Medications can be lifesaving, but daily use can lead to toxicity and a diminished liver function. Natural, drug free approaches to relieving pain, such as chiropractic care can be more effective and have less damaging effects on the body.
Research study funded by NIH and conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minn.
Spinal manipulation is more effective at relieving acute neck pain in the long term than medications, according to a research study funded by NIH and conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minn. The results of the study were reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine, and have received widespread media attention in such outlets as the New York Times, ABC News and Health Magazine. Neck pain is very common; nearly three-quarters of people experience it at some point. While exercise therapy, medication and spinal manipulation are popular treatment options, the study authors were inspired to investigate further because so little research had been done on the treatment of neck pain before it becomes chronic