A Comparison of Traditional and Chiropractic Care for Migraines

For those that suffer from migraines, finding a long-term solution to the overwhelming headaches can be a long process. Traditional medicine offers a variety of pills, many of which focus on pain relief, serotonin levels, or nausea and vomiting symptoms. Alternatively, chiropractic care offers spinal manipulation. Both alternative and traditional remedies have options for migraine sufferers. A 2000 study provides a short comparative analysis of these options and their effectiveness for a small group of people in Australia.

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An Introduction to Chiropractic Care for Childhood Asthma

Many chiropractors and osteopaths report that chiropractic care can result in improvements of conditions such as asthma. Spinal manipulation has been shown to relieve back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. However, the impact of spinal manipulation on conditions like asthma has not been well studied. Some studies have proved inconclusive. In determining whether you should add chiropractic care to your child’s wellness program, it is good to take the same approach that you would with any other medication. Monitor ...

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Is Chiropractic Care Safe for my Child?

Treating children with pediatric chiropractic care can seem like a big step and parents want to make sure that it’s the right one. Parents can gain confidence from the numerous studies that have been conducted to evaluate the safety of chiropractic care for children. The American Chiropractic Association stands by the assertion that child chiropractic is safe and beneficial. In a 2016 statement, they shared the results of relevant reports with the Australian chiropractor’s association. Some of the study ...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs Tendonitis

Both carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis are two relatively common types of injuries that occur in the hand. While they may share some similar symptoms and characteristics, they are characterized by different symptoms. Some people automatically assume they suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome when in fact they have tendonitis, or vise-versa. So, what’s the difference between carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis?

Let’s first take a look at the condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. According to the Centers For Disease Control ...

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Common Causes of Sciatica

Have you noticed a tingling, aching, and/or painful burning sensation generating from your hip? If so, you could be suffering from a condition known as sciatica. The condition receives its namesake from the sciatic nerve that branches from the lower back through the tailbone, hips, buttocks and down through the legs. When the sciatic nerve is injured, damaged or compressed, the person is said to have sciatica.

It’s important to note that sciatica isn’t a particular disease, illness or injury, but ...

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