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References for Chiropractic Articles

References for TOPIC ARTICLE: Chiropractic Care of Headache Pain

  1. Sjosten N, Nabi H, Westerlund H et al: Influence of retirement and work stress on headache prevalence: a longitudinal modelling study from the GAZEL Cohort Study. Cephalgia 2011; Jan 10 [epub ahead of print]
  2. Bronfort G, Assendelft W, Evans R, Haas M, Bouter L: Efficacy of spinal manipulation for chronic headache: a systematic review. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2001; 24(7):457-466
  3. Haas M, Groupp E, Aickin M, et al: Dose response for chiropractic care of chronic cervicogenic headache and associated neck pain: a randomized pilot study. J of Manipul and Physiol Therap 2004; 27(9):547-553
  4. Gudavalli MR, Cox JM, Baker JA, Cramer GD, Patwardhan AG: Intervertebral Disc Pressure Changes During The Flexion-Distraction Procedure for Low Back Pain, Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Singapore 1997

References for TOPIC ARTICLE: Chiropractic Relief of Low Back Pain

  1. Sakai, T; Sairyo, K; Suzue, N; Kosaka, H; Yasui, N: Incidence And Etiology Of Lumbar Spondylolysis: Review Of The Literature. Journal of Orthopaedic Science 2010;15(3):281-288
  2. McHardy A, Pollard H, Luo K: Golf-related lower back injuries: an epidemiological survey. J Chiropr Med 2007; 6(1):20-26
  3. Frymoyer JD. Back pain and sciatica. N Engl J Med 1988;318:291-300.
  4. Chou R et al: Interventional therapies, surgery, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation for low back pain: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Pain Society. Spine 2009; 34 (10)
  5. Bigos SJ et al: Acute Low Back Problems in Adults. Clinical Practice Guideline No 14, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Publication No. 95-0642, Public Health Service, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, December, 1994
  6. Shekelle PG,Adams AH, Chassin MR, Hurwitz EL, Brook RH. Spinal manipulation for back pain Ann Intern Med 1992; 117: 590-598
  7. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2010 Report, Practice Analysis of Chiropractic 2010, page 134.
  8. Gudavalli MR, Cox JM, Baker JA, Cramer GD, Patwardhan AG: Intervertebral Disc Pressure Changes During The Flexion-Distraction Procedure for Low Back Pain, Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Singapore 1997
  9. Gudavalli, MR, Cambron, JA, et al. A randomized clinical trial and subgroup analysis to compare flexion-distraction with active exercise for chronic low back pain. European Spine Journal 2006; 15(6):1072-82
  10. Cambron JA, Gudavalli M, McGregor M, et al: Amount of health care and self care following a randomized clinical trial comparing flexion-distraction with exercise program for chronic low back pain. Chiropractic and Osteopathy 2006;14:19
  11. Cambron JA, Gudavalli MR, Hedeker D: et al: One year follow up of a randomized clinical trial comparing flexion distraction with an exercise program for chronic low back pain. J Altern Complementary Med 2006:Sept.:12(7):659-68

References for TOPIC ARTICLE: Chiropractic for Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

  1. Ostgaard HC, Andersson GB, Karlsson K: Prevalence of back pain in pregnancy. Spine 1991;16:549 - 552.
  2. Kristiansson P, Svardsudd K, VonSchoultz B: Back pain during pregnancy: a prospective study. Spine 1996;21:702 - 709.
  3. Fast A, Shapiro D, Ducommun EJ, Friedmann LW, Bouklas T, Floman Y: Low back pain in pregnancy. Spine 1987;12:368 - 371.
  4. Albert H, Godskesen M, Westergaard J: Prognosis in four syndromes of pregnancy-related pelvic pain. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2001;80:505 - 510.
  5. Ostgaard HC, Andersson GB: Previous back pain and risk of developing back pain in future pregnancy. Spine 1991;16:432 - 436.
  6. Wang SM, Dezinno P, Maranets I, Berman MR, Caldwell-Andrews AA, Kain: Low back pain during pregnancy: prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 2004; 104(1):65-70
  7. Skaggs CD, Prather H, Gross G, George JW, Thompson PA, Nelson DM: Back and pelvic pain in an underserved United States pregnant population: a preliminary descriptive survey. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2007;30(2):130 - 134.
  8. Wang SM, DeZinno P, Fermo L: Complementary and alternative medicine for low-back pain in pregnancy: a cross sectional survey. J Altern Complement Med. 2005;11(3):459 - 464
  9. Stuber K: The safety of chiropractic during pregnancy: a pilot email survey of chiropractors' opinions. Clin Chiropr 2007;10(1):24 - 35.
  10. Lisi AJ: Chiropractic spinal manipulation for low back pain of pregnancy: a retrospective case series. J of Midwifery Women's Health 2006; 51(1):e7-10
  11. Kruse R, Gudavalli S, Cambron J: Chiropractic Treatment of a Pregnant Patient with Lumbar Radiculopathy. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2007; 6(4):153-158
  12. Quaresma C, Silva C, Secca MF, ONeill J, Branco: Back pain during pregnancy: a longitudinal study. Acta Rheumatol Port 2010; 35(3):346-51

References for SPINE ARTICLE: "A Pain in the Neck!"- Non-Surgical Care Is Better

  1. DeLuigi AJ, Fitzpatrick KF: Physical Examination in Radiculopathy. Phys Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 2011;22(1):7-40 
  2. Hancock, Koes B, Ostelo R, Peul W: Diagnostic accuracy of the clinical examination in identifying the level of herniation in patients with sciatica. Spine. POST ACCEPTANCE, 8 January 2011; Spine, Jan 8 [epub ahead of print]
  3. Olivero et al: Results of halter cervical traction for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy: retrospective study of 81 patients. Neurosurg Focus 2002;12(2)
  4. Cleland JA; Whitman JM; Fritz JM; Palmer JA. Manual physical therapy, cervical traction, and strengthening exercises in patients with cervical radiculopathy: A case series. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2005;35 (12):802-811
  5. Heckmann JG: Herniated cervical intervertebral discs with radiculopathy: an outcome study of conservatively or surgically treated patients. J Spinal Disorders 1999; 12(5)
  6. Rowland LP: Surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy: time for a controlled trial. Neurology 42
  7. Nikolaidis I, Fouyas IP, Sandercock PAG, Statham PF: Surgery for cervical radiculopathy or myelopathy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1). 2010. p.NIL_1734-NIL_1785
  8. Henderson FC, et al: Stretch associated injury in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: new concept and review. Neurosurgery 2005;56(5)
  9. King JT: Multimodal assessment after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. J of Neurosurgery – Spine 2005;2(5):526-34
  10. Muhle C et al: In vivo changes in the neuroforaminal size at flexion extension and axial rotation of the cervical spine in healthy persons examined using kinematic magnetic resonance imaging. Spine 2001;26:E287-93
  11. Gudavalli MR, Cox JM, Baker JA, Cramer GD, Patwardhan AG: Intervertebral disc pressure changes during the flexion-distraction procedures for low back pain. Presented at and in the proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Meeting, June 1997, Singapore.
  12. Gudavalli S, Kruse RA. Foraminal stenosis with radiculopathy from a cervical disc herniation in a 33 year old man treated with flexion distraction decompression manipulation. J Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics 2008;31(5):376-80
  13. Kruse RA, Gregerson D: Cervical Spinal stenosis resulting in radiculopathy treated with flexion-distraction manipulation: A case study. J of  the Neuromusculoskeletal System 2002;10(4):141-7
  14. Kruse RA, Schliesser J, DeBono VF: Klippel-Feil syndrome with radiculopathy. Chiropractic management utilizing flexion-distraction technique: a case report. J of Neuromusculoskeletal System 8(4):124
  15. Schliesser JS, Kruse RA, Fleming Fallon L: Cervical radiculopathy treated with chiropractic flexion distraction manipulation: a retrospective study in a private practice setting: J Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics 2003; 26(9)
  16. Kruse RA, Imbarlina F, DeBono VF: Treatment of cervical radiculopathy with flexion distraction. J Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics 2001;24(3):206-209

References for FEATURE EXERCISE: Abdominal Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

  1. Rodacki C, Felix Rodacki AL, Ugrinowitsch C, Zielinski D, da Costa RB: Spinal unloading after abdominal exercises. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23 (1):8-14
  2. Franca F, Burke T, Hanada E, Marques AP: Segmental stabilization and muscular strengthening in chronic low back pain: a comparative study. Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2010; 65(10):1013-7

References for FEATURE NUTRITION: A Multivitamin for Me? Really? YES!

  1. Bailey RL, Gahche JJ, Lentino CV, Dwyer JT, Engel JS, Thomas PR, Betz JM, Sempos CT, Picciano MF: Dietary supplement use in the United States, 2003-2006. J Nutr. 2011 Feb;141(2):261-6. Epub 2010 Dec 22.
  2. Radimer K, Bindewald B, Hughes J, Ervin B, Swanson C, Picciano MF: Dietary supplement use by US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Aug 15;160(4):339-49.
  3. Mullie P, Clarys P, Hulens M, Vansant G: Socioeconomic, health, and dietary determinants of multivitamin supplements use in Belgium. Int J Public Health. 2010 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Block G, Jensen CD, Norkus EP, Dalvi TB, Wong LG, McManus JF, Hudes M: Usage patterns, health, and nutritional status of long-term multiple dietary supplement users: a cross-sectional study. Nutr J. 2007 Oct 24;6:30.
  5. Hasan S, Bilal N, Naqvi S, Ashraf GM, Suhail N, Sharma S, Banu N: Multivitamin-Mineral and Vitamins (E + C) Supplementation Modulate Chronic Unpredictable Stress-Induced Oxidative Damage in Brain and Heart of Mice. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Haskell CF, Robertson B, Jones E, Forster J, Jones R, Wilde A, Maggini S, Kennedy DO: Effects of a multi-vitamin/mineral supplement on cognitive function and fatigue during extended multi-tasking. Hum Psychopharmacol. 2010 Aug;25(6):448-61.
  7. Barringer TA: Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection and quality of life. Annals of Internal Medicine 2003;138(5)
  8. Delmi M, Rapin et al:Dietary supplementation in elderly patients with fractured neck of the femur. LANCET 1990;335, April 28, 1990
  9. Bendich A: Potential health economic benefits of vitamin supplementation. West J Med 1997;166:306-312
  10. Brough L, Rees GA, Crawford MA, Morton RH, Dorman EK: Effect of multiple-micronutrient supplementation on maternal nutrient status, infant birth weight and gestational age at birth in a low-income, multi-ethnic population. Br J Nutr. 2010 Aug;104(3):437-45. Epub 2010 Apr 23.

References for FEATURE EXERCISE: "Fatty" Neck Muscles? Yes! Tone them up.

  1. Gogia P, Sabbahi M: EMG analysis of neck muscle fatigue in patients with osteoarthritis of the cervical spine. Spine 1994; 19(5):502-6
  2. Hallgren R, Greenman P, Rechtien J: Atrophy of suboccipital muscles in patients with chronic pain: a pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1994; 94(12):1032-8
  3. Parkkola R, Rytokoski U, Kormano M: Magnetic resonance imaging of the discs and trunk muscles in patients with chronic low back pain and healthy control subjects. Spine 1993; 18(7):830-6
  4. Alaranta H, Tallroth K, Soukka A, Heliovaara M: Fat content of lumbar extensor muscles and low back disability: a radiographic and clinical comparison. J Spinal Disorders 1993; 6(2):137-40
  5. Flicker P, Fleckenstein J, Ferry K, Payne J, Ward C, Mayer T, Parkey R, Peshock R: Lumbar muscle usage in chronic low back pain. Magnetic resonance image evaluation. Spine 1993; 18(5):582-6
  6. Cecchi F, Molino-Lova R, Paperini A, Boni R, et al: Predictors of short- and long-term outcome in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain undergoing an exercise-based rehabilitation program: a prospective cohort study with 1-year follow-up. Intern Emerg Med 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Sihawong R, Janwantanakul P, Sitthipornvorakul E, Pensri P: Exercise Therapy for Office Workers With Nonspecific Neck Pain: A Systematic Review. 2011; 34(1): 62-71
  8. Hurwitz E, Carraggee E, van der Velde G et al: Treatment of Neck Pain: Noninvasive Interventions: Results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000–2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders. 2009; 32(2 Suppl):S141-S175
  9. Ylinen J, Takala E, Nykanen M, Hakkinen A, Malkia E, Pohiolainen T, Karppi S, Kautiainen H, Airaksinen O: Active neck muscle training in the treatment of chronic neck pain in women: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2003;289(19):2509-16.
  10. Mellin G, Harkapaa K, Vanharanta H, Hupli M, Heinonen R, Jarvikoski A: Outcome of a multimodal treatment including intensive physical training of patients with chronic low back pain. Spine 1993; 18(7):825-9

References for FEATURE ARTICLE: Want to Work? Have Low Back Pain? Try Non-Surgical Care.

  1. Cifuentes M, Willetts J, Wasiak R: Health Maintenance Care in Work-Related Low Back Pain and Its Association With Disability Recurrence. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Nguyen T, Randolph D, Talmage  J, Succop P, Travis R: Long-term Outcomes of Lumbar Fusion Among Workers’ Compensation Subjects: A Historical Cohort Study. Spine 2011;36(4):320–331
  3. Senna MK, Machaly S: Does Maintained Spinal Manipulation Therapy For Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain Result In Better Long Term Outcome? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Bishop PB, Quon JA, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF: The Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) study: a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines in the medical and chiropractic management of patients with acute mechanical low back pain. Spine J. 2010 Dec;10(12):1055-64.
  5. Degenais S, Gay R, Tricco A, Freeman M, Mayer J:NASS Contemporary Concepts in Spine Care: Spinal Manipulation Therapy For Acute Low Back Pain. Spine Journal 2010;10(10):918-940
  6. Gudavalli MR, Cox JM, Baker JA, Cramer GD, Patwardhan AG: Intervertebral disc pressure changes during the flexion-distraction procedures for low back pain. Presented at and in the proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Meeting, June 1997, Singapore.
  7. Gudavalli R IN Cox JM: Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment, 6th edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1999

References for SPINE ARTICLE: Non-Surgical Chiropractic Care of the Older Low Back Pain Spine

  1. Ploumis A, Liu H, Mehbod A, Transfeld E, Winter R: A Correlations of Radiographic and Functional Measurements in Adult Degenerative Scoliosis. Spine 2009; 34(15):1581-1584
  2. Ploumis A, Transfledt EE, Denis F: Degenerative lumbar scoliosis associated with spinal stenosis. Spine Journal 2007; 7(4):428-436
  3. Killinger LZ: Chiropractic and geriatrics: a review of the training, role, and scope of chiropractic in caring for aging patients. Clin Geriatr Med 2004;20(2):223-35.
  4. Gudavalli MR, Cox JM, Baker JA, Cramer GD, Patwardhan AG: Intervertebral disc pressure changes during the flexion-distraction procedures for low back pain. Presented at and in the proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Meeting, June 1997, Singapore.
  5. Gudavalli R IN Cox JM: Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment, 6th edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1999
  6. Han G; Cho M; Nam G; Moo, T; Kim J; Kim S; Hong S; Cho B: The Effects On Muscle Strength And Visual Analog Scale Pain Of Aquatic Therapy For Individuals With Low Back Pain. Journal Of Physical Therapy Science 2011;23(1):57-60
  7. Lim ECW, Poh RLC, Low AY, Wong WP:  Effects of Pilates-Based Exercises on Pain and Disability in Individuals With Persistent Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic  Review With Meta-analysis. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2011;41(2):70-79

References for FEATURE NUTRITION: Are you fat enough?

  1. Nowak JZ: Anti-inflammatory pro-resolving derivatives of omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online). 2010 Mar 17;64:115-32. [Article in Polish]
  2. Hall MN, Campos H, Li H, Sesso HD, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, Ma J: Blood levels of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, aspirin, and the risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007;16(2):314-21.
  3. Daniel CR, McCullough ML, Patel RC, Jacobs EJ, Flanders WD, Thun MJ, Calle EE: Dietary intake of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of U.S. men and women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Feb;18(2):516-25
  4. Aronson WJ, Glaspy JA, Reddy ST, Reese D, Heber D, Bagga D: Modulation of omega-3/omega-6 polyunsaturated ratios with dietary fish oils in men with prostate cancer. Urology. 2001;58(2):283-288
  5. Misra A, Sharma R, Gulati S, et al with The National Dietary Guidelines Consensus Group: Consensus Dietary Guidelines for Healthy Living and Prevention of Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, and Related Disorders in Asian Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2011 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Calder PC, Dangour AD, Diekman C, Eilander A, et al. Essential fats for future health. Proceedings of the 9th Unilever Nutrition Symposium, 26-27 May 2010. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec;64 Suppl 4:S1-13.
  7. Kruger MC, Horrobin DF (September 1997). Calcium metabolism, osteoporosis and essential fatty acids: a review. Progress in Lipid Research 1997;36 (2-3): 131–51.
  8. Cortina MS, Bazan HE. Docosahexaenoic acid, protectins and dry eye. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2011 Mar;14(2):132-7.
  9. McCusker MM, Grant-Kels JM. Healing fats of the skin: the structural and immunologic roles of the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Clin Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Aug;28(4):440-51.
  10. Logan A: "Omega-3 fatty acids and major depression: a primer for the mental health professional". Lipids in Health and Disease 2004; 3 (1): 25.
  11. Rees A, Austin M, Parker G: Role of omega 3 fatty acids as a treatment for depression in the perinatal period. Australian and New Zealand J of Psychiatry 2005;39(4):274-280
  12. Huss M, Völp A, Stauss-Grabo M: Supplementation of polyunsaturated fatty acids, magnesium and zinc in children seeking medical advice for attention-deficit/hyperactivity problems - an observational cohort study. Lipids Health Dis. 2010 Sep 24;9:105
  13. Simopoulos AP: Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and the Brain. Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Goldberg RJ, Katz J. A meta-analysis of the analgesic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for inflammatory joint pain. Pain. 2007 Feb 28; [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Farina E, Kiel D, Roubenoff R, Schaefer E, Cupples L, Tucker K: Protective effects of fish intake and interactive effects of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intakes on hip bone mineral density in older adults: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2011;93(5):1142-1151
References for FEATURE ARTICLE: "I didn't do anything and I have the worst back pain ever!"
  1. Nyiendo J, Haas M, Goodwin P: Patient characteristics, practice activities, and one-month outcomes for chronic, recurrent low-back pain treated by chiropractors and family medicine physicians: a practice-based feasibility study. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2000;23(4):239-45.
  2. Nyiendo J, Haas M, Goldberg B, Sexton G: Pain, disability, and satisfaction outcomes and predictors of outcomes: a practice-based study of chronic low back pain patients attending primary care and chiropractic physicians. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2001;24(7):433-9.  
  3. Haas M, Goldberg B, Aickin M, Ganger B, Attwood M: A practice-based study of patients with acute and chronic low back pain attending primary care and chiropractic physicians: two-week to 48-month follow-up. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2004;27(3):160-9.
  4. Cifuentes, M; Willetts, J; Wasiak, R. Health Maintenance Care in Work-Related Low Back Pain and Its Association With Disability Recurrence. Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Medicine 2011;53 (4):396-404
  5. Takahashi K: Nerve root pressure in lumbar disc herniation. Spine 1999; 24(19):2003  

References for EXERCISE ARTICLE: "Stand Up Straight" Posture is Important.

  1. Bonetti F, Curti S, Mattioli S, Mugnai R, Vanti C, Violante FS, Pillastrini P:  Effectiveness of a 'Global Postural Reeducation' program for persistent Low Back Pain: a non-randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010; 11:NIL_1-NIL_12
  2. Claeys K, Brumagne S, Dankaerts W, Kiers H, Janssens L: Decreased variability in postural control strategies in young people with non-specific low back pain is associated with altered proprioceptive reweighting. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2011; 111 (1): 115-123 (JAN 2011)
  3. Capson AC, Nashed J, Mclean L: The role of lumbopelvic posture in pelvic floor muscle activation in continent women. Journal of Electromyography And Kinesiology 21(1): 166-177 (FEB 2011)

References for NUTRITION: Arthritis and Back Pain Relief

  1. Guehring T,  Omlor G,  Lorenz H,  Engelleiter K,  Richter W, Carstens C, Kroeber M: Disc Distraction Shows Evidence of Regenerative Potential in Degenerated Intervertebral Discs as Evaluated by Protein Expression, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Expression Analysis. Spine 2006; 31(15):1658-1665
  2. Hochberg MC, Clegg DO: Potential effects of chondroitin sulfate on joint swelling: a GAIT report. Arthritis Rheum 2009 Feb;60(2):524-33
  3. Welburn M: Shotgun approach may quell arthritis, rheumatism, and back pain. Arthritis Research. 1994 Sept. 15-22

References to SPINE: DISC DEGENERATION IN NECK AND LOW BACK CO-EXIST

  1. Pearce: J of Orthop Res 5(2)
  2. Okada E, Matsumoto M, Fujiwara H, Toyama Y: Disc Degeneration Of Cervical Spine On MRI In Patients With Lumbar Disc Herniation: Comparison Study With Asymptomatic Volunteers. European Spine Journal 2011;20(4):585-591
 Reference for SPINE: Degenerative Disc Disease Alters Motion, Causes Pain
  1. Li WS, Wang SB, Xia Q, Passias P, Kozanek M, Wood K, Li GA: Lumbar Facet Joint Motion in Patients with Degenerative Disc Disease at Affected and Adjacent Levels An In Vivo Biomechanical Study. Spine 2011; 36 (10):E629-E637

Reference for EXERCISE: Exercise Like a Cheerleader!

 

Greenstein J, Bishop BN, Edward JS, Topp RV: The Effects Of A Closed-Chain, Eccentric Training Program On Hamstring Injuries Of A Professional Football Cheerleading Team. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2011;34(3):195-200 

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractic for Migraine Relief

  1. Chaibi A; Tuchin PJ; Russell MB:  Manual Therapies For Migraine: A Systematic Review. Journal Of Headache And Pain 2011;12(2):127-133
  2. Bronfort G,  Assendelft W, Evans R.  Haas M, Bouter L:  Efficacy of spinal manipulation for chronic headache: A systematic review. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2001;24(7):457-466
  3. Bryans R, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, Marcoux H, Potter B, Ruegg R, Shaw L, Watkin R, White E:Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Chiropractic Treatment of Adults With Headache. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics  2011;34(5):274-289

References for SPINE: Montreal Relief for Chronic Pain May Lead to Brain Regeneration

  1. Healey EL, Burden AM, McEwan IM, Fowler NE:  Diurnal Variation In Stature: Do Those With Chronic Low-Back Pain Differ From Asymptomatic Controls? Clinical Biomechanics 2011;26(4):331-336
  2. Sengul YS, Algun C, Arda MN, Ozer E, Angin S:  Health Locus of Control Beliefs and Postural Control in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients. Journal Of Neurological Sciences-Turkish 2011;28(2):222-235
  3. Yahia A, Jribi S, Ghroubi S, Elleuch M, Baklouti S, Elleuch MH: Evaluation of the posture and muscular strength of the Trunk and inferior members of patients with chronic lumbar pain. Joint Bone Spine 78 (3). MAY 2011. p.291-297
  4. Seminowicz DA,  Wideman TH,  Naso L,  Hatami-Khoroushahi Z,  Fallatah S,  Ware MA,  Jarzem P,  Bushnell MC,  Shir Y,  Ouellet JA,  Stone LS: Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain in Humans Reverses Abnormal Brain Anatomy and Function. Journal Of Neuroscience 2011;31(20):7540-7550
  5. Cox, JM. Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment. 6th edition. Philadephia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1999, pgs. 284-291
  6. Schliesser JS, Kruse RA, Fleming Fallon L: Cervical radiculopathy treated with chiropractic flexion distraction manipulation: a retrospective study in a private practice setting. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2003; 26(9):592-596

References for NUTRITION: Stop the Yo-Yo! The Benefits of Weight Loss

  1. Cereda E, Malavazos AE, Caccialanza R, Rondanelli M, Fatati G, Barichella M: Weight cycling is associated with body weight excess and abdominal fat accumulation: A cross-sectional study. Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Siervo M, Arnold R, Wells JC, Tagliabue A, Colantuoni A, Albanese E, Brayne C, Stephan BC: Intentional weight loss in overweight and obese individuals and cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obes Rev. 2011 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00903.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kotowski SE, Davis KG: Influence of weight loss on musculoskeletal pain: Potential short-term relevance. Work. 2010;36(3):295-304.
  4. Roffey DM, Ashdown LC, Dornan HD, Creech MJ, Dagenais S, Dent RM, Wai EK: Pilot evaluation of a multidisciplinary, medically supervised, nonsurgical weight loss program on the severity of low back pain in obese adults. Spine J. 2011 Mar;11(3):197-204.
  5. Urquhart DM, Berry P, Wluka AE, Strauss BJ, Wang YY, Proietto J, Jones G, Dixon JB, Cicuttini FM:  2011 Young Investigator Award Winner: Increased Fat Mass Is Associated With High Levels of Low Back Pain Intensity and Disability. Spine 2011;36(16):1320-1325

Reference for EXERCISE: Don’t Be Afraid To Move If You Have Back Pain!

  1. Dawson AP,  Schluter PJ,  Hodges PW,  Stewart S,  Turner C: Fear Of Movement, Passive Coping, Manual Handling, And Severe Or Radiating Pain Increase The Likelihood Of Sick Leave Due To Low Back Pain.  Pain 2011;152(7):1517-1524

References for CHIROPRACTIC TOPIC: Montreal Back Pain

  1. Breuer, B; Cruciani, R; Portenoy, RK:  Pain Management by Primary Care Physicians, Pain Physicians, Chiropractors, and Acupuncturists: A National Survey. Southern Medical Journal 2010;103(8):738-747
  2. Cox, JM, Feller JA, Cox JA: Distraction Chiropractic Adjusting: Clinical Application, Treatment Algorithms, and Clinical Outcomes of 1000 Cases Studied. Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1996; (3)3:45-59, 79-81

References for CHIROPRACTIC TOPIC: Montreal CHIROPRACTIC

  1. Deyo RA, Tsui-Wu YJ. Descriptive epidemiology of low-back pain and its related medical care in the United States. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1987 Apr;12(3):264-8.
  2. Davis, MA; Sirovich, BE; Weeks, WB. Utilization and Expenditures on Chiropractic Care in the United States from 1997 to 2006. Health Services Research 2010;45 (3):748-761
  3. Shekelle PG,Adams AH, Chassin MR, Hurwitz EL, Brook RH. Spinal manipulation for back pain. Ann Intern Med 1992; 117: 590-598
  4. Liliedahl RL, Finch M, Axene DV, Goertz C: Cost of Care for Common Back Pain Conditions Initiated With Chiropractic Doctor vs Medical Doctor/Doctor of Osteopathy as First Physician: Experience of One Tennessee-Based General Health Insurer. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2010; 33(9): 640-643 (November 2010)
  5. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2010 Report, Practice Analysis of Chiropractic 2010, page 134.
  6. Atlas S, Keller RB, Wu YA, Deyo RA, Singer DE: Long Term Outcomes Of Surgical And Non Surgical Management Of Sciatica Secondary To Lumbar Disc Herniation: 10 Year Results From The Maine Lumbar Spine Study. Spine 2005;30(8)
  7. Atlas SJ, Keller RB, Su YA, Deyo RA, Singer DE. Long Term Outcomes Of Surgical And Nonsurgical Management Of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis:  8 To 10 Year Results From The Maine Lumbar Spine Study. Spine 2005;30(8)
  8. Phelan SP, Knox DG, Hubka MJ, Ainbinder DA: An Evaluation Of Medical And Chiropractic Provider Utilization And Costs: Treating Injured Workers In North Carolina. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2004; 27(7):442-448

References for CHIROPRACTIC TOPIC: ARM PAIN RELIEF

  1. Schliesser JS, Kruse RA, Fleming Fallon L: Cervical radiculopathy treated with chiropractic flexion distraction manipulation: a retrospective study in a private practice setting. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2003; 26(9):592-596
  2. Kruse RA, Gregerson D: Cervical Spinal stenosis resulting in radiculopathy treated with flexion-distraction manipulation: A case study. J of  the Neuromusculoskeletal System  2002;10(4):141-7 
References for SPINE: Blame It on Mom! Back Pain’s in the Genes
  1. Hyun SJ, Park BG, Rhim SC, Bae CW, Lee JK, Roh SW, Jeon SR: A Haplotype at the COL9A2 Gene Locus Contributes to the Genetic Risk for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in the Korean Population. Spine 2011;36(16):1273-1278
  2. Campbell AC, Briggs AM, O'Sullivan PB, Smith AJ, Burnett AF, Moss P, Straker LM: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Back Muscle Endurance and Familial, Physical, Lifestyle, and Psychosocial Factors in Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2011;41(7):486-495 
  3. Muraki S, Akune T, Oka H, En-yo Y, Yoshida M, Saika A, Suzuki T, Yoshida H, Ishibashi H, Tokimura F, Yamamoto S, Nakamura K, Kawaguchi H, Yoshimura N:  Health-Related Quality of Life in Subjects With Low Back Pain and Knee Pain in a Population-Based Cohort Study of Japanese Men The Research on Osteoarthritis Against Disability Study. Spine 2011;36(16):1312-1319
  4. Lin CWC, Haas M, Maher CG, Machado LAC, van Tulder MW:  Cost-Effectiveness Of Guideline-Endorsed Treatments For Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. European Spine Journal 2011;20(7):1024-1038
References for FEATURE: No Adverse Effects for FBSS Patients to Cox Technic, Just Pain Relief 
  1. Hamilton DK, Smith JS, Sansur CA, Glassman SD, Ames CP, Berven SH, Polly DW Jr, Perra JH, Knapp DR, Boachie-Adjei O, McCarthy RE, Shaffrey CI:  Rates of New Neurological Deficit Associated With Spine Surgery Based on 108,419 Procedures. Spine 2011;36(15):1218-1228    
  2. Kruse RA, Cambron J: Chiropractic management of postsurgical lumbar spine pain: a retrospective study of 32 cases. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2011; Jul-Aug;34(6):408-12.
  3. Lin CWC, Haas M, Maher CG, Machado LAC, van Tulder MW:  Cost-Effectiveness Of Guideline-Endorsed Treatments For Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. European Spine Journal 2011;20(7):1024-1038

References for EXERCISE: Where are the Erector Spinae? Chiropractic & Exercise are Good for Them!

  1. Cox JM, Feller JA, Cox JA: Distraction Chiropractic Adjusting: Clinical Application, Treatment Algorithms, and Clinical Outcomes of 1000 Cases Studied. Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1996; (3)3:45-59, 79-81

References for NUTRITION: The Prune & Pomegranate: Great “P” Fruits!

  1. Posadino AM, Cossu A, Piga A, Madrau MA, Del Caro A, Colombino M, Paglietti B, Rubino S, Iaccarino C, Crosio C, Sanna B, Pintus G: Prune melanoidins protect against oxidative stress and endothelial cell death. Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 2011;3:1034-41 (June 1, 2011)
  2. Jabeen Q, Aslam N: The Pharmacological Activities Of Prunes: The Dried Plums.  Journal Of Medicinal Plants Research 2011;5(9):1508-1511
  3. Faria A, Calhau C: The bioactivity of pomegranate: impact on health and disease. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2011;51(7):626-34 (Aug 2011)

References for FEATURE: Montreal’s Chiropractic Relieves Chronic Low Back Pain

  1. Quinones JVM, Aso J, Consolini F, Arregui R: Long-Term Outcomes Of Lumbar Microdiscectomy In A Working Class Sample. Neurocirugia 2011;22(3):235-244
  2. Senna MK, Machaly SA: Does Maintained Spinal Manipulation Therapy for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain Result in Better Long-Term Outcome? Spine 2011;36(18):1427-1437
  3. Seay JF, Van Emmerik REA, Hamill J: Low Back Pain Status Affects Pelvis-Trunk Coordination And Variability During Walking And Running. Clinical Biomechanics 2011;26(6):572-578
Reference for SPINE: Auto Accident? No worry! Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic’s Chiropractic Can Help!
  1. Cheung I, McCartt AT: Declines in fatal crashes of older drivers: changes in crash risk and survivability. Accid Anal Prev. 2011 May;43(3):666-74. Epub 2010 Nov 18.
  2. Masten S, Foss R, Marshall S: Graduated driver licensing and fatal crashes involving 16- to 19-year old drivers. JAMA 2011; 306(10):1098-1103
  3. Ooi SS, Wong SV, Yeap JS, Umar R: Relationship Between Cervical Spine Injury and Helmet Use in Motorcycle Road Crashes. Asia-Pacific Journal Of Public Health 2011;23(4):608-619

References for NUTRITION: Broccoli: The Super Vegetable

  1. http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Carotenoid   sourced on 9/22/11
  2. Ambrosone CB, Tang L. Cruciferous vegetable intake and cancer prevention: role of nutrigenetics. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2009 Apr;2(4):298-300. 2009
  3. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=9   sourced on 9/22/11
  4. Cramer J, Teran-Garcia M and Jeffery E: Enhancing sulforaphane absorption and excretion in healthy men through the combined consumption of fresh broccoli sprouts and a glucoraphanin-rich powder. British Journal of Nutrition, Available on CJO 2011 doi:10.1017/S0007114511004429
  5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2722699/ cooking methods sourced 9/22/11
  6. Vasanthi HR, Mukherjee S, Das DK: Potential health benefits of broccoli- a chemico-biological overview. Mini Rev Med Chem. 2009 Jun;9(6):749-59  

References for EXERCISE: Don’t Be Lazy! You Don’t Want Chronic Pain in Your Lower Back or Neck/Shoulders

References for FEATURE: Watch Out, Montreal Men Who Do Too Much!

  1. Sorensen IG,  Jacobsen P,  Gyntelberg F,  Suadicani P: Occupational and Other Predictors of Herniated Lumbar Disc Disease-A 33-Year Follow-up in The Copenhagen Male Study. Spine 2011 36(19):1541-1546
  2. O'Connell GD, Jacobs NT, Sen S, Vresilovic EJ, Elliott DM: Axial Creep Loading And Unloaded Recovery Of The Human Intervertebral Disc And The Effect Of Degeneration. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2011;4(7):933-942
  3. Malandrino A, Noailly J, Lacroix D: The Effect of Sustained Compression on Oxygen Metabolic Transport in the Intervertebral Disc Decreases with Degenerative Changes. PLOS Computational Biology 2011;7(8):NIL_57-NIL_68
  4. Vo N, Wang D, Sowa G, Witt W, Ngo K, Coelho P, Bedison R, Byer B, Studer R, Lee J, Di YP, Kang J:  Differential Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco Smoke Condensate on Human Annulus Fibrosus Cell Metabolism. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2011;29(10):1585-1591
  5. Walter  BA, Korecki  CL, Purmessur  D, Roughley  PJ, Michalek  AJ, Iatridis  JC: Complex Loading Affects Intervertebral Disc Mechanics And Biology. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2011;19(8):1011-1018
  6. Lundberg  M, Frennered  K, Hagg  O, Styf  J: The Impact of Fear-Avoidance Model Variables on Disability in Patients With Specific or Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain. Spine 2011;36(19):1547-1553

References for NUTRITION: The Pumpkin:  Not Just For Pie! Eat the Seeds! Try the Oil!

  1. http://urbanext.illinois.edu/pumpkins/facts.cfm
  2. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=82
  3. Hyun T, Barrett-Connor E, Milne D. Zinc intakes and plasma concentrations in men with osteoporosis: the Rancho Bernardo Study. Am J Clin Nutr, Sept. 2004:80(3):715-721. 2004. PMID:15321813
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  5. Ejike CE, Ezeanyika LU: Inhibition of the experimental induction of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a possible role for fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis Hook f.) seeds. Urol Int. 2011;87(2):218-24. Epub 2011 Jun 28.
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  7. Gossell-Williams M, Hyde C, Hunter T, Simms-Stewart D, Fletcher H, McGrowder D, Walters CA. Improvement in HDL cholesterol in postmenopausal women supplemented with pumpkin seed oil: pilot study. Climacteric. 2011 Oct;14(5):558-64. Epub 2011 May 5. 

References for SPINE: Kids’ Spinal Health: Care Tips

  1. Samartzis D, Karppinen J, Mok F, Fong DYT, Luk KDK, Cheung KMC: A Population-Based Study of Juvenile Disc Degeneration and Its Association with Overweight and Obesity, Low Back Pain, and Diminished Functional Status. Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-American Volume 2011; 93A (7):662-670  (APR 6 2011)           
  2. Okada E, Matsumoto M, Fujiwara H, Toyama Y: Disc degeneration of cervical spine on MRI in patients with lumbar disc herniation: comparison study with asymptomatic volunteers. European Spine Journal 2011; 20(4):585-591  (APR 2011)

 References for EXERCISE: Exercise is Beneficial for Leg Pain Relief

  1. Huber J, Lisinski P, Samborski W, Wytrazek M: The Effect Of Early Isometric Exercises On Clinical And Neurophysiological Parameters In Patients With Sciatica: An Interventional Randomized Single-Blinded Study. Isokinetics And Exercise Science 2011;19(3):207-214
  2. Parmenter BJ, Raymond J, Dinnen P, Singh MAF: A Systematic Review Of Randomized Controlled Trials: Walking Versus Alternative Exercise Prescription As Treatment For Intermittent Claudication.  Atherosclerosis 2011;218(1):1-12
  3. Bressel E, Dolny DG, Gibbons M: Trunk Muscle Activity during Exercises Performed on Land and in Water. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2011;43(10):1927-1932

References for NUTRITION: Tryptophan: A Sleepy Amino Acid

  1. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=125
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References for FEATURE: No MRI for Chronic Low Back Pain. Really?

  1. Chou D, Samartzis D, Bellabarba C, Patel A, Luk K, Kisser J, Skelly A: Degenerative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Changes in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. Study Design. Systematic review. Spine: 2011;36:S43-S53
  2. Roudsari B, Jarvik JG:  Lumbar Spine MRI for Low Back Pain: Indications and Yield.  American Journal Of Roentgenology 2010;195(3):550-559
  3. van Tulder M, Becker A, Bekkering T, Breen A, del Real MTG, Hutchinson A, Koes B, Laerum E, Malmivaara A: Chapter 3 - European guidelines for the management of acute nonspecific low back pain in primary care. European Spine Journal 15 (SUPPL). MAR 2006. p.S169-S191
  4. Williams CM, Maher CG, Hancock MJ, McAuley JH, McLachlan AJ, Britt H, Fahridin S, Harrison C, Latimer J: Low Back Pain and Best Practice Care A Survey of General Practice Physicians. Archives Of Internal Medicine 170 (3). FEB 8 2010. p.271-277
  5. Breuer B, Cruciani R, Portenoy RK: Pain Management by Primary Care Physicians, Pain Physicians, Chiropractors, and Acupuncturists: A National Survey. Southern Medical Journal 103 (8). AUG 2010. p.738-747
References for FEATURE: Chiropractic Improves Neck Pain for Veterans and Civilians Alike
  1. Dunn AS, Green BN, Formolo LR, Chicoine DR: Chiropractic Management For Veterans With Neck Pain: A Retrospective Study Of Clinical Outcomes. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2011;34(8 SP ISS):533-538
  2. Manison A: Chiropractic management using Cox cervical flexion-distraction technique for a disk herniation with left foraminal narrowing in a 64-year-old man. J of Chiropractic Medicine 2011; 10(4):316-321

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Benefits Degenerative Disc Disease

  1. Jackson AR, Huang CYC, Brown MD, Gu WY:3D Finite Element Analysis of Nutrient Distributions and Cell Viability in the Intervertebral Disc: Effects of Deformation and Degeneration. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The ASME 2011;133(9):NIL_39-NIL_45
  2. Takatalo J, Karppinen J, Niinimäki J, Taimela S, Näyhä S, Mutanen P, Sequeiros R, Kyllönen E, Tervonen O:  Does Lumbar Disc Degeneration on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Associate With Low Back Symptom Severity in Young Finnish Adults? Spine 2011;36(25):2180–2189

References for NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic Nutrition Tip for Osteoporosis: Flaxseed  Oil

  1. Casey T R, Bamforth CW; Silicon in beer and brewing. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 2010; 90: 784–788. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.3884
  2. Kim Y, Ilich JZ: Implications Of Dietary Alpha-Linolenic Acid In Bone Health. Nutrition 2011;27(11-12):1101-1107 

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Chiropractor Encourages Exercise to Prolong Pain Relief

  1. Gerin CG; Smith K; Hill S; Hil, A; Madueke IC: Motor Activity Affects Dopaminergic and Noradrenergic Systems of the Dorsal Horn of the Rat Lumbar Spinal Cord. Synapse 2011;65(12):1282-1288

References for CHIROPRACTIC TOPIC: Back Pain During Pregnancy

  1. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/foodstoavoid.html
  2. Kristiansson P, Svardsudd K, VonScholultz B: Back pain during pregnancy: a prospective study. Spine 1996;21:702-709.
  3. Fast A, Shapior D, Ducommun EI,  Friedmann LW, Bouklas T, Floman Y: Low back pain in pregnancy. Spine 1987;12:368-371.
  4. Stuber K: The safety of chiropractic during pregnancy: a pilot email survey of chiropractors' opinions. Clin Chiropr 2007;10(1):24-35.
  5. Lisi AJ: Chiropractic spinal manipulation for low back pain of pregnancy: a retrospective case series. J of Midwifery Women's Health 2006k51(1):e7-10.
  6. Kruse R, Gudavalli S, Cambron J: Chiropractic Treatment of a Pregnant Patient with Lumbar Radiculopathy. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2007;6(4):153-158.

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractic Helps Knee Pain Related To Low Back Pain

  1. Alexopoulos EC, Tanagra D, Detorakis I, Gatsi P, Goroyia A, Michalopoulou M; Jelastopulu E: Knee and low back complaints in professional hospital nurses: Occurrence, chronicity, care seeking and absenteeism. Work - A Journal Of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation 2011;38(4):329-335

Reference for NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic Osteoporosis Help:  Calcium Supplement

  1. Zhao, YC; Cao, R; Ma, DJ; Zhang, HW; Lappe, J; Recker, RR; Xiao, GG. Efficacy of calcium supplementation for human bone health by mass spectrometry profiling and cathepsin K measurement in plasma samples. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Metabolism 2011;29 (5): 552-560
Reference for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Treatment for Scoliosis with Spinal Stenosis in Older Folks
  1. Fu, KMG; Rhagavan, P; Shaffrey, CI; Chernavvsky, DR; Smith, JS; Krauss, WE: Prevalence, Severity, and Impact of Foraminal and Canal Stenosis Among Adults With Degenerative Scoliosis. Neurosurgery 2011;69(6):1181-1187
Reference for EXERCISE: Tai Chi: Exercise Option for Low Back Pain Relief
  1. Hall AM, Maher CG, Lam P, Ferreira M, Latimer J: Tai Chi Exercise for Treatment of Pain and Disability in People With Persistent Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH 2011;63 (11):1576-1583
References for NUTRITION: Dark Chocolate from Your Montreal Chiropractor
  1. http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-boxes-of-chocolate-are-made-each-year-for-valentines-day
  2. Simadibrata M: Anti-free radical effects of dark chocolate in radical damage and constipation. Acta Med Indones. 2011 Oct;43(4):217.
  3. Di Castelnuovo A, di Giuseppe R, Iacoviello L, de Gaetano G: Consumption of cocoa, tea and coffee and risk of cardiovascular disease. Eur J Intern Med. 2012 Jan;23(1):15-25. Epub 2011 Aug 30.
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  5. Lee KW, Kim YJ, Lee HJ, Lee CY. Cocoa has more phenolic phytochemicals and a higher antioxidant capacity than teas and red wine. J Agric Food Chem. 2003 Dec 3;51(25):7292-5.
  6. Cocoa Flavanols improve vascular and blood pressure measures for coronary artery disease patients. Science Daily, July, 6, 2010. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100706093233.htm, accessed February 2, 2012
 
References for NUTRITION: Montreal Nutrition Update: Calcium Make Protect You from Kidney Stones!
  1. Curhan: A prospective study of dietary calcium and other nutrients and the risk of symptomatic kidney stones. New England Journal of Medicine 1993:328
  2. Oz M, Roizen M: Features at News Sentinel. January 16, 2012. Fort Wayne, IN: 2F, 6F; also online at http://www.realage.com/blogs/doctor-oz-roizen/do-calcium-pills-cause-kidney-stones?click=main_sr

References for FEATURE: Don’t Let Your Pillow Hurt Your Neck!

  1. Gordon, SJ; Grimmer-Somers, K. Your Pillow May Not Guarantee a Good Night's Sleep or Symptom-Free Waking. Physiotherapy Canada 2011;63 (2):183-190
References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Relief for the Pinched Nerve
  1. Pelletier J:,Fromy B, Morel G, Roquelaure Y, Saumet JL, Sigaudo-Roussel D: Chronic sciatic nerve injury impairs the local cutaneous neurovascular interaction in rats. Pain 2012 (Jan);153 (1):149-157
  2. Oikawa Y, Ohtori S, Koshi  T, et al: Lumbar Disc Degeneration Induces Persistent Groin Pain. Spine 2012(Jan);37(2):114–118

References for EXERCISE: Yoga Trumps Book for Chronic Lower Back Pain Relief; Chiropractic Care at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Trumps Them Both!

  1. Sherman KJ, Cherkin DC, Wellman RD, Cook AJ, Hawkes RJ, Delaney K, Deyo RA: A Randomized Trial Comparing Yoga, Stretching, and a Self-care Book for Chronic Low Back Pain. Archives Of Internal Medicine 2011;171(22):2019-2026
  2. Williams K, Abildso C, Steinberg L, Doyle E, Epstein B, Smith D, Hobbs G, Gross R, Kelley G, Cooper L: Evaluation of the effectiveness and efficacy of Iyengar yoga therapy on chronic low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Sep 1;34(19):2066-76.
  3. Haaz S, Bartlett SJ: Yoga for arthritis: a scoping review. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2011 Feb;37(1):33-46. Epub 2010 Dec 3
 
 

References for SPINE: Sleepless in Montreal? Chiropractic Addresses Spinal Degeneration’s Connection

  1. Li H, Liang CZ, Shen CC, Li Y, Chen QX: Decreased sleep duration: A risk of progression of degenerative lumbar scoliosis. Medical Hypotheses 2012; 78(2):244-246

References for EXERCISE: Chronic Lower Back Pain Loves Exercise!

  1. Kell RT, Risi AD, Barden JM:  The Response Of Persons With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain To Three Different Volumes Of Periodized Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2011;25(4):1052-1064
  2. Stephan A, Goebel S, Schmidtbleicher D:  Effects of Machine-Based Strength Training in the Therapy of Chronic Back Pain. Deutsche Zeitschrift Fur Sportmedizin 2011;62(3):69-74
 
 

References for FEATURE: Do I have to see my chiropractor forever?

 
 
 

References for NUTRITION: Chiropractic Nutrition Encounter: Mediterranean Food for Life

  1. Apostolopoulou M, Michalakis K, Miras A, Hatzitolios A, Savopoulos C. Nutrition in the primary and secondary prevention of stroke. Maturitas. 2012 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Lazarou C, Panagiotakos D, Matalas AL. The role of diet in prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: implications for public health. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2012 May;52(5):382-9.
  3. Domínguez LJ, Bes-Rastrollo M, de la Fuente-Arrillaga C, Toledo E, Beunza JJ, et al. Similar prediction of decreased total mortality, diabetes incidence or cardiovascular events using relative- and absolute-component Mediterranean diet score: The SUN cohort. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2012 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Alcalay RN, Gu Y, Mejia-Santana H, et al. The association between Mediterranean diet adherence and Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2012 Feb 7. doi: 10.1002/mds.24918. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Whittle CR, Woodside JV, Cardwell CR, et al. Dietary patterns and bone mineral status in young adults: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project. Br J Nutr. 2012 Jan 4:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Solfrizzi V, Panza F, Frisardi V, et al. Diet and Alzheimer's disease risk factors or prevention: the current evidence. Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 May;11(5):677-708.
  7. Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, et al and Dietary Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial (DIRECT) Group. Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 17;359(3):229-41
 
Reference for FEATURE:  Choose Montreal Non-Surgical Care for Your Disc Herniation and Return to Work Faster
  1. Earhart JS, Roberts D, Roc G, Gryzlo S, Hsu W: Effects of Lumbar Disk Herniation on the Careers of Professional Baseball Players. Orthopedics 2012; 35(1):43-49
 
References for NUTRITION: Chiropractic Nutrition Tip - Magnesium: Good for Nerve Regeneration, Stopping Inflammation, & Heart Health
  1. Ishimi Y: [Nutrition and bone health. Magnesium and bone]. Clin Calcium 2010 May;20(5):762-7.
  2. Reffelmann T, Ittermann T, Dörr M, Völzke H, Reinthaler M, Petersmann A, Felix SB. Low serum magnesium concentrations predict cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Pan HC, Sheu ML, Su HL, Chen YJ, Chen CJ, Yang DY, Chiu WT, Cheng FC: Magnesium Supplement Promotes Sciatic Nerve Regeneration And Down-Regulates Inflammatory Response. Magnesium Research 2011;24(2):54-70
  4. Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A. Dietary magnesium intake and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis of prospective studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb;95(2):362-6. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

References for SPINE: Montreal Neck Disc Herniations and Spinal Cord Damage May Heal with No Surgery

  1. Matsumoto M, Okada E, Watanabe K, Hosogane N, Tsuji T, Ishii K, Nakamura M, Chiba K, Toyama Y: Spontaneous Regression of Soft Disc Herniation in Patients With Cervical Myelopathy. Neurosurgery Quarterly 2012;22(1):7-11
  

Reference for EXERCISE: Chiropractic and Exercise Relieve Neck Pain; Both Better than Medication

  1. Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson AV, Svendsen KH, Bracha Y, Grimm RH. Spinal manipulation, medication, or home exercise with advice for acute and subacute neck pain. A randomized trial. Ann Intern Med 2012;156 (1 Pt 1):1-10. 
References for FEATURE: Montreal Neck Pain Relief: Chiropractic or Medical Is Better?
  1. Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson AV, Svendsen KH, Bracha Y, Grimm RH: Spinal manipulation, medication, or home exercise with advice for acute and subacute neck pain. A randomized trial.    Ann Intern Med 2012;156 (1 Pt 1):1-10
  2. Matsumoto M, Okada E, Watanabe K, et al: Spontaneous Regression of Soft Disc Herniation in Patients With Cervical Myelopathy. Neurosurgery Quarterly 2012; 22 (1):7-11
References for FEATURE:  Montreal Pain Relief is Possible for Free Fragment Irritation
  1. Melrose J,  Shu C, Young C,  et al: Mechanical Destabilization Induced by Controlled Annular Incision of the Intervertebral Disc Dysregulates Metalloproteinase Expression and Induces Disc Degeneration. Spine 2012; 37(1):18–25
  2. Mwale, F; Masuda, K; Pichika, R; Epure, LM; Yoshikawa, T; Hemmad, A; Roughley, PJ; Antoniou, J. The efficacy of Link N as a mediator of repair in a rabbit model of intervertebral disc degeneration. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011;13 (4):NIL_123-NIL_131

References for EXERCISE: Don’t Fear Moving with Montreal Back Pain – Prepare for It!

  1. Camacho-Soto A, Sowa GA, Perera S, Weiner DK. Fear Avoidance Beliefs Predict Disability in Older Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain. PM R. 2012 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Sions JM, Hicks GE. Fear-avoidance beliefs are associated with disability in older American adults with low back pain. Phys Ther. 2011 Apr;91(4):525-34. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Reference for NUTRITION:  Chiropractic Nutrition:  Vitamin D Needed for Coronary Health, Too

  1. Lim S, Shin H, Kim MJ et al:  Vitamin D Inadequacy Is Associated with Significant Coronary Artery Stenosis in a Community-Based Elderly Cohort: The Korean Longitudinal Study on Health and Aging. Journal Of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2012;97(1):169-178

  

References for NUTRITION: 75% of all U.S. Adults – including us in Montreal – are Low in Vitamin D! Are you?
 
  1. Binkley N, Ramamurthy R, Krueger D:  Low Vitamin D Status: Definition, Prevalence, Consequences, And Correction.  Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2012;38(1):45-59
  2. Marwaha RK, Tandon N, Garg MK, Kanwar R, Narang A, Sastry A, Saberwal A, Bandra K: Vitamin D Status In Healthy Indians Aged 50 Years And Above. J Assoc Physicians India 2011;59:706-9
  3. Karaplis AC, Chouha F, Djandji M, Sampalis JS, Hanley DA:  Vitamin D Status and Response to Daily 400 IU Vitamin D-3 and Weekly Alendronate 70 mg in Men and Women with Osteoporosis. Annals Of Pharmacotherapy 2011;45(5):561-568
  4. Stein EM, Shane E: Vitamin D In Organ Transplantation. Osteoporosis International 2011;22(7):2107-2118
  5. Narula N, Marshall JK: Management of inflammatory bowel disease with vitamin D: Beyond bone health. Journal Of Crohns & Colitis 2012;6(4):397-404
  6. Waikakul S: Serum 25-Hydroxy-Calciferol Level And Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2012;20(1):18-22
  7. Souberbielle JC, Courbebaisse M, Cormier C, Pierrot-Deseilligny C, Viard JP, Jean G, Cavalier E: When Should We Measure Vitamin D Concentration In Clinical Practice? Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl 2012;243:129-35
  8. Carnes J, Quinn S, Nelson M, Jones G, Winzenberg T: Intermittent High-Dose Vitamin D Corrects Vitamin D Deficiency In Adolescents: A Pilot Study. European Journal Of Clinical Nutrition 2012;66(4):530-532
   References for SPINE:  Predictors for Successful Neck Pain Relief with Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation
  1. Orief, T; Orz, Y; Attia, W; Almusrea, K: Spontaneous Resorption of Sequestrated Intervertebral Disc Herniation. World Neurosurgery 2012;77 (1):146-152
  2. Ssavedra-Hemandez, M; Castro-Sanchez, AM; Fernandez-de-las-Penas, C; Cleland, JA; Ortega-Santiago, R; Arroyo-Morales, M: Predictors For Identifying Patients With Mechanical Neck Pain Who Are Likely To Achieve Short-Term Success With Manipulative Interventions Directed At The Cervical And Thoracic Spine. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2011;34 (3):144-152

References for EXERCISE: “I Don’t Wanna Exercise…” Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Says “Exercise, Montreal!”

  1. Davarian S, Maroufi N, Ebrahimi I, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M: Trunk muscles strength and endurance in chronic low back pain patients with and without clinical instability. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2012 Jan 1;25(2):123-9
  2. Kaya DO, Ergun N, Hayran M: Effects of different segmental spinal stabilization exercise protocols on postural stability in asymptomatic subjects: Randomized controlled trial. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2012 Jan 1;25(2):109-16
  3. Paolucci T, Morone G, Iosa M, Fusco A, Alcuri R, Matano A, Bureca I, Saraceni VM, Paolucci S: Psychological features and outcomes of the Back School treatment in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. A randomized controlled study. European Journal Of Physical And  Rehabilitation MEDICINE 2012;48(2):245-253 
References for FEATURE: [[chiropracticword]] Exam: MRI and X-rays Aren’t Always Needed
  1. Andersen JC: Is immediate imaging important in managing low back pain? J Athl Train. 2011 Jan-Feb;46(1):99-102.
  2. Divrik Gökçe S, Gökçe E, Coşkun M: Radiology Residents' Awareness about Ionizing Radiation Doses in Imaging Studies and Their Cancer Risk during Radiological Examinations. Korean J Radiol. 2012 Mar;13(2):202-9. Epub 2012 Mar 7.
  3. Cox JM. Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment, 7th edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishing Co. 2012

 

References: SPINE: Lovely High Heels and Stilettos Are Not So Lovely for Your Back!
  1. Mika A, Oleksy L, Mika P, Marchewka A, Clark BC: The effect of walking in high- and low-heeled shoes on erector spinae activity and pelvis kinematics during gait. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;91(5):425-34.
  2. Russell B: The effect of high-heeled shoes on lumbar lordosis: a narrative review and discussion of the disconnect between Internet content and peer-reviewed literature. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2010; 9(4):166-173
  3. Mika A, Oleksy L, Mikolajczyk E, Marchewka A, Mika P: Changes Of Bioelectrical Activity In Cervical Paraspinal Muscle During Gait In Low And High Heel Shoes. ACTA Of Bioengineering And Biomechanics 2011;13(1):27-33
  4. Alkjær T, Raffalt P, Petersen NC, Simonsen EB: Movement Behavior of High-Heeled Walking: How Does the Nervous System Control the Ankle Joint during an Unstable Walking Condition? PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37390. Epub 2012 May 16.
 
References: FEATURE: “When Should I Seek Montreal chiropractic Care for My Back Pain?”
  1. Costa LD, Maher CG, Hancock MJ, McAuley JH, Herbert RD, Costa LO: The prognosis of acute and persistent low-back pain: a meta-analysis. CMAJ. 2012;184(11):E613-24. [Epub ahead of print May 14, 2012]
  2. Hayden, JA; Dunn, KM; van der Windt, DA; Shaw, WS. What is the prognosis of back pain? BEST PRACTICE & RESEARCH IN CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY 2012;24 (2):167-179.
  3. Breuer, B; Cruciani, R; Portenoy, RK. Pain Management by Primary Care Physicians, Pain Physicians, Chiropractors, and Acupuncturists: A National Survey. SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL 2012;103 (8):738-747.
  4. Pearce: J of Orthopedic Research 5(2).

References for NUTRITION: Water Improves Montreal Lower Back Pain Treatment Outcomes

References for EXERCISE: Your Montreal Chiropractor Worries About Your Spinal Discs When You Run or Jog!

  1. Kingsley MI, D'Silva LA, Jennings C, Humphries B, Dalbo VJ, Scanlan AT. Moderate-Intensity Running Causes Intervertebral Disc Compression in Young Adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 May 29. 
References for FEATURE: Back Surgery Leave You with Back Pain? Montreal Chiropractic May Help!
  1. Kruse RA, Cambron JA. Cox decompression chiropractic manipulation of a patient with postsurgical lumbar fusion: a case report. J Chiropr Med. 2011 Dec;10(4):255-260.
  2. Manison A: Chiropractic management using Cox cervical flexion-distraction technique for a disk herniation with left foraminal narrowing in a 64-year-old man. J of Chiro Med 2011; 10(4):316-321.
  3. Kruse R, Cambron J: Chiropractic Management of Postsurgical Lumbar Spine Pain: A Retrospective Study of 32 Cases. J of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2011; 34(6):408-412. 

Reference for SPINE: How Long Does Back Pain Last?

  1. Itz CJ, Geurts JW, van Kleef M, Nelemans P: Clinical course of non-specific low back pain: A systematic review of prospective cohort studies set in primary care. Eur J Pain 2012; May 28. doi: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2012.00170.x
References for NUTRITION: Montreal Osteoporosis Care: Nutrition, Activity, Good Lifestyle Choices
  1. Ohta H. Aim of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis (2011 edition). Prevention of osteoporosis. Clin Calcium. 2012 Jun;22(6):825-31.
  2. Lee BH, Moon SH, Kim HJ, Lee HM, Kim TH. Osteoporotic profiles in elderly patients with symptomatic lumbar spinal canal stenosis. Indian J Orthop. 2012 May;46(3):279-84.
  3. Rudäng R, Darelid A, Nilsson M, Nilsson S, Mellström D, Ohlsson C, Lorentzon M. Smoking is associated with impaired bone mass development in young adult men: A five year longitudinal study. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 October;27(10):2189-2197.
  4. Rabenda V, Nicolet D, Beaudart C, Bruyère O, Reginster JY. Relationship between use of antidepressants and risk of fractures: a meta-analysis. Osteoporosis Int. 2012 May 26. [epub ahead of publication]

References for NUTRITION: Chiropractic Nutrition Tip for Osteoporosis: Eat Dried Plums for your Bones!

  1. Smith BJ. Dried Plum Improves Bone Density and Microarchitecture by Up-Regulating Osteoblast Activity and Down-Regulating Osteoclast Differentiation. II International Symposium On Human Health Effects Of Fruits And Vegetables: Favhealth 2007:841 2009:441-447.
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  3. Shirin Hooshmand S, Chai R,  Saadat M,  Payton K et al. Comparative effects of dried plum and dried apple on bone in postmenopausal women. British Journal of Nutrition, September 2011; 106(6): 923-930.
  4. Halloran BP, Wronski TJ, VonHerzen DC, Chu V, Xia X, Pingel JE, Williams AA, Smith BJ. Dietary dried plum increases bone mass in adult and aged male mice. J Nutr. 2010 Oct;140(10):1781-7. Epub 2010 Aug 25.
  5. Rendina E, Lim YF, Marlow D, Wang Y, Clarke SL, Kuvibidila S, Lucas EA, Smith BJ. Dietary supplementation with dried plum prevents ovariectomy-induced bone loss while modulating the immune response in C57BL/6J mice. J Nutr Biochem. 2012 Jan;23(1):60-8. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

Reference for EXERCISE: Chiropractic Exercise Tip: 15 minutes of exercise a day keeps back pain away!

  1. Moore C, Holland J, Shaib F, Ceridan E, Schonard C, Marasa M: Prevention of Low Back Pain in Sedentary Healthy Workers: A Pilot Study. American Journal Of The Medical Sciences 2012;344(2):90-95.

References for FEATURE: See Your Montreal Chiropractor Sooner Than Later For Back Pain

  1. Friedman BW, Mulvey L, Davitt M, Choi H, Esses D, Bijur PE, Gallagher EJ. Predicting 7-day and 3-month functional outcomes after an ED visit for acute nontraumatic low back pain. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 May 23.
  2. Itz CJ, Geurts JW, van Kleef M, Nelemans P. Clinical course of non-specific low back pain: A systematic review of prospective cohort studies set in primary care. Eur J Pain. 2012 May 28. doi: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2012.00170.x.

References for SPINE: Your Spine Is Electric! Keep It From Degenerating with Montreal Chiropractic Care

  1. Karajan, N. Multiphasic Intervertebral Disc Mechanics. Archives Of Computational Methods In Engineering 19 (2). JUN 2012. p.261-339
  2. Millecamps, M; Tajerian, M; Naso, L; Sage, EH; Stone, LS. Lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration associated with axial and radiating low back pain in ageing SPARC-null mice. Pain 153 (6). JUN 2012. p.1167-1179
  3. Mydlarz D. Degenerative disc disease, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2001-2011. MSMR. 2012 May;19(5):6-9.
  4. Dimitriadis, A; Smith, F; Mavrogenis, AF; Pope, MH;Papagelopoulos, PJ; Karantanas, A; Hadjipavlou, A; Katonis, P. Effect of two sitting postures on lumbar sagittal alignment and intervertebral discs in runners. Radiologia Medica 117 (4). JUN 2012. p.654-668 

References for NUTRITION: “An Apple A Day…” Makes Your Montreal Chiropractor Happy! | Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic

  1. Peng C, Chan H, Huang Y, Yu H, Chen Z: Apple Polyphenols Extend the Mean Lifespan of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2011;59 (5), 2097-2106
  2. Palermo V, Mattivi F, Silvestri R, La Regina G, Falcone C, Mazzoni C. Apple can act as anti-aging on yeast cells. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2012;2012:491759. Epub 2012 Aug 30.
  3. Thilakarathna SH, Wang Y, Rupasinghe V, Ghanam K: Apple peel flavonoid- and triterpene-enriched extracts differentially affect cholesterol homeostasis in hamsters. J of Functional Food 2012; 4(4):963-971
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References for EXERCISE: Simple Montreal Chiropractic Neck Exercises

  1. Durall CJ. Therapeutic exercise for athletes with nonspecific neck pain: a current concepts review. Sports Health. 2012 Jul;4(4):293-301.
  2. Andersen CH, Andersen LL, Gram B, Pedersen MT, Mortensen OS, Zebis MK, Sjøgaard G. Influence of frequency and duration of strength training for effective management of neck and shoulder pain: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2012 Nov;46(14):1004-10. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2011-090813. Epub 2012 Jun 29.
  3. Kay TM, Gross A, Goldsmith CH, Rutherford S, Voth S, Hoving JL, Brønfort G, Santaguida PL. Exercises for mechanical neck disorders.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;8:CD004250. Review.
  4. [No authors listed] Spinal manipulation and exercise trump drugs for neck pain. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Apr;19(8):6-7
  5. Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson AV, Svendsen D, Bracha Y, Grimm: Spinal Manipulation, Medication, or Home Exercise With Advice for Acute and Subacute Neck PainA Randomized Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2012 Jan;156(1_Part_1):1-10.
References for NUTRITION: 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving from Your Montreal Chiropractor
  1. “Breathing exercises that aid digestion.” http://www.breathing.com/articles/digestion.htm
  2. Sugawara J, Tarumi T, Tanaka H. Effect of mirthful laughter on vascular function. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):856-9.
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  6. Hisano M, Bruschini H, Nicodemo A, and Srougi M: Cranberries and lower urinary tract infection prevention. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2012 June; 67(6): 661–667. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3370320/
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  9. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=125 turkey
 
References for FEATURE: Complementary Alternative Medicine like Chiropractic for Spine Pain Better and Less Expensive
  1. Phelan SP AR, Knox DG, Hubka MJ, Ainbinder DA  An Evaluation Of Medical And Chiropractic Provider Utilization And Costs:  Treating Injured Workers In North Carolina. J Manipulative and Physiol Thera. 2004;27(7):442-448.
  2. Shekelle PG, Adams AH, Chassin MR, Hurwitz EL, Brook RH. Spinal Manipulation for Low‐Back Pain. Ann Intern Med 1992; 117:590‐598.
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References for SPINE: Use Montreal Chiropractic Care to Combat Gravity’s Bad Effects on Back Pain
  1. Hoy, D; Bain, C; Williams, G; March, L; Brooks, P; Blyth, F; Woolf, A; Vos, T; Buchbinder, R.A systematic review of the global prevalence of low back pain. Arthritis And Rheumatism 64 (6). JUN 2012. p. 2028-2037
  2. Belavý, Daniel L. BPhty, PhD; Armbrecht, Gabriele MD, PhD; Felsenberg, Dieter MD, PhD. Incomplete Recovery of Lumbar Intervertebral Discs 2 Years After 60-Day Bed Rest. Spine 37(14). 15 June 2012. p.  1245–1251
 

References for EXERCISE: Chiropractic and Exercise are Great for Mid-Pregnancy Back Pain

  1. George, JW; Skaggs, CD; Thompson, PA; Nelson, DM; Gavard, JA; Gross, GA: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing A Multimodal Intervention And Standard Obstetrics Care For Low Back And Pelvic Pain In Pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012; Oct 23. pii: S0002-9378(12)01969-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.10.869. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Kruse RA, Gudavalli S, Cambron J: Chiropractic Treatment of a Pregnant Patient with Lumbar Radiculopathy. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2007; 6(4):153-158 

References for NUTRITION: Eat some Pecans for their Vitamin E and Prevent Bone Loss

  1. Naina, Mohamed I; Borhanuddin, B; Shuid, AN; Mohd, Fozi NF: Vitamin e and bone structural changes: an evidence-based review. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012;2012:250584. doi: 10.1155/2012/250584. Epub 2012 Oct 17.
  2. Muhammad N, Luke DA, Shuid AN, Mohamed N, Soelaiman IN. Two different isomers of vitamin e prevent bone loss in postmenopausal osteoporosis rat model. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012;2012:161527. doi: 10.1155/2012/161527. Epub 2012 Oct 15.
  3. http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/healthy-eating/superfoods/healthy-holiday-superfoods/?page=8

  

References for FEATURE: Trust Your Montreal Chiropractor, A Highly Trained Diagnostician

  1. Alcantara, J; Alcantara, JD; Alcantara, J. The Chiropractic Care of Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Integrative Cancer Therapies 11 (4). Dec 2012. p. 304-312
  2. Savage, RL; Star, K; Hill, R. Severe muscle symptoms with lipid-lowering agents may be confused with neurogenic claudication associated with spinal canal stenosis. International Journal Of Risk & Safety In Medicine 24 (4). 2012. p. 215-219
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References for SPINE: Your Spine Deserves Non-Surgical Montreal Chiropractic Care Over Back Surgery

  1. Froholdt, A; Reikeraas, O; Holm, I; Keller, A; Brox, JI. No difference in 9-year outcome in CLBP patients randomized to lumbar fusion versus cognitive intervention and exercises. European Spine Journal 2012; 21(12):2531-2538; DEC 2012
  2. Gamache FW. The value of "another" opinion for spinal surgery: A prospective 14-month study of one surgeon's experience. Surg Neurol Int 2012;3(Suppl 5):S350-4.
 
References for NUTRITION: Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Supports Montreal Cancer Patients
  1. Eisenberg D, Buring J, Hrbek A, Davis R, Connelly M, Cherkin D, Levy D, Cunningham M, O'Connor B, and Post D. A Model of Integrative Care for Low-Back Pain. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. April 2012, 18(4): 354-362. doi:10.1089/acm.2011.0408.
  2. Kyrø C, Skeie G, Loft S, Overvad K, Christensen J, Tjønneland A, Olsen A. Adherence to a healthy Nordic food index is associated with a lower incidence of colorectal cancer in women: The Diet, Cancer and Health cohort study. Br J Nutr. 2012 Jul 3:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Anderson JG, Taylor AG. Use of complementary therapies for cancer symptom management: results of the 2007 National Health Interview Survey. J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Mar;18(3):235-41. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0022. 

References for EXERCISE: Exercise Is Better than Fusion & Helps Spine Related Pain

  1. Froholdt A, Reikeraas O, Holm I, Keller A, Brox JI. No difference in 9-year outcome in CLBP patients randomized to lumbar fusion versus cognitive intervention and exercises. European Spine Journal , 21 (12):2531-2538; DEC 2012
  2. Hagen KB, Dagfinrud H, Moe RH, Osteras N, Kjeken I, Grotle M, Smedslund G. Exercise therapy for bone and muscle health: an overview of systematic reviews. BMC Med. 2012 Dec 19;10(1):167. [Epub ahead of print]
References for FEATURE: Choose Your Montreal Chiropractor: Avoid Back Surgery, Get Relief
  1. Cecchi F, Negrini S, Pasquini G, Paperini A, Conti AA, Chiti M, Zaina F, MacchiC, Molino-Lova R. Predictors of functional outcome in patients with chronic low back pain undergoing back school, individual physiotherapy or spinal manipulation. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2012 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, Wickizer TM, Chan KC, Franklin GM. Early Predictors of Lumbar Spine Surgery after Occupational Back Injury: Results from a Prospective Study of Workers in Washington State. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

References for NUTRITION: A Chiropractic Montreal Osteoporosis Update: Build Your Bones! Up Your Vitamin D!

  1. Pekkinen M, Viljakainen H, Saarnio E, Lamberg-Allardt C, Mäkitie O. Vitamin D is a major determinant of bone mineral density at school age. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40090. Epub 2012 Jul
  2. Rikkonen T, Sirola J, Salovaara K, Tuppurainen M, Jurvelin JS, Honkanen R, Kröger H. Muscle Strength and Body Composition Are Clinical Indicators of Osteoporosis. Calcif Tissue Int. 2012 August; 91(2):131-138.
  3. Tenne M, McGuigan F, Besjakov J, Gerdhem P, Akesson K. Degenerative changes at the lumbar spine-implications for bone mineral density measurement in elderly women. Osteoporos Int. 2012 Jun 26.
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  5. Rudäng R, Darelid A, Nilsson M, Nilsson S, Mellström D, Ohlsson C, Lorentzon M. Smoking is associated with impaired bone mass development in young adult men: A five year longitudinal study. J Bone Miner Res. October 2012;27(10):2189-2197. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.1674.
  6. Colombini A, Lanteri P, Lombardi G, Grasso D, Recordati C, Lovi A, Banfi G, Bassani R, Brayda-Bruno M. Metabolic effects of vitamin D active metabolites in monolayer and micromass cultures of nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus cells isolated from human intervertebral disc. International Journal Of Biochemistry & Cell Biology 2012;44(6):1019-1030
  7. Zafeiris CP, Lyritis GP, Papaioannou NA, Gratsias PE, Galanos A, Chatziioannou SN, Pneumaticos SG. Hypovitaminosis D as a risk factor of subsequent vertebral fractures after kyphoplasty. Spine Journal 2012; 12(4):304-312
  8. Kruse RA, Cambron JA. Link Between Hypovitaminosis D And A Diminished Sense Of Smell Was Noted In 2 Individuals. J Chiropr Med. 2011 Dec;10(4):310-315.
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References for EXERCISE:  Montreal Chiropractic Exercise Tip: Add Some Weight Training, Reduce Back Pain

  1. Gąsiorowski A: The Role Of Weight Training In Treating Farmers With Lumbar Discopathy. Ann Agric Environ Med 2012;19(4):817-20

References for FEATURE: The Mind & The Spine. The Spine & The Mind.

  1. Seminowicz, DA; Wideman, TH; Naso, L; Hatami-Khoroushahi, Z; Fallatah, S; Ware, MA; Jarzem, P; Bushnell, MC; Shir, Y; Ouellet, JA; Stone, LS. Effective Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain in Humans Reverses Abnormal Brain Anatomy and Function. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 31 (20). MAY 18 2011. p.7540-7550
  2. Melloh, M; Elfering, A; Presland, CE; Roder, C; Hendrick, P; Darlow, B; Theis, JC. Predicting the transition from acute to persistent low back pain. OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE-OXFORD 61 (2). MAR 2011. p.127-131
  3. Williams, LJ; Bjerkeset, O; Langhammer, A; Berk, M; Pasco, JA; Henry, MJ; Schei, B; Forsmo, S.  The association between depressive and anxiety symptoms and bone mineral density in the general population: The HUNT Study. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS 131 (1-3). JUN 2011. p.164-171
  4. Alsaadi, SM; McAuley, JH; Hush, JM; Maher, CG. Prevalence of sleep disturbance in patients with low back pain. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL 20 (5). MAY 2011. p.737-743
  5. Dawson, AP; Schluter, PJ; Hodges, PW; Stewart, S; Turner, C. Fear of movement, passive coping, manual handling, and severe or radiating pain increase the likelihood of sick leave due to low back pain.  PAIN 152 (7). JUL 2011. p.1517-1524

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractor Encourages Good Posture

  1. Pavlovic A, Nichols DL, Sanborn CF, Dimarco NM: Relationship of thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis to bone mineral density in women. Osteoporos Int. 2013 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Lion A, Haumont T, Gauchard G, Wiener-Vacher S, Lascombes P, Perrin P: Visuo-Oculomotor Deficiency at Early-Stage Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescent Girls.  Spine: 01 February 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 3 - p 238–244
  3. Takahashi Y, Yasuhara T, Kumamoto S, Yoneda K, Tanoue T, Nakahara M, Inoue T, Hijikata Y, Lee T, Borlongan CV, Ogawa K, Nishida K: Laterality of cervical disc herniation. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, 22 (1):178-182; JAN 2013
  4. Kamitani K, Michikawa T, Iwasawa S, Eto N, Tanaka T, Takebayashi T, Nishiwaki Y: Spinal Posture in the Sagittal Plane Is Associated With Future Dependence in Activities of Daily Living: A Community-Based Cohort Study of Older Adults in Japan. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Reference for SPINE: Back Pain? Wobbly Gait? Montreal Chiropractic Helps!

  1. Ruhe A, Fejer R, Walker B: Pain relief is associated with decreasing postural sway in patients with non-specific low back pain. BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS 13. MAR 21 2012. p.NIL_1-NIL_12

  

References for EXERCISE: Get a (Better) Grip with Montreal Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation!

  1. Botelho MB, Andrade BB. Effect of cervical spine manipulative therapy on judo athletes' grip strength. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 Jan;35(1):38-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2011.09.005. Epub 2011 Nov 10.
  2. http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/hand-grip-strengtheners-11400.html

References for NUTRITION: Listen to Your Montreal Chiropractor: Up Your Vitamin D!

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  2. Di Rosa M, Malaguarnera L, Nicolosi A, Sanfilippo C, Mazzarino C, Pavone P, Berretta M, Cosentino S, Cacopardo B, Pinzone MR, Nunnari G. Vitamin D3: an ever green molecule. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2013 Jan 1;S5:247-260.
  3. Bener A, El Ayoubi HR. The role of vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis in breast cancer. Int J Rheum Dis. 2012 Dec;15(6):554-61. doi: 10.1111/1756-185x.12017. Epub 2012 Dec 7.
  4. Wood AD, Secombes KR, Thies F, Aucott L, Black AJ, Mavroeidi A, Simpson WG, Fraser WD, Reid DM, Macdonald HM. Vitamin D3 supplementation has no effect on conventional cardiovascular risk factors: a parallel-group, double-blind, placebo-controlled RCT. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Oct;97(10):3557-68. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-2126. Epub 2012 Aug 3.
  5. Büki B, Ecker M, Jünger H, Lundberg YW. Vitamin D deficiency and benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo. Med Hypotheses. 2012 Dec 13. pii: S0306-9877(12)00510-5

References for FEATURE: Stressed Out? Try Montreal Chiropractic Care!

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  2. AP/AOL  Poll, April 2008, http://hosted.ap.org/specials/interactives/wdc/debt_stress/index.html
  3. Ellegaard H, Pedersen BD. Stress is dominant in patients with depression and chronic low back pain. A qualitative study of psychotherapeutic interventions for patients with non-specific low back pain of 3-12 months' duration. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012 Sep 6;13:166. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-13-166.
  4. Pillai AG, de Jong D, Kanatsou S, Krugers H, Knapman A, Heinzmann JM, HolsboerF,Landgraf R, Joëls M, Touma C: Dendritic morphology of hippocampal and amygdalar neurons in adolescent mice is resilient to genetic differences in stress reactivity. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38971. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

  

References for NUTRITION: GERD Drugs and Osteoporosis: Try Montreal Chiropractic Nutrition & Food Advice

  1. Ozdil K, Kahraman R, Sahin A, Calhan T, Gozden EH, Akyuz U, Erer B, Sokmen MH. Bone density in proton pump inhibitors users: a prospective study. Rheumatol Int. 2013 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. http://www.gerd-diet.com/

 

 

References for SPINE: Listen Up, Montreal Osteoporotic MEN! (Yes, Men!) 
  1. Ahmed LA, Center JR, Bjørnerem A, Bluic D, Joakimsen RM, Jørgensen L, Meyer HE, Nguyen ND, Nguyen TV, Omsland TK, Størmer J, Tell GS, van Geel TA, Eisman JA, Emaus N. Progressively increasing fracture risk with advancing age following initial incident fragility fracture. The Tromsø Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Apr 9. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.1952. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Voigt K, Taché S, Hofer M, Straßberger C, Riemenschneider H, Peschel P, Kugler J,Bergmann A. Health related quality of life in male patients with osteoporosis: results of across sectional study. Aging Male. 2012 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]

 

References for EXERCISE: Doesn’t Matter What You Do – Just DO!

  1. Marshall PW, Kennedy S, Brooks C, Lonsdale C. Pilates exercise or stationary cycling for chronic non-specific low back pain: Does it matter? A randomized controlled trial with 6-month follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

 

References for NUTRITION: Green Tea: Healthy & Tasty!

  1. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.htm
  2. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/960.html
  3. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/greentea
  4. http://coffeetea.about.com/od/Tea-Glossary/f/What-Is-Maccha.htm
  5. http://coffeetea.about.com/od/advancedtea/ig/Japanese-Green-Tea-Images/Matcha-Green-Tea.htm
  6. Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake, http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/green-tea-honeysuckle-cake-50400000127093/
  7. Green Tea Ice Cream, http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/green-tea-ice-cream-recipe/index.html
  8. GreenTea and Honeydew Granita,  http://www.health.com/health/recipe/0,,10000001662952,00.html (image credit: Getty Images from the health.com site.)

References for FEATURE: JAMA Lists Chiropractic as Beneficial for Back Pain Relief!

  1. Goodman DM, Burke AE, Livingston EH: Low Back Pain. JAMA Patient Page, April 24, 2013.  JAMA. 2013;309(16):1738. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.3046.
  2. Summaries for Patients: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians/American Pain Society. Annals of Internal Med 2007;147(7):I-45

References: SPINE: Seeing Your Montreal Chiropractor Reduces Your Chance of Back Surgery

  1. Keeney, Benjamin J. PhD; Fulton-Kehoe, Deborah PhD, MPH; Turner, Judith A. PhD; Wickizer, Thomas M. PhD; Chan, Kwun Chuen Gary PhD; Franklin, Gary M. MD, MPH: Early Predictors of Lumbar Spine Surgery After Occupational Back Injury: Results From a Prospective Study of Workers in Washington State. Spine  15 May 2013; 38(11):953-964
References: FEATURE: 3 Ways To Prevent Back Pain

 

  1. Salathé CR, Melloh M, Kälin W, Semmer NK, Roth M, Müller U, Elfering A: Comparison of pain-resilient working individuals to population-based case controls with/without momentary low back pain. Eur J Pain. 2013 May 3. doi: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2013.00319.x.

References for NUTRITION: Your Montreal Nutrition Tip: Get your Vitamin C for Potential Myelination!

  1. Gess B, Röhr D, Young P. Ascorbic Acid and Sodium-dependent Vitamin C Transporters in the Peripheral Nervous System: from basic science to clinical trials. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2013 May 5.

References for EXERCISE: Core Exercise for Montreal Back Pain is Effective

 

  1. Inani, SB; Selkar, SP:  Effect Of Core Stabilization Exercises Versus Conventional Exercises On Pain And Functional Status In Patients With Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 2013;26(1):37-43 

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Care May Relax Your Restless Legs

  1. Zwartbol RT, Jellema K, Boiten J, Rijsman R: Acute exacerbation of restless legs due to cervical spinal cord ischaemia. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jan 22;2013. pii: bcr2012007930. 
  2. NINDS: Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/restless_legs/detail_restless_legs.htm
  3. Lavigne GJ, Montplaisir JY: Restless legs syndrome and sleep bruxism: prevalence and association among Canadians. Sleep. 1994 Dec;17(8):739-43.
  4. Picchietti D, Allen RP, Walters AS, Davidson JE, Myers A, Ferini-Strambi L: Restless legs syndrome: prevalence and impact in children and adolescents--the Peds REST study. Pediatrics. 2007 Aug;120(2):253-66.
  5. Allen RP, Walters AS, Montplaisir J, Hening W, Myers A, Bell TJ, Ferini-Strambi L: Restless legs syndrome prevalence and impact: REST general population study. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Jun 13;165(11):1286-92.
  6. Image from http://www.greenhealthspot.com/2008/02/a-trick-for-res.html

References for Montreal Chiropractic Care for Age-Related Sarcopenia

  1. Roubenoff R: Sarcopenia and its implications for the elderly. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2000 Jun;54 Suppl 3:S40-7.
  2. http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/sarcopenia-with-aging
  3. Samu S, Juha S, Toni R, Risto H, Heikki K, Sirola J. Relationship between postmenopausal osteoporosis and the components of clinical sarcopenia. Maturitas. 2013 Apr 27. pii: 

References for NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: Strawberries and Blueberries Protect Your Heart!

  1. picture and Blueberry Strawberry Smoothie Recipe, http://www.mygourmetconnection.com/recipes/breakfast-brunch/blueberry-strawberry-smoothie.php
  2. http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/348895
  3. Cassidy A, Mukamal KJ, Liu L, Franz M, Eliassen AH, Rimm EB. High anthocyanin intake is associated with a reduced risk of myocardial infarction in young and middle-aged women. Circulation. 2013 Jan 15;127(2):188-96. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.122408.

References for SPINE: Chiropractic for Teens and Musculoskeletal Pain: Back Pain, Neck Pain

  1. Jussila L, Paananen M, Näyhä S, Taimela S, Tammelin T, Auvinen J, Karppinen J. Psychosocial and lifestyle correlates of musculoskeletal pain patterns in adolescence: A 2-year follow-up study. Eur J Pain. 2013 Jul 12. doi: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2013.00353.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Ndetan H, Evans MW Jr, Hawk C, Walker C. Chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation for children in the United States: an analysis of data from the 2007 National Health Interview Survey. J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Apr;18(4):347-53. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0268. Epub 2012 Mar 2.
  3. Marchand AM. Chiropractic care of children from birth to adolescence and classification of reported conditions: an internet cross-sectional survey of 956 European chiropractors. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 Jun;35(5):372-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2012.04.008. Epub 2012 May 22.

References for FEATURE: Chiropractic & Medicare for Back Pain Treatment

  1. Balthazard P, De Goumoens P, Rivier G, Demeulenaere P, Bellabeni P, Dériaz O. Manual therapy followed by specific active exercises versus a placebo followed by specific active exercises on the improvement of functional disability in patients with chronic non specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012 Aug 28;13(1):162.
  2. Peterson CK, Bolton J, Humphreys BK. Predictors of outcome in neck pain patients undergoing chiropractic care: comparison of acute and chronic patients. Chiropr Man Therap. 2012 Aug 24;20(1):27.
  3. Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D: Factors Associated With Early Magnetic Resonance Imaging Utilization for Acute Occupational Low Back Pain: A Population-Based Study From Washington State Workers' Compensation. Spine 2012; 01 September 2012, 37(19):1708–1718
  4. Muyor JM, López-Miñarro PA, Casimiro AJ. Effect of stretching program in an industrial workplace on hamstring flexibility and sagittal spinal posture of adult women workers: A randomized controlled trial. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2012 Jan 1;25(3):161-9.
  5. Javadian Y, Behtash H, Akbari M, Taghipour-Darzi M, Zekavat H. The effects of stabilizing exercises on pain and disability of patients withlumbar segmental instability. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2012 Jan 1;25(3):149-55.
  6. Whedon, JM; Song, Y; Davis, MA: Trends In The Use And Cost Of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Under Medicare Part B. Spine J 2013
  7. Boos: The diagnostic accuracy of MRI, work perception, and psychosocial factors in identifying symptomatic disc herniation. Spine 1995;20(24):2613-25

References for EXERCISE:   “Ommm…” Leads to “Ahhh…” : Yoga with Chiropractic Care

  1. Saper RB, Boah AR, Keosaian J, Cerrada C, Weinberg J, Sherman KJ. Comparing Once- versus Twice-Weekly Yoga Classes for Chronic Low Back Pain in Predominantly Low Income Minorities: A Randomized Dosing Trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013;2013:658030. doi: 10.1155/2013/658030. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
  2. Ross A, Friedmann E, Bevans M, Thomas S. National survey of yoga practitioners: Mental and physical health benefits. Complement Ther Med. 2013 Aug;21(4):313-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 May 2.

 

References for SPINE: Tennis Serves May be Tough on Back Pain

 

  1. Campbell A, O'Sullivan P, Straker L, Elliott B, Reid M. Back Pain in Tennis Players: A Link with Lumbar Serve Kinematics and Range of Motion. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]

References for Nutrition: Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: K1 and K2 for You!

 

  1. Medline Plus. “Vitamin K.” February 8, 2011. Web. accessed 7/29/13
  2. Ehrlich SD (University of Maryland Medical Center): “Vitamin K.” June 21, 2011. Web. accessed 7/29/13
  3. Geleijnse JM et al: “Dietary Intake of Menaquinone Is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: The Rotterdam Study.” J. Nutr. 134 (11) 3100–3105.
  4. Brown S: Vitamin K: the overlooked bone builder and heart protector. Better Bones: The way nature intended. July 7, 2012. Web. accessed 7/29/13
  5. Higdon J, Drake VJ, Booth SL, Costakos DT. “Vitamin K.” The University of Oregon Linus Paulding Institute Micronutrient Information Center, December 19, 2011. Web. Accessed 7/29/13  

References for FEATURE: Lower Back Pain Patient Expectations Met at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic

  1. Dima A, Lewith GT, Little P, Moss-Morris R, Foster NE, Bishop FL: Identifying Patients' Beliefs About Treatments For Chronic Low Back Pain In Primary Care: A Focus Group Study. Br J Gen Pract 2013;63(612):490-8
  2. Cox, JM, Feller JA, Cox JA: Distraction Chiropractic Adjusting: Clinical Application, Treatment Algorithms, and Clinical Outcomes of 1000 Cases Studied. Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1996; (3)3:45-59, 79-81

References for SPINE: Chiropractic helps Montreal Pregnancy-Related Pains

  1. Kruse R, Gudavalli S, Cambron J: Chiropractic treatment of a pregnant patient with lumbar radiculopathy.  J Chiropr Med. 2007 Fall; 6(4): 153–158.
  2. editors: Heartburn and indigestion. BabyMed.com. sourced on 8/23/13
  3. Peterson, C: A Case Study Of Chiropractic Management Of Pregnancy-Related Heartburn With Postulated Fetal Epigenome Implications. Explore-The Journal Of Science And Healing 2012;8(5):304-308
  4. Yuen T, Wells K, Benoit S, Yohanathan S, Capelletti L, Stuber K: Therapeutic interventions employed by Greater Toronto Area chiropractors on pregnant patients: results of a cross-sectional online survey. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2013 June; 57(2): 132–142.
  5. Sadr, S; Pourkiani-Allah-Abad, N; Stuber, KJ:  The Treatment Experience Of Patients With Low Back Pain During Pregnancy And Their Chiropractors: A Qualitative Study. Chiropr Man Therap 2012;20(1):32

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Chiropractic Women Patients: Tend to your Hamstrings!

 

  1. Schulze A, Böhme D, Weiss C, Schmittner MD. [Active Muscle Extension Testing of the Hamstrings: Reference Values and Impacting Factors.] Sportverletz Sportschaden. 2013 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Bedard, RJ; Kim, KM; Grindstaff, TL; Hart, JM: Increased Active Hamstring Stiffness After Exercise In Women With A History Of Low Back Pain. J Sport Rehabil 2013;22(1):47-52
  3. Cipriani DJ, Terry ME, Haines MA, Tabibnia AP, Lyssanova O. Effect of stretch frequency and sex on the rate of gain and rate of loss in muscle flexibility during a hamstring-stretching program: a randomized single-blind longitudinal study. J Strength Cond Res. 2012 Aug;26(8):2119-29. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31823b862a.

 

References for NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic Nutrition and Blood Pressure Tips

  1. Editors. “Take Action: How to Reduce Your Intake.” The Nutrition Source: Harvard School of Public Health. Sourced on 8/29/13 http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/take-action-on-salt/
  2. Editors. “Salt and Sodium: The Facts.” The Nutrition Source:  Harvard School of Public Health. Sourced on 8/29/13. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/salt-and-sodium/
  3. Editors. “Health Risks & Disease.” Harvard Nutrition Source. Sourced 8/29/13  http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/sodium-health-risks-and-disease/
  4. Chugh G, Asghar M, Patki G, Bohat R, Jafri F, Allam F, Dao AT, Mowrey C, Alkadhi K, Salim S. A high-salt diet further impairs age-associated declines in cognitive, behavioral, and cardiovascular functions in male Fischer brown Norway rats. J Nutr. 2013 Sep;143(9):1406-13. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.177980. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
  5. Mangum K, Partna L, Vavrek D. Spinal manipulation for the treatment of hypertension: a systematic qualitative literature review. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 Mar-Apr;35(3):235-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2012.01.005. Epub 2012 Feb 17.
  6. Hawk C, Ndetan H, Evans MW Jr. Potential role of complementary and alternative health care providers in chronic disease prevention and health promotion: an analysis of National Health Interview Survey data. Prev Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.07.002. Epub 2011 Jul 13.
  7. “Sauteed Chicken with Spinach, Garlic and Pine Nuts.” WholeLiving.com. sourced on 8/29/13. http://www.wholeliving.com/178485/sauteed-chicken-spinach-garlic-and-pine-nuts
  8. “Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium.”  HealthAliciousNess.com sourced on 8/29/13 http://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/food-sources-of-potassium.php

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractic Cares for Work-Related Back Injury AND Prevention

  1. Sherrod C, Johnson D, Chester B: Safety, tolerability and effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention with chiropractic care for knowledge workers with upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders: A prospective case series. Work. 2013 Sep 4.
  2. Robstad Andersen G, Westgaard RH: Perceived occupational exposures of home care workers and the association to general tension, shoulder-neck and low back pain. Work. 2013 Sep 4.
  3. Melino NL, James C, Snodgrass SJ: The effect of load in a floor-to-bench lift during the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation. Work. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hubley-Kozey C, Moreside JM, Quirk DA: Trunk neuromuscular pattern alterations during a controlled functional task in a low back injured group deemed ready to resume regular activities. Work. 2013 Sep 4.
  5. Costigan PA, Morin EL, Reid SA: Shouldering the load: A review of Joan Stevenson's work on occupational lifting and design evaluation of load carriage equipment. Work. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Melloh M, Elfering A, Stanton TR, Käser A, Salathé CR, Barz T, Röder C, Theis JC: Who is likely to develop persistent low back pain? A longitudinal analysis of prognostic occupational factors. Work. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]

References for SPINE:  New Hips and Worn-out Knees May Make a Short Leg!

  1. Fujimaki H, Inaba Y, Kobayashi N, Tezuka T, Hirata Y, Saito T: Leg Length Discrepancy And Lower Limb Alignment After Total Hip Arthroplasty In Unilateral Hip Osteoarthritis Patients. J Orthop Sci 2013 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Noll DR. Leg length discrepancy and osteoarthritic knee pain in the elderly: an observational study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2013 Sep;113(9):670-8. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2013.033.

References for SPINE:  Montreal Chiropractic Relieves Neck Pain and Arm Pain

  1. Peterson CK: Outcomes From Magnetic Resonance Imaging–Confirmed Symptomatic Cervical Disk Herniation Patients Treated With High-Velocity, Low-Amplitude Spinal Manipulative Therapy: A Prospective Cohort Study With 3-Month Follow-Up. JMPT October, 2013 36(8)

References for FEATURE: Football and Disc Herniation: A Chiropractor’s Worry

  1. Gray B, Buchowski J, Bumpass D, Lehman R, Mall N, Matava M: Disc Herniations in the National Football League. Spine 2013: 15 October 2013; 38(22):1934–1938

References for EXERCISE: Your Montreal Family Chiropractor: Here for You, Here for Your Kids

  1. Gray B, Buchowski J, Bumpass D, Lehman R, Mall N, Matava M: Disc Herniations in the National Football League. Spine 2013: 15 October 2013; 38(22):1934–1938
  2. Ahsan MK, Matin T, Ali MI, Ali MY, Awwal MA, Sakeb N: Relationship between Physical Work Load and Lumbar Disc Herniation. Mymensingh Med J 2013;22(3):533-40
  3. Sollerhed AC, Andersson I, Ejlertsson G: Recurrent Pain And Discomfort In Relation To Fitness And Physical Activity Among Young School Children. Eur J Sport Sci 2013;13(5):591-8
  4. Kędra A, Czaprowski D: Epidemiology Of Back Pain In Children And Youth Aged 10-19 From The Area Of The Southeast Of Poland. Biomed Res Int 2013;2013:506823. doi: 10.1155/2013/506823. Epub 2013 Jul 31.

References: NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic, Osteoporosis, and Calcium

  1. Hong H, Kim EK, Lee JS. Effects of calcium intake, milk and dairy product intake, and blood vitamin D level on osteoporosis risk in Korean adults: analysis of the 2008 and 2009 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Nutr Res Pract. 2013 Oct;7(5):409-17. 

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractor Shares Epidural Steroid Injection Statistics

  1. Balagué F, Piguet V, Dudler J. Steroids for LBP - from rationale to inconvenient truth. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012 Apr 11;142:0. doi: 10.4414/smw.2012.13566.
  2. Radcliff, K; Hilibrand, A; Lurie, JD; Tosteson, TD; Delasotta, L; Rihn, J; Zhao, WY: The Impact of Epidural Steroid Injections on the Outcomes of Patients Treated for Lumbar Disc Herniation A Subgroup Analysis of the SPORT Trial Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American volume 94a (15). Aug 1 2012. P.1353-1358
References for SPINE: Montreal Neck Pain and Sleep Apnea – Snoring! – Related
  1. Phillips B: Women and Sleep Apnea. National Sleep Foundation, 10/31/13 http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/ask-the-expert/women-and-sleep-apnea
  2. Khan A, Than KD, Chen KS, Wang AC, La Marca F, Park P. Sleep apnea and cervical spine pathology. Eur Spine J. 2013 Oct 9.

References for NUTRITION: Montreal Chiropractic Nutrition News: Calcium Reduce Carotid Atherosclerosis

  1. Lewis JR, Zhu K, Thompson PL, Prince RL. The Effects of 3 Years of Calcium Supplementation on Common Carotid Artery Intimal Medial Thickness and Carotid Atherosclerosis in Older Women: An Ancillary Study of the CAIFOS Randomized Controlled Trial. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Oct 23.
  2. Curhan: A prospective study of dietary calcium and other nutrients and the risk of symptomatic kidney stones. NEJM 1993:328

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Chiropractic Care of Muscle Weakness

  1. Wall BT, Dirks ML, Snijders T, Senden JM, Dolmans J, van Loon LJ. Substantial skeletal muscle loss occurs during only 5 days of disuse. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2013 Oct 30.

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Care of Coccyx Pain (aka Tailbone Pain)

  1. Woon J, Maigne J, Perumal V, Stringer M: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Morphology and Morphometry of the Coccyx in Coccydynia. Spine: 01 November 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 23 - p E1437–E1445
  2. Grgić V. Coccygodynia: etiology, pathogenesis, clinical characteristics, diagnosis and therapy. [Article in Croatian] Lijec Vjesn. 2012 Jan-Feb;134(1-2):49-55.

References for FEATURE: Back pain Affects Many; Sitting Makes it Worse!

  1. Rehman R, Khan R, Surti A, Khan H. An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit - ergonomics is a healthy choice. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 18;8(10)
  2. Teraguchi M, Yoshimura N, Hashizume H, Muraki S, Yamada H, Minamide A, Oka H, Ishimoto Y, Nagata K, Kagotani R, Takiguchi N, Akune T, Kawaguchi H, Nakamura K, Yoshida M. Prevalence and distribution of intervertebral disc degeneration over the entire spine in a population-based cohort: The Wakayama Spine Study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013 Nov 13. pii: S1063-4584(13)01002-9. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2013.10.019. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kovacs FM, Arana E, Royuela A, Estremera A, Amengual G, Asenjo B, Sarasíbar H, Galarraga I, Alonso A, Casillas C, Muriel A, Martínez C, Abraira V. Disc degeneration and chronic low back pain: an association which becomes nonsignificant when endplate changes and disc contour are taken into account. Neuroradiology. 2013 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]

References for FEATURE: Montreal Obesity: Risky for Back Pain or Not?

 

  1. Matsudaira K, Kawaguchi M, Isomura T, Arisaka M, Fujii T, Takeshita K, Kitagawa T, Miyoshi K, Konishi H. Identification of Risk Factors for New-Onset Sciatica in Japanese Workers: Findings from the Japan Epidemiological Research of Occupation-Related Back Pain (JOB) Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Brooks C, Siegler JC, Cheema BS, Marshall PW. No relationship between body mass index and changes in pain and disability after exercise rehabilitation for patients with mild to moderate chronic low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Dec 1;38(25):2190-5

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractic Neck Pain Care: Relief! 

 

  1. Freppel S, Bisdorff A, Colnat-Coulbois S, Ceyte H, Cian C, Gauchard G, Auque J, Perrin P. Visuo-proprioceptive interactions in degenerative cervical spine diseases requiring surgery. Neuroscience. 2013 Oct 10.
  2. Fehlings MG, Barry S, Kopjar B, Tim Yoon S, Arnold P, Massicotte EM, Vaccaro A, Brodke DS, Shaffrey C, Smith JS, Woodard E, Banco RJ, Chapman J, Janssen M, Bono C, Sasso R, Dekutoski M, Gokaslan ZL. Anterior vs Posterior Surgical Approaches to Treat Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Outcomes of the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine North America CSM Study in 264 Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 7. 

References for FEATURE:  What You (and your Montreal Chiropractor) SAY Affects Other’s Expectations. Be Positive!

  1. McCluskey S, Brooks J, King N, Burton K. Are the treatment expectations of 'significant others' psychosocial obstacles to work participation for those with persistent low back pain? Work. 2013 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic. Healthy Disc. Regenerate. Stand Up Straight. Better Gait!

  1. de Groot MH, van der Jagt-Willems HC, van Campen JP, Lems WF, Beijnen JH, Lamoth CJ: A flexed posture in elderly patients is associated with impairments in postural control during walking. Gait Posture. 2013 Oct 22. pii: S0966-6362(13)00649-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2013.10.015. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Sivan SS, Roberts S, Urban JP, Menage J, Bramhill J, Campbell D, Franklin VJ, Lydon F, Merkher Y, Maroudas A, Tighe BJ. Injectable hydrogels with high fixed charge density and swelling pressure for nucleus pulposus repair: biomimetic glycosaminoglycan analogues. Acta Biomater. 2013 Nov 20. pii: S1742-7061(13)00566-7. doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2013.11.010. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Guehring T, Omlor, Georg W, Lorenz H, Engelleiter K, Richter W, Carstens C, Kroeber M: Disc Distraction Shows Evidence of Regenerative Potential in Degenerated Intervertebral Discs as Evaluated by Protein Expression, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Expression Analysis. Spine: Volume 31(15) 1 July 2006 pp 1658-1665

References for EXERCISE: Don’t Complain! Do your Montreal Lower Back Exercise!

  1. Steele J, Bruce-Low S, Smith D. A Reappraisal of the Deconditioning Hypothesis in Low Back Pain: Review of Evidence from a Triumvirate of Research Methods on Specific Lumbar Extensor Deconditioning. Curr Med Res Opin. 2013 Dec 16.
  2. Curtis P: The back mouse masquerade. J of Fam Practice 2000;49(4):345-8
  3. Parkkola R, Kormano M: Lumbar Disc and Back Muscle Degeneration on MRI: Correlation to Age and Body Mass.  J Spinal Disorders 1992; 5(1)

References for NUTRITION: “I need SUN!” Maybe its Vitamin D is what you are craving!

  1. Milaneschi Y, Hoogendijk W, Lips P, Heijboer AC, Schoevers R, van Hemert AM, Beekman AT, Smit JH, Penninx BW. The association between low vitamin D and depressive disorders. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Apr 9. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.36. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Cranney A, et al. Effectiveness and safety of vitamin D in relation to bone health. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2007 Aug;(158):1-235.
  3. Lejnieks A, Slaidina A, Zvaigzne3 A, Soboleva U, Eivazova G, Daukste I, Lejniece S. Vitamin D Status and Its Seasonal Variations and Association With Parathyroid Hormone Concentration in Healthy Women in Riga. Medicina (Kaunas). 2013;49(7):329-334.
  4. Basit S. Vitamin D in health and disease: a literature review. Br J Biomed Sci. 2013;70(4):161-72.

References for FEATURE: Montreal Golfers with Back Pain: Help is Here!

  1. Finn C. Rehabilitation of low back pain in golfers: from diagnosis to return to sport. Sports Health. 2013 Jul;5(4):313-9. doi: 10.1177/1941738113479893.
  2. Lejkowski PM, Poulsen E. Elimination of intermittent chronic low back pain in a recreational golfer following improvement of hip range of motion impairments. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2013 Oct;17(4):448-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.01.004. Epub 2013 Feb 9.
  3. Hashimoto K, Miyamoto K, Yanagawa T, Hattori R, Aoki T, Matsuoka T, Ohno T, Shimizu K. Lumbar corsets can decrease lumbar motion in golf swing. J Sports Sci Med. 2013 Mar 1;12(1):80-7. eCollection 2013.

References for SPINE: Chiropractic Care for Montreal Neuropathic Pain

  1. Yamashita T, Takahashi K, Yonenobu K, Kikuchi SI. Prevalence of neuropathic pain in cases with chronic pain related to spinal disorders. J Orthop Sci. 2013 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

References for NUTRITION: Montreal Nutrition Tip: Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Curcumin and Turmeric

  1. Conrozier T, Mathieu P, Bonjean M, Marc JF, Renevier JL, Balblanc JC. A Complex of Three Natural Anti-inflammatory Agents Provides Relief of Osteoarthritis Pain. Altern Ther Health Med. 2014 Jan;20 Suppl 1:32-7.
  2. WebMD: Turmeric. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-662-TURMERIC.aspx?activeIngredientId=662&activeIngredientName=TURMERIC. Sourced 2/17/14
  3. Cao H, Zheng JW, Li JJ, Meng B, Li J, Ge RS. Effects of curcumin on pain threshold and on the expression of nuclear factor κB and CX3C receptor 1 after sciatic nerve chronic constrictive injury in rats. Chin J Integr Med. 2014 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Recipe: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/turmeric_latkes_with_applesauce.html, sourced 2/17/14

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Exercise Benefits Chronic Lower Back Pain

  1. Cecchi F, Pasquini G, Paperini A, Boni R, Castagnoli C, Pistritto S, Macchi C: Predictors Of Response To Exercise Therapy For Chronic Low Back Pain: Result Of A Prospective Study With One Year Follow-Up. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 2014 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Mannion AF, Brox JI, Fairbank JC: Comparison of spinal fusion and nonoperative treatment in patients with chronic low back pain: long-term follow-up of three randomized controlled trials. Spine J. 2013 Nov 4. 

References for FEATURE:  Montreal Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Reduces Pain

  1. Beattie PF, Butts R, Donley JW, Liuzzo DM. The Within-Session Change in Low Back Pain Intensity Following Spinal Manipulative Therapy is Related to Differences in Diffusion of Water in the Intervertebral Discs of the Upper Lumbar Spine and L5-S1. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Parker J, Heinking KP, Kapler RE. Efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain in euhydrated and hypohydrated conditions: a randomized crossover trial. AM Osteopath Assoc. 2012 May;112(5):276-84
References for SPINE: Montreal Neck Manipulation Good: Tinnitus to Brain Function!
  1. Cherian K, Cherian N, Cook C, Kaltenbach JA. Improving tinnitus with mechanical treatment of the cervical spine and jaw. J Am Acad Audiol. 2013 Jul-Aug;24(7):544-55.
  2. Daligadu J, Haavik H, Yielder PC, Baarbe J, Murphy B. Alterations in Cortical and Cerebellar Motor Processing in Subclinical Neck Pain Patients Following Spinal Manipulation. J Manipulative Physiol Ther.  2013 Sep 12.
  3. Engquist M, Löfgren H, Öberg B, Holtz A, Peolsson A, Söderlund A, Vavruch L, Lind B: Surgery Versus Nonsurgical Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy: A Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing Surgery Plus Physiotherapy With Physiotherapy Alone With a 2-Year Follow-up. Spine 2013; 38(20):1715–1722
  4. Gudavalli MR, Potluri T, Carandang G, Havey RM, Voronov LI, Cox JM, Rowell RM, Kruse RA, Joachim GC, Patwardhan AG, Henderson CN, Goertz C. Intradiscal Pressure Changes during Manual Cervical Distraction: A Cadaveric Study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 954134, 10 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/954134

References for NUTRITION: Chondroitin Sulfate: Good for the Disc and MS!

  1. “Chondroitin Sulfate.”  University of Maryland Medical Center. Sourced on 3/14/14. http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/chondroitin 
  2. Miyamoto K, Tanaka N, Moriguchi K, Ueno R, Kadomatsu K, Kitagawa H, Kusunoki S. Chondroitin 6-O-sulfate ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Glycobiology. 2014 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print]

References for EXERCISE: Stabilization Exercise Is Good for Back Pain Control

  1. Hosseinifar M, Akbari M, Behtash H, Amiri M, Sarrafzadeh J: The Effects of Stabilization and Mckenzie Exercises on Transverse Abdominis and Multifidus Muscle Thickness, Pain, and Disability: A Randomized Controlled Trial in NonSpecific Chronic Low Back Pain. J Phys Ther Sci 2013;25(12):1541-5
  2. Brumitt J, Matheson JW, Meira EP: Core Stabilization Exercise Prescription, Part 2: A Systematic Review Of Motor Control And General (Global) Exercise Rehabilitation Approaches For Patients With Low Back Pain. Sports Health 2013;5(6):510-3

References for DIABETES

  1. Wyatt LH1, Ferrance RJ. The musculoskeletal effects of diabetes mellitus. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2006 Mar;50(1):43-50.
  2. Editors. Diabetes breakthrough. National Post, http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=a042812e-492c-4f07-8245-8a598ab5d1bf. Sourced on 3/31/14
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  5. Hawk C1, Ndetan H, Evans MW Jr. Potential role of complementary and alternative health care providers in chronic disease prevention and health promotion: an analysis of National Health Interview Survey data. Prev Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.07.002. Epub 2011 Jul 13.
References for COPD
  1. World Health Organization. “COPD: Definition.” http://www.who.int/respiratory/copd/definition/en/, sourced on 4/2/14
  2. Masarsky CS1, Weber M. Chiropractic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1988 Dec;11(6):505-10.
  3. Engel RM, Vemulpad SR, Beath K. Short-term effects of a course of manual therapy and exercise in people with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a preliminary clinical trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013 Oct;36(8):490-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.05.028. Epub 2013 Sep 17.
  4. Dougherty PE, Engel RM, Vemulpad S, Burke J. Spinal manipulative therapy for elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a case series. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 Jul-Aug;34(6):413-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2011.05.004. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractic and Menopause

  1. Sapre S, Thakur R. Lifestyle and dietary factors determine age at natural menopause. J Midlife Health. 2014 Jan;5(1):3-5.
  2. Goto V, Frange C, Andersen ML, Júnior JM, Tufik S, Hachul H. Chiropractic intervention in the treatment of postmenopausal climacteric symptoms and insomnia: A review. Maturitas. 2014 Feb 19. pii: S0378-5122(14)00055-3. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.02.004. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. van der Sluijs CP, Bensoussan A, Liyanage L, Shah S. Women's health during mid-life survey: the use of complementary and alternative medicine by symptomatic women transitioning through menopause in Sydney. Menopause ; 14:397-403.
  4. Kubo JT(1), Stefanick ML, Robbins J, Wactawski-Wende J, Cullen MR, Freiberg M, Desai M. Preference for wine is associated with lower hip fracture incidence in post-menopausal women. BMC Womens Health. 2013 Sep 22;13:36. doi: 10.1186/1472-6874-13-36.

References for SPINE: Disc Disease is Systemic! Chiropractic Helps.

  1. Pearce R, Grimmer B, Adams M: Degeneration and the chemical composition of the human lumbar intervertebral disc. J of Orthopedic Research 1987;5(2):198-205
  2. Okada E, Matsumoto M, Fujiwara H, Toyama Y:  Disc Degeneration Of Cervical Spine On MRI In Patients With Lumbar Disc Herniation: Comparison Study With Asymptomatic Volunteers. European Spine Journal 2011;20(4):585-591
  3. Boos N, Rieder R, Schade V et al: The diagnostic accuracy of MRI, work perception, and psychosocial factors in identifying symptomatic disc herniation. Spine 1995; 20(24):2613-25
  4. Lee S, Kim K, Suk K, Lee J, Shin J,  et al:  Asymptomatic Cervical Cord Compression in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients: A Whole Spine Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Spine 2010;35(23):2057-2063 

References for NUTRITION:  Montreal Chiropractic, Fibromyalgia and Vitamin D

  1. “What is Fibromyalgia?  Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public.” National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Fibromyalgia/fibromyalgia_ff.asp sourced on 4/14/14
  2. Wepner F, Scheuer R, Schuetz-Wieser B, Machacek P, Pieler-Bruha E, Cross HS, Hahne J, Friedrich M. Effects of vitamin D on patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Pain. 2014 Feb;155(2):261-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.10.002.
  3. “Calcifediol.” Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcifediol. sourced on 4/14/14
  4. Heidari B, Shirvani JS, Firouzjahi A, Heidari P, Hajian-Tilaki K. Association between nonspecific skeletal pain and vitamin D deficiency. Int J Rheum Dis. 2010 Oct;13(4):340-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2010.01561.x. Epub 2010 Aug 16.
  5. Okumus M, Koybası M, Tuncay F, Ceceli E, Ayhan F, Yorgancioglu R, Borman P. Fibromyalgia syndrome: is it related to vitamin D deficiency in premenopausal female patients? Pain Manag Nurs. 2013 Dec;14(4):e156-63. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2011.09.006. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

References for EXERCISE: Beware of Montreal Trampolines!

  1. Loder RT, Schultz W, Sabatino M. Fractures From Trampolines: Results From a National Database, 2002 to 2011. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

References for FEATURE: Blood Serum Tests May Point to How Montreal Spinal Manipulation Reduces Pain 

  1. Molina-Ortega F, Lomas-Vega R, Hita-Contreras F, Plaza Manzano G, Achalandabaso A, Ramos-Morcillo AJ, Martínez-Amat A. Immediate effects of spinal manipulation on nitric oxide, substance P and pain perception. Man Ther. 2014 Mar 5. pii: S1356-689X(14)00029-0. doi:10.1016/j.math.2014.02.007. [Epub ahead of print]

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic Care for Hip Pain

  1. Radcliff KE, Kepler CK, Hellman M, Restrepo C, Jung KA, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Parvizi J. Does spinal alignment influence acetabular orientation: a study of spinopelvic variables and sagittal acetabular version. Orthop Surg. 2014 Feb;6(1):15-22. doi: 10.1111/os.12090

References for NUTRITION: Take Your Vitamin D! Prevent Osteoporosis and More

  1. Leyssens C, Verlinden L, Verstuyf A. The future of vitamin D analogs. Front Physiol. 2014 Apr 3;5:122. eCollection 2014
  2. Chiang KC, Chen SC, Yeh CN, Pang JH, Shen SC, Hsu JT, Liu YY, Chen LW, Kuo SF, Takano M, Kittaka A, Sun CC, Juang HH, Chen TC. MART-10, a less calcemic vitamin D analog, is more potent than 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in inhibiting the metastatic potential of MCF-7 breast cancer cells in vitro. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Jan;139:54-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2013.10.005. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
  3. Moriwaki K. [Epidemiology of Bone and Joint Disease - The Present and Future - . Health economics of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures]. Clin Calcium. 2014 May;24(5):711-8. doi: CliCa1405711718. [Article in Japanese]
  4. Wright NC, Looker AC, Saag KG, Curtis JR, Delzell ES, Randall S, Dawson-Hughes B. The Recent Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass in the United States Based on Bone Mineral Density at the Femoral Neck or Lumbar Spine. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Apr 26. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2269 [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Nakatoh S. [Epidemiology of Bone and Joint Disease - The Present and Future - . The present situation and problems associated with medical screening systems for osteoporosis]. Clin Calcium. 2014 May;24(5):719-26. doi: CliCa1405719726

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Exercise Tip: Stretch Hamstrings!

  1. Hasebe K, Sairyo K, Hada Y, Dezawa A, Okubo Y, Kaneoka K, Nakamura Y. Spino-pelvic-rhythm with forward trunk bending in normal subjects without low back pain. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Iwasaki R, Yokoyama G, Kawabata S, Suzuki T. Lumbar Extension during Stoop Lifting is Delayed by the Load and Hamstring Tightness. J Phys Ther Sci. 2014 Jan;26(1):57-61. doi: 10.1589/jpts.26.57. Epub 2014 Feb 6.

References for FEATURE: Montreal Chiropractor says “Get Those ZZZs!” for Back Pain Relief.

 

  1. "User's Manual: Sleep." Health.com. Health Media Ventures, Inc., n.d. Web. 03 June 2014. <http://www.health.com/health/package/0%2C%2C20715789%2C00.html>.
  2. Alsaadi SM, McAuley JH, Hush JM, Lo S, Lin CW, Williams CM, Maher CG. Poor Sleep Quality Is Strongly Associated With Subsequent Pain Intensity in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 May;66(5):1388-1394. doi: 10.1002/art.38329.
  3. Stibich, March. "The 10 Reasons To Hit Your Pillow Early Tonight." About.com Healthy Aging. About.com, 2 June 2014. Web. 03 June 2014. <http://longevity.about.com/od/lifelongenergy/tp/healthy_sleep.htm>.

 

References for SPINE: Chiropractic Advice for Sitting: Chairs & Breaks Help!

 

  1. George E, Rosenkranz RR, Kolt GS. Chronic disease and sitting time in middle-aged Australian males: findings from the 45 and Up Study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013, 10:20 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-20
  2. Atkin AJ, Adams E, Bull FC,  Biddle S. Non-Occupational Sitting and Mental Well-Being in Employed Adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. April 2012, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 181-188
  3. Bharakhada N, Yates T, Davies MJ, Wilmot EG, Edwardson C, Henson J, Webb D, Khunti K. Association of sitting time and physical activity with CKD: a cross-sectional study in family practices. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Oct;60(4):583-90. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.04.024. Epub 2012 Jun 19.
  4. Cotter BD, Nairn BC, Drake JD. Should a standing or seated reference posture be used when normalizing seated spine kinematics? J Biomech. 2014 Apr 28. pii: S0021-9290(14)00244-9. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.04.023. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Vergara et al: Relationship between comfort and back posture and mobility in sitting-posture. Applied Ergonomics 33(1):Jan 2002. P 1-8 Elsevier Sci Ltd, Oxford

 

References for NUTRITION: Don’t be Blue! Eat Blueberries!

 

  1. Manganaris GA, Goulas V, Vicente AR, Terry LA. Berry antioxidants: small fruits providing large benefits. J Sci Food Agric. 2014 Mar 30;94(5):825-33. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.6432. Epub 2013 Nov 5.
  2. Vuong T1, Matar C, Ramassamy C, Haddad PS. Biotransformed blueberry juice protects neurons from hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress and mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway alterations. Br J Nutr. 2010 Sep;104(5):656-63. doi: 10.1017/S0007114510001170. Epub 2010 May 12.
  3. Krikorian R, Shidler MD, Nash TA, Kalt W, Vinqvist-Tymchuk MR, Shukitt-Hale B, Joseph JA. Blueberry supplementation improves memory in older adults. J Agric Food Chem. 2010 Apr 14;58(7):3996-4000. doi: 10.1021/jf9029332. PMID: 20459875 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  4. Peng C, Wang X, Chen J, Jiao R, Wang L, Li YM, Zuo Y, Liu Y, Lei L, Ma KY, Huang Y, Chen ZY. Biology of Ageing and Role of Dietary Antioxidants. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:831841. Epub 2014 Apr 3.
  5. Holtzmana D, Burkeb J. Nutritional counseling in the chiropractic practice: a survey of New York practitioners.  J Chiropr Med. 2007 Winter; 6(1): 27–31.

References for EXERCISE: Montreal Chiropractic Advice: Take a walk

  1. More People Walk to Better Health. August 2012. Centers for Disease Control. Sourced 6/6/14. http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/Walking/
  2. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Sourced 6/6/14 http://www.health.gov/PAGuidelines/
  3. Pahor M, Guralnik JM, Ambrosius WT, et al. Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Prevention of Major Mobility Disability in Older Adults: The LIFE Study Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. Published online May 27, 2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5616.

References for CONDITION: CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME

 

  1. Aly T, Aboranamadan M: Efficacy of delayed decompression of lumbar disk herniation causing cauda equina syndrome. Orthopedics 2014 Feb 1; 37(2):e153-6

 

References for FEATURE: Returning to Work after Back Pain with Montreal Chiropractic

 

  1. Wynne-Jones G(1), Cowen J, Jordan JL, Uthman O, Main CJ, Glozier N, van der Windt D. Absence from work and return to work in people with back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Jun;71(6):448-56. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101571. Epub2013 Nov 1.
  2. Besen E, Young AE, Shaw WS. Returning to Work Following Low Back Pain: Towards a Model of Individual Psychosocial Factors. J Occup Rehabil. 2014 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Verbeek J.  Return to work with back pain: balancing the benefits of work against the efforts of being productive. Occup Environ Med 2014;71:383-384 doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101940

 

References for SPINE: Montreal Chiropractic for Kids Who Sit Too Much

 

  1. Kratenová J, Zejglicová K, Malý M, Filipová V. Prevalence and risk factors of poor posture in school children in the Czech Republic. J Sch Health. 2007 Mar;77(3):131-7
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References for NUTRITION: Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Presents Vitamin K for Osteoporosis and Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

  1. Vitamin K. Medline Plus. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/983.html sourced on 7/23/14
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  3. Malinova M. [Postmenopausal osteoporosis. Role of vitamin K in the prevention of osteoporosis]. Akush Ginekol (Sofiia). 2013;52 Suppl 1:43-8. [Article in Bulgarian]
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References for EXERCISE: Montreal Exercise for Brain Power!

 

  1. Sato D, Seko C, Hashitomi T, Sengoku Y, Nomura T. Differential effects of water-based exercise on the cognitive function in independent elderly adults. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2014 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Wu E, Barnes DE, Ackerman SL, Lee J, Chesney M, Mehling WE. Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise (PLIÉ): qualitative analysis of a clinical trial in older adults with dementia. Aging Ment Health. 2014 Jul 14:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Etnier J, Labban JD, Piepmeier AT, Davis ME, Henning DA. Effects of an Acute Bout of Exercise on Memory in 6th-Grade Children. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2014 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Seminowicz, DA; Wideman, TH; Naso, L; Hatami-Khoroushahi, Z; Fallatah, S; Ware, MA; Jarzem, P; Bushnell, MC; Shir, Y; Ouellet, JA; Stone, LS. Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain in Humans Reverses Abnormal Brain Anatomy and Function. Journal Of Neuroscience 31 (20). MAY 18 2011. p.7540-7550

References for FEATURE: Chiropractic for Headache Pain Relief Also Improves Range of Motion

 

  1. Minen MT, Seng EK, Holroyd KA. Influence of family psychiatric and headache history on migraine-related health care utilization. Headache. 2014 Mar;54(3):485-92. doi: 10.1111/head.12300. Epub 2014 Feb 11.
  2. West J, Phillips RB. Chiropractic management of a patient with persistent headache. J Chiropr Med. 2013 Dec;12(4):281-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2013.08.006.
  3. Shaw L, Descarreaux M, Bryans R, Duranleau M, Marcoux H, Potter B, Ruegg R, Watkin R, White E: A systematic review of chiropractic management of adults with whiplash-associated disorders: Recommendations for advancing evidence-based practice and research. Work-A Journal Of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation 2010:35 (3):369-394
  4. Gemma V EL, Antonia GC. Efficacy of manual and manipulative therapy in the perception of pain and cervical motion in patients with tension-type headache: a randomized, controlled clinical trial. J Chiropr Med. 2014 Mar;13(1):4-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2014.01.004.
  5. Swain MS, Henschke N, Kamper SJ, Gobina I, Ottová-Jordan V, Maher CG. An international survey of pain in adolescents. BMC Public Health. 2014 May 13;14:447. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-447.

 

References for SPINE: Have a Humpback? Osteoporosis? Chiropractic Helps.

 

  1. Kado DM, Miller-Martinez D, Lui LY, Cawthon P, Katzman WB, Hillier TA, Fink HA, Ensrud KE. Hyperkyphosis, Kyphosis Progression, and Risk of Non-Spine Fractures in Older Community Dwelling Women: The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF). J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Apr 9. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2251. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Dellaroza MS, Pimenta CA, Lebrão ML, Duarte YA, Braga PE. [Association between chronic pain and self-reported falls in the SABE study population]. Cad Saude Publica. 2014 Mar;30(3):522-32.
  3. Bayray A, Enquselassie F, Gebreegziabher Z. Costs of osteoporosis related fractures in hospital admitted patients, Tigrai, Northern Ethiopia: a retrospective study. Ethiop Med J. 2013 Jul;51(3):177-86. 

References for NUTRITION: Raspberries Help Control Obesity

 

  1. Heyman L, Axling U, Blanco N, Sterner O, Holm C, Berger K. Evaluation of Beneficial Metabolic Effects of Berries in High-Fat Fed C57BL/6J Mice. J Nutr Metab. 2014;2014:403041. doi: 10.1155/2014/403041. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
  2. Raspberries. Whole Foods. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=39,  sourced 8/12/14
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  4. Park KS. Raspberry ketone increases both lipolysis and fatty acid oxidation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Planta Med. 2010 Oct;76(15):1654-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1249860. Epub 2010 Apr 27.

 

References for EXERCISE: Exercise and Some Montreal Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis

 

  1. Cambron JA, Schneider M, Dexheimer JM, Iannelli G, Chang M, Terhorst L, Cramer GD. A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Flexion-Distraction Dosage for Chiropractic Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Aug 6. pii: S0161-4754(14)00115-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2014.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Schneider M, Ammendolia C, Murphy D, Glick R, Piva S, Hile, Tudorascu D, Morton SC. Comparison of non-surgical treatment methods for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Chiropr Man Therap. 2014 May 10;22:19. doi: 10.1186/2045-709X-22-19. eCollection 2014.
  3. Kim ER, Kang M, Kim Y, Oh J. Effects of a Home Exercise Program on the Self-report Disability Index and Gait Parameters in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. J Phys Ther Sci. 2014 Feb;26(2):305-7. doi: 10.1589/jpts.26.305. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

References for Chiropractic Healing via Decompression of Nerves

 

  1. Quan X, Guo K, Wang Y, Huang L, Chen B, Ye Z, Luo Z: Mechanical compression insults induce nanoscale changes of membrane-skeleton arrangement which could cause apoptosis and necrosis in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2014 Jul 14:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Valone F, Lyon R,  Lieberman J,  Burch S: Efficacy of Transcranial Motor Evoked Potentials, Mechanically Elicited Electromyography, and Evoked Electromyography to Assess Nerve Root Function During Sustained Compression in a Porcine Model. Spine: 01 August 2014 - Volume 39 - Issue 17 - p E989–E993 doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000442
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References for SPINE: Help for Disc Degeneration and Irritated Nerves

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References for NUTRITION: Osteoporosis Risks and Nutrition Tips

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References for EXERCISE: Exercise the Connectors of the Spine: Multifidus and Erector Spinae

 

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References for FEATURE: Consider Montreal Chiropractic Care Before Disc Replacement or Fusion

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References for SPINE: Sleep: The Dark Path to Healing and Back and Neck Pain Relief

  1. Jones JM:  In U.S., 40% Get Less Than Recommended Amount of Sleep. Hours of sleep similar to recent decades, but much lower than in 1942. December 19, 2013. Sourced on 9/12/14. http://www.gallup.com/poll/166553/less-recommended-amount-sleep.aspx
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References for NUTRITION: Darn the Disc! Glycosaminoglycan helps.

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References for EXERCISE: Exercise and Chiropractic Care After Back Surgery

 

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References for FEATURE: Want a Pill for Low Back Pain Relief? NSAIDs – and Chiropractic - are Effective.

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