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Women touching painful areas of neck and back

For some reason, regardless of the evidence and research, including randomized controlled trials that are out there in support of Chiropractic, manual therapies and spinal mobilization, there are those that continue to disparage the profession rather than educate themselves on the efficacy. I believe...

This week, we compare shots in the neck or cervical region to spinal manipulative therapy, which is also known commonly as chiropractic adjustment. I have highlighted the lack of evidence for the use of the epidural spinal injections before and the the lack of...

Female Doctor Holding Injection

If you’ve been following along with this blog for any time at all, you are probably noticing that there are a lot of research studies having to do with the lack of effectiveness of spinal injections: both for the short-term and the long-term. Also,...

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...