STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH CHRONIC PAIN?
WHERE’S THE BEST STARTING POINT FOR RELIEF?
For instance, I recently saw a teenager (“Johnny”) who had struggled with headaches for a number of years. He was brought in by his parents who were naturally concerned. The thing is, I was their last resort, which they made sure I knew (they weren’t too hip on seeing a chiro, but desperate times call for desperate measures). They had already taken him to their doctor, who prescribed some OTC meds (both ACETAMINOPHEN and IBUPROFEN), and when this didn’t work, they set him up with a specialist who ran a CT ON HIS HEAD (a brain scan), looking for tumors. Although brain tumors certainly can cause headaches; because they are exceedingly rare when compared to things like SUBLUXATION or FASCIAL ADHESION, it’s no surprise (and thankfully so) that none was found.
After a couple years of what I refer to in here as riding the MEDICAL MERRY-GO-ROUND, the parents broke down and brought Johnny to me. The first thing I did was to make sure that the ranges of motion in his neck were normal (HERE). They weren’t even close. And although there had probably been $25,000 spent on this kid between insurance coverage and out-of-pocket payments, no one had figured this simple fact out yet. Immediately following his first Tissue Remodeling treatment and adjustment, his ROM was virtually normal, and his headache was completely gone — for the first time in over two years. I saw him once or twice after that to clean things up and make sure everything was functioning well (and to get him started with a DT UNIT for use at home). Simple, inexpensive, no wasted time, effort or dollars. What more could anyone ask for? The point is this….
Why not start here first? If don’t think I can’t help, I’ll tell you so (HERE — Friday I had to send two people out that I could not help, the first a patient with an acute compression fracture in the mid thoracic spine (logging injury), the second a CALCANEAL STRESS FRACTURE in a pre-pubescent athlete). If I’m not sure but think it’s worth a look, I’ll tell you that also (HERE). The cool thing is that worst case scenario, you’re out a few bucks without me being able to help you. The doubly cool thing is that rather than me telling you you’ll need lots and lots of treatment to fix your problem (HERE), you’ll know after your first visit if my approach is right for you (HERE). What have you got to lose other than the pain and misery?