Chiropractic Effective for Jaw Pain and TMD

Many patients suffer from host of symptoms after an auto collision: neck pain, whiplash, headache, and even jaw pain. Studies show that patients with whiplash frequently develop temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD), or dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint, located in the jaw. TMD may contribute to cervicogenic headaches by affecting cervical spine, or the region of…

Physician Prescribes Less Medication When Working with Chiropractor

The treatment of musculoskeletal disorders like back pain varies widely across health-care specialties. Studies suggests that there is little communication between professionals – such as between chiropractors and primary-care doctors – with regards to the management of low-back pain, despite growing evidence that a multidisciplinary approach to chronic conditions improves patient outcomes and satisfaction. Do…

Weight Loss Reduces Hip Pain Naturally

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the world. While it currently affects an estimated 7% of the population, since both age and obesity have been linked with a higher prevalence of OA,  this disorder may become increasingly common as the population ages and obesity rates soar. This significant source of disability is…

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 discovered that medical doctors are actually getting worse at employing evidence-based…