Hiking

Hiking is a free form of exercise that is also incredibly versatile and great for your spinal health. It increases circulation, mobility, flexibility, strength, re-hydrates spinal discs, and helps improve overall fitness. Hiking is also a weight bearing exercise so it increases bone density, preventing osteoporosis.  This kind of exercise strengthens your muscles while keeping … Continue reading Hiking

N-Acetyl Cystine and how it is helpful for Chiropractic patients.

What is N-acetyl cysteine? N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is an amino acid used by the body to build Glutathione, a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants protect and repair cells from damage. Why do people take NAC? As a prescription drug, doctors use NAC to treat acetaminophen (Panadol) overdose. It may also help break up mucus in people with some lung diseases, … Continue reading N-Acetyl Cystine and how it is helpful for Chiropractic patients.

What is a Vertebral Subluxation?

Vertebral Subluxation is when a vertebra has lost its normal position in relation to the vertebra on either side. When a vertebra does not function properly within the spinal framework there is mechanical stress that accelerates wear and tear of the surrounding spinal muscles, ligaments, discs, joints and other spinal tissues. Other symptoms may follow including: … Continue reading What is a Vertebral Subluxation?

Study Proves Chiropractic Helps Sudden and Painful Low Back Pain

A study published in the February 2007 issue of the scientific periodical, The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, (JMPT) shows some amazing results for patients with sudden painful lower back pain with chiropractic care. The study was conducted at the Department of Orthopedics, Central Hospital of Sogn and Fjordane, Førde, Norway. The study was … Continue reading Study Proves Chiropractic Helps Sudden and Painful Low Back Pain

Neck Range of Motion Increased with Chiropractic

The results of a recently published study in the November/December Cervical Spine 2001 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showed that cervical range of motion was significantly improved with chiropractic adjustments. The study was a double-blind randomized controlled trial performed at the outpatient clinic at Phillip Chiropractic Research Centre, RMIT University, Melbourne, … Continue reading Neck Range of Motion Increased with Chiropractic

Chiropractic More Effective Than Outpatient Care

The British Medical Journal reports that a three-year study proves what most chiropractic patients already know. Chiropractic care is more effective with higher patient satisfaction than outpatient medical care for these types of problems. The study reported involved 741 men and women with low back pain. A 3 year follow up showed that there was … Continue reading Chiropractic More Effective Than Outpatient Care