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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


Chiropractic Can Relieve Rising Economy-Related Stress

Chiropractic Can Relieve Rising Economy-Related Stress

Stress, and the tension in the spine, nervous system, back and neck that it breeds, is rising like a tide in America today along with the economic woes afflicting the nation – and chiropractors are well positioned to tackle the problems.      A survey done not too long ag... Read More


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


Expert Commentary: Ali Bijan Rafie, B.S, D.C. - 6/24/2009

Expert Commentary: Ali Bijan Rafie, B.S, D.C. - 6/24/2009

Dealing with stress, or more to the point, not dealing with stress has hit epidemic proportions in the U.S. today.  I see all manifestations of stress walk into my clinic on a daily basis.  The mother of 2 whose 50 hour work week has resulted in chronic lower back pain.  The la... 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. 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


Chiropractic Helped U.S. Olympic Medal Count

Chiropractic Helped U.S. Olympic Medal Count

A chiropractor who also was coach of the U.S. Olympic men's water polo team helped the group to win the silver medal in Beijing, in a match against Hungary, by providing members with daily chiropractic adjustments. "I can honestly say that without chiropractic, many Olympic athletes would not... 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



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