What is the Difference Between Chiropractic and Osteopathy?
May19

What is the Difference Between Chiropractic and Osteopathy?

Are you suffering from chronic back pain? You certainly aren’t alone. Almost 65 million Americans suffer from some form of back pain. But who do you see to treat it? If you have ever suffered from back pain and stumbled across both chiropractor and osteopath services, you might not know which to choose. How do you know which one to choose when you find out about chiropractic treatments or osteopathy while searching for pain relief...

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“Revolutionising Chiropractic Care for Today’s Healthcare System”
May10

“Revolutionising Chiropractic Care for Today’s Healthcare System”

An article in PULSE entitled ‘ Revolutionising Chiropractic Care for Today’s Healthcare System’ deserves a comment, I think. Here I give you first the article followed by my comments. The references in square brackets refer to the latter and were inserted by me; otherwise, the article is unchanged. This Chiropractic Awareness Week (4th – 10th April), Catherine Quinn, President of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), is...

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Jasper-native brings chiropractic practice to Jasper – Dubois County Free Press, Inc.
May05

Jasper-native brings chiropractic practice to Jasper – Dubois County Free Press, Inc.

Dr. Steven Casper has joined Active Chiropractic in Jasper, bringing eight years of private practice experience to the area. Casper is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington and completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Logan University. He is trained in several soft tissue techniques, including Graston and Active Release Technique (ART) and various exercise-based rehabilitative techniques. He also offers acupuncture and dry...

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Chiropractic Care Is Cost-Effective for Managing Low Back Pain
May01

Chiropractic Care Is Cost-Effective for Managing Low Back Pain

For over 100 years, individuals have sought out chiropractic care to address musculoskeletal conditions (like back pain) outside of the traditional medical model, which can include medications, injections, and surgery. In addition to reducing pain and improving function, chiropractic care can benefit the healthcare system (and the individual patient) by not only being more cost effective but also by reducing the need for additional...

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Chiropractic Management of Tennis Elbow
Apr26

Chiropractic Management of Tennis Elbow

When an individual experiences pain in or near the wrist, the first thought may be carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), but there are many conditions that affect the upper extremities. One such condition is lateral epicondylitis, which is more commonly known as tennis elbow. Lateral epicondylitis is a condition that occurs when the tendons—most commonly the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon—that help bend the wrist backward become...

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Headaches, the Neck, and Chiropractic Care
Apr22

Headaches, the Neck, and Chiropractic Care

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a term used to describe non-mainstream healthcare approaches—which includes chiropractic care—that are used in conjunction with or in place of conventional medicine. Because the usual treatment approach for headaches often involves medications like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and acetaminophen—which can cause side effects can affect the stomach, liver, and/or kidneys...

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