Chriopractic

Nov
04

Fish Oil Found Helpful for Diabetics and Others

Tag: Pledger Orthopedic Spine Center, Chriopractic, Diabetes, Fish Oil

November is Diabetes awareness month. During this month, health professionals are educating diabetics on ways to reduce the impact of this disease on the nervous system, cardiovascular system and digestive system. It is even more imperative that we educate everyone on the prevention of the disease altogether. Read more »

Mar
05

Effective Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain and Whiplash

Believe it or not some people still hold on to unsupported beliefs that chiropractic treatment is unscientific. In view of the fact that thousands of studies exist showing the efficacy of chiropractic treatment, let us explore some of the current science.

In a recent article published in the prestigious medical journal Spine, researchers conducted a randomized controlled study of 115 patients with chronic spinal pain. The average duration of pain for people in the spinal manipulation control group was 8.3 years. In favor of chiropractic, the researchers found that when compared to those taking medicine, the spinal manipulation group had 5 times more effective results. The consistency of the results provides evidence that in patients with chronic pain, manipulation results in greater short-term improvement than medication. Read more »

Nov
30

Effective Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain and Whiplash

Believe it or not some people still hold on to unsupported beliefs that chiropractic treatment is unscientific. In view of the fact that thousands of studies exist showing the efficacy of chiropractic treatment, let us explore some of the current science. Read more »