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I have been seeing a chiropractor for 3 weeks, but the pain has only gotten worse. What should I do?

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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Don't go back

If pain is still getting worse, get evaluation& perhaps some imaging done by an md or do.
You may have some underlying condition that needs to be addressed. Also, for manual therapies to work, you need good nutrition (lots of veggies, fruits, very few refined carbs (sugar, flour) and no ingredients on a label you can't identify). If you are ok, try a different chiro or better yet, a osteopath.

In brief: Don't go back

If pain is still getting worse, get evaluation& perhaps some imaging done by an md or do.
You may have some underlying condition that needs to be addressed. Also, for manual therapies to work, you need good nutrition (lots of veggies, fruits, very few refined carbs (sugar, flour) and no ingredients on a label you can't identify). If you are ok, try a different chiro or better yet, a osteopath.
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Dr. Bettina Herbert
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: See MD

Depending upon where your pain is, you should see a mediacl doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: See MD

Depending upon where your pain is, you should see a mediacl doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: See an MD

Chiro offers a deep thrusting massage which can temporarily relive discomfort but offers no diagnosis or cure.
For persistent discomfort and especially dysfunction, you should see an orthopedic specialist who can make the diagnosis and advise a proper treatment course.

In brief: See an MD

Chiro offers a deep thrusting massage which can temporarily relive discomfort but offers no diagnosis or cure.
For persistent discomfort and especially dysfunction, you should see an orthopedic specialist who can make the diagnosis and advise a proper treatment course.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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