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Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Case History: How We Help If You’ve Had Back Surgery.

Mrs. A is a 78 year old patient who attended the practice with chronic lower back pains and general disability. She had FOUR (4) lower back surgeries. The patient was due for surgery number five but decided on a different, more conservative path.

Looking at the X-ray of the lower back, you will note she had multiple fusions with metal rods. The metal fixations were ‘power drilled’ into the spine with four large self tapping screws. The screws hold two plates across the base of the spine.

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Friday, December 21st, 2018
December 16, 1962 A CONVERSTION WITH THE PRESIDENT President John F. Kennedy.  #26338_c_24
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JFK’s Assassination Aided By Back Pain?

Research Shows, JFK’s Assassination Was Aided by His Bad Back

In an effort to bring more interesting content to the blog, we share this very intriguing story about a great man who was afflicted with tremendous pain, disability and personal suffering. Despite looking fine on the outside – JFK was anything ‘fine’. He struggled daily with pain. Despite the well meaning doctors and surgical support staff, they only contributed to his injuries and made things worse.

In the end it appears JFK’s spinal pain, medical mistakes, and ongoing disability nearly took his life several times and was most likely implicated in his assassination. He simply could not lie down out of the way of the bullets. He was strapped in a seated position, sweating in a full body brace in the hot Texas sun, on that fateful day.

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Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery – How we Help!

How We Help If You’ve Had Back Surgery.

Mrs. A is a 78 year old patient who attended the practice with chronic lower back pains and general disability. She had FOUR (4) lower back surgeries. The patient was due for surgery number five but decided on a different, more conservative path.

Looking at the X-ray of the lower back, you will note she had multiple fusions with metal rods. The metal fixations were ‘power drilled’ into the spine with four large self tapping screws.

Can Corrective Chiropractic Help?

Contrary to popular belief, it is important to be have your posture and spine checked for correct alignment. Particularly after surgery.

If you have had back surgery, fusions or plates put in the spine; they will alter normal lordotic (curvature) patterns in the spine.

The greater the translation forward of the body = the greater the load on the lower spine. More Load = More Pains.

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Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
Spinal Fusion

Spinal Fusion is a Trap

Surgeons are being warned to stop routinely undertaking spine-fusing operations over fears too many patients are being left needlessly crippled.

A gathering of Australian pain specialists have been told to scale back their reliance on common lumbar fusion operations by visiting US expert Dr Gary Franklin.

Dr Franklin – a neurologist and medical director of the Washington State Department of Labour and Industries – said his US study also found 44 per cent of workers were left permanently disabled a decade after fusion surgery.

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