Simple Ways to Alleviate Back Pain as You Get Older

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Alleviate Back Pain | Dr Ken Nakamura Best Toronto Chiropractor Your body goes through changes as you get older. Unfortunately, sometimes those changes can result in discomfort. That’s why it’s not uncommon to develop back pain later in life.   The spine consists of vertebrae stacked atop each other. Discs between the vertebrae essentially work as shock absorbers. However, these discs deteriorate over time. This reduces shock absorption and causes the vertebrae to rub against each other more often during movement.   That doesn’t mean you simply have to accept that chronic back pain is going to be a natural side effect of aging. There are plenty of steps you[...]
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Does Tylenol (Paracetamol) Help Acute Low Back Pain?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Paracetamol For Acute Low back Pain: Helpful? - Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Do you take Tylenol or Parcetamol for your acute back pain?   Do you know if Tylenol or Paracetamol actually helps your acute back pain?   Did you know that there is no research evidence that shows that Tylenol actually helps your long-term recovery from acute back pain?   Lack of evidence was the prime reason why researchers decided to find out if  a “universally recommended, first line analgesic for low back pain, appearing in most clinical practice guidelines worldwide” [1,2] was sound.   No research even compared Paracetomol (Tylenol) with placebo or taking Tylenol on a “as neeeded” basis.[...]
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The Good & Ugly About Acute Low Back Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Acute Low Back Pain-What Should You Do? Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Did you just put out your low back?   Want to know the best way to get back your life as quickly as possible?   In this issue I go over some proven things you should do and shouldn’t do, when you have acute low back pain with or without sciatica. First I go over the red flags that should alert you that you should be worried.   See Also:  Sciatica: The Best Exercises For People With Sciatica     When Should You Be Worried About Acute Low Back Pain?   Trauma: If you are older and had a fall and[...]
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Lower Back Pain: When Will You Get Back To Work?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Lower Back Pain Recovery& Prognosis -Toronto Downtown Chiropractor You’ve just put out your lower back and you want to get back to work. What determines when you will get back to work?   How will you prevent a reoccurrence of lower back pain?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment this Toronto downtown chiropractor answers all these questions and more.   The likely course of your lower back pain is called a prognosis.   The good news is most of you will improve markedly in the first six weeks. The bad news is that after the first six weeks most people improve more slowly up to 3 months,[...]
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