The second most common reason patients seek medical care is back pain, while lower back pain stands as the leading cause of worldwide disability. At any given time, over 31 million Americans are afflicted by some degree of back pain, resulting in billions of dollars’ worth of treatment; mostly without any lasting results.
An inconsistent sleep schedule can throw off the body’s sleep and waking pattern, or circadian rhythm, reports the September 2015 Harvard Health Letter. “It can lead to insomnia, but people don’t realize that their schedule is causing the problem,” says sleep specialist Cynthia Dorsey, PhD, assistant professor of psychology in Harvard Medical School’s psychiatry department.
© Freund Publishing House Ltd. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2010;22(2):273-281 Gerry Leisman, MD, PhD1,2, Robert Melillo, DC, MSc1,3, Sharon Thum, MSc1,3, Mark A Ransom, MSc1, Michael Orlando, DC1, Christopher Tice, DC1 and Frederick R Carrick, DC, PhD4 1The FR Carrick Institute for Clinical Ergonomics, Rehabilitation and Applied Neuroscience, Mineola, New York, USA; 2University of […]
Research comes in all shapes and styles. It can cover countless treatment techniques and compare the results of the clinical tools that today’s chiropractors use to refine the wonderful healing art we all know as chiropractic. A highly overlooked form of research revolves around how one creates, orchestrates, and implements the business systems of their […]
Is the product/procedure backed by research? In today’s world of evidence based medicine research is a key component. If a product or procedure has research standing behind it and there is evidence for its use the likelihood of the procedure being a part of a scope of practice and the chance of third party reimbursement […]