The Journal of Physical Therapy Science published a case study on November 24, 2017, documenting the improvement of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis under specific chiropractic care. According to the National Institute of Health website, “Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that appears in late childhood or adolescence. Instead of growing straight, the spine develops [...]
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Chronic stress is a common component to the daily life of most people in the American society. Low-grade chronic stress is a contributing element to all major diseases and current undesirable health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, depression, and others. How does chronic stress affect one’s nervous system and, importantly, can regular chiropractic care [...]
The next popular wellness perk could be offering chiropractic services at on-site medical centers. On-site or near-site clinics typically offer services to employees including first aid, occupational health, condition management, wellness and ancillary services — and increasingly chiropractic care. Employees, healthcare administrators and physicians are recognizing the health and employee satisfaction benefits of integrating chiropractic [...]
This year we thought we would share our favorite product recommendations we make to our patients! Chiroflow Water Pillow is our # 1 recommendation. If you wake up with neck or shoulder pain in the morning you need this! It weighs close to 10 lbs. so it stays put through the night!! *Great for pillow [...]
A peer-reviewed study was published by PLOS ONE on September 12, 2018, documenting that chiropractic maintenance care was more effective for reducing the total number of episodes of non-specific lower back pain (LBP) over a 52 week period than chiropractic symptom-guided treatment. When it comes to chiropractic adjustments, patients have usually taken one of two [...]
When concussions happen most if not all of the concern and treatment is focused on the brain injury. However, with EVERY concussion the person will also have a corresponding neck or cervical injury. Often times the symptoms of a concussion overlap with the related neck injury. Chiropractic care is focused upon the diagnosis and treatment [...]
Association Between Utilization of Chiropractic Services for Treatment of Low Back Pain and Risk of Adverse Drug Events Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics . 2018 Over the past few years, there has been a dramatic shift in the guidelines for treating spine pain. Groups such as The American Geriatrics Society, The Institute of Medicine, [...]
Over the past 2 decades, there has been a growing body of evidence to suggest that neural plastic changes take place following chiropractic spinal manipulation/adjustments. Here are 5 articles that conclude that changes in brain function occurred as a result of a chiropractic manipulation/adjustment. 1. Ogura T, et al. Cerebral metabolic changes in men after [...]
Chiropractic migraine treatment in Cedar Park, TX When considering care for migraines, there are a myriad of considerations; efficacy of treatment, costs to sufferers and insurers and the socioeconomic impact to individuals, business and families of those who suffer. When considering there are co-morbidities that must be considered in the quest for a [...]
JAMA Network | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. May 2018 Just a few weeks ago JAMA released a highly anticipated paper which examined the benefits of adding chiropractic care to medical care for low back pain. The findings reinforced the current guidelines indicating chiropractic care as an essential part of an evidence-based multidisciplinary approach to treating [...]