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Boardman, OH Back Pain Treatment

Boardman, OH back pain treatment by Dr. Denise CarradineMost of us suffer from back problems at some point in our lives. Experts estimate that nearly 1 out of 3 adults deal with some kind of regular spinal pain. Dr. Denise Carradine and our talented staff see many back pain cases in our Boardman, OH office, and we've found that chiropractic care is a great way to not only help you heal from back pain, it's also an excellent way to avoid future issues.

Research Supports Chiropractic Helps With Chronic Back Pain

A recent article from the University of Utah verifies what our Boardman, OH patients have reported: your Boardman, OH chiropractor is the best first choice for an episode of back pain.

In this study, 747 patients were treated for low back pain. Each person was assessed based on the first person they sought treatment with, whether it was a primary care physician, a chiropractor, or a physiotherapist.

What the authors discovered is that the individuals who first saw a chiropractor had fewer advanced imaging tests and fewer surgical procedures.

Other studies have found the same results. A 2012 study reported that chiropractic patients had the best functional recovery and pain relief for chronic back pain.

Chiropractic works by restoring the natural, pain-free function of your spine. Dr. Denise Carradine and our team help your body heal with gentle chiropractic adjustments that don't use drugs or risky surgical procedures.

Dr. Denise Carradine Can Help Patients Find Relief From Back Pain

If you live near our Boardman, OH office and would like to get out of pain, give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 for an appointment.

Reference

Fritz JM, Kim J, Dorius J. Importance of the type of provider seen to begin health care for a new episode of low back pain: associations with future utilization and costs. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2015(Sep 29).

Cecchi F, et al. Predictors of functional outcome in patients with chronic low back pain undergoing back school, individual physiotherapy or spinal manipulation. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012;48:371-8.

 

Boardman, OH TMJ Pain and Auto Injury

Boardman, OH TMJ Treatment by Dr. Denise CarradineJaw or TMJ pain is a fairly common condition experienced by people after a car accident, and it can be tough for some health practitioners to diagnose the cause of the problem. Complicating the matter, very often you won't develop TMJ pain until many weeks or months after the incident.

Dr. Denise Carradine has treated many people with jaw pain after an injury, and the scientific research explains what triggers these types of problems. During a collision, the tissues in your neck are oftentimes stretched or torn, causing ligament, muscle, or nerve damage. This can obviously cause pain in the neck and back, but since your central nervous system is one functioning unit, inflammation of the nerves can cause pain in other parts of your body.

For example, with radicular pain, irritation of a nerve can cause tingling or pins and needles in the arm or hand. Similarly, it can affect parts of your body above the injury, like your head and jaw. Headaches after a crash are very common because of neck injury, and the jaw works the same way. Dr. Denise Carradine sees this very frequently in our Boardman, OH office.

Research Proves Chiropractic Helps TMJ Pain After an Auto Accident

Studies have shown that the source of many jaw or TMJ symptoms begins in the neck and that treatment of the underlying neck injury can fix the secondary headaches or jaw symptoms. The trick to dealing with these symptoms is simple: Dr. Denise Carradine will work to return your spinal column back to health, decreasing the inflammatory reaction, treating the injured tissues, and removing the irritation to the nerves in your spine.

Dr. Denise Carradine finds that jaw and headache symptoms often resolve once we return your spine to its healthy state.

If you reside in Boardman, OH and you've been hurt in a crash, Dr. Denise Carradine can help. We've been working with auto injury patients since 1993, and we can probably help you, too. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 for an appointment or consultation.

Ciancaglini R, Testa M, Radaelli G. Association of neck pain with symptoms of temporomandibular dysfunction in the general adult population. Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 1999;31:17-22.

Brantingham JW, Cassa TK, Bonnefin D, Pribicevic M, Robb A, et al. Manipulative and multimodal therapy for upper extremity and temporomandibular disorders: a system review. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2013;36(3):143-201.

 

Chiropractic Can Alleviate Need for Back Surgery

Boardman, OH Back Pain Treatment without SurgeryThe latest figures show that there are over 500,000 spinal surgeries annually in the US. Although sometimes it's necessary to have back surgery, the fact is that if you can avoid this type of invasive procedure, you're often better off.

Dr. Denise Carradine is here to make sure that patients in Boardman, OH have a healthy, non-surgical option for back problems. We've helped many patients heal from back pain without the need for surgery.

There are many reasons to avoid unnecessary medical procedures: Surgeries often result in a longer recuperation time and additional complications, neither of which is an acceptable scenario. Luckily, as one study has found, chiropractic care may actually keep you out of the operating room completely.

Research Shows Chiropractic Treatment Helps Avoid Back Surgery

In this paper, 1,885 workers with back injuries were assessed over a three year period. When the workers first sought treatment with a surgeon, over 42 percent wound up having back surgery. For patients who saw only a chiropractor, only 1.5 percent had surgery!

These findings suggest that chiropractic care can help you heal from back pain without surgical procedures.

If you live in the Boardman, OH area, Dr. Denise Carradine can probably help you with your back pain. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 for more information or an appointment.

Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, et al. Early predictors of lumbar spine surgery after occupational back injury: results from a prospective study of workers in Washington State. Spine 2013;38(11):953-964.

 

What causes long-term pain after a car crash?

Boardman, OH neck pain and headache treatmentApproximately 2.3 million people are hurt each year in motor vehicle collisions in the U.S. While most people are able to recover from their injuries relatively quickly, others are left to deal with chronic pain and impairment. We see many of these patients here in our Boardman, OH office. Fortunately, Dr. Denise Carradine is here to help you heal from your auto injury.

Research Proves Chiropractic Helps Prevent Chronic Pain After an Auto Accident

The science confirms what we see in our office: A British study was conducted on 28 individuals diagnosed with chronic whiplash pain. Each participant received chiropractic treatment and 93 percent of them found relief following their adjustments, even though 43 percent of whiplash sufferers overall usually never find relief. This confirms that chiropractic is a great way to avoid chronic pain after a crash.

It's important to remember that studies have also found that putting off treatment after a car crash can negatively affect healing time, so getting in to see Dr. Denise Carradine immediately is key to having a speedier recovery.

We Can Help People Find Relief From Pain After a Car Crash

Dr. Denise Carradine has worked with many auto injury patients, and we're here to help you, too. Call our Boardman, OH office today for more information or an appointment.

Sources

  • Association for Safe International Road Travel. Retrieved from http://asirt.org/initiatives/informing-road-users/road-safety-facts/road-crash-statistics
  • Dies S & Strapp J. (1992, September). Chiropractic treatment of patients in motor vehicle accidents: a statistical analysis. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 36(3), 139-145.
  • Woodward M et al. (1996, November). Chiropractic treatment of chronic 'whiplash' injuries. Injury, 27(9), 643-645.
 

Low Back Pain and the Sacroiliac Joint

We treat a large number of people with back pain in our Boardman, OH office, and Dr. Denise Carradine has noticed that many cases of back pain originate in the sacroiliac (SI) joint. Research shows that around 25% of all back pain starts out in the SI joint, and now new research corroborates what we see in our clinic: chiropractic is an effective method for treating this pain.

Research Supports Chiropractic Treatment Helps Increase Movement in the SI Joint

In the study published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 32 women with sacroiliac joint syndrome were separated into two groups and asked to participate in one of two treatment therapies. one group received a chiropractic adjustment isolated to the sacroiliac joint, and the other group was given an adjustment to the sacroiliac joint as well as the lumbar spine.

Researchers observed significantly more improvements in both pain and movement immediately after treatment, two days post-treatment, and 30 days later for the patients who underwent high-velocity low-amplitude manipulation to both the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine. This suggests that chiropractic treatment administered in these two areas offers both short term and continuing benefits for sacroiliac joint pain sufferers even with only one treatment session.

So, if you are having trouble with sacroiliac joint pain, or have back and leg pain and are ready to find out if your sacroiliac joint is the root, a visit to our Boardman, OH office may be the first and best step towards recovery. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446.

Kamali F, Shokri E. The effect of two manipulative therapy techniques and their outcome in patients with sacroiliac joint syndrome. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 2012;16(1):29-35.

 

Avoiding Chronic Pain After an Auto Injury

Boardman, OH auto injury recoveryOver 2 million people are hurt each year in motor vehicle collisions in the U.S. While some people are able to recover from their injuries relatively easily, too many people are left to deal with chronic pain and impairment. We see many of these patients here in our Boardman, OH office. Fortunately, Dr. Denise Carradine is here to help you recover from your auto injury.

Research Shows Chiropractic Helps Prevent Chronic Pain After an Auto Accident

The science confirms what we see in our office: A British study was conducted on 28 people diagnosed with chronic whiplash syndrome. Each participant received chiropractic adjustments and 93 percent of them found relief following their adjustments, even though 43 percent of whiplash sufferers overall usually never find relief. This confirms that chiropractic is a great way to avoid chronic pain after an auto injury.

It's important to remember that studies have also found that delaying care after a car crash can negatively affect recovery time, so getting in to see Dr. Denise Carradine at the earliest opportunity is key to having a speedier recovery.

We Can Help People Find Relief From Pain After a Car Collision

Dr. Denise Carradine has helped many auto injury sufferers, and we're here to help you, too. Call our Boardman, OH office today for more information or an appointment.

References

  • Association for Safe International Road Travel. Retrieved from http://asirt.org/initiatives/informing-road-users/road-safety-facts/road-crash-statistics
  • Dies S & Strapp J. (1992, September). Chiropractic treatment of patients in motor vehicle accidents: a statistical analysis. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 36(3), 139-145.
  • Woodward M et al. (1996, November). Chiropractic treatment of chronic 'whiplash' injuries. Injury, 27(9), 643-645.
 

How to Avoid Surgery for Back Pain

Boardman, OH natural back pain treatment

Although some people are still uncertain about chiropractic, even the American Medical Association (AMA) suggests that adjustments should be tried prior to surgery--the one option that should be a last resort.

Dr. Denise Carradine has seen many back pain patients in our Boardman, OH office who have been suffering for years and who are afraid that they might need an operation for their back pain. Dr. Denise Carradine has had great success in helping patients recover and avoid risky back surgery, and the science backs up our experience.

Research Proves Chiropractic Helps You Avoid Risky Surgery

Recently, in a study conducted on about 2,000 Washington State employees who suffered from a back injury while at work, more than 40% who saw a surgeon first following their injury found themselves having back surgery within three years. That compares to just 1.5% of the patients who first sought treatment with chiropractic, proving that this non-invasive approach is extremely effective at keeping you off the operating table.

Dr. Denise Carradine Can Help Clients Find Relief From Back Pain Without Surgery

There are options to risky medical procedures. Chiropractic is a proven effective and safe way to improve the function of your spine, which is the root cause of back pain. Dr. Denise Carradine has helped many patients in Boardman, OH recover. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 for an appointment.

Reference

Goodman DM, Burke AE, Livingston. Low Back Pain. The Journal of the American Medical Association 2013;309(16);1738.

Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, et al. Early predictors of lumbar spine surgery after occupational back injury: results from a prospective study of workers in Washington State. Spine 2013;38(11):953-964.

 

Boardman, OH Neck Pain and Car Accidents

Boardman, OH car accident and neck pain treatmentWe treat many auto injury cases in our Boardman, OH office, and a common symptom our patients report is neck pain. If you have neck pain after a car accident, you're not alone. Dr. Denise Carradine sees this type of problem very often in our Boardman, OH office. Neck pain is a common problem after an auto injury, and it's something that Dr. Denise Carradine sees frequently in our Boardman, OH office. What causes neck pain after a car crash? How can a chiropractor help? Why is neck pain such a common symptom after an auto collision? How can chiropractic care help you get better? Let's look at why neck pain is frequently experienced after an auto injury and see how chiropractic care can help you heal. Let's look at the root cause of neck pain after a car accident and see how chiropractic can help. The key to recovering from neck pain caused by a crash is to understand the root cause of the problem and how chiropractic care can help. Your chiropractor can be very helpful for neck pain symptoms after a crash. Let's examine what causes neck pain and why chiropractic works. Chiropractic care is an excellent way to treat neck pain. Let's look at how neck pain is caused by a crash and how Dr. Denise Carradine can help you.

It's not surprising that neck pain is the most common problem experienced after an auto injury. Even in a collision, your head is rapidly thrown back and forth, so it's not surprising that neck pain is the most common symptom from this type of injury. The neck is subjected to very high stresses and strains during an auto collision, so it's not surprising that neck pain is so common from this type of injury. During even a low speed wreck, your head is exposed to very rapid acceleration. In such crashes, a head that normally weighs about 10 pounds can suddenly weigh 80 or more pounds. This force exerts an extreme strain on the tissues of the neck. The bones of your neck are held together with strong bands of tissue called ligaments, and these ligaments provide stability for your neck. These ligaments can be sprained during a collision, just as the ligaments in your ankle can be sprained. A sprain means that the ligament is stretched or torn.

When you experience a sprained ligament, the damaged area become inflamed and sore, and that's what occurs after a car crash. Your chiropractor helps by increasing movement in the injured area, which helps the tissues heal and helps reduce scar tissue.

Dr. Denise Carradine Can Help Clients Find Relief From Neck Pain & Help You Recover Faster

You don't have to suffer from neck pain. Dr. Denise Carradine is conveniently located in Boardman, OH to help you heal, whether you've been in a car crash or not. If you've been injured in a car crash and you're experiencing neck pain, Dr. Denise Carradine is here to help. Dr. Denise Carradine has been helping patients in Boardman, OH since 1993, so we know what you're experiencing. We're here to help you, too. Let us help you recover from neck pain. The first step is to get an accurate diagnosis to determine what's causing your symptoms and then we will determine an appropriate treatment strategy. Next, we'll do a careful examination to establish the root cause of your pain, and then decide how to restore your body's natural functioning. Dr. Denise Carradine will determine what's causing your pain and then will work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 to make an appointment.

 

Boardman, OH Cervicogenic Headache Treatment

Boardman, OH headache care by Dr. Denise CarradineWe know how difficult chronic headache pain can be. Dr. Denise Carradine and our staff have worked with many patients in our Boardman, OH chiropractic clinic, and we've had great success in helping folks reduce their headache pain.

Research Supports Chiropractic Helps With Cervicogenic Headaches

A 2016 research paper verifies what we see in our practice. In this report, the authors started with 110 individuals who were suffering with headache pain that originated in the cervical spine. 58 of these patients were given a series of neck adjustments; 52 were given some stretches and exercises. The treatment period for both groups was four weeks.

The study found that the patients who received cervical and thoracic spinal adjustments "experienced significantly greater reductions in headache intensity, disability, headache frequency, headache duration, and medication intake as compared to the group that received mobilization and exercise."

The study also found that these outcomes were maintained at the three-month follow-up exam.

Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to treat headache, back pain, neck pain, and many other health conditions. If you're tired of suffering, give Dr. Denise Carradine a call today at our Boardman, OH office at (330) 758-4446. We're here to help get you relief.

Research

Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, et al. Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016;17(1):64.

 

Chiropractic More Effective than Drugs for Back Pain

Don't Choose Drugs for Back Pain

In our Boardman, OH practice, Dr. Denise Carradine has helped many people heal from back problems. If you suffer from back pain, you've most likely been tempted to take drugs to decrease the discomfort. You should know that research shows that chiropractic is usually a better alternative than drugs when it comes to alleviating this common type of pain.

In a 2013 study published in the journal Spine researchers included 101 individuals who had experienced back pain for at least 48 hours. Each patient was then designated to one of three groups. The first group, which consisted of 37 people, received chiropractic treatment and a placebo of the NSAID diclofenac. The second group of 38 patients received sham chiropractic treatments and the actual drug. The third group of 25 subjects served as the control as those individuals engaged in sham chiropractic and also received the placebo, thus having no real treatment at all.

All of the people who received some form of real treatment, whether through chiropractic care or the NSAID, fared better than the control group who had no actual therapy. However, when the two active groups were compared to one another, the people who received chiropractic adjustments had improvements that were "significantly better" than those who took the drug.

Natural Healing with Chiropractic

Because chiropractic is non-invasive and involves no use of medication, it helps enhance healing without unwanted side effects. For instance, anti-inflammatory drugs can result in ulcers, hypertension, and other serious health complications. Plus, the benefits of chiropractic care last longer as it's intended to resolve the source of the problem, not just treat the symptoms.

If you're ready to get help for your back pain naturally, then chiropractic is for you. Call and make an appointment in our Boardman, OH office with Dr. Denise Carradine today at (330) 758-4446. We'll help relieve your back pain in a healthy way!

References

von Heymann WJ, Schloemer P, Timm J, Muehlbauer B. Spinal high-velocity low amplitude manipulation in acute nonspecific low back pain: a double-blind randomized controlled trial in comparison with diclofenac and placebo. Spine 2013;38(7):540-548.