‘Pain Relief’

Breaking News Around Opioids

OpioidsBottom Line: In the last few years, alarming news about opioids has come to light, and it hasn’t been pretty. In 2016, over 500,000 people were hospitalized – and 33,000 died – due to these dangerous drugs. Many of these individuals were taking medications for spine-related pain. While this tragedy has fractured countless families around the world, it has also inspired a fresh look at treatment options that don’t include these dangerous drugs. (more…)

Finding Pain Relief without Drugs

Pain Relief Without DrugsBottom Line: Thomas Edison famously once said, “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and the cause and prevention of disease.”

With medical journals now supporting the use of Chiropractic adjustments as a primary recommendation for spine pain, it seems that his vision has come true. For over 100 years, Chiropractors have been focused on helping people improve their quality of life and reduce their pain – without the use of drugs or surgery. (more…)

The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid CrisisBottom Line: For years, opioid medications were commonly prescribed for people with back injuries. As a matter of fact, doctors have written enough opioid prescriptions for every adult in the US to have a bottle. This practice has led to the devastation of millions of lives. Thankfully, recent guidelines have been urging physicians to try natural, conservative healthcare BEFORE resorting to the prescription of dangerous medications. (more…)

Health Isn’t Found in a Bottle

Health Is Not in a BottleBottom Line: Up to one-third of Americans live with chronic pain on a daily basis, and many have become reliant upon opioids to treat it. It seems as though a day doesn’t pass without seeing a tragic story linked to opioids in the news. And while these medications were created to help people live a better life, over 100 people per day are now dying due to overdoses. Some publications have even called them more addictive than street drugs like cocaine and heroin. The bottom line is that health is rarely, if ever, found in a bottle. (more…)

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