Dangers of a Deskjob

For a lot of us, 100 million American office workers, our working environment involves sitting at a desk for 8-10 hours a day. Unfortunately, these prolonged bouts of sitting are proving to be devastating to our health and wellness. While health care costs continue to...

How Graston Technique Can Help You Recover Faster

At Brentwood Spine and Sport, we’re always trying to find new ways to help get our patients pain-free faster so they can get back to doing whatever activity they enjoy as soon as possible.  Several years ago, I added a new “tool” to my...

NSAID’s, Are They Causing More Harm Than Good?

NSAID‘s (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are the most widely used pain relievers in the world.  In the United States there are more than 70 million prescriptions written each year, and if you include over-the-counter NSAID‘s like aspirin and...
How to Resolve Pain Fast

How to Resolve Pain Fast

Our bodies have an incredible ability to communicate with us when there’s a problem, the challenge becomes slowing down long enough to interpret its signals. The most obvious signal is pain. Pain is the body’s way of saying “stop.”  The...

Carpal Tunnel the “Tennis Elbow of the Wrist”

Carpal tunnel, dubbed by some “tennis elbow of the wrist,” accounts for the highest number of work days lost among all work-related injuries. Almost half of the cases reported account for 31 days or more of work loss. With some 850,000 new cases diagnosed in 1994, the...

Popularity of Chiropractic

“Chiropractic is the largest, most regulated, and best recognized of the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professions. CAM patient surveys show that chiropractors are used more often than any other alternative provider group and patient satisfaction with...

Patient Satisfaction

“Chiropractic patients were found to be more satisfied with their back care providers after four weeks of treatment than were medical patients. Results from observational studies suggested that back pain patients are more satisfied with chiropractic care than with...

Cost Effectiveness

Low back pain initiated with a doctor of chiropractic (DC) saves 40 percent on health care costs when compared with care initiated through a medical doctor (MD), according to a study that analyzed data from 85,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) beneficiaries in...

For Headaches

“Cervical spine manipulation was associated with significant improvement in headache outcomes in trials involving patients with neck pain and/or neck dysfunction and headache.” — Duke Evidence Report, McCrory, Penzlen, Hasselblad, Gray (2001) “The results of this...