Whether you’ve been reaping the benefits of receiving chiropractic treatment for a while now, or whether you’re a newbie to the world of chiropractic, there are a few questions that you should always endeavour to ask your chiropractor. We take a look at four of these important questions below.
December Prevention of Injuries Month in South Africa and a time to focus on how we can go about safeguarding our health and wellbeing. Injuries to the neck and/or spine can lead to chronic pain, and the reality is yet so many of these injuries are easily preventable. Here’s what you need to know.
Over the years, countless chiropractors and clinicians have taken note of the fact that many of their patients, particularly those over the age of 50, who are suffering from chronic lower back pain are also suffering from persistent hip pain. Is there a connection between the two? If so, what is it? We investigate below.
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.
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!