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.

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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)

  1. Pingback: NSAIDs: conventional risks. | New Healthy Ideas

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