Tag: knee replacement

Considering surgery and Opioids for pain control afterwards? The latest research suggests you should see a chiropractor first.

Considering surgery and Opioids for pain control afterwards?  The latest research suggests you should see a chiropractor first. Having been told to you need surgery is traumatic, since it requires you to adjust your life around a surgical procedure that can leave you in pain for weeks to come.   Surgery can affect your job, your life and your relationships as well, since you will need someone to take you there, watch over you and most likely, give you opioid pain medication while you recover.  It is also expensive, once you factor in the facility fee, anesthesia and of course the post and Read More »

A knee replacement nightmare; one doctors experience with one size fits all medicine.

A knee replacement nightmare; one doctors experience with one size fits all medicine. We are all alike, aren’t we?   This is of course a ridiculous suggestion however, the health care system constantly uses a one size fits all model to make our problems fit the way they are taught to see them, but not necessarily the way they are. In my opinion, it is one of the largest cost drivers of health care resulting in many useless tests and interventions due to a lack of understanding that often begins with primary care.  Is your blood pressure low, high or right for Read More »