Today’s Links September 15, 2015

  • Chiropractic and Exercise is Perfect Combination for Back Pain
    Chiropractic and Exercise is Perfect Combination for Back Pain Treatment An estimated 60-80% of people will suffer from low-back pain at least once in their lifetime. However, the treatment of chronic lower back pain is complex, and the outcome remains unpredictable. Doctors are advised to recommend that patients follow a program of active exercise to […]
  • Chiropractic is Safe, Study Shows
    Chiropractic is Safe, Study Shows Chiropractic care has successfully relieved patients of spinal pain for over a hundred years, and a┬ánew study shows that chiropractic is not only effective, it’s safe. Earlier research has examined the safety of chiropractic, but no studies had used sham or placebo interventions to assess the relative safety of chiropractic. […]
  • Chiropractic Effective for Hip Osteoarthritis
    Chiropractic Effective for Hip Osteoarthritis Some physical therapists and other health-care providers are firm believers in the efficacy of patient education as a means to reduce symptoms for various musculoskeletal diseases. Ongoing research has been conducted to investigate the actual effects that patient education has on symptoms. In one such study, Danish researchers compared the […]
  • Doctors Ignoring Evidence for Back Pain Treatment
    Doctors Ignoring Evidence for Back Pain Treatment Medical doctors are increasingly ignoring the recommended guidelines for treating back pain, a new study from the Journal of American Medical Association finds. Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston examined records for 23,918 doctor visits related to back pain between 1999 and 2000. They […]
  • Drug-Free ADHD Program Yields 81% Success Rate
    Drug-Free ADHD Program Yields 81% Success Rate A recent study has demonstrated the effectiveness of a multi-modal, drug-free intervention program in treating children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Researchers recruited children diagnosed with ADHD who displayed inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, and problems with academics and/ or behavior. Some participants served as a control group, while the […]