Relationship between Depression & Low Back Pain

In this study physicians found that participants with nonspecific acute and subacute lower back pain had higher depression scores (using the Beck Depression Inventory) than those with no-pain. However, the strength of this relationship was dependent on age. The...

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The Effect of Kinesio Taping on Postural Control

Researchers performed this study to examine the possible alterations in postural control during upright standing in subjects with non-specific chronic low back pain. Additionally, they wanted to examine the effect of Kinesio taping on the postural control. It was...

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Make Yourself Stronger and Reduce the Kyphosis (Slouch)

In this study physicians aimed to determine whether spine-strengthening exercises were effective for reducing extreme slouching in community-dwelling older adults. They reported reduced kyphosis with spine-strengthening exercise and posture training over 6 months....

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Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care to Reduce Fall Risk

This study aimed to assess whether 12 weeks of chiropractic care was effective in improving sensorimotor function, which is associated with fall risk, when compared to a non-treatment group. Sixty older adults (>65 years old) took part in the study and were randomly...

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Your Blood Group Impacts on Your Endurance Level

This paper aimed to determine whether the ABO blood group could exert an impact on endurance running performance in middle-aged recreational athletes. The findings illustrated that recreational athletes with O blood group displayed better endurance performance...

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Spice up your Muscles

According to recent research, adding some spice to your life can enhance your post-exercise recovery, especially if those spices are turmeric or saffron. When high dose turmeric was given to men involved in a research trial they noticed a significant reduction in the...

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Physical Exercise and Dementia

It has been found that physical exercise may encourage new brain cell growth and survival. Results from several studies indicate that higher levels of physical exercise are associated with less cognitive decline in older people. Moreover, other studies have found that...

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All-Round Benefits of Exercise

This study aimed to examine the impacts of physical exercise on muscle strength, body composition, physical functioning and inflammation in older adults. It was found that exercise had a moderate-to-large effect on improving muscle strength, body composition, and...

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Soft Drink Intake and the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

In this study researchers assessed whether soft-drink intake is connected with the development of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome is a collection of disorders that occur together and increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease....

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Omegas Improve Reading in Children

A new study has found the effects of EPA, DHA and gamma-linolenic acid can improve reading in children aged 9 to 10 years, both with or without attention problems. A randomized controlled trial published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that...

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Extra-Curricular Sport and Child Development

Joining a sport-team is one of the most popular extra-curricular activities among children. This study aimed to determine the effects of children’s participation in extra-curricular sports. It was established that participation has a positive impact on children's...

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Students + Breakfast = Better Academic Results

A recent survey was completed by over 10,000 students in order to investigate the association between breakfast consumption and school connectedness and academic performance. Results from this study provided further support for past literature, finding an association...

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Coffee, tea, caffeine and risk of hypertension

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between coffee, tea, caffeine, and the risk of hypertension. It was found that those drinking either less than 1 cup of coffee per week or more than 3 cups each day had a lower risk of hypertension than those drinking...

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Do you have a back problem?

Back problems include a range of conditions related to the bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles and nerves of the spine. There are five regions in your spine that may be affected. These are the neck (cervical spine), upper and/or middle back (thoracic spine),...

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Back-Saving tips for Travel

Holiday season is here! Many of us will be celebrating with our families, friends and are on our way to getting some well-deserved rest and relaxation. If you’re planning on travelling soon, consider the following advice to save your back!   Luggage Basics Heavy...

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Ice or Heat?

One of the most common questions we’ve been asked is when to use an ice pack or a heat pack for an injury. Many people aren’t sure, so often they use the opposite therapy or don’t do anything when they hurt themselves. If we don’t do anything or use the incorrect...

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Welcome

Hello and Welcome to Aurum Health Care! It’s been quite a journey to get to this point, but it’s only the start to something very special! We have opened our doors to our patients in July 2016 to showcase what our patients have been asking us to do for a long time....

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