All About Back Pain Treatments

How Often Is Chiropractic Needed for Low Back Pain?

For acute low back pain, 6 to 12 sessions over the course of 2 to 4 weeks is standard. These initial treatments do emphasize the "passive" (nonexercise) approaches of manual therapy to relieve pain and improve function.

Chiropractic Subluxations and Adjustments

When subluxations occur, chiropractors use specific techniques to return the vertebrae into their proper positions or mobilize them so they can move freely. These techniques are called spinal manipulations or adjustments. Learn how many of the techniques are performed.

Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Older Adults With Back Pain?

New research supports chiropractic care for older adults with back pain. Dr. Cheryl Hawk, DC answers your questions.

Manipulation Under Anesthesia for Back, Neck and Joint Pain

Manipulation under anesthesia is a noninvasive stretching and manipulative technique performed by a trained and certified physician to help relieve back, neck, and joint pain.

Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment: What was that pop?

You're at the chiropractor getting treatment for your back pain, and during a spinal adjustment, you hear a large popping noise. It sounds a bit alarming, doesn't it? Should you be concerned?

Questions/Answers About Chiropractic Adjustments

Answers to common questions about chiropractic care for back pain or neck pain.

5 Chiropractic Services to Question

The American Chiropractic Association and the Choosing Wisely campaign released a list of 5 spine care procedures and tests to question.

What Is the Relation Between Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation?

Chiropractors perform the majority of spinal manipulations in the US. The goal of spinal manipulation is to...

Neuropathic Drugs and Medications

Neuropathic pain is characterized by chronic burning, tingling, and numbness.This article explores the medication options for neuropathic pain.

Anticonvulsant Medication May Help Relieve Neuropathic Neck and Back Pain

Anticonvulsant medication may reduce neuropathic neck and back pain that originates in the nerves. An anticonvulsant may be prescribed as a first line drug therapy or an adjuvant medicine for spine nerve pain.

Prescription NSAIDs: Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs for Neck or Back Pain

Prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be effective to help reduce neck or back pain.

What Disorders Do Chiropractors Treat?

Chiropractors diagnose and treat many different spinal disorders that cause neck and back pain, including tailbone pain, whiplash, sprains and strains, and degenerative disc disease.

Chiropractic Eases Low Back Pain in Military Members

Evidence-based study outcomes show care by a chiropractor improves low back pain in soldiers with cross-over to civilians.

Drugs and Medications Center

The SpineUniverse Drugs and Medications Center explains over-the-counter drugs and prescription medications used to treat back pain and neck pain.

Spinal Traction

Spinal Traction is a treatment option that is based on the application of a longitudinal force to the axis of the spinal column.
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