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Crosby Chiropractic St. Peters

Is your child at home with one of these issues while you are getting Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic has been taking care of children for various conditions for more than 100 years. A survey of chiropractors in the United States, Canada and Australia and a report by theAmerican Chiropractic Association both found that most chiropractors treat children and thatonly 10% of the issues they treat in children are not musculoskeletal. In children…
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Melatonin – More than a Sleep Aid?

In June 2013, melatonin supplementation was found to reduce pain associatedwith endometriosis.Forty females with endometriosis between 18-45 years of age received 10 mgmelatonin daily or a placebo for eight weeks. The researchers evaluated the subjectsfor pain, sleep quality and analgesic use. The melatonin supplementation wasfound to improve sleep quality and pain, reducing the need for…
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Chiropractic vs. Medicine: Who is More Cost Effective & Renders Better Outcomes for Spine?

When we consider mechanical spine issues, we need to consider problems exclusive of fracture, tumoror infection. According to Houweling Et. Al. (2015) back pain effects 43% of the population over thecourse of a year. In addition, 33% of that group reported that their symptoms led to reducedproductivity at work. In Switzerland, this accounted for 3%…
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Research Proves Chiropractic Adjustments Effect Multiple Areas, Not Just the Area Treated: THE BRAIN CONNECTION

It is a very common scenario historically and in contemporary chiropractic offices where patients cometo get treated for one body part and another body part feels better. To be more specific a patient willcome in with neck pain as their primary complaint and upon treating that neck problem withchiropractic spinal adjustment their low back feels…
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CHIROPRACTIC CARE MAY BOOST STRENGTH, MUSCLE FUNCTION, AND PREVENT FATIGUE

New research into the effects of chiropractic care suggests that it may have an important role to play inmaximising sporting performance and aid recovery from a range of conditions where muscle functionhas been compromised. The New Zealand College of Chiropractic’s Centre for Chiropractic Research has recently published astudy in the journal Experiment Brain Research1 which…
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Chiropractic and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue,sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers now believe that fibromyalgia magnifies painful sensationsby affecting the way your brain processes pain signals although several decades ago, fibromyalgia wasnot seen as a true physical condition. Symptoms may start after physical trauma, surgery, infection orpsychological stress or…
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Pregabalin (Lyrica) does not effectively control lumbar spinal stenosis, according to research.

Spinal stenosis is a chronic condition that cannot be “cured,” although it often be improved and maintained overthe long term. Patients can work with a doctor of chiropractic, to reduce symptoms and improve their quality oflife.Signs and Symptoms of Stenosis:• Pain triggered by walking or prolonged standing, which is usually improved by sitting in a…
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Chiropractic and Ankylosing Spondylitis

ACCORDING TO THE SPONDYLITIS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form ofarthritis that primarily affects the spine, although other joints can become involved. It causesinflammation of the vertebrae, which can lead to severe, chronic pain and discomfort. In the mostadvanced cases (but not in all), this inflammation can result in new bone formation…
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Chiropractic, Kids and Scoliosis

Scoliosis is defined as a lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. Although scoliosis can begin at any age,it is most commonly identified in adolescents between 10 and 15 years of age. Girls are more commonlyaffected than boys. Because scoliosis can be inherited, a trained professional should definitely evaluatechildren whose parents or siblings are affected by…
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Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain

Reuters Health) – People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief ifthey received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise andadvice alone, a new study has found. Patients with back-related leg pain, such as sciatica, are usually treated with prescriptionmedications, injections and surgery. Increasingly, spinal manipulative therapy by…
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