Chiropractic: Manipulative Therapy Provides Benefits to Those with COPD.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing. A recent study found that manipulative therapies can help improve functional exercise capacity in patients with COPD, potentially helping to improve the quality of life of patients with the condition.
Chiropractic: On-Call Work May Raise Risk for Back Pain and Other Problems.
On-call work requires being ready to work at any time, which can be very stressful for many individuals. A recent study investigated the association between on-call work and health issues among a sample of over 29,000 men and women from a variety of industries and found that being on-call increases the risk for the following conditions: hearing problems, skin problems, back pain, muscular pain in arms and legs, headache, abdominal pain, depression and anxiety, and sleep problems.