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Largo Smoking Increases Body Pain Particularly Spine Pain

Smoking. We know how bad it is. Smoking is bad. The body doesn’t like it. Your spine really does not like it! Hollstrom & Associates Inc likes your spine and offers Largo chiropractic care for your spine. You like your spine or at least need it! Be good to your spine and keep it healthy! Let Hollstrom & Associates Inc take care of your spine when it needs a little help to re-discover its healthy state. Step one toward health for a Largo smoker suffering with back pain may necessitate a chiropractic treatment plan that incorporates a plan to quit smoking.


Researchers are inquisitive about issues linked to smoking. In a review of 7547 patients who experienced back surgery, they discovered that 18% were smokers. The researchers noted that contrasted with the non-smokers, the smokers were younger, male, nondiabetic, and nonobese. These patients who have coronary artery disease were more likely to be smokers. Smokers who underwent lumbar spine back surgery came to their healthcare provider more with leg pain than back pain and disability. Their employment, insurance/uninsured, and education status were also linked to smoking status. Interestingly though, smoking status did not influence the disability status at a year after back surgery. (1) Modifying such risk factors work just as well for smokers and nonsmokers luckily. Hollstrom & Associates Inc would help a Largo smoker dealing with Largo back pain to stop smoking.


The body gets what is good for it…and what’s not. Smoking isn’t. Examining 2307 smokers and non-smokers, researchers found that smoking is most strongly associated with spine pain. Headache, trunk pain and limb pain followed. Active smoking is linked to pain in every part of the body. The spine and head bear the force of the painful influence though. If a smoker doesn’t like pain, you will want to think about stop smoking! (2) Hollstrom & Associates Inc is with you to back your attempt to quit smoking when you are ready.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Silke Laub of chiropractic’s contribution to palliative care of a cancer patient with neuropathic pain related to chemotherapy. Dr. Michael Johnson of The Back Doctors Podcast highlighted the supportive side of chiropractic care and Cox® Technic for patients with spine related pain.

Schedule your next Largo chiropractic visit with Hollstrom & Associates Inc. Smoking is a risk factor for more pain. Smoking is really bothersome to the spine. Being the Largo back pain specialist, your Largo chiropractor is here to relieve back pain and help any means you choose to reduce your back pain. 

Hollstrom & Associates Inc explains that smoking heightens the pain experience especially spine pain and headache. 
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