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Low Back Pain

If you’ve ever experienced low back pain from something as simple as taking a bag of groceries out of your car you might be surprised because the pain may be due to the spine be out of alignment and or weak muscles.  The low back can usually withstand immense forces without being injured however there […]

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Ibuprofen Safety Issues

In the March 15th 2017 article in Time Magazine titled Common Pain Meds are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems, the author speaks of a new study published in the European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy that looked at the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs. It was found that 3376 people who […]

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Low Back Surgery

Tiger Woods nowhere near a return to golf due to failed low back surgery Click to read the article on Tiger Woods Low Back Surgery (PDF) —> ¬†¬†Tiger_Woods_Failed_Low_Back_Surgery Click to read on the ESPN Website It’s rather shocking that most back surgeries are still legal in this country. The failure rate and risk to patient […]

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Muscle Relaxers vs Adjustments for Back Pain

A study published in J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2004 Jul-Aug;27(6):388-98. comparing chiropractic adjustments to muscle relaxants for subacute low back pain concluded that chiropractic adjustments resulted in a more profound reduction of subacute low back pain then the use of muscle relaxers. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15319761

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