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Low Back Pain and Cycling..

Date: September 27, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Cycling is regarded as a highly enjoyable and effective form of exercise. However, there is some confusion about how posture while riding can affect the lower back and whether cycling is helpful for recovery from lower back pain. Bicyclists ride with either a round-back, flat-back, or curved-in back, which is based on the degree of pelvic rotation and spinal flexion. It appears that the choice of posture when riding a bike is primarily related to seat height, seat angle or tilt,.... <view entire article>





Neck Pain and Workstation Options..

Date: September 26, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

Neck pain is commonly associated with sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods of time. So is there a "best" or "ideal" type of desk to use when working at a computer all day? The sit-stand desk has gained significant popularity in recent years, especially with an 83% increase in sedentary jobs since the 1950s. In a 2018 study, researchers compared the effect of using a sitting and standing desk for 90 minutes among 20 healthy adults. Researchers monitored.... <view entire article>





Predicting Whiplash Outcomes..

Date: September 25, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

With up to 50% of whiplash associated disorder (WAD) patients experiencing long-term symptoms, is there a way to predict which patients are likely to recover following a whiplash injury? To answer this question, a team of researchers analyzed findings from twelve systemic reviews to identify prognostic factors that could help predict patient outcomes following a whiplash associated disorders (WAD) injury. The authors concluded that the outcome of acute whiplash was dependent more on the association between initial pain and anxiety and.... <view entire article>





The Benefits of Blocking Blue Light..

Date: September 25, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

The electromagnetic spectrum spans from gamma rays-which can be deadly-to the radio waves that flow in the air all around us without any effect. Between the ultraviolet and infrared sections of the spectrum is the most important wavelength for our eyes: visible light. But research indicates that blue light can be problematic in high doses-especially with our increasing use of electronic devices. Both the sun and incandescent bulbs emits light in a broad range that our eyes have evolved to see..... <view entire article>





Things to Consider Before Knee Joint Replacement..

Date: September 25, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

When it comes to a condition like chronic knee pain, there are many treatment options available to reduce pain and improve function, including chiropractic care. However, there are cases when a patient may opt for total knee arthroplasty (TKA). In some instances, they may be able to resume their everyday activities, but a segment of patients may not achieve a satisfying outcome. What can we learn from these patients that can inform us on when to and when not to.... <view entire article>





Nerve Mobility and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome..

Date: September 25, 2020 | Time: 12:00pm

According to the American Medical Association Guides on the Rating of Permanent Impairment, if one loses the use of their thumb, index finger, and middle finger, they've lost 80% of the use of their hand. It's no wonder why carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)-a condition characterized by symptoms of numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness that affects these digits (in addition to half of the ring finger)-can be such a debilitating condition! Peripheral nerves-such as the median nerve that travels from the neck.... <view entire article>