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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...

Cervicogenic Headaches

Deep Neck Muscles and Headaches. In this study, researchers used ultrasonography to measure activity in the deep neck muscles of 22 cervicogenic headache patients and 22 healthy subjects. They observed that the deep neck muscles in the healthy subject group were...

Chiropractic health update

Poor Classroom Ergonomics May Increase Neck/Shoulder Pain Risk. Interviews with 394 elementary school students revealed that 35.8% experienced neck pain in the last month, while 30.9% had shoulder pain. The following factors were identified as classroom risks for neck...

Health update

Is This Why Osteoarthritis Is More Common in the Knees and Hips? It is generally accepted that cartilage can’t repair itself from injury and wear-and-tear because it lacks its own blood supply. However, a new study has found evidence that human cartilage can, to some...

Can chiropractic help facial pain?

Facial Pain Caused By the Neck? Dysfunction in the neck is known to either cause or contribute to headaches and jaw pain. Now a recent case study finds that facial pain can have a cervical origin. In the study, a patient reported persistent facial pain that developed...

Chiropractic and shoulder pain

Manual Therapy Benefits Patients with Shoulder Pain. Subacromial impingement syndrome occurs when the rotator cuff tendons become inflamed or irritated as they pass through the subacromial space, which can lead to pain, weakness, and reduced range of motion in the...

Is Maintenance Care Worth It?

Is Maintenance Care Worth It? Once a patient’s low back pain has resolved, doctors of chiropractic often recommend they return for treatment on an ongoing basis to reduce the risk for a future episode of back pain. In a recent study involving 252 patients who...

Chiropractic Adjustment and fascia

Fascia Has a Role in Back Pain. Myofascial tissue is a type of thin, strong, fibrous connective tissue that extends throughout the body and provides support and protection to muscles and bones. In a recent study involving five patients with non-specific low back pain...

Chiropractic and Vertigo

Mobilization Helps Cervical Vertigo. Cervical vertigo is a condition characterized by dizziness that occurs when the neck is positioned in a specific posture. In a study that included 180 patients with cervical vertigo who received six cervical mobilization (a form of...