Every once in a while someone will say "My brother/husband/friend/neighbor wants to come and see you but doesn't want to have x-rays." This person will either choose not to see a chiropractor period or see someone who chooses to see patients without x-rays. (more…)
Arthritis is on the rise, even among younger people. It contributes to chronic pain in the back, neck, and extremities. There are many factors that can increase your risk of arthritis: heredity, old injuries, and obesity are just a few. I recently wrote a blog about how the ingredients in soda can increase the risk of osteoarthritis, as well. The take home message from that post was to consume as few chemicals in found as possible, by eating more natural foods.
A recent study at Harvard Medical School has linked the consumption of soda to knee arthritis. I don't think anybody who drinks soda habitually thinks that it is a "healthy" choice but sucking down soda may have more health consequences than just a larger waistline.