Monthly Archives: October 2013

Women who walk with flat feet are 50 percent more likely than those with normal or high arches to have low back pain, a new study suggests. “The key takeaway from the study is that if women have low back pain, it may not be just the back,” said senior author Marian Hannan of the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston. “It turns out that feet are important for the back.” Past research has hinted that low back pain, which… Read more »

See a Chiropractor First!

October 7, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments  | 

  The type of doctor you see after an injury does matter.  A new study concluded that there is strong association between surgery and the first provider seen after an injury.  This means that if in your first visit or two you see a surgeon, you are much likelier to end up having surgery. In those who saw a chiropractor first the odds of having surgery are much reduced.   The numbers are really astounding.  42.7% of workers in the study who first… Read more »


October 1, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments  | 

Often, the blame for our pain rests on the simple choices we make every day   1.  Pain Trigger: Flip-Flops Flip-flops and foam-soled sandals provide poor arch support, leading to pain in the feet, ankles, and knees. Solution: Wear shoes with arch support. When you know you’ll be walking a lot, opt for sneakers.   2.  Pain Trigger: Your Wallet Your wallet can be a real pain in the back and the buttocks, and it can even lead to shooting pains down one… Read more »