Tag Archives: chronic pain

Replacing Opioids for Pain Relief with Chiropractic Therapy

Chronic pain, such as that from sciatica and back pain, negatively impacts many facets of daily life, including both work and home. Traditional medicine usually opts to treat pain with prescription medications. Unfortunately, this not only treats only the symptom (pain) while ignoring the cause of the pain, it has also led to a record […]

Children Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care Too

Chiropractic Benefits for Children Most people associate back pain with the stresses and wear and tear of adult life. But even babies can be subjected to forces that could cause back pain. In fact, the process of birth can place significant stress on the infant’s back. Developmental milestones, such as learning to sit up, to […]

The Epidemic of Back Pain

Expansive New Study Found Back Pain a Global Epidemic Back Pain Affects 10% of People Worldwide A new, extensive, multi-national study concluded that lower back pain associated with workplace factors accounts for a third of all work-related disability worldwide. Back pain was most common in Western Europe, followed in descending order by North Africa and […]

Don’t be Burdened with Shoulder Pain

In recent years chiropractic care has become almost synonymous with spinal adjustment and lower back pain treatment. But chiropractic practitioners can also help with both acute and chronic shoulder discomfort. Shoulder pain typically starts with a defined occurrence, such as a sports injury, getting banged up in a minor car accident, or in a fall. […]

Chiropractic Treatments Can Ease Depression

Experts estimate that more than 15 million American adults are diagnosed annually with mood disorders, which include major depression, bipolar disorder, and other related conditions. Typically patients are prescribed antidepressants, but for many the cure is as bad as the disease, with the medicines’ side effects negatively impacting quality of life. A study by researchers […]

Researchers Suggest Link between Back Pain and Infection

A new study found that taking antibiotics relieved chronic lower back pain symptoms in four out of ten patients. The results add credence to findings by Danish researchers who report they have found a link between many cases of back pain and infection from bacteria. Some experts have expressed skepticism over how many people are […]

Chiropractic Care After Back Surgery

While chiropractic medicine can often prevent the need for surgical intervention, surgery is sometimes the only option for more advanced conditions and traumatic injuries. While surgery can help repair severe problems in the back, it can also bring on a host of further complications once the incisions have healed. People commonly develop improper spinal alignment, […]

Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic pain can have many sources: headaches, lower back, arthritis and other auto-immune conditions. It can also be a mystery. Seniors can often be stricken with chronic pain without having suffered any injury or for any identifiable reason. It wasn’t that long ago that some physicians attributed pain with no apparent cause to psychosomatic issues; […]