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Managing vs. resolving your lower back pain; What does this mean to you, the patient?

Managing vs. resolving your lower back pain; What does this mean to you, the patient? In the USA, the medical system manages many conditions such as kidney problems, diabetes, blood pressure, and even congestive heart failure to name a few. Why problem management makes us more chronic, instead of improving our quality of life. For many of these conditions, management is the only solution patients are given, yet most of us would want a cure instead, no? Part of the problem is that medicine is designed around managing chronic conditions and responding to life-threatening emergencies. It is not about healthy Read More »