Case Study Highlights Chiropractic for ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition with symptoms such as impulsivity, hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and distractibility. Treatment options are varied, including medication and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) options. Chiropractic care has been suggested as one potential treatment for ADHD. There is some preliminary evidence to suggest that chiropractic care could have some positive effect on…

Chiropractic Plus Exercise Eases Cervicogenic Headache, Study Suggests

Many headaches arise from cervical musculoskeletal disorders. Often, conservative therapies are recommended as the first treatment for cervicogenic headache, but it was previously unclear which treatments were the most effective. Should patients be prescribed a set of exercises and physical therapy sessions, chiropractic adjustments, or both? Will one lead to better outcomes? A 2002 study sought to…

Magnesium Supplements Ease Back Pain

Adding more rice, seeds, and oats to your diet just might make a difference in your back-pain treatment. That’s because new research shows that magnesium commonly found in those foods may reduce back pain. Researchers from Egypt tested the effects of magnesium supplementation in 80 patients with back pain. Throughout the study, all the patients continued…

Chiropractic Eases Infant Colic, Study Suggests

As if sleepless nights and endless crying weren’t enough, parents of infants with colic often endure a string of unsuccessful treatments and frustrating doctors visits as they struggle to fight the elusive condition. But new research offers hope to parents searching for natural treatment of infant colic: chiropractic therapies produced clinically and statistically significant reductions…

Chiropractic Great for Pregnancy-Related Back Pain

Low back pain can be a serious problem when you’re expecting: A recent study shows that 61% of women report back pain at some during pregnancy. “Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases of low back pain of pregnancy go unreported to prenatal providers and/or untreated,” researchers publishing in the Journal of Midwifery &…