Oral Vitamin B12 may be as effective as getting B12 shots

This article, concluded that 1000 – 2000 mcg of oral Vitamin B12 may be as effective as getting B12 shots. Oral vitamin B12 versus intramuscular vitamin B12 for vitamin B12 deficiency Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Jul 20; (3): CD004655. Published online 2005 Jul 20. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004655.pub2 PMCID: PMC5112015 CAMSID: CAMS6252 Josep Vidal-Alaball Abstract Background Vitamin…

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Loss of the Neck Curve Can Lead To Pain

When you look at the neck from the side view, there should be a curve.  This study showed that the curve should be about 31-40 degrees, and if you have less than 20 degrees of curve, you are more likely to have neck related symptoms. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2005 Mar-Apr;28(3):187-93. Determining the relationship between cervical lordosis and neck complaints McAviney J, Schulz D, Bock R, Harrison…

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Does the “Crack” Heard During My Treatment Improve My Clinical Outcomes

These authors state that the “crack” you hear during your chiropractic adjustments may improve the outcome of an adjustment, but the therapeutic benefits of the audible crack are likely to be more psychological, and not physiological Does an audible release improve the outcome of a chiropractic adjustment? J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2004 Sep; 48(3): 237–239.…

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Resolution of Lumbar Disk Herniation without Surgery

This is a case study about a young woman who suffered a herniated disc in her back that was treated with PT and steroid injections, and the herniated disc healed without surgery. Jennifer Hong, M.D., and Perry A. Ball, M.D. N Engl J Med 2016; 374:1564 April 21, 2016 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMicm1511194 A 29-year-old woman presented to the…

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