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August 2020 Healthy News from Hollstrom & Associates Inc: Pain Reducers: Spinal Manipulation and Ginger

Largo chronic pain patients can rely on Hollstrom & Associates Inc for pain relief with our chiropractic treatment plan that follows today’s research guidelines and includes spinal manipulation.

CHRONIC MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN CARE: SPINAL MANIPULATION

A recent study reports the most up-to-date recommendations on managing and relieving chronic musculoskeletal pain. The aim? Get care to be more consistent, encourage collaborative care among various healthcare providers, and finally improve patient outcomes. Hollstrom & Associates Inc is sure that our Largo chiropractic patients would like that! Plans to manage musculoskeletal conditions - low back pain, neck pain, tension headache, osteoarthritis (hip and knee) and fibromyalgia – included acupuncture, spinal manipulation/mobilization, modalities (electrical current, laser), exercise (yoga), mind-body practices (meditation and cognitive therapy), lifestyle changes (diet, no smoking), and referral for co-management as necessary. (1) These recommendations echo and enhance prior such studies. One group of researchers suggested reassurance, advice, education, spinal manipulation along with exercise, myofascial therapy or normal medical care when beneficial for chronic low back pain. (2) Another research group reviewed complementary medicine for musculoskeletal conditions and stated that good/moderate quality evidence supported the use of spinal manipulation/mobilization, yoga, and acupuncture for chronic low back pain and neck pain. (3) Spinal manipulation is a well-practiced chiropractic skill while the other suggestions are all accessible within the individualized Largo chiropractic treatment plan. Let’s work on your chronic musculoskeletal pain!

Listen to this PODCAST with chiropractic back pain specialist, Dr. Nike Taylor on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she shares a chronic back pain patient’s journey to pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Largo chronic pain and osteoarthritis pain patients will want to look in to ginger for its many varied benefits not least of which is pain reduction.  

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Largo PAIN REDUCER: GINGER!

Ginger adds zest to food and to pain-relieving efforts! Pain-reducing effects of ginger come from its anti-oxidant capability and its ability to inhibit prostaglandins and pain-related nociceptor activity. Ginger’s pain-reducing effect holds promise and is safe by all the latest studies. (4) Ginger swallowed orally has been safely done in several studies. One specific study shared that osteoarthritis patients’ pain reduced significantly as did disability. (5) Such a simple herb, ginger, holds such zesty promise!

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Arrange your next Largo chiropractic appointment today with Hollstrom & Associates Inc. Spinal manipulation and ginger are two ways to assist musculoskeletal, chronic back pain sufferers experience relief from that pain.

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