Category Archives for "Low back pain"

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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