Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Chiropractic beats epidural injections for...

Chiropractic beats epidural injections for...

Chiropractic Beats Epidural Injections for Disc Herniation A new study shows chiropractic is as effective as epidural steroid injections for lumbar disc herniation, but with less side effects and cost. Epidural steroid injections are frequently used to treat disc herniations and other conditions causing low-back pain. Unfortunately, the injections only provide temporary relief, and come with the potential for adverse effects like dizziness, headache, and weakening of the spinal bones and muscles. To see whether patients could avoid these risks, a new study compared the efficacy of epidural injections to chiropractic adjustments in 102 patients with lumbar disc herniation. 76% of chiropractic patients reported feeling...Read More


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