“The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken” – Samuel Johnson Today we are going to talk about two sides of the same coin: change. More specifically, how insidious seemingly small actions or symptoms can build over time to the point where we wonder whatContinue reading “The Blessing & Curse of Slow Change Over Time”
Tag Archives: Pain
Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy
A recent systematic review with meta-analysis (for those non-science folks reading one of the highest quality studies you can have!) looked at a common treatment options for Achilles tendinopathy: exercise, orthotics and splinting. What they Measured: Researchers measured function, pain and quality of life for managing Achilles tendinopathy, and analysis 22 studies with over 1100Continue reading “Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy”
Should you get an X-Ray or Image?
I was driving around town the other day, doing errands, when I saw a sign with a message on it that I see far too often: “Taking new patients – get your first chiropractic assessment, with full x-rays!” Now, before I continue on with this article I want you to know that this is notContinue reading “Should you get an X-Ray or Image?”
First Sleep, then Coffee.
The Newest Research Links Pain and Sleepiness. A new research study from Harvard Medical School brought together researchers from a pain and sleep background to look at an area not yet well studied: does sleep, or lack thereof, influence pain? Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre determined that decreased sleepContinue reading “First Sleep, then Coffee.”