Category Archives: Lower Back Pain

Articles about lower back pain and how it affects and limits your life. Including many things you can do to help your lower back pain.

HEALTH UPDATE

    Mental Attitude: Chew On This! People who maintain the ability to chew are less likely to develop dementia. This study shows a link between having no teeth and losing cognitive function more rapidly. The action of chewing makes … Continue reading

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The Difference in Effectiveness of Medical vs. Chiropractic In The Treatment of Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Have you ever considered who is the best suited to treat back pain? Since there are so many treatment options available today, it is quite challenging to make this decision without a little help. To facilitate, a study looking at … Continue reading

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How a car accident devastated my life

Our Patients Speak I was involved in a car accident on July 15, 2011. I was hurting after the accident, but I didn’t see a doctor until the beginning of September; I had to do something, my headaches and back … Continue reading

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What is health?

  What is health? How is it defined? Is it not having any aches and pains and simply feeling good? Is it not having a flu or cold? Is it being able to breathe easily without your chest or lungs … Continue reading

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Patient testimonial on low back pain

In mid-February I began having lower back pain which was burning and achy in nature. By the end of 4 days I was in real agony! I originally thought that it would ease up on its own, but the pain … Continue reading

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, or SLE, is an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue which leads to long-term, or chronic, inflammation. Its cause is unknown.   Here are some facts about SLE: … Continue reading

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RAND STUDY ON LOW-BACK PAIN

A four-phase study conducted in the early 1990s by RAND, one of America’s most prestigious centers for research in public policy, science and technology, explored many indications of low-back pain. In the RAND studies, an expert panel of researchers, including … Continue reading

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The Manga Report overwhelmingly supported the efficacy, safety, scientific validity, and cost-effectiveness of chiropractic for low-back pain.

MANGA REPORT A major study to assess the most appropriate use of available health care resources was reported in 1993. This was an outcomes study funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and conducted in hopes of sharing information about … Continue reading

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60 percent of all surgeries performed are medically unnecessary. Who really benefits when you undergo a surgical procedure?

Millions of Americans go under the knife every year, but are all of those surgeries necessary?  Many Americans are enduring great pain and shelling out thousands of dollars for surgeries they don’t really need. In fact, the only people who … Continue reading

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Chiropractic vs. Medicine for Acute LBP: No Contest

Acute low back pain patients demonstrate significantly greater improvement with chiropractic than “usual care.” With the publication of the Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) Study1 in The Spine Journal, one of the most frequently cited spine research journals in … Continue reading

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