Tag: medical care

Consumer Reports Weighs in on pain management, and again shows chiropractic as an important first choice.

Consumer Reports Weighs in on pain management, and again shows chiropractic as an important first choice. Opioids and other drugs, it’s about time Consumer Reports Weighed in on this growing problem. The fact is, pain relievers and even stronger narcotics would not be necessary if healthcare practitioners adequately addressed why their patients hurt in the first place.   While this sounds totally logical, who started the idea of pain relief in the absence of understanding why you hurt? For temporary relief, you can take…   This has been great marketing by the pharmaceutical industry which both patients and doctors have embraced, but Read More »

Young doctors are voting to suppress alternative medical info according to Whole Health Chicago

Young doctors are voting to suppress alternative medical info according to Whole Health Chicago In the United States, main stream medicine often has failed to quickly embrace adventurous and often surprisingly effective health care approaches that do not fit inside their testing – medicinal – surgical approach to the symptoms many people experience. This approach has harmed many people over the years, from unnecessary and harmful treatment of prostate growths, scare tactics and medicinal approaches that do little to improve the quality of our lives while causing diseases that may have never occurred (statins for instance). Some doctors such as Read More »

The truth about medical care; more of it costs more but doesn’t help improve outcomes.

The truth about medical care; more of it costs more but often doesn’t help improve outcomes. The NY Times recently looked at the cost benefit of doing more medically for patients who are severely ill or perhaps are near death. Many of us have had loved ones that seemed to endure endless testing, procedures, chemo, etc, yet the outcome did not change. Should a doctor do everything and use every resource when the data shows it has no benefit? Regardless of the reason, putting the discussion of cost aside, many people die from those lifesaving interventions and often, more medical Read More »