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Tag: low back pain

Tylenol not effective for low back pain or arthritis

April 6, 2015
Low Back Pain Treatment

Tylenol Not Effective For Low Back Pain or Osteoarthritis There has been more and more information coming out about Tylenol lately, and none of it is good.  Last year I mentioned the studies showing Tylenol use by expectant mothers increasing the odds of having a child with ADD/ADHD like behaviors.  Then there was the study […]

8 Common Causes of Low Back Pain

8 Common Causes of Low Back Pain- Cedar Rapids Chiropractor This post contains 8 very common things that seem insignificant.  However these things can cause big problems with your back. 1. Sitting on your wallet. Bad idea. I know it’s a habit, but a bad one. Sitting on your wallet, even if there’s no money in […]

Can Chiropractic Treat Arthritis?

Can Chiropractors help with Arthritis? I am often asked if the chiropractic care that we provide can ever help arthritis pain. The short answer is yes. With chiropractic adjustments, we gently move the joints through their various ranges of motion. This helps to “un-stick” the joints, improve motion, and reduce pain. It does not remove […]

Painkillers Cause Longer Recoveries

Painkillers Cause Longer Recoveries Original Article From the New York Times: Workplace insurers spend an estimated $1.4 billion annually on narcotic painkillers, or opioids. But they are also finding that the medications, if used too early in treatment, too frequently or for too long, can drive up associated disability payouts and medical expenses by delaying an employee’s return to work. […]

Minimizing the Risk of a Herniated Disc

April 23, 2012
Low Back Pain Treatment

Six Ways to Minimize Risk of a Herniated Disc Herniated discs happen when everyday wear-and-tear puts excess or unnatural pressure on the spine. Some things that can cause this wear-and-tear include poor posture, obesity, heavy lifting, repetitive motions, and falls. Age-related conditions such as osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia can also make […]

Chiropractic and Pregnancy

April 20, 2012
Prenatal Care

Chiropractic and Pregnancy – Cedar Rapids Chiropractor Pregnant moms, let me share the following very good news with you: Chiropractic care has been shown to significantly reduce labour time for women who had care throughout their pregnancy. In one study, Dr Joan Fallon found that first-time mums averaged a 24% shorter labour, while experienced mothers (those who […]