Think again before you pop that pill….
We often and quickly turn to prescription or over the counter drugs for the relief of common ailments such as headaches, back pains, fracture pains and so on. Unfortunately most of us don’t realise that these painkillers may slow the healing of the very conditions they are taken to treat.
Research has shown that painkillers actually suppress the inflammation and local immune responses that are crucial to healing (Pharmacotherapy 2005; 25: 1566-91).
Furthermore research has shown that taking painkillers:
Pain is your body’s last attempt to alert you that something is not quite right. Taking medication will only mask the cause, when it is so very important to address the root cause of the pain, which is what chiropractic does. Often the dysfunction lies within the spine. When vertebraes become misaligned (vertebral subluxation), your body becomes out of sync, meaning that your nerves stop “talking to each other” like they should be. Vertebral Subluxation is linked to a vast number of disorders such as:
Drugs may reduce inflammation and reduce the pain but drugs do not address the cause of the pain. As a result, patients who regularly take pain medication may be less likely to seek chiropractic care, not just delaying recovery but also worsening the condition they have.
At Robina Wellness we are dedicated to help our patients overcome reliance on pain medication by providing drug-free alternatives. If you are fed up with the side effects of painkillers and putting your core health at risk, then take charge of your wellbeing and schedule a chiropractic check up with us.
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