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Should I have Steroid Injections for my Sciatica? post thumbnail

Should I have Steroid Injections for my Sciatica?

Background:Sometimes pressure on a spinal nerve root in the low back can result in radiating pain or numbness extending down the leg. This is called sciatica. A commonly performed
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Chiropractic vs. Prescription Drugs

Background: Low back pain can be treated though chiropractic care or via prescription drugs. If a person seeks care from a medical doctor, then prescription drugs will often be
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Can Back Pain be Bad for Your Mental Health

Background:  Back pain can be a problem for several reasons beyond the pain itself:  limiting your daily activities, forcing you to take time off work, exposing you to dangers
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Why do Americans Visit a Chiropractor?

Background: Since 1957 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has surveyed Americans about their overall health and approaches to health care. Recently, the surveys have looked at the
Does Chiropractic Care Cost More than Conventional Medical Treatment? post thumbnail

Does Chiropractic Care Cost More than Conventional Medical Treatment?

Background: We all like to save money. Our government, insurance companies, and individuals are all interested in keeping medical costs down. A recent study looked at the costs involved
Someone you know is suffering from neck pain… post thumbnail

Someone you know is suffering from neck pain…

Chiropractic Better Than Medication for Neck Pain A study published in the research journal Annals of Internal Medicine and widely reported by mainstream media suggests chiropractic spinal manipulation is
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Chiropractic: The Drug-Free Pain Reliever Seniors Need

Know what NSAID means? It’s the acronym for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and you’ve almost certainly taken one before; you just didn’t know what it was. Next question: Have you ever popped
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Your Backpack Stresses Your Back

This can cause your spine to compress unnaturally. People who carry heavy backpacks sometimes lean forward. Over time this can cause the shoulders to become rounded and the upper
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A Testimonial We Will Never Forget

Meet “Mo” “Mo” Labelle is one of our longtime patients at Mills Chiropractic. His story is fascinating… Maurice “Mo” Labelle was born in Rhode Island to French Canadian parents

Time to Modernize Chiropractic Care Under Medicare

“Medicare currently limits the services doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are allowed provide or order for their patients. This limitation has persisted for nearly 50 years with no scientific or
Which NSAID is Safe? Advil? Motrin? Aleve? Celebrex? post thumbnail

Which NSAID is Safe? Advil? Motrin? Aleve? Celebrex?

Background: Not long ago the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strengthened an existing warning that pain relievers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the risk of heart