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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...

TV and Back Pain?

Screen Time Linked to Back Pain in Kids. Questionnaires completed by 1,628 students revealed that nearly half (46.7%) experienced an episode of back pain in the previous twelve months. Further analysis showed an association between an increased risk for back pain and...

Chiropractic Health Update

Office Workers and Musculoskeletal Disorders. Among a group of 400 office employees working at an insurance company, researchers observed that musculoskeletal complaints were quite common, particularly in the neck (57.2%), lower back (46.2%), shoulders (38.5%), and...

Chiropractic Health Update

Tissue Manipulation Combats Work-Related Stiffness. In this study, researchers measured back muscle stiffness in 59 office workers as they followed their usual work routine. After a 4.5-hour sitting period, participants performed either an eight-minute roller massage...