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Neck Pain: "What Can A Chiropractor Do For That?"

"I was golfing a month ago (or at least trying to ...) and I hit the ground too hard and felt a jolt in my neck. Since then, I can't turn my head to the right, my right arm is numb, and I can't sleep through the night. I went to my family doctor and he eventually gave me a muscle relaxer, an anti-inflammatory, and a pain pill. I can sleep better but I hate that groggy feeling I get in the morning and to be honest, the pain is about the same. Is there anything chiropractic can do for me?"

Low Back Pain, Sciatica, and Spinal Decompression Treatment

Low back pain is a very common complaint and can lead to disability. In fact, low back pain is the #1 reason for doctor visits in the United States, according to Chiro-Trust.org. More serious forms of low back pain can be accompanied by leg pain known as sciatica.

Do YOU Want to Avoid Back-Related Disability?

In 2008, a study published in the journal Spine sought to identify EARLY PREDICTORS in an effort to reduce the number of low back pain (LBP) patients who go on to experience long-term disability. Researchers followed 1,885 low back injury claimants for a year and then later reviewed data collected during the first three weeks following their injury to identify anything that might predict a greater risk of work-related disability one year later.