Maitland Chiropractor: Opportunity to Reduce NSAID Pain Meds at Home

Would you like to reduce or eliminate your consumption of NSAID pain medications like ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin and various prescription NSAID’s?   A 2006 study published in “ Surgical Neurology ” by where Maroon treated 250 patients who had been seen by a neurosurgeon and were found to have non-surgical neck or back pain with 1,200 mg per day of omega-3 fatty acid (FA).   After taking the omega-3 FA for 30 days, 59% of the patients discontinued taking their prescription NSAID medications for pain.  Sixty percent stated their joint pain had improved.  Eighty percent said that they were satisfied with their improvement, and 88% said that they would continue to take the omega-3 FA supplement.  Maroon noted that the “literature reviewing rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, both chronic inflammatory conditions, consistently reports improvement in joint pain and function using omega-3 EFA.”  Quality fish oil can be a good source of omega-3 EFA’s

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Maitland Chiropractor: Opportunity to Reduce NSAID Pain Meds at Home

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  1. Jessenia says:

    Couldn’t agree more! Thanks for the reminder of how important it is to make sure patients understand what we are doing to them, but even more importantly, what we are doing FOR them!

  2. Swatman says:

    In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.

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