As we age, there is often a substantial reduction in both physical and cognitive functioning, which consequentially threatens one’s independence and quality of life. New research has uncovered a link between regular exercise and an improvement in cognitive performance amongst the elderly.
Sufferers of chronic musculoskeletal pain may have a new light at the end of the tunnel in the form of neural tissue management (NTM), according to new research. Recent studies have shown that enhanced long-term relief of the condition is possible when NTM forms a part of a patient’s treatment plan. Here’s everything you need to know.
Lower back pain is the leading cause for years lived with disability worldwide! This is largely because lower back pain very often becomes chronic or recurrent. In fact up to 34% of lower back pain cases will persist and become chronic, and 60% of lower back pain is recurring.
Headaches are one of the most common conditions that chiropractors see, with the vast majority being Tension-type, and these are most often successfully treated with massage, dry needling, spinal manipulation, stretching and posture correction.
Well here’s an interesting fact, a recent study published in the Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics found absolutely no difference in effectiveness of treatment between male and female chiropractors!
Back pain, both upper and lower, is an incredibly common complaint, in fact it is one of the most common reasons for people missing work. Lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide.
If the answer is more than once or twice a month then it is far too many.
Weekly headaches are not normal and suggest an underlying problem. Very often these are tension-type headaches and they originate from postural issues resulting in tight and stiff muscles in the neck and shoulders.