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Vision, the cervical spine and chiropractic
January 25th, 2016
Many doctors of chiropractic have encountered
instances where the vision of a patient improved following chiropractic care.
In the last few years, the peer reviewed literature has been filled with case
reports and other articles addressing this phenomenon. Of particular interest
is the physiologic rationale that has been proposed to explain the clinical
A comprehensive review, including 71 references,
was published by
Chiropractic Treatment of Vertigo
January 19th, 2016
Vertigo is the term often used to describe any type of
dizziness. "Dorland's Medical Dictionary" indicates that vertigo is a
type of dizziness associated with an illusion of movement, often a spinning
sensation, which may be from a disease of the inner ear or from disturbances in
pathways in the nervous system. Chiropractic treatment is an option for the
treatment of certain types of vertigo.
Omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil, alpha-linolenic acid
January 15th, 2016
Taking cod liver oil as a source of vitamin D first became
popular in 19th Century England. Fish oil has been studied for heart health
since it was found that Greenland Inuit people may have a lower risk of heart
disease despite eating a high-fat diet.
The main essential fatty acids in the human diet are omega-3 and
omega-6 fatty acids. Foods that provide omega-3 fatty acids include fish oil
and certain plant and nut oils, while omega
"To lift or not to lift?"
January 14th, 2016
If a great Shakespearean protagonist had, anachronistically,
joined a gym, his internal existential inquiry might have been, "To lift
or not to lift?". Many centuries later, the identical inquiry, or
controversy, persists. Joining a gym (health club) usually implies the new club
member is going to engage in strength training in one form or another. Such
exercise provides an abundance of benefits and is a valuable lifestyle choice
January 12th, 2016
Parkinsons is a degenerative disorder of the
brain, results from the destruction of cells that produce dopamine. Typical
symptoms include rigid muscles, tremor, bradykinesia (slow movement), gait
disturbance, and postural instability.
How Chiropractic Care
Relates to Parkinson’s Disease
The exact cause of Parkinson's disease
continues to be investigated, but some of the latest research shows us that
accidents involving head trauma
TemporoMandibular Joint Disorder
January 2nd, 2016
Does it hurt when you chew, open wide to yawn
or use your jaws? Do you have pain or soreness in front of the ear, in the jaw
muscle, cheek, the teeth or the temples? Do you have pain or soreness in your
teeth? Do your jaws make noises loud enough to bother you or others? Do you
find it difficult to open your mouth wide? Does your jaw ever get stuck/locked
as you open it?
If you answered “yes” to some of these
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