Tag: opioids

Does chiropractic care reduce opioid use?

Whether your painful complaint consists mainly of back, neck shoulder or even hip pain, for many non-chiropractic practitioners drugs, usually painkillers are the first weapon of choice when it comes to treatment. While short term use of common medicines such as Ibruprofen may provide relief and come at a fairly low risk, far too many… Read more »

Low back pain: why you should avoid medication

Low back pain is probably the most common musculoskeletal complaint amongst the UK population, and is recognised as the single greatest cause of pain related disability worldwide. More and more research is confirming the risks associated with long term use of medication for low back pain, while at the same time questions are being raised… Read more »