chronic pain Archive

VA Study Finds Chiropractic Linked to Lower Opiate Usage

We’re all aware of the serious problem in the US with opiate addiction. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 115 Americans die from opiate overdoses each day (about 43,000 a year), and we spend about

Chiropractic Adjustments Help with Pain Relief

Johns Hopkins Medicine defines pain as “an uncomfortable feeling that tells you something may be wrong.” Depending on its cause, this feeling can range from being mildly annoying to absolutely debilitating in nature, potentially preventing a person

Shoe Orthotics Can Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain from Wearing Painful Shoes…

Chiropractic + Shoe Orthotics Can Help Chronic Low Back Pain… When one area of the body hurts, it’s only natural to seek treatment methods which address that particular area. If your bicep is sore, you wouldn’t apply ice

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. Extra stress can be particularly challenging for people with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and migraine, since stress can exacerbate pain. If you suffer from chronic, here

More Parents Seek Chiropractic for Kids’ Chronic Conditions

As a parent, there is no worse feeling than seeing your child in pain and not being able to do anything about it. Perhaps you’re concerned about the side effects of the medications or maybe even these

PTSD Tied to Chronic Pain After Auto Injury

A recent study shows yet again that PTSD after mild auto injuries is anything but “minor.” The study, published in the Journal of Rheumatology, shows patients with post-traumatic stress disorder are twice as likely to have a

What’s the Right “Dose” of Chiropractic Care?

Patients new to chiropractic often wonder, “How long will it take to recover from an episode of back or neck pain?” While the answer is highly individual, a team of researchers sought to see whether there were

Study: Etiology of Chronic Low Back Pain in Patients Having Undergone Lumbar Fusion

Objective.  To estimate the prevalence of lumbar internal disc disruption, zygapohyseal joint pain, sacroiliac joint pain, and soft tissue irritation by fusion hardware in post-fusion low back pain patients compared with non-fused patients utilizing diagnostic spinal procedures.