Back Pain Among Elderly

Back Pain Common Among The Elderly…   Brazilian researchers reviewed data from 16 published studies concerning 28,448 adults ages 60 and older and found one in four seniors has low back pain at any given moment. Additionally, the data show that 43% of the elderly have experienced an episode of back pain during the past Read more about Back Pain Among Elderly[…]

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Back Pain In College Students

Back Pain Is The Most Common Reason College Students See A Chiropractor…   An analysis of data from patients at a university health clinic found that spinal complaints were the most common reason university students sought chiropractic care. Overall, the top three conditions noted by the researchers were back pain (51%), followed by neck pain Read more about Back Pain In College Students[…]

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Lady Gaga And Indianapolis 500

My Dad’s Uncle Don Popping The Question To Lady Gaga At The 100th Anniversary Of The Indianapolis 500… By Dr. John Falkenroth, D.C. During the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500, the remaining Indiana Pearl Harbor survivors were honored. Leave it to my dad’s uncle Don Herther to attract the attention of people present… even Lady Gaga. Read more about Lady Gaga And Indianapolis 500[…]

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Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Coronary Heart Disease

  Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Coronary Heart Disease… Researchers often use data collected from both identical and fraternal twins in an effort to control for genetics and/or an early shared environment. In this study, an international team of researchers reviewed data collected from 2,148 pairs of twins and found that those with chronic Read more about Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Coronary Heart Disease[…]

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Sciatica Treatment Risk

    Physical Activity May Reduce Your Risk Of Sciatica And Reduce Your Risk Of Needing Sciatica Treatment…   According to a new meta analysis, leisure-time physical activity may reduce the risk of developing lumbar radicular pain, or sciatica. Researchers reviewed data from 18 published studies that included over 100,000 participants and found those who Read more about Sciatica Treatment Risk[…]

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Back Surgery For Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Back Surgery Carries More Side Effect Risk Than Non-Surgical Treatment For Lumbar Spinal Stenosis   A new research review investigated the effectiveness of different types of back surgery with various non-surgical interventions in the management of adults with lumbar spinal stenosis—a debilitating condition associated with the degeneration of the spine, which can have Read more about Back Surgery For Lumbar Spinal Stenosis[…]