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Should You Get a Cortisone Shot for Low Back Pain?

Should you get a cortisone shot for low back pain? Many patients come to our alternative medicine clinic in Lakewood, Colorado dire straits when it comes to low back pain from a herniated, bulging or degenerated disc. Oftentimes the standard course of action is (in sequential order) : anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, cortico-steroid injections and then surgery. That sequence of events or rec... Read More »

Lumbar Spinal Decompression

Lumbar Spinal Decompression

Lumbar spinal decompression may be considered as a treatment alternative for spinal stenosis, lumbar disc injuries, degenerative disc illness, herniated discs disc and nerve root impingement. Read More »

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Lower Back Pain

The point is to maintain a level of fitness that is synonymous with your lifestyle so that YOUR spine can support itself and do what you ask of it so lower back pain doesn't become chronic. Read More »

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Low Back Pain

Practitioners who treat low back pain have to consider the various causes of lower back pain.  The list of common causes of spinal pain include, a bulging or herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, spinal nerve impingement, kidney stones, central canal stenosis (spinal stenosis), and strained or sprained muscles and ligaments. Spinal specialists such as chiropractic doctors are trained to ident... Read More »

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Back Pain Musings

Back pain affects people all over the world.  Of working Americans, about half are afflicted with back pain symptoms each year.  It’s one of the most common reasons for missed work and is only surpassed by upper respiratory infections as ‘a reason for doctor visits’ per year in the health statistics. Back pain causes Most cases of back pain are mechanical – meaning that they are NOT caused by dise... Read More »

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DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Review

DRX9000 Lumbar Disc Treatment Provides 76% Satisfaction Rate In Japanese Study Here’s a quick recap of this DRX9000 spinal decompression review… In a study of 50 patients, Dr. Noriaki Yamamoto and others reported that 76% of patients were satisfied because of the treatment that they received by means of the DRX9000. A study titled, “The treatment of lumbar disc disease using DRX9000” i... Read More »

Denver Chiropractor Agrees with Harvard Researchers: Chiropractic "Highly Cost-Effective" Versus MD Treatment for Low Back Pain and Neck Pain

As a chiropractor in Denver for over a decade, I’ve tried maintain my finger on the pulse of the local natural health community. The current economy has caused us all to become more frugal. Accordingly, I ran across an interesting study that looks at the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care vs. medical care for the treatment of low back pain and neck pain. The study was headed up by Harva... Read More »