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Doctor holding Injection

We see people literally every week that are considering undergoing epidural steroid injections. People consider this procedure for several reasons. The most common reasons are conditions such as musculoskeletal pain (especially in the low back and neck), nerve pain or radiculopathy, and/or spinal stenosis....

Doctor Performing Surgery

We see patients almost daily that have been considering, or are considering, spinal surgery as a solution to their pain. Far too often, they see surgery as an early option rather than the last option. We are careful to advise our patients that there...

Why They Did It Throughout the years, there have been several studies on spinal manipulative treatment. However, none have specifically addressed its effectiveness for stiffness. This particular paper aimed to evaluate spinal stiffness in patients having lower back pain and their results following spinal...

Spinal Decompression and Herniated Discs

Although my experience with spinal decompression in my practice here in Amarillo is considered simply anecdotal, my opinion is “absolutely YES!.” Without a doubt, certainly, positively, affirmative. I can tell you lots of great patients that we have had come through out doors that...

Going back to a Chiropractor

Why did they do it? The authors were curious as to whether there was any real, measured benefit to continued “maintenance” or “wellness” visits beyond the initial phase of care in regards to CHRONIC low back pain. It’s a great question that needed to...

low back pain

“But my dad’s old doctor told him that chiropractors don’t work. He said they will just hurt you. He said Oooooh….you better be careful going to chiropractors.” It’s comments like that that are what chiropractors around the nation hear every single day. It’s comments...

Trying Chiropractic

Since this blog series is basically relayed from information obtained from his resources, I think I have to start out by introducing you to Mr. George McAndrews. Mr. McAndrews is a legend to chiropractors across America because he fought, AND WON, the Wilk v....