Spondylolisthesis – What Is That?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Bay Area Chiropractor Comments: Ashley was competing in a gymnastics tournament last year and during one of her floor routines, noticed a sharp pain in her low back after performing a series of back hand springs. She said she landed crooked on the last of […]

Does the Use of a Low Back Support or Brace Really Make a Difference?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Clear Lake Chiropractor Comments: “Do you think a back brace will help my condition?”  This is a question that is frequently asked of many health care providers who treat low back pain.  The answers typically vary, as there is support for and against the […]

Chiropractic Alternative to Back Surgery?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Clear Lake City Chiropractor Comments: A large-scale study from Great Britain has shown results that’ll make you wonder whether back surgery is always necessary (Bhattacharyya M. Does the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain as a nonsurgical approach […]

Do You Really Need an X-Ray if You Have Back Pain?

Chiropractor Near Clear Lake City Comments: Most chiropractic patients have spine x-rays taken of their lumbar. Since x-rays do carry a very small risk of tissue damage, this risk needs to be outweighed by benefits. So, how are x-rays used in our clinic? First, spine x-rays can tell us about medical conditions that may require […]

Low Back Pain and Excessive Weight

Houston Chiropractor Comments: Two things that are epidemic in the U.S. are low back pain and obesity (being overweight). The two go hand-in-hand and while excessive weight may not be the only cause of your pain, it does makes matters worse by aggravating your pain through increased loading the disks of the low back. In […]

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Dr Beecher’s July 20 Weekly Chiropractic Newsletter

WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE Week of Monday, July 20th, 2015 To download a copy of this newsletter, click here.   Mental Attitude: Bullied Teens at Risk for Depression Later in Life. Teens who are bullied appear to be at a higher risk for depression when they reach early adulthood when compared with their peers who […]

Dr Beecher’s December 22 Weekly Chiropractic Newsletter

To download Dr. Beecher’s Weekly Newsletter , please click here! WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE Week of Monday, December 22nd, 2014 Mental Attitude: Shift Work Can Impair Brain Functioning. Working shifts, rather than fixed hours, may impair brain function over time. Investigators found that long-term shift work for ten or more years has a negative impact […]

Dr Beecher’s September 22 Weekly Chiropractic Newsletter

To download Dr. Beecher’s Weekly Newsletter, please click here! WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE Week of Monday, September 22nd, 2014   Mental Attitude: Stress During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children. Past studies have shown that exposure to stress during pregnancy can increase a child’s risk for premature birth, low birth weight, and development problems. […]

Dr Beecher’s September 1 Weekly Chiropractic Newsletter

To download Dr. Beecher’s Weekly Newsletter, please click here! WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE Week of Monday, September 1st, 2014   Mental Attitude: What is the Key to Being a Good Comedian? A new study suggests that a stand-up comedian’s success at making an audience laugh is determined by how adept he or she is at […]