Category Archives : Research

Treating Digestive Problems Naturally

Digestive problems can get in the way of everyday life. After all, how can you enjoy your child’s softball game or lunch with a friend when you constantly have an upset stomach or acid reflux? One of the best options for treating these ailments is to consume natural supplements and herbs that have been well-researched […]

Low Back Pain Chiropractic Care, Case Study

Integrative care, using medical and chiropractic services, was successful in the conservative management of a patient with low back pain and radicular symptoms secondary to disk extrusion.

Scoliosis Surgery Benefits Questioned

A study published by Berven et al in Spine, Sep 2007, reviewed published scientific literature in an attempt to answer the question of whether patients benefit from scoliosis surgery. The results supported their statement that “there are no current, definitive studies that answer the question posed above.” “Primary objectives of surgical treatment with instrumentation are […]

How Your Neck Muscles Affect Carpal Tunnel

This research details how carpal tunnel generally has a great deal to do with the entire nerve path, starting in the neck, then the shoulder, elbow, and finally the wrist. Most carpal tunnel patients have problems in these other areas. To effectively treat carpal tunnel, you have to treat more than the wrist.

Spinal Decompression / Decreased Low Back Pain

1: Apfel CC, Cakmakkaya OS, Martin W, Richmond C, Macario A, George E, Schaefer M, Pergolizzi JV. Restoration of disk height through non-surgical spinal decompression is associated with decreased discogenic low back pain: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jul 8;11:155. PubMed PMID: 20615252; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2912793.


Background Disc disease is a frequent source of low back pain as well as neck pain. Sciatica is defined as neuralgia along the course of the sciatic nerve. Pathophysiology The intervertebral discs act as shock absorbers and are found between the bodies of the vertebrae. They have a central area composed of a colloidal gel, […]

Lumbar Disc Treatment

Preliminary evidence regarding the immediate change in the diffusion of water in the nuclear region of normal and degenerative lumbar intervertebral discs (IVDs) following a single session of lumbar joint mobilization.

Low Back Pain Holistic Physiotherapy Effectiveness

Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;11(6):562-76. Adamczyk A, Kiebzak W, Wilk-Frańczuk M, Sliwiński Z. Jan Kochanowski University Humanities and natural Sciences, Kielce. agnieszka-adamczyk7@o2.pl Abstract BACKGROUND: Low back pain is a term used to designate a wide and complete assemblage of symptoms that has become a cause of disability in the 21th century man. Until recently, it […]