How Important is Water?

Water is everywhere! It’s an essential nutrient for our fields, flowers and most importantly our bodies and brains. The Earth is made up of 75% water and our bodies are no different. Up to 60% of our bodies are water. Our blood is approximately 92% water, our brains 73%, our lungs 83%, our muscles and kidneys 79% water, and even our bones are approximately 31% water. So just how important is water to our bodies? By Read more…

Neck Pain

“In a study funded by NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to test the effectiveness of different approaches for treating mechanical neck pain, 272 participants were divided into three groups that received either spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) from a doctor of chiropractic (DC), pain medication (over-the-counter pain relievers, narcotics and muscle relaxants) or exercise recommendations. After 12 weeks, about 57 percent of those who met with DCs and 48 percent who exercised reported Read more…

Chiropractic management of primary nocturnal enuresis.

Chiropractic management of primary nocturnal enuresis. Reed WR, Beavers S, Reddy SK, Kern G. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1994 (Nov-Dec);17 (9): 596-600 This 1994 study involved forty-six nocturnal enuretic children (31 treatment and 15 control group) selected from an initial group of 57 children. A ten week clinical trial of chiropractic care was instituted, followed by a two week non-treatment period. The results reported was 25% of the treatment-group children had 50% or more reduction Read more…

Study Confirms That “Chiropractic Maintenance Care” Provides Significant Benefits

Study Confirms That “Chiropractic Maintenance Care” Provides Significant Benefits American Chiropractic Association This new, single blinded placebo controlled study conducted by the Faculty of Medicine at Mansoura University, conclusively demonstrates that maintenance care provides significant benefits for those with chronic low back pain. [1] The authors concluded that spinal manipulation is effective for the treatment of chronic nonspecific LBP and that to obtain long-term benefit for the patient, this study suggests maintenance spinal manipulations after Read more…