Back Pain

Why medications or injections do not give you the pain relief you wanted

Ever wonder why you take pain pills and it just takes an edge off or does not work at all? Then you go to injections and it might help for 1 week to 6 months. And the pain returns, and you feel like you are back to square one or that you have no control …

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Why Core Strengthening Does Not Work When You Have Back Pain?

I do not know how many times I hear patients that come to my office who have been to numerous healthcare providers with back pain are being told they just need to strengthen their core or stretch their back and hamstrings. Other things I hear is to lose weight and that will help. You will …

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I Have Tried Everything, How Do I Know THIS Treatment Is Going To Work?

We see people all the time that have tried a lot of different healthcare providers including physical therapy and just do not get all the way better… Some know what physical therapy is and others have never tried it. There is conflicting information on what do it, or have you feel like you have exhausted …

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Good Questions to Ask to Determine if Drugs or Injections are the Right Treatment for your Pain

Have you ever hurt and then you get medications or you get injections and it does not work. Or you felt good for a 2-6 weeks and your pain returned. This is common because we feel pain 3 different ways – thermal (burns, sun burns), Chemical (inflammation), and mechanical (the mechanics are the problem). Drugs …

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The One Thing Most Healthcare Providers Don’t Do In Treating Back Pain

I spoke with a recent potential patient. We had spoken several times and I was telling him surgery was not the route he should go with his back pain based off a few questions. He could tell me what made him worse and what made him better. He was told he had stenosis and degenerative changes …

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Why Resting After Injuries Doesn’t Always Work

So often I hear my patients tell me that they hurt and the are going to rest for a while and then they should be good to be back to running or playing sports, or what ever they want to get back to doing. Or they go to the doctor and the doctor tells them …

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Did You Get the Diagnosis of Arthritis? Your Pain May Not Be Coming From Arthritis…

I can not tell you how many patients that find us and they are told they have arthritis and are not sure that anything can be done about that. It is a word that is all about fear because the patient feels their is nothing they can do about it besides taking medications, getting injections …

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