Tag: chronic back pain
How long does it take to recover from back surgery?
“How long will it take to get better?” is a common question in my St George office. As a chiropractor specializing in joint pain and injury, I deal with people in acute and chronic pain. They are looking for relief, prompt relief. One thing I learned early in my career is that people want to […]Read more
Another study proving chiropractic works for back pain
“Is this going to help?” We all ask the question when it comes to a treatment for our pain. I am happy to report to my patients that my approach to chiropractic care works. Of course, I can offer plenty of anecdotal evidence of individuals and how they felt immediate improvement. One more study was […]Read more
Fast Acting Chiropractic
Patients frequently ask how long it takes to get relief following a chiropractic adjustment. There are two questions built into the query. The main question they are asking is “when can I expect some relief?” But another question is “when can benefits be measured?” I have written plenty of articles addressing the first question. Today, […]Read more
Chiropractic Treatment For Spondylolisthesis
Spondylolisthesis is the medical condition wherein one of the vertebras of the patient’s spine shifts forward or backward in regards with the adjoining vertebras. This displacement can be of a single vertebra or the whole vertebral column. Spine Structure A healthy spine is flexible. It is capable of moving, rotating, bending and extending. The high […]Read more
How quickly is the relief after a chiropractic adjustment?
How long will this pain last? Patients want to know what to expect for their treatment time. Since every condition and every patient is unique, I cannot give a definitive answer. However, I can give estimates based on sound clinical experience. I have been a practicing chiropractor since 1995. That’s a long, long time, and […]Read more
Massage Therapy – Win!
Most people love a great massage, I know I sure do. There is great healing in the power of touch. Now there is one more study to prove it. Just published in the the Annals of Internal Medicine, (Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:1-9. Abstract), is a great study looking at how effective massage therapy is […]Read more
Chiropractic care help myofascial pain
This past few weeks I have seen an increase in the number of chronic myofascial pain syndromes. I thought I take a few minutes and describe the conditions and what chiropractic can do the help alleviate the pain. Chronic myofascial pain is a common pain condition, and its more and more people are developing the […]Read more
Manual Treatment and Ultrasound Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain
When researchers look at spinal manipulation techniques they tend to use an either-or scenario. Two modalities are pitted against each other and like boxers in a ring, the strongest survives. As an example, in my last article, physiotherapy went up against surgery for the undisputed crown of knee pain treatment. As it turned out, their […]Read more