Back Pain Treatment

Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment

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Which Of These Chronic Low Back Pain Treatments Is More Effective?   For patients with chronic low back pain, treatment guidelines recommend a non-surgical approach as the FIRST-LINE treatment. Ideally, the goal would be to avoid an initial surgery unless it’s absolutely indicated. That means, unless there is loss of bowel or bladder control or […]

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Knee Pain Treatment

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Can This Be Causing Your Knee Pain?   It’s easy to focus on the knee when it hurts, but is the pain truly arising from the knee? There are many studies that link knee pain to problems with the lower back, hips, ankles, and feet. This month, let’s focus on the role that the foot […]

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Allergies And Chiropractic

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Researchers Explain Why Allergies Are More Common Now Than In The Victorian Era… A Surprising Reason…   The concept of cleanliness has been a topic of great debate for many years.      On one side of the fence, frequent cleaning reduces the number of bacteria and viruses that cause illness. On the other side, some experts argue […]

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Sciatica Leg Pain

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Is This Tingling In My Leg Sciatica Leg Pain? Sciatica leg pain is a symptom of back trouble may surprise you.  Most people don’t realize that leg pain may come from a problem in your back. When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore […]

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Fibromyalgia And Chiropractic Care

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Study Shows That The Source Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be A Place Most Doctors And Sufferers Never Look… Chronic fatigue syndrome is brutal.  In fact, many sufferers describe the condition as debilitating.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one million Americans have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. That’s about one in every […]