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NIH Endorses Alternative Therapies for Back Pain

NIH Endorses Alternative Therapies for Back Pain

In the midst of the debate on healthcare, it may be interesting to note to what extent the Federal government is changing its bureaucratic mindset about what is good medicine and healthcare. The evidence: The National Institute of Health's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medi... Read More


Artificial Disc Therapy Outperforms Spinal Fusion Surgery

Artificial Disc Therapy Outperforms Spinal Fusion Surgery

Replacing a ruptured spinal disc in the neck with an artificial disc leads to results that are at least as good, and often better, than spinal fusion surgery, a recent study found. The study, which was published in the journal Spine, was done by spine surgeons at the Washington University S... Read More


Chiropractic Stress Management May Boost Overall Health

Chiropractic Stress Management May Boost Overall Health

When the wear and tear of life start to “get on our nerves,” it’s exactly our nerves that may be getting impacted. Stress bears down on the nervous system, and that in turn can create problems with headaches, backache, neck pain, fatigue or digestive difficulties. And that... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Peter Ferraro, DC May 6, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Peter Ferraro, DC May 6, 2009

Chiropractic and stress management. To chiropractors it is a natural fit. For stress can be a hidden danger to your health, And the key word here is: hidden. In some ways those who say they are stressed out are lucky. At least in one sense they have an awareness of a problem. It’s up to... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Peter Ferraro, D.C. April 24, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Peter Ferraro, D.C. April 24, 2009

Back pain may be the leading debilitating ailment in the United States. maybe the world. And with a problem of such proportions, there is a great deal of money to be made. Tens of thousands of patients every year undergo traumatic and expensive back surgery to repair herniated discs. Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Jonathan Donath April 23, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Jonathan Donath April 23, 2009

A recent study out of Johns Hopkins warns about Vitamin D deficiency in adolescents. It reports on the correlation  between lack of Vitamin D and troubling risk factors for several diseases in many young people. To many modern researchers the deficiency of Vitamin D - the "sunshine vitam... Read More


Worried Sick? There Might Be Some Truth There

Worried Sick? There Might Be Some Truth There

A recent report by health provider BUPA has found that people's worries are damaging their health by causing sleepless nights, loss of sex drive, and erratic eating habits. The 2007 Worry Report demonstrates that almost one in five people constantly worry about numerous things, and more than ... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Rapid Rise in "Complementary" Medical Services

Rapid Rise in

Have you been to a practitioner besides your family physician? Whether chiropractic care, acupuncture, yoga or homeopathy, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has become increasingly common in the United States, and 72% of adults use some form of CAM therapies according to the US Nati... Read More


Understanding Slipped Disc | Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Understanding Slipped Disc | Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

What is a Slipped Disc? One of the most common injuries to the spine is slipped or a herniated disk. This condition may be extremely painful and may damage surrounding muscle and nerve systems. Read More



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