Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain Robert Topp, Kara Solem, Jena Etnoyer-Slaski, and Barton Bishop Journal of Performance Health Research Volume 1, Issue 2. Pages 40–47DOI: 10.25036/jphr.2017.1.2.topp.2 © 2017 Performance Health www.performancehealthresearch.com OBSERVATIONAL COHORT Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine whether patients with …

Dr. Barton N. Bishop

PT, DPT, SCS, TPI CGFI-MP2, CSCS

The Appendix may be more important than we thought

To be or not to be? When it comes to the appendix, that seems to be the question. The appendix has been called a vestigial organ, but that interpretation may be changing. We were taught in school that the appendix seemed to have no apparent purpose and should absolutely be removed if inflamed. This still seems to be the general …

Dr. John Pecora

Doctor of Chiropractic, MeyerDC Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews wants young athletes to STOP

I have been very blessed in my career to learn and work with some of the very best in sports medicine. It is always humbling to see professionals at this level so passionate about helping to reduce injuries in youth athletics. Therapists, doctors and parents of athletes and coaches, this is a must watch and a must read about Dr. James Andrews. …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Cutting-Edge Rehab and Recovery System Backed by Research

Cutting-Edge Rehab and Recovery System Backed by Research NORMATEC PULSE PRO 2.0 The Ultimate Rehab and Recovery Experience The NormaTec PULSE PRO 2.0 is today’s most advanced athlete recovery system. It brings you cutting-edge connectivity and powerful results in a compact, modern design that travels well and is built to last. The PULSE PRO 2.0 is used for both rehab …

Dr. John Pecora

Doctor of Chiropractic, MeyerDC Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Study Review: Elevated production of nociceptive CC-chemokines and sE-selectin in patients with low back pain and the effects of spinal manipulation

Study Title: Elevated production of nociceptive CC-chemokines and sE-selectin in patients with low back pain and the effects of spinal manipulation: A non-randomized clinical trial Authors: Teodorczyk-Injeyan J, McGregor M, Triano J, Injeyan HS Publication Information: The Clinical Journal of Pain; 2018; 34(1): 68-75. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000507 Comment from Dr. Shawn Thistle: One of the most complex and misinterpreted lines of …

Dr. Shawn Thistle

DC, Founder and CEO of RRS Education

OxyRub Clinical Trials

The base product for the revolutionary OxyRub PRO – the professional strength topical analgesic created by Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi, Jr. – is OxyRub, the pain reliever originally created by Dr. Pergolizzi several years back. In several clinical trials, OxyRub was tested in various settings. In these studies, the products used allowed for the minimal effective dose, that is, the lowest …

Oxidative Stress and Inflammation: What you need to know about Polyphenols

Below is a great review that discusses the importance of understanding oxidative stress and inflammation as it relates to chronic injury and disease. It also discusses polyphenols, natural occurring compounds that are present in plants and are involved with numerous biological activities. According to the study, polyphenols can play a role in inhibiting molecular signaling pathways activated by oxidative stress. …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Clinical Study of the Effects of Treating Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disease

A Clinical Study of the Effects of FACIAL-FLEX® in Treating Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disease Zarrinnia K., Braun R.J., Straja S.R. The disorder of temporomandibular joint syndrome has likely existed since the dawn of man. The cardinal symptoms include temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, tenderness, joint noise (clicking and popping) and limitation of opening. The etiology of this syndrome has been …

Clinical evidence for Curcumin in turmeric to help reduce pain

Curcumin in turmeric: Basic and clinical evidence for a potential role in analgesia J. Eke-Okoro PharmD1 | R. B. Raffa PhD1,2 | J. V. Pergolizzi Jr MD3 | F. Breve PharmD4 | R. Taylor Jr. PhD3 | For the NEMA Research Group Summary What is known and objective: Current analgesic pharmacotherapy—opioids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), acetaminophen (paracetamol) and related drugs—is …

Research shows a potentially effective Primary Prevention strategy against Alzheimer’s

Among the most unwelcome effects of aging is cognitive decline. There are few things scarier than dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia starts in old age or later middle age and is characterized by gradual memory loss, confusion, personality and mood changes, and impaired thinking and even physical function. Of people who develop dementia, 60 to 65% of them have Alzheimer’s …

Andrew Salisbury

CEO and Co-Founder of Purity Coffee