Tag: sciatic pain

Who is the chiropractor near me in Scotch Plains and North Brunswick, NJ?

Who is the chiropractor near me in Scotch Plains and North Brunswick NJ? There are many reasons to choose a chiropractor, but whom should you choose?  Often, people will type in the words chiropractor near me to find out who is closest and reviews may or may not be helpful since some of the best chiropractors have few reviews on line. For many of us, it is important to find someone who is in our insurance plan, yet for others, a personal referral is desirable and yet for others, it is finding the person who can understand why they hurt.   Finding Read More »

Your MRI may be the wrong medicine to determine treatment for sciatic pain.

Your MRI may be the wrong medicine to determine treatment for sciatic pain. For years, the MRI has been the determinant used to determine who is a candidate for more aggressive forms of treatment including surgery.  A new study published in Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. written by Abdelilah el Barzouhi, MD, PhD and colleagues is now suggesting that this test according to the data they collected is a poor test to determine who should consider aggressive surgery vs. more conservative proven methods such as chiropractic. Failed back surgery syndrome is when a surgery done to the lower back has failed Read More »