Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

low back pain

Lower Back Pain and Treatment in Carlsbad

A study published in Spine, tested which method worked better to treat chronic spine pain, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, or drugs.

Method: 115 patients randomly assigned to receive either manipulation, drugs (Celebrex, Vioxx, or paracetamol), or acupuncture.

Results: “chiropractic manipulation patients did better than both drugs and acupuncture.”

The patients in the manipulation group reported 47% improvement as compared to 15% for the acupuncture group and 18% for the medicine group. The improvement was not limited to just back pain, but also included improvement of one’s overall health.

If conservative physical rehabilitation plateus, our doctors in office are equipped to give epidural steroid injections to eliminate back pain and radicular pain so you can function normally again.
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