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Chiropractic Management of Scoliosis..

Date: May 29, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Scoliosis is a condition that affects about 3% of teenagers, though the cause is typically unknown. In most instances, the degree of spinal curvature is mild (10-15o curve), but in some cases, the curve may continue to increase as the child grows. Visible signs of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis include the following: uneven shoulders, one shoulder blade "sticking out" (more prominent) than the other; an uneven waist or a hip higher than the other; and/or a prominent rib cage, usually on the.... <view entire article>





Electronic Tablet-Related Neck Pain..

Date: May 28, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

When individuals use their smartphone, they often adopt an awkward posture in which their head rests forward of their shoulders. This forward head posture, or "text neck," places added strain on the muscles in the back of the neck, shoulders, and upper back, which can lead to musculoskeletal pain. Researchers are now looking into how electronic tablet use affects posture and can elevate the risk for pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. In a 2018 study, University of Nevada,.... <view entire article>





Traction for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome..

Date: May 27, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral neuropathy that affects roughly 4-5% of the general population and about 10% of working adults. The chiropractic treatment approach for the CTS patient typically involves many of the same therapies as those used for conditions like neck and back pain, such as joint manipulation, mobilization, specific exercises, and nutritional recommendations to reduce inflammation. In some cases, patients with neck and back pain can benefit from traction. Could the CTS patient also.... <view entire article>





Groin Pain Syndrome..

Date: May 26, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Groin pain syndrome is a term used to describe groin pain without clinical evidence of hernia or hip pathology. Though the condition is thought to affect between 2% and 20% of athletes, there is not a lot of conclusive research on its cause or the best way to treat it. Most of the published research on those with groin pain without hernia or hip joint pathology are case studies (primarily of professional male athletes), making it difficult to establish agreed.... <view entire article>





Car Accident Risk-Reducing Technologies..

Date: May 25, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) is a collection of symptoms commonly associated with motor vehicle collisions. Because WAD can have such a negative effect on one's quality of life, it makes sense to take steps to reduce the risk for a car accident. Let's look at some of the modern technologies that our automobiles may include to lower the chances that a crash occurs: Hands-Free / Voice Controls: Cell-phone distractions are the underlying cause of many vehicle collisions, especially texting while.... <view entire article>





Walk for Longevity..

Date: May 24, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

In recent decades, several studies have identified risk factors for early death such as reduced cardio-respiratory fitness (CRF), obesity, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease, etc. Of all the causes listed, poor CRF appears to be the leading risk factor for early death. If CRF is so important, can walking help? If so, how many steps do we really need to live longer and better? For years, experts have suggested walking 10,000 steps per day to live a long and healthy.... <view entire article>