat and spikes in temperature have long been thought to precipitate attacks in people prone to chronic headaches. One large study in the journal Neurology even showed that the risk of migraines jumps nearly 8 percent for every nine-degree rise in temperature. But […]

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Got Neck Pain? Consider Chiropractic

Neck pain is very common, effecting up to 70% of us at some point in our lives. While there are specific causes of neck pain such as a sports injury, whiplash, or sleeping in a funny position…most of the time no direct cause can be identified. The term for this is “non-specific neck pain” or […]

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