Entries by Dr. Frank Siraguso, Kansas City Chiropractor

CHIROPRACTIC’S SOLUTION TO THE OPIOID CRISIS

Last week, President Trump stated that opioid addictions are the “worst drug crisis in history.” Chiropractic is part of the solution. As a national health emergency is declared and resources are allocated to combat the very complex issue of opioid abuse, chiropractors around the nation are raising their hands—their highly skilled and licensed hands—to say “I can […]

Sciatica Relief

Sciatica Relief Do you suffer from low back pain that radiates or causes shooting pains into the buttocks or legs? Millions of Americans suffer from what’s commonly known as sciatica. Did you know chiropractic care can help relieve this pain? Sciatica is a general diagnostic term used to describe radiating pain, numbness/tingling, or weakness that […]

Surprise: Chiropractors Can Treat These 5 Conditions

You might think chiropractors are only able to help with back aches, stiff necks, slipped discs and whiplash injuries. If so, you’re not alone – but you’re missing out. Chiropractic care – which is based on the understanding that, given the opportunity, the mind and body can heal itself – can treat many issues that […]

Chiropractic Patients Recover Faster, Spend Less Money

Back pain is an expensive health problem for both patients and businesses. A 2012 study reported that we spend about $635 billion on pain every year, with a significant amount of that spent on back pain. Over the years, quite a few studies have shown that chiropractic care is more effective for back pain than medical […]

Why Chiropractic is Superior for Musculoskeletal Pain

Countless studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat musculoskeletal complaints like back pain, neck pain, or sciatica. Now a new study from Switzerland has looked at the relative benefits of chiropractic compared to medical care for the most common types of pain issues. In this study, the authors […]

Preventing Sciatica

Learning the risk factors of sciatica can help you minimize your risk of developing it. A recent study sheds light onto what makes you more likely to develop sciatica. The study evaluated 5261 participants aged 40-60. Researchers collected data on participants’ occupational class, physical and psychosocial working conditions, body mass index, smoking, leisure-time physical activity, and […]

Chiropractic Effective for Tension Headaches

With headaches being one of the most common nervous system disorders worldwide, affecting almost 50 percent of the population at least once annually, finding a way to relieve them is important to when it comes to improving quality of life for a large number of people. Certainly there are several different types of headaches–migraines, cluster […]