Health Misconceptions

How Chiropractic Benefits Sufferers of Scoliosis

Curvature of the spine, even slight, can cause pain and postural problems. When the curve is more than 10 degrees, it is considered to be scoliosis. The primary symptom of scoliosis is a significant curvature of the spine and is the majority of cases the cause...

How Chiropractic Helps Relieve Sacroiliac Joint Pain

How can a body part you have probably never heard of hurt so BAD? This is a common question we hear from individuals suffering from sacroiliac joint pain. The joint is formed by the sacrum and the ilium where they meet on either side of the...

5 Reasons Whiplash Sufferers Should Choose Chiropractic Care

Our neck is a busy body part. It holds up and turns our head, allowing us to see, hear, and speak in the direction we choose. Although the neck is a real "team player" it's a bit of a diva, meaning it's fairly delicate. There are...

Is Chiropractic Care the Answer to Your Child’s Chronic Ear Infections?

"Mom, it hurts. It hurts!" Parents of children suffering from ear infections are all too familiar with this cry. Tugging at their ears, crying, and trouble sleeping are all signs of an ear infection in your little one. Children are more susceptible to ear infections than adults...

What Chiropractic Patients Need To Know About Low Back Pain

Although chiropractic is dedicated to finding and correcting vertebral subluxations (also known as spinal misalignments), many patients seek chiropractic care to alleviate pain and other health-related symptoms. One condition that chiropractic patients seek relief from is consistent low back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association,...

Fosamax

Fosamax is a drug commonly prescribed to osteoporosis and cancer patients to prevent bone loss. It is a drug of the bi-phosphonate type, which is the same chemical poison in household bathroom cleaners used to remove soap scum from bathtubs. Side effects include...

25 Ways Sugar Ruins Your Health

Sugar can suppress the immune system. Sugar leads to cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostrate and rectum. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. Sugar can weaken eyesight. High intake of sugar increases the risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Sugar can cause arthritis. Sugar can cause gallstones, heart...

Avocado: Good for Your Waistline and Your Joints

New research suggests that not only is avocado tasty, it may help to trim your waistline and aide in arthritis management. In a new study, researchers found patients with arthritis who used supplements of avocado and soybean oil had reduced joint space narrowing. Another study...