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March 2017 Healthy News for Burlington and Hamilton Chiropractic Patients

No Adverse Effects Reported in Patients with Spine Stimulators Treated with Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation

In a new report, authors report on treatment outcomes of patients with implanted spinal stimulators for post-surgical continued back pain management. Patients with these devices have “failed back surgery syndrome” with continued back pain after back surgery. After being treated with chiropractic spinal manipulation or mobilization, patients with these stimulators reported no adverse side effects. (1) The first rule of being a physician is “Do no harm”. Spinal manipulation and mobilization meet that rule in this study’s findings. Spinal Care Clinic offers Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care that does not harm. Schedule a visit today!

Chronic Neck Pain Patients Walk More Stiffly

Chronic neck pain patients seem to walk more stiffly. Why? Their stride is shorter and their mid-spine doesn’t rotate as much. This will likely have long term effects on the spine. (2) Spinal Care Clinic’s best advice: Don’t let neck pain become chronic. Seek Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care relief sooner than later, and walk more easily.

150 minutes of Exercise a Week – For All of Us Especially After Back Surgery

National guidelines suggest that we all get 150 minutes of exercise weekly. Only 52% of us Burlington and Hamilton non-back pain folks do this! Sadly, even fewer - just 26% - post-back surgery patients do this. It is shown that 150 minutes keeps post-surgical back pain patients moving and away from another surgery. They also experience less back pain after surgery. (3) Physical exercise is so effective. Our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic practice urges all of our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients to do something every day like take a little walk.

Placebo and Pain Meds for Back and Leg Pain Similar

NSAIDs offer similar pain relief and overall improvement as placebo but with higher risk of adverse side-effects says a new meta-analysis, a high form of research reporting. And NSAIDs continue to be one of the most frequently prescribed meds for sciatica! (4) NSAIDs are reported as effective for spine pain in a different study, but the difference is not clinically significant between NSAIDs and placebo. It further says that there are no simple analgesics that give clinically important relief over placebo. (5) Well, Spinal Care Clinic’s non-drug Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care is pain-relieving! Contact Spinal Care Clinic today for an appointment.

March may be the month of luck and green-leafed clovers, but luck may also be defined as being prepared for the opportunity/issue/problem before us. When it comes to back pain, neck pain, arm pain and leg pain, Spinal Care Clinic is. Our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care practice is so glad to share these new advances and findings with our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic friends and family!

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