FACT OR FICTION?

FACT OR FICTION?

Do 90% of Patients with an Acute Episode of Low Back Pain Resolve within 2 Months, with or without Treatment? This month we are going to discuss the commonly held clinical thought and apparently well documented fact that 90% of all acute low back pain episodes...
Low Back Pain in Pregnancy and Chiropractic

Low Back Pain in Pregnancy and Chiropractic

The utilization of chiropractic spinal adjusting for the management of low back pain is increasingly less and less controversial. As an example, in December of 2011, the journal Alternative Therapies Health Medicine, published a study titled (1): Cerebral metabolic...
Fructose

Fructose

The Misunderstanding of an Important Player in Obesity, Arthritis, and Pain Syndromes Scientific publications have noted for nearly seven decades that obesity increases the risk of osteoarthritis. A recent search (08/08/2013) of the US National Library of Medicine...
Physical Trauma and Multiple Sclerosis

Physical Trauma and Multiple Sclerosis

Evidence, Pathophysiology, Management At this moment I am co-managing two patients with multiple sclerosis. Both patients have a history of significant cervical spine/head trauma that occurred within a year of initiation of their multiple sclerosis symptoms. The...
Posture Concepts

Posture Concepts

Posture is important to health and physiology. Entire medical texts and chapters in medical texts are dedicated to posture and its influences (1,2). An excellent description of the importance of gravity and posture on physiology is found in the text by James Oschman,...
Pran Manga and Low Back Pain

Pran Manga and Low Back Pain

Pran Magna graduated from the University of Toronto with a PhD in economics in 1970. Since 1977 he has been a Full Professor at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, where he teaches ethics, health economics, and globalization. He is also the...