Tag: low back pain

Chronic low back pain is a real disease

In our western model of medicine where disease ‘ABC’ needs pill ‘XYZ’, it is hard to understand that there is not a pill to treat chronic pain. I frequently have patients ask what they can do for the pain. Some times the answer is ‘nothing but enter a coma.” However, we live in the real […]

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Start Back Questionnaire for Low Back Pain

Odds are that we will all suffer some debilitating lower back pain at some point in our life.  Chiropractic care can help us get back into full activity, and reduce our pain.  Some chiropractic patients do not respond to traditional treatment protocols and they need to be referred out for other procedures.  Sadly, there are […]

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Back Surgery Overused, According to Study

Most of us know someone who has had back surgery to fix their pain.  Instead of seeking chiropractic care first, they went for the expensive and risky knife.  How many of those people found relief and were pain free a year later?  Not many. Back surgery has a high fail rate Roughly half of all […]

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