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disadvantages of chiropractic treatment

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
17 years experience Integrative Medicine
Helpful for many: Chiropractic has been shown to be helpful for many conditions such as headaches, neck and back pain. It focuses on nerves, joints and muscles. So, any ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely: No doubt.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
No: Nsaids , steroid pills or injections and rest. Surgery last resort.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Only chiropracter: can answer , trained physician do not believe all diseases are due to maladjusted spine , and ' adjusting ' will cure them. THere is no known scien ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
To eliminate glasses: There are a few tricks your ophthalmologist can recommend to allow compensation for presbyopia. The condition itself cannot be treated as it is a nat ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Quicker recovery: The procedure is designed to cause less operative trauma to your back. Smaller holes will heal faster. If your main symptoms are leg pain, numbness ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Big difference: Polymyositis is a hyperallergic inflammation of the muscles with rapid wasting and debility. It responds well to systemic steroids and some other sup ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Many: Certainly advantages are becoming pregnant and becoming pregnant quicker. Sometimes fertility treatment gives you information about your body that is ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
If the selection: for such surgery is done properly it's advantage is that it can be done using MINIMALLY INVASIVE approaches (eg small incision "band-aid surgery") H ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptom relief: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has improved significantly since its initial development in 1938. It is considered safe and effective, according the t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl White
30 years experience Pain Management
Depends on treatment: This is a tough one. There are so many types of treatment depending on the cause and origin of the pain. I would certainly recommend a thorough exam ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
What is music: therapy for? Depression? Anxiety? I can't think of any disadvantages for music therapy, other than deafness from too loud music. Advantages include f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: It all depends on the amount of neural compression and whether there are any deficits. Surgical risks include- infection, CSF leak, hematoma, and nerv ... Read More
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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Massage therapy: It is beneficial to to treat myalgias ( muscle pain ) , fascial pain and tendinitis. It helps relax the tissues & muscles.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Unknown: 30y female ?'s number epidural injections (cortisone + -Caine drug) tried before "alternative/additional" therapies. These injections are only palliat ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Most clinicians recommend nonsurgical treatments for spinal disorders rather than going straight to surgery for common conditions like disc disease,sp ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multiple: Most spine surgeries have risks and benefits, most often based upon peer reviewed literature. "laser" spine procedures are promoted to cause less pai ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Many and varied.: Depending on which hemophilia (bleeding disorder) you deal with, treatments can vary. Fresh frozen plasma or FFP has factors 8 and 9 but needs plasma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
I'm confused!: Do you mean prp? If not, what is the exact name of the treatment you are considering. Ask again and clarify. Also update your profile to include any ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Negates gravity : Aqua therapy allows for essentially earlier normal motion without the effects of gravity due to the body's natural buoyancy in water. The resistive fo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Massage Therapy: As long as you have no un-diagnosed illnesses massage therapy can be helpful and relaxing. A massage that includes lymphatic drainage will help detox ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many.: First, massage increases circulation, allowing therapeutic blood and lymph flow to occur. It relaxes injured and tense muscles. It reduces spasms and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
None: There are no side effects or disadvantages to music therapy. For some people who have trouble talking about their issues music, dance or art therapies ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Several: Melanoma is almost always treated with surgery first; the amount of surgery depends on the clark level (how deep it is), which is measured in millimet ... Read More

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