Current Newsletter Articles :: July 2015

Parkinson's Patient Helped to Live a Better Life with Chiropractic

The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a case study on June 1, 2015, documenting a case of a patient with Parkinson's Disease (PD) being helped over the course of a decade to have an improved quality of life. The authors noted the purpose of this study saying, "In this case study we will add to the small but growing body of...Read More

Drug Overdose Now Leading Cause of Injury-Related Deaths

A report published in June 2015, by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation noted that over 44,000 death occur each year in the United States due to drug overdoses. Of this, more than half are due to prescription drugs. The study shows that over the past 4 years, 26 states showed a significant increase in the rate of...Read More

Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze Syndrome and Congenital Torticollis Helped with Chiropractic

On June 29, 2015, a study was published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research documenting the case of chiropractic helping a baby boy who was suffering with Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze (PTU) Syndrome, torticollis, and other neurological problems. These issues seemed to be related to the birth trauma the infant received during...Read More

Antipsychotics Too Often Prescribed For Aggression In Children

The headline above comes from a July 1, 2015, news story on the National Public Radio website. The story is based on a study published in JAMA Psychiatry also on July 1st. The NPR article begins with the warning, "Powerful antipsychotic medications are being used to treat children and teenagers with ADHD, aggression and behavior problems, a study...Read More

Over 184,000 Global Deaths Each Year Caused by Sugary Drinks

Medical News Today (MNT) published an article on June 30, 2014, with the above headline addressing the issue of the health impact drinks with a high amount of sugar have on the population. The article is based on several studies including a study published on June 29, 2015, in the journal Circulation with the title, "Estimated Global, Regional, and...Read More

Growing Number of Parents are Turning to Chiropractors to Treat Their Kids

The headline above comes from a June 22, 2015, feature article in the Minnesota Star Tribune. The article looks at several children who have had their lives improved by going to a chiropractor. The article begins by saying, "Concerned about the frequent use of antibiotics, some parents are seeking chiropractic care for everything from stomachaches...Read More