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Essential Science: Overcoming 'text neck' with improved posture

Spinal surgeon Dr. Ken Hansraj has defined postural implications for humanity. In newly published research he describes the impact of text neck, backpack forces, and gender specific data on belly size, along with breast forces, on the spine.

Worldwide chiropractic events in October

World Spine Day events have concluded. National Chiropractic Week in Italy ends tomorrow and October is National Chiropractic Month in the United States.

Drug for hypertension helps the injured to walk

New research, conducted in Australia, indicates that a drug used to treat hypertension is also effective at helping mobilize patients with constricted limb arteries.

Repair of injured central nervous system may be possible

French researchers developed a procedure that halts the formation of scar tissue and could promote neuronal regeneration after nerve injury. The possibility of repairing voluntary motor activity brings hope to those with spinal cord injuries.

Study: Brain Can Rewire Nervous System After Injury

Scientists reported Monday that tiny nerves crisscrossing the spine can bypass crippling injuries, which was once thought irreversible.

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Loss of the natural curve of the cervical spine  leads to incrementally increased stresses about the...
Loss of the natural curve of the cervical spine, leads to incrementally increased stresses about the cervical spine. These stresses may lead to early wear, tear, degeneration and possibly surgeries.
Dr. Ken Hansraj

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