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When You Don't Want Drugs, Turn to the Chiropractor

By Genevieve Cunningham

The use of prescription painkillers is rampant in the world today. While this is not generally worrisome unless abuse or addiction is involved, many of those who become addicted began using the painkillers for a legitimate purpose. The possibility of abuse, addiction, or the many other negative side effects of prescription pill use has many people turning away from the practice. But what should you do for pain instead? If you suffer from pain in the body, but you don’t want to turn to drugs, take a look at why chiropractic care might be a better option.

When Are Drugs the Right Choice?

The best way to determine whether or not you should use prescription painkillers is by listening to a doctor that you know and trust. Generally, infections and sickness require the use of medication, and only a doctor can determine whether painkillers should be a part of the process. If your pain seems to be caused by something else and is relatively manageable, drugs may not be the best option. Overall, the benefits should outweigh the risks. If they do, then drugs might be the better choice for pain management. If they don’t, it might be better to seek out other forms of care.

Will Chiropractic Care be as Effective as Drugs?

Many people fear giving up the painkillers because they’re afraid another management technique won’t be as effective at diminishing the pain. Luckily, chiropractic care has been deemed even more effective in many situations. Why? Because chiropractors often do what painkillers can’t: They attack the pain at the source. In eliminating restrictions from the spine, chiropractors are able to stop the cause of the pain, which obviously ends the suffering and also prevents the pain from returning.

Where is the Right Place to Get Care?

If you would like to try chiropractic care for pain relief, visit The Joint Chiropractic. With walk-in visits and affordable pricing, getting care at The Joint is a stress-free experience. The chiropractors here want you to feel your best, and they won't pump you full of medicine to get the job done. While medication is sometimes the best choice, it’s not necessarily the right choice for you. Find a little relief in a more natural way beginning with a quick trip to The Joint as soon as today.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Houston, Tex.

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