We all know about the dangers of opiate addiction, but few know the harms associated with common pain-killing drugs like Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, and Aleve. This leads to many believing they can be used without much harm. Yet, use of these drugs over a long period of time can raise the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other severe cardiovascular symptoms. This is why drug-free pain management with chiropractic care should be your first choice.
An emerging field of study suggests that staying off pain medicines as much as possible can prolong your life. That is why we recommend chiropractic care. Typical chiropractic patients experience significant relief. This can lead to avoidance of surgical intervention or the use of harmful drugs.
Drug-Free Pain Management Is Safer
Even healthy people like athletes experience harm from NSAIDs, which slow the healing of tissue and joints. Medical literature gives us numerous reasons why chiropractic care is the most conservative choice, even for common pain, but if reading complicated studies like the ones linked to above is not your favorite past time, this infographic should summarize it for you well enough…
If you are experiencing pain and want a better way to manage it, put down the drugs.