March 29, 2018

Study: Can Pilates Help With Back Pain?

Pilates is a physical fitness system practiced by nearly 11 million people in the United States. A recent study suggested that two sessions of pilates exercises a week could help with non-specific chronic low back pain. Different doses of Pilates-based exercise therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomised controlled trial with economic evaluation OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-utility of the addition of different doses of Pilates to […]
March 29, 2018

Eight Weight Loss Strategies That Work

Summer is around the corner, and the common theme for most is weight loss. Here is a summary of eight weight loss tips as reported in TIME that actually work:   1. Eat a big breakfast – Skipping breakfast actually leads to weight gain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It can also cause an increase in blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting […]
February 27, 2018

Knee Pain In Pakistan: A Quick Case Study

While on my trip to Pakistan, I was able to treat a 51-year old woman, whom we shall name Ms. B. Ms. B was suffering from knee pain for the past 3 months. She lives on the third floor of a house that she recently moved into. She has great difficulty climbing the three flights of stairs, and at times needs the support of a cane. Because of her knee […]
January 29, 2018

Chiropractic Care and the Flu

This year’s flu season has been a rough one so far. With nearly twice the number of annual flu cases, and the unfortunate passing away of 30 children in the US, this year’s H3N2 strain is proving to be particularly deadly.  And to make matters worse, the flu vaccine is estimated to be only 10% effective, making the elderly and the young to be particularly vulnerable this year . As […]
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