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Can Spinal Injections Break Your Back?

Recent research has discovered a correlation between epidural steroid injections (ESIs) and spinal fracture. One study has shown a 21% increase in the risk of a patient experiencing a spinal fracture or cracked back bone after receiving an epidural steroid injection. The scary part is that over 9 million people receive these injections every year for spinal related pain. As you can imagine, spinal fractures are very PAINFUL. They require significant treatment and some patients must even undergo surgery to stabilize the fracture. If you are currently experiencing back pain and you are considering getting an ESI, know that you can reduce your risk of experiencing a fracture and get the rel

Can Pain Be a Good Thing?

Bottom Line: Pain is your body's way of telling you that something needs your attention. In other words, when a problem occurs in your body due to ergonomic stress, spinal misalignment, or degenerative changes, it uses pain to get you to take action and correct the problem. Think of PAIN as your body saying: “Pay Attention Inside Now!” Believe it or not, pain is usually the last thing to show up and the first thing to leave after an injury. Just because your pain goes away, doesn’t mean the root cause that lead to that pain has been corrected. In fact, pain caused by degenerative arthritis usually does come and go as the underlying problem continues to get worse. Many pain relief methods

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Thrive Chiropractic

574 Highway 248, STE. 4

Branson, MO 65616

417.598.0080

           Office Hours

Monday          9-1   and    3-6:30

Tuesday                              3-6:30

Wednesday    9-1   

Thursday        9-1   and    3-6:30

Branson Chiropractor

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