Tag: 2 Your Health

2 Your Health: Lower back and leg pain

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the SaddleBrooke Progress dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering changing…

2 Your Health: Sickness comes from sitting

Dr. Craig W. Brue, DC I want to tell you a short story about a patient that has frequent episodes of lower back pain. In spite of going to the gym on a very regular basis, this patient continues to have significant flare-ups of back spasms, restricted movements and lower back pain. During a recent…

2 Your Health: You don’t have to live with back and neck pain

Dr. Craig Brue, DC Many of the patients that I see at my clinic have suffered from lower back pain, sciatica, arm/neck/shoulder pain and headaches for a long time. Typically, patients have tried almost everything except chiropractic aid for pain relief medication, physical therapy, exercises, nerve blocks, acupuncture and surgery. And for many patients, these…

2 Your Health: Little changes with big health benefits

Dr. Craig W. Brue, DC In today’s world, many patients go to a doctor hoping for an instant cure for their health condition. These are some typical patient expectations: “Doctor, would you please give me that new drug (with all the bad side-effects) that I have been seeing on TV.” Or, “Doctor, would you please…

2 Your Health: Drugs not recommended for back pain

After reviewing ten years of effectiveness studies related to prescription drugs for the treatment of back pain, the Annals of Internal Medicine has concluded that medication should not be given for the initial treatment of back pain. The 2017 study by the American College of Physicians has concluded that back pain is best treated with…