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Chiropractic Improves Neck Pain in Seniors

Neck pain is a considerable healthcare problem for individuals of all ages. About 20% of individuals 70 years of age and older experience neck pain at least once a month. Neck pain is also associated with other health complaints and poorer self-rated health. A new study investigated the effectiveness of chiropractic care (consisting of manipulation, mobilization, light soft… Read More »

Exercise in the prevention of dementia

Dementia, a major cause of disability and institutionalization in older people, poses a serious threat to public health and to the social and economic development of modern society. Effective pharmaceutical treatment of dementia is currently unavailable. However, evidence suggests that increases in physical activity may prevent dementia and can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in old age.… Read More »