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  • How Spinal Decompression Therapy Works
    February 14, 2019 | Articles

    Spinal Decompression Therapy is a technique chiropractors used to reduce pressure on compressed discs in the spine. Chiropractic spinal decompression therapy can provide non-surgical options for back pain.

  • What are the best cars for lower back pain? We asked the experts, and they told us which cars make traveling with a bad back most comfortable.

  • Stretching your back first thing in the morning can help decrease the amount of pain you have to manage throughout the day.

  • Cervical epidural injections are used to treat pinched nerves, herniation and cervical spondylosis. Here's what you can expect after receiving the injection.

  • Pain Relief & Addiction: A Catch 22
    October 2, 2017 | Articles

    Any form of opioid medication taken to ease your back pain has the potential for addiction or even death from an overdose. Learn how to not become, the accidental addict.

  • Indiana VA Hospital Cuts Opioids for All Vets
    September 27, 2017 | Articles

    The DEA raided the inside of Marion Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Indiana because they purchased 832,310 pills of hydrocodone. Within the first three-quarters of 2015, the quantity of hydrocodone progressed into more than one million pills. Today, the formerly investigated hospital accused of handing out opioids too freely is now cutting off all vet prescriptions...

  • Clarice Bromley, a patient of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and blogger explained, “A few days back, I went on my weekly visit to my general practitioner, this time to ask for my well overdue pain medication prescription. This was because I had waited three months after my pain medication ran out to renew it due to many people telling me how “reliant” I am on them. I guess I just wanted to prove everybody wrong.”

  • How to Taper Off Opioids
    April 18, 2017 | Articles

    Tapering off opioids not only places physical distress on your already painful body but the mental dilemma you may face while attempting to quit opioids is something you cannot understand unless you are in it. When you finally make the decision to seek alternative treatment options for your back pain, you didn't account for how hard it can actually be to stop...

  • Painkillers are supposed to kill your pain—but do they? Statistics show that an estimated 1 out of 5 patients with non-cancer pain or pain-related diagnoses are prescribed opioids. Roughly 36 million people abuse opioids worldwide and out of that number, 2.1 million of those people are suffering from substance abuse - and were initially prescribed these prescription narcotics for the sole purpose of pain relief. From 1999 to 2015, over 183,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdoses related to prescription opioids. So how can you manage the debilitating pain without opening the door to possible opioid addiction or worse, death?

  

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