Tag Archives: JAMA

Narcotic Prescriptions on the Rise for Back Pain

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) indicates that physicians are increasingly treating back pain with narcotics. Recent studies show that more than 10 percent of visits to primary care physicians are related to back or neck pain. The research also uncovered the disturbing trend of doctors prescribing arguably unnecessary […]

Chiropractic Care First Line of Defense against Back Pain

There was a time not that long ago when chiropractors were considered closer to snake oil salesmen than physicians by the mainstream medical community. A recent recommendation by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reflects the ever growing acknowledgement by doctors of the value of chiropractic care in overall wellness. JAMA now strongly […]