Monthly Archive:: July 2014

Today’s Links July 31, 2014

Back Pain: Dispelling the Weather Myth Back Pain: Dispelling the Weather Myth Foggy or humid weather isn’t to blame for back pain, new research suggests. How many times have you blamed your back pain on the humidity? Or does rain in the forecast make you grimace because you know that you’re going… Back Pain: Dispelling

Today’s Links July 29, 2014

Estero, FL Chiropractic Care for Kids Estero, FL Chiropractic Care for Kids Dr. Green has worked with many children in Estero, FL. As a mom or dad, there is no worse experience than seeing your kids in pain and not being able to do anything about it. Perhaps you’re worried about the… Is Seeing a

Today’s Links July 24, 2014

Obesity Shaves Years Off Your Life Obesity Shaves Years Off Your Life What’s more unhealthy: carrying a few extra pounds or lighting up a cigarette? It’s turns out that both may be equally hazardous for your health, suggests to the results of a new study from the National Cancer Institute in Maryland.… Obesity Shaves Years

Today’s Links July 22, 2014

Chiropractic Speeds Sciatica Recovery Chiropractic Speeds Sciatica Recovery Sciatica pain is often so debilitating that it forces people to miss work and other normal activities.  Of all patients with low-back pain, sciatica patients have the highest level of disability (1).  In fact, patients with sciatica are disabled for… Chiropractic Speeds Sciatica Recovery This post has

Today’s Links July 17, 2014

Why Teens Shouldn’t Rely on Painkillers Why Teens Shouldn’t Rely on Painkillers It seems as if you can’t check the news without finding at least one story of a life being lost to drugs. What is perhaps most concerning is that, all too often, the person who succumbed tragically for drug-related reasons… Why Teens Shouldn’t

Today’s Links July 15, 2014

Overweight? Don’t blame it on overeating Overweight? Don’t blame it on overeating Pick up most any weight loss book and one of the first things the authors usually address is scaling back on portion sizes and reducing your calorie intake. However, Medical News Today reports that a study just published by the… Overweight? Don’t blame it

Today’s Links July 10, 2014

Study Reveals Chiropractic Offers an “Economic Advantage” Study Reveals Chiropractic Offers an “Economic Advantage” Have you ever postponed getting medical care because you needed to wait for a “just a little more cash” or “just a little more time”? Well, you don’t have to wait and neglect your health any longer. A recent study… Study

Today’s Links July 8, 2014

Why Aging Aggravates Spinal Injuries Why Aging Aggravates Spinal Injuries Aging inhibits healing from countless conditions, including spinal chord injury. A new study from Ohio State University helps to explain why. For the first time researchers have shown that a spinal cord injury is more severe in elderly mice than… Why Aging Aggravates Spinal Injuries

Today’s Links July 3, 2014

New Evidence that Steroid Injections Fail to Fix Spinal Stenosis New Evidence that Steroid Injections Fail to Fix Spinal Stenosis Every year millions of patients are injected with epidural steroids to treat back pain, but now, new research suggests that many of those injections are completely unnecessary. In a study released Wednesday from The New

Today’s Links July 1, 2014

Doctors Writing Off Vitamin D for Asthma Doctors Writing Off Vitamin D for Asthma Is vitamin D the magical supplement for chronic inflammatory diseases? In the case of asthma, a new study says “no.” But there are reasons to assume the study didn’t examine the whole picture. In this new study performed at 19… Doctors