Chiropractic Articles & Stories

Spinal Manipulation Holds Its Own in the Treatment of Back Pain

Spinal Manipulation Holds Its Own in the Treatment of Back Pain

If back pain is ailing you, a new review of existing research might be of interest to you. It finds that hands-on spinal manipulation performed by a chiropractor is as helpful as other common treatments, such as painkillers. Read More


Can Chiropractic Help Cancer Patients?

Can Chiropractic Help Cancer Patients?

Many cancer patients develop stress and pain-related symptoms as a result of their cancer treatments. Unfortunately the harshness of the therapy, while necessary, can still extract its toll on the patient. Chiropractic care has begun to be taken more seriously as part of a support therapy to m... Read More


The Rising Costs of Back Pain Treatments

The Rising Costs of Back Pain Treatments

Back and neck pain problems costs continue to rise. The most recent figures peg the costs in the neighborhood of $100 billion a year - close to the annual estimates of treating cancer. Researchers at University of Washington say costs are driven by more being spent on prescription drugs, bette... Read More


Studies Confirm: Chiropractic Care Works for Back Pain

Studies Confirm: Chiropractic Care Works for Back Pain

For low back pain suffers, new research offers an old solution: chiropractic manipulation is more effective as a treatment for back pain than common treatments like painkillers. What the researchers found that chiropractic manipulation, "appears to be no better or worse than other existing the... Read More


Knee Cartilage Damage Raises Osteoarthritis Risk

Knee Cartilage Damage Raises Osteoarthritis Risk

A recent study of middle-aged and elderly patients showed that damage to the cushioning cartilage in the knee can often lead to osteoarthritis. The cartilage is known as the meniscus. Actually, there are two menisci, one on the inside of the knee and one on the outside. These tough, resilient,... Read More


Stem Cell Therapy as a Treatment for Back Pain

Stem Cell Therapy as a Treatment for Back Pain

Are you one of millions of Americans who suffer from back pain? Back pain has a number of causes, including the degeneration of the disks between the vertebrate. For many conditions, surgery seemed to be the only treatment option. A recent paper presented at the University of Gothenburg, Swede... Read More


Chiropractic's Effect on Learning Disorders and Dyslexia

Chiropractic's Effect on Learning Disorders and Dyslexia

Chiropractic care of the spine may stimulate nerve pathways to an area of the brain important to learning, resulting in enormous benefits to children with learning disabilities and dyslexia, according to a recent study. "This review critically assessed eight previously published studies in... Read More


How to Wear Backpacks Well

How to Wear Backpacks Well

Watching students carrying their backpacks on a college campus can be a chiropractor's nightmare, for much damage is in process to young backs that will show up years later in multiple back problems. "A lot of people are wearing their backpacks too heavy, which is harming their backs and their... Read More


Chiropractic Technique Reduces Blood Pressure

Chiropractic Technique Reduces Blood Pressure

A particular chiropractic adjustment has been shown to significantly improve high blood pressure, according to recent research. "This procedure has the effect of not one, but two blood-pressure medications given in combination," said study leader George Bakris, a medical doctor who is directo... Read More


WHO Investigates Neck Pain Big-Time

WHO Investigates Neck Pain Big-Time

Persistent neck pain makes life miserable for millions of people worldwide, and all too often the advice of conventional physicians is to seek help through surgery. But a huge, years-long international study shows the best way to treat most instances of neck pain is through far less drastic a... Read More


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