Monthly Archives: March 2013

Acupuncture and Chiropractic for Headaches and Migraines - Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
Case study from the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine:   CLINICAL FEATURES: A 32-year-old woman presented with headaches of 5 months’ duration. She had a history of episodic migraine that began in her teens and had been controlled with medication. She had stopped taking the prescription medications because of gastrointestinal symptoms. A neurologist diagnosed her with mixed headaches, some migrainous and some tension type. Her headaches were chronic, were daily, and fit the International Classification of Headache Disorders criteria of a chronic tension-type headache… Read more »
low back pain Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
Chronic low back pain may be eased with a surprising low-cost, simple, low side-effects, relaxing treatment option – acupuncture.   Acupuncture is gaining momentum in the field of pain management and modern science is tracking its mode of operation and effectiveness. In fact, the National Institutes for Health and Clinical   Excellence suggests acupuncture as a primary treatment for chronic low back pain, as patients undergoing treatments with positive expectations respond superior to those undergoing conventional care.   One study investigated acupuncture treatment… Read more »
Steriod Shots Come Up Short in Back Pain Study - Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
Older adults who get steroid injections for degeneration in their lower spine may fare worse than people who skip the treatment, a small study suggests.   The research, published recently in the journal Spine, followed 276 older adults with spinal stenosis in the lower back. In spinal stenosis, the open spaces in the spinal column gradually narrow, which can put pressure on nerves. The main symptoms are pain or cramping in the legs or buttocks, especially when you walk or stand for a… Read more »



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