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How Common Is Shoulder Pain?

The results of a recent analysis of data from five cohort studies and one retrospective study indicate that shoulder pain affects 2.4% of middle-aged adults and becomes increasingly more common with age. Doctors of chiropractic are trained to diagnose and manage many...

Chiropractic Health Update

Smoking and Musculoskeletal Pain. Using data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stanford University researchers report that smokers are two-to-three times more likely than non-smokers to have spinal pain, headaches, and extremity pain. Pain...

Chiropractic for chronic neck pain

Neuromuscular Technique for Chronic Neck Pain. During a ten-week clinical trial involving 40 patients with mechanical neck pain, those treated with a combination of therapeutic exercise and a manual therapy technique to reduce trigger points experienced greater...

Is your job a pain in the neck?

Chronic Neck Pain? Among a group of 48 female dentists with chronic neck pain, those who participated in an eight-week therapeutic exercise program experienced improvements related to neck pain, disability, posture, and overall health status that were not observed in...