Category Archives: Low Back Health

Posts concerning the prevention and treatment of low back pain, helping lower back pain, disc problems, sciatica, pinched nerves of the low back, and using a chiropractor for low back pain.

Mix of Amino Acids, Herbs Beats Back Pain

A combination of amino acids and herbal anti-inflammatories beats NSAID’s for back pain. Continue reading

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My Back Pain is Better – Do I Still Have to Come for My Chiropractic Treatments?

Low back patients who continued to receive spinal adjustments every two weeks stayed clear of low back pain for more than 9 months. Continue reading

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What Powerlifters Taught Me About Treating Intervertebral Discs

Lumbar decompression with the DRX-9000 works by breaking down the fibers of the intervertebral disc to allow them to grow back stronger than ever. Continue reading

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Epidural Injections for Back Pain and Sciatica

Epidural injections, though widely used for low back pain and sciatica, have limited benefits along with a significant likelihood of doing harm. Continue reading

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Three Groups of People Who Can Benefit from Non-Surgical Lumbar Decompression

The DRX-9000 was developed as an alternative to surgery for patients with herniated lumbar discs. But there are other varieties of back pain that can be helped, too. Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Bulging Disc Treatment

Back pain means more than a breakdown of your spine’s biomechanics. The chemistry of back pain is complex and offers clues to treatment. Continue reading

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Chiropractic Pillows: Pillow Talk Courtesy of Guest Author Dr. George Russell

My colleague George Russell fields questions about pillows and how to get the most out of a night’s sleep. Continue reading

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Helping Lower Back Pain With Chiropractic – New Scientific Evidence

The latest research on chiropractic methods for helping lower back pain from the medical journal Spine. Continue reading

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New Standards for the Diagnosis of Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis

The diagnostic criteria for spinal stenosis are controversial. Which tests are best? How do the physical signs of pain and leg weakness connect with the MRI picture of a narrowed spinal canal? Continue reading

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Research deepens questions about low back mri

Researchers reviewed records of 1,000 MRI’s taken of patients with low back pain and found that more than half were prescribed inappropriately. Continue reading

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