The researchers found that a single steroid injection eased pain for one month. After that, however, effectiveness waned. Virtually no difference was seen one year after treatment between patients wh
Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Alexander Jimenez looks at high heels at what they do to the back.
Ladies, ever wonder why you suffer from regular bouts of lower back pain? Achy hips? How about crazy tight leg muscles? Don’t blame it on your cycling class, or too many squats or, the trainer you only see once or twice a week. Look down. Are you wearing high heels? Bingo! You’ve heard high heels are bad for you. But it’s not just because they cause all kinds of pain and trauma to your feet. High heels are also messing up your physical fitness. They throw you out of proper postural alignment causing your joints and spine to take on more wear and tear, which means aches and pains.
Is it possible to still look rockin’ and save your joints? My suggestion is more Athleisure-wear. I know some fashion hard-liners say, no way will I walk around in yoga pants on a weekday! But we’ve come a long way since those flare-leg, fold-over yoga pants.
Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Alexander Jimenez looks at the cervical spine and low back pain.
Low back pain and leg pain are the most common cause of disability worldwide. As such new research based treatment approaches are needed. This new randomized trial by BCP Non-profit and Cairo University tested the ability of the cervical Denneroll orthotic to improve cervical spine curvature and its consequent effect on low back and leg pain. Great short term results were found where patients receiving the cervical spine Denneroll improved with low back pain, leg pain, neurological outcomes and disability compared to a PT only interventional group.
Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Alexander Jimenez discusses chiropractic care for back pain. Back pain, especially lower back pain, is a constant for many people in El Paso and around the world. Chiropractors have always been known as “back pain doctors” to a certain...