Tag: low back pain

Spinal surgery for low back pain – what are the risks?

In some cases, spinal surgery can be the right choice – but many turn to it before fully exploring the non-surgical options open to them, and some medical practitioners even recommend it as a first choice. This week, let’s look at some of the risks involved in this option.   What kinds of spinal surgery… Read more »

Low back pain: 1 in 5 do not return to stable employment after… 6 months!

Low back pain is one of those conditions which many of us assume are just a part of growing older, or is even par for the course in our field of employment. Although Chiropractic care can be remarkably effective for low back pain, the cultural attitude towards treatment of low back pain is still lacking… Read more »

Does acupuncture work for low back pain?

At Complete Chiropractic, we have recently started offering acupuncture as another drug-free approach to managing pain, and perhaps as a tool to treat many other conditions. While acupuncture itself has been around for thousands of years, it’s integration into western medical practices is still relatively new, and much research is currently underway to determine the… Read more »

Car crash victims have a higher lifetime risk for low back pain, says study

While the majority of our clients make their way to our clinic as a result of chronic, long term conditions, we also see many patients who are suffering from pain caused by a direct, or indirect injury to the spine. Among these, low back pain is by far the most common issue. With so many… Read more »