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Can chiropractic help neck pain?

Chiropractic: Improving Cervical Alignment Helps Patients with Neck Pain. In a study involving thirteen mechanical neck pain patients, researchers observed that the application of manual therapies to restore the cervical curve led to improvements with respect to pain,...

Can back issues lead to shoulder pain?

Chiropractic: Back Issues May Contribute to Shoulder/Arm Pain in Youth Basketball Players. Questionnaires completed by 590 young basketball players (average age 13 years) revealed that 12.9% currently had back pain, and those with back pain were seven times more...

Overland Park Chiropractor Shoulder Pain

Metabolic Factors Linked to Shoulder Pain. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by a cluster of conditions—increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels—that elevate a person’s risk...

 Pain Is Common in Kids

Pain Is Common in Kids, Teens, and Young Adults. Researchers reviewed the healthcare usage of 373,178 Swedes under the age of 24 and found that 15.8% sought treatment for at least one painful condition in 2017, with abdominal pain, joint pain, headache, and back/neck...

Altered Joint Motion in Neck Pain Patients.

Altered Joint Motion in Neck Pain Patients. Using video fluoroscopy, researchers evaluated cervical joint motion in eighteen patients with recurrent neck pain and eighteen healthy controls. The research team observed abnormal motion in the cervical joints during both...

Smartphone addiction and pain

Smartphone Addiction and Musculoskeletal Pain. Questionnaires completed by students from one medical school revealed that 60.3% met the criteria for smartphone addiction, and these future doctors were also more likely to report neck pain, low back pain, and shoulder...

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...

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