Research

January 30, 2018

Study: Foam Rollers Can Help Ankle and Hip Motion

This study in the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation examined the use of foam rollers, trigger point balls and massagers on the motion of ankle and hip joints. The study found these devices to be beneficial in improving the range of motion of these joints. Acute Effect of Two Self-Myofascial Release Protocols on Hip and Ankle Range of Motion Amandda de Souza, Cristiano Gomes Sanchotene, Cristiano Moreira da Silva Lopes, Jader […]
January 30, 2018

Study: Shockwave Therapy Effective For Shoulder Pain

Summary: In this study Shockwave Therapy resulted in a high success rate with low number of recurrences for shoulder pain Individualised radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy (rESWT) for symptomatic calcific shoulder tendinopathy: a retrospective clinical study Nikolaos Malliaropoulos, Dawn ThompsonEmail authorView ORCID ID profile, Maria Meke, Debasish Pyne, Dimosthenis Alaseirlis, Henry Atkinson, Vasileios Korakakis and Heinz Lohrer BMC Musculoskeletal DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:513 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1873-x ©  The Author(s). 2017 Received: 1 May 2017 Accepted: 24 November 2017 Published: 6 December 2017 Abstract Background […]
January 30, 2018

Chiropractic Helps With Cervicogenic Headaches

Six to eight sessions of Chiropractic adjustments were shown to be more effective than mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headaches Abstract Background: Although commonly utilized interventions, no studies have directly compared the effectiveness of cervical and thoracic manipulation to mobilization and exercise in individuals with cervicogenic headache (CH). The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of manipulation to mobilization and exercise in individuals with CH. Methods: […]
January 30, 2018

Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

A recent study in the by the National University of Health Sciences in  Illinois demonstrated the usefulness of custom foot orthotics for back pain. A randomized controlled trial with 225 participants showed that patient who used custom foot orthotics for 6 weeks demonstrated a great improvement in back pain. The group that received custom orthotics and chiropractic adjustment demonstrated even more improvement in back pain and improved function. Abstract OBJECTIVES: […]