Low Back Pain

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on low back pain...

Self-Care of the Low Back, Part 2

Low back self-care strategies based on the McKenzie method

Do You Need Spinal Fusion Surgery?

The results of the Swedish study of surgery in stenosis patients.
Low Back Pain, Section 3: The lifecycle of back pain

Low Back Pain, Section 3: The lifecycle of back pain

Individual episodes of back pain may come and go. But back pain can recur and become embedded in your system.

Low Back Pain, Section 2: Research Status

Research status of spina manipulation for treating low back pain

Exercise Prevents Back Pain Recurrence

Exercise has been proven to prevent recurrence of low back pain.
Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

The DRX-9000 is effective in the treatment of herniated or bulging lumbar discs. There are a number of ways that the technique has its effect - this article outlines three of them.

Two Things I Learned from My Patient Liz

My experience with Liz reinforced for me the risk of anesthesia, and also reminded me that the brain serves the body, not the other way around.

Why Chiropractic Isn’t “Alternative” Healthcare

Employees of a large company who had back pain did better - and saved their company money - if they were treated by doctors of chiropractic.

Mix of Amino Acids, Herbs Beats Back Pain

A combination of amino acids and herbal anti-inflammatories beats NSAID's for back pain.

My Back Pain is Better – Do I Still Have to Come for My Chiropractic Treatments?

Low back patients who continued to receive spinal adjustments every two weeks stayed clear of low back pain for more than 9 months.
What powerlifters taught me about treating intervertebral discs

What powerlifters taught me about treating intervertebral discs

Lumbar decompression with the DRX-9000 works by breaking down the fibers of the intervertebral disc to allow them to grow back stronger than ever.

Epidural Injections for Back Pain and Sciatica

Epidural injections, though widely used for low back pain and sciatica, have limited benefits along with a significant likelihood of doing harm.
Three Groups of People Who Can Benefit from Lumbar Flexion-Distraction

Three Groups of People Who Can Benefit from Lumbar Flexion-Distraction

The DRX-9000 was developed as an alternative to surgery for patients with herniated lumbar discs. But there are other varieties of back pain that can be helped, too.
The Chemistry of Bulging Disc Treatment

The Chemistry of Bulging Disc Treatment

Back pain means more than a breakdown of your spine's biomechanics. The chemistry of back pain is complex and offers clues to treatment.
Chiropractic Pillows: Pillow Talk Courtesy of Guest Author Dr. George Russell

Chiropractic Pillows: Pillow Talk Courtesy of Guest Author Dr. George Russell

My colleague George Russell fields questions about pillows and how to get the most out of a night's sleep.

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