Tag Archives: Steroid Medications

Steroids Linked to Vertebral Fractures in Elderly

A study published online in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that spinal injections of steroids used to treat and relieve back pain, increased bone fragility in the vertebrae of older patients. Every such subsequent treatment given, called a translaminar lumbar epidural steroid injection (LESI), increased the risk of vertebral fracture. A secondary […]

Knee Pain Alleviation with Chiropractic Care

While any joint pain can be uncomfortable, knee pain can make it difficult to do even the simplest every day activity: walking up or down the stairs, bending down to pick up the dog’s food bowl, getting into a car, or even just getting out of bed in the morning become challenging. We tend not […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Diabetes and Arthritis

If you live in the Phoenix area, the American Diabetes Association’s Phoenix is a good place to get information on diabetes and its relationship with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Research has found that individuals with RA are up to 50 percent more likely to develop type-2 diabetes. Experts admit they don’t know if the inflammation associated […]