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Let’s Talk About Steroids

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Steroids seem to get a bad rap, and while they can come with certain risks and side-effects, they can also be an outstanding pain relief modality. First things first: Steroids are generally divided into two categories, anabolic steroids and corticosteroids. Anabolic steroids are the ones associated with muscle growth, and The post Let’s Talk About […]

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More on Meds – Part II

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Some More on Meds….. The purpose of this 5 part series is to give you some background information about some of the medications used to treat pain. My hope is that with a little understanding of how these medications work, you will be able to make better choices, and have The post More on Meds […]

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Medications – Part I

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One of my practice philosophies is a good philosophy for medicine in general: The less medication you can get away with taking, the better. The body has a great potential to heal itself, and when possible, we should give it every opportunity to do so.  All of these magic potions, The post Medications – Part […]

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5 Things That Cause Back Pain: Part I

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Introduction to my 7 part series, reviewing the anatomical structures that are responsible for causing virtually all back pain. Understanding this model can go a long way towards identifying what makes your pain better or worse, and helping you establish concrete steps you can take to help rid yourself of The post 5 Things That […]