“Sleep ergonomics” refers to our postures and positions during sleep–which either help us rest safely and comfortably or stress joints to the point that we wake up with more aches and pains than we fell asleep with. Sleeping positions matter. Poor-quality sleep is proven to negatively affect overall health. Sleeping Positions to Reduce Back Pain …
Low back pain initiated with a doctor of chiropractic (DC) saves 40 percent on health care costs when compared with care initiated through a medical doctor (MD), according to a study that analyzed data from 85,000 Blue CrossBlue Shield (BCBS) beneficiaries in Tennessee over a two-year span. The study population had open access to MDs …
A report released in 2001 by researchers at the Duke University Evidence-Based Practice Center in Durham, NC, found that spinal manipulation resulted in almost immediate improvement for those headaches that originate in the neck, and had significantly fewer side effects and longer-lasting relief of tension-type headache than a commonly prescribed medication.
“Reduced odds of surgery were observed for…those whose first provider wasa chiropractor. 42.7% of workers [with back injuries] who first saw a surgeonhad surgery, in contrast to only 1.5% of those who saw a chiropractor.”– Keeney et al (2012), Spine
Chiropractic Treatment in Acute Whiplash Injuries:
Grades I & II
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Webster Technique in a Pregnant Female: A Case Study & Review of Literature
Chiropractic treatment of temporomandibular disorders using the activator adjusting instrument: a prospective case series.