Posts made in April, 2014

Low back Pain and Spinal Surgery. A review of recent literature.

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic News, Chiropractor Woodstock, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Writing as a chiropractor it may seem a little out of the ordinary to discuss low back pain from the perspective of spinal surgery. Some may see chiropractic and surgery as competing entities for the treatment of spinal conditions. The truth is that both treatments have an important place in management of low back pain. Even as a Chiropractor and a passionate supporter or the art, science, and philosophy of Chiropractic I am aware that there are times when back and or leg pain is best to be managed by surgical procedures.   To determine what management is appropriate for each individual case it is important to review recent research on topic. One recent study released...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractor Woodstock, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an increasingly common condition that affects many working age adults.   In fact, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or (CTS) is one of the most common conditions we see in our office today.   It is no wonder we see so many CTS patients as the statistics on the condition are staggering.   CTS affects 1 percent of the general population and 5 percent of the working population.  (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2000).   Further more among all work related injuries Carpal Tunnel results in the highest number of days lost at 31 days or more on average. (National center for health statistics.)  What is worse is that...

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