NSAID -vs- Chiropractic Care for Low-Back Pain (LBP)

NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) also underperformed in a review of studies comparing therapies for chronic low-back pain. Researchers compared chiropractic adjustments plus exercise to NSAIDs plus physical therapy and exercise. Considering both short-term and long-term outcomes, chiropractic emerged as the most effective choice for reducing disability (J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2008;31:659-74).

Long-term NSAID use can lead to a variety of gastrointestinal problems including ulcers and stomach bleeding.


About carychiropractor

Dr. Brolin treats conditions related to the spine and extremities. She helps restore range of motion, strength, endurance, function and helps to decrease pain. She has a proven track record of successfully treating conditions that include but are not limited to the following: Back & Neck Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Arthritis, Muscle Spasm, Sprains & Strains, TMJ, Disc Bulging & Injuries, Numbness/Tingling, Sciatica, Hip/Leg Pain, Auto Accident Injuries, Work Related Injuries, Sports Injuries, Overuse Syndrome, Postural Dysfunction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Scoliosis, Painful Joints, Shoulder/Arm Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain.
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One Response to NSAID -vs- Chiropractic Care for Low-Back Pain (LBP)

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