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Self-Care for Back Pain Apr 24th, 2019

1. Try to keep moving -Gentle stretches should be done before active exercises. -Avoid sitting, lying, or standing for long periods of time. -Avoid heavy lifting or prolong repetitive activities.  2. Heat stiff and achy muscles -Heat is preferred for low back pain. Heat can help increased blood to injured...

Treatment of Low Back Pain and Risk of Adverse Drug Events Dec 6th, 2018

  A recent study in the Jorunal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found the drug classes (acetaminophen, NSAID’s, opioids) most often prescribed for low back pain have a high correlation to those most associated with adverse drug events (ADE). While no causal relationship was established between chiropractic utilization and risk...

Effect of Usual Medical Care Plus Chiropractic Care among US Service Members Sep 18th, 2018

Several weeks ago The Journal of American Medical Association(JAMA released a highly anticipated paper which examined the benefits of adding chiropractic care to medical care for low back pain. The findings reinforced the current guidelines indicating chiropractic care as an essential part of an evidence-based multidisciplinary approach to treating low...