Fort Mill SC Chiropractor – Dr. David Hall

School Bags and Low Back Pain In Children and Teenagers..

Date: May 23, 2018 | Time: 3:27am

For many years, chiropractors and chiropractic organizations have been warning of the harmful side effects experienced by children and teens who carry excessively heavy school bags and back packs and/or practice improper bag carrying techniques. A recent study published in the internationally recognized medical journal Spine has just reinforced what chiropractors have been teaching parents and their children for decades - school bags and back packs can be a serious threat to the spinal health of children and teens. In.... <view entire article>

Chiropractic Care for Lumbar Radiculopathy in Pregnancy..

Date: May 7, 2018 | Time: 9:23pm

With the physical stresses and strains of pregnancy, the expecting mother often suffers from a number of musculoskeletal aches and pains. One such symptom is lumbar radiculopathy - pain and/or numbness and/or tingling running down the leg that may also include weakness in the affected leg. This symptom is typically caused by irritation to the smaller nerves (nerve roots) exiting the spine in the lower back/lumbar area. A recent case study published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine evaluated the.... <view entire article>

Meditation Reduces Stress, Increases Attention..

Date: April 25, 2018 | Time: 8:22pm

Want to improve your mood and attention while simultaneously reducing your overall anxiety, fatigue and depression levels? A new study indicates that less than one week of meditation can provide these effects. The study was comprised of 40 Chinese undergraduates partaking in 20-minute meditation sessions during a period of 5 days. The meditation used was referred to as integrative body-mind meditation that, according to researchers, included body relaxation, breathing exercises, mental imagery and mindfulness training. After the 5-days of meditation,.... <view entire article>

Neck Manipulation Extremely Safe..

Date: April 10, 2018 | Time: 9:18pm

If you've ever heard certain sources claiming that chiropractic spinal manipulation/adjustment of the neck region can be unsafe or downright dangerous, a new study published in the internationally respected journal Spine should help put you at ease. U.K. researchers set out to evaluate the true risk of chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine (neck region). After reviewing data from over 50,000 cervical manipulations, researchers found no reports of serious adverse events. Researchers concluded, "... the risk of a serious adverse.... <view entire article>

Spinal Manipulation Recommended in New Low Back Pain Guidelines..

Date: March 27, 2018 | Time: 7:16pm

The American College of Physicians and American Pain Society have just recently released updated clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. In the new guidelines these two organizations have strongly recommended the use of spinal manipulation (the most common form of chiropractic care) for the treatment of both acute, subacute and chronic low back pain. According to the study researchers, "... clinicians should consider the addition of nonpharmacological therapy with proven benefits - for acute low.... <view entire article>

New Exercise Guidelines Released..

Date: March 13, 2018 | Time: 3:14am

In their efforts to improve America's public health, the American College of Sports Medicine and American Heart Association released new exercise guidelines. According to these leading health groups, adults should participate in a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise (accelerated walking, light jogging or similar heart rate accelerating activity) five days per week. Alternatively, they recommend adults participate in vigorous-intensity exercise (moderate jogging or similar activity that causes rapid breathing and substantial increase in heart rate) for a minimum.... <view entire article>

Multiple Mini-Workouts Burn More Fat..

Date: February 26, 2018 | Time: 8:11pm

In a recent Japanese and Danish report, researchers found that breaking a workout into two shorter workouts with a break in between was more successful at burning fat. In the study, researchers found men who exercised for two 30-minute workouts with a small break in between burned more fat than those exercising for 60 minutes without a break. Researchers found that although total calories burned during the two different workout methods were the same, 77 percent of the calories burned.... <view entire article>

Orthopedic Surgeons Recommend Chiropractic Too..

Date: February 13, 2018 | Time: 9:09pm

Chiropractic received more praise recently with the featured story titled "Mainstream Makes Adjustments" on the front page of the July 17, 2007 health section of The Washington Post. The story includes personal experiences of Buzz McClain - writer and chiropractic patient. McClain obtained relief from chiropractic care after three unsuccessful spinal surgeries. In the article, Dr. William Lauerman, chief of spine surgery and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital commented, "I'm an orthopedic spine surgeon, so I.... <view entire article>

Chiropractic Care Successful For Chronic Neck Pain Sufferers..

Date: January 31, 2018 | Time: 9:03pm

A recent study examined the effectiveness of traditional bone setting (chiropractic adjustments) to both conventional physiotherapy and massage in those suffering from chronic neck pain. The randomized clinical trial included more than 100 individuals with a mean age of 41.5 years who were randomly assigned to receive either chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy or massage treatments. Improvements were seen among all three treatment groups (chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy and massage) 1-month post-treatment with perceived neck disability and overall satisfaction significantly better with the.... <view entire article>

Dark Chocolate Reduces Blood Pressure..

Date: January 16, 2018 | Time: 8:02pm

Good news for all you dark chocolate lovers. New research shows daily consumption of a very small amount of dark chocolate can successfully reduce blood pressure. In this recent study, participants at the beginning stages of high blood pressure (also known as prehypertension) consumed 6.3 grams (approx. 30 calories) of either dark chocolate or white chocolate daily for a period of 2 years. Those consuming the dark chocolate experienced a 3-point drop in their systolic blood pressure and a 2-point.... <view entire article>