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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...

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...