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Chiropractic Patients Less Likely to Suffer Drug Reactions

Posted on 30 January, 2019 at 14:20 Comments comments (2)


Author: Michael Melton No Comments Share:

Most people experience back pain, and many of these patients use drugs for pain relief. A 2014 study1 found that of older adults with chronic back pain, 72% of them were using some kind of analgesic to help cope with the pain. Another study2 found that 32% of back pain patients in their analysis were using prescribed opiates for relief.


It’s unfortunate that so many patients depen...

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The Effectiveness of Chiropractic Maintenance Care

Posted on 24 January, 2019 at 0:45 Comments comments (0)

Author: Michael Melton No Comments Share:

The Effectiveness of Chiropractic Maintenance Care

The scientific literature is clear that chiropractic adjustments can be beneficial for acute and chronic low pain, sciatica, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Over 1 million chiropractic adjustments are performed every day around the world and people have benefited and avoided surgery and risky medications by seeing chiropractors.


Many people who see chiropract...

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9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica

Posted on 16 January, 2019 at 0:10 Comments comments (0)

Author: Michael Melton No Comments Share:

Sciatica is a common pain problem that affects about 5% of adults. Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis: sciatic pain can have a number of different causes, and getting a proper diagnosis is key in getting relief from this condition.


While pinpointing the root cause of sciatica can be challenging, the medical research has established the factors that increase the risk of a person developing sciatic nerv...

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Chiropractic safe for kids, study finds

Posted on 13 December, 2018 at 0:40 Comments comments (0)

Author: Marissa Luck No Comments Share:

A new survey of European chiropractors confirmed that chiropractic is safe for kids. Less than 1% of children experienced side effects from chiropractic treatments, and they were all mild. No serious side effects were reported.

The survey included 956 chiropractors from 20 different European countries who had a total of nearly 20,000 pediatric visits a month. In the survey, 57% of pediatric patients were treated f...

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Auto Injuries Increase Risk of Future Back Pain

Posted on 11 October, 2018 at 13:20 Comments comments (0)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations reports that more than two million people are injured every year in auto-related accidents involving either a passenger vehicle, large truck, or motorcycle. Furthermore, that number appears to be climbing at an alarming rate, increasing more than five percent between 2014 and 2015 alone.

Certainly, being involved in this type of incident can have long-lasting effects. For instance, one study published in the journal Psychosomatic Medic...

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