should I let a chiropractor check me?

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  1. monsoon

    monsoon Who are you with?

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    I hurt my left hip and lower back pretty darn good 2 weeks ago. I can barely flipping move. It hurts to stand, sit and breathe. I've reinjured myself. Years of riding and that's the side I play hockey on. I've seen the Dr. And got anti inflammatory Rx's.
    I've had a couple of shots of cortisone. Today I was at the barn and the chiropractor was there giving everyone an adjustment. He does the horses too. So he looked at me and decided I have a leg longer than the other...

    I've always considered chiropractors to be completely full of shit and not doctors. Isn't the 1 leg longer than the other an old magicians trick?. He wants me to come to his office and get everything done. And all I said was "well i'll have to clear it with my witchdoctor first" and now everyone is mad at me?

    Am I wrong? I'm in constant pain and it sucks.

    Stern related cuz DrSarno says I'm not really hurt and if I read his book, I will be magically healed.

    F mutt
     
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    balloon knot Well-Known Member

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    Weed Well-Known Member

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    Some chiropractors are good. The key is to do their program to the point of getting healthy and then get off of it. If they get their hooks into you long-term, it can get very pricey.
     
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    F Stern and his Dr. Sarno promotion.
     
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    yea dude... most are just pervs and crooks
     
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    I started a similar thread last summer. Lower back has been in pain for a solid ten years. Finally went to the chiropractor on advice of my doctor. The "treatment" took less than thirty seconds and did nothing. They put some electric current thing ony back which felt pretty good. In the long run it was a waste of time.
     
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  7. OV

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    Not a fan: Fucked up my ex's back soft tissue after she got hit from behind (gotta be careful not to use "rear ended" here, LOL). And she was a competitive marathoner (and tennis player) until then. People I know who've tried chiropractory and phys therapy have had much more success with targeted laser therapy.
     
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    What he says. You are better off going to a massage therapist honestly. Cracking your back does nothing to relieve anything regardless of how reputable a "chiro" is.
     
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    Go to a real medical doctor. Seek real physical therapy.
    Chiropractic Medicine(loosely used term here) has never been proven to have cured any kind of ailments in any clinical studies.
     
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    balloon knot Well-Known Member

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    they don't fix a problem, they mask it..fucking quacks

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    I'd rather go to the psychic surgeons of the Philippines than go to a chiropractor...
     
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    I found it to be a complete waste of money. It only relieved my pain long enough to walk out of the office. I think a lot of that relief was a placebo effect from my back being cracked by a hot chiropractor.
     
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    Been to a chiropractor from a car accident and it did nothing. I have also been to physical therapy and they will work the shit out of you. I had a slipped disk in my neck and they fixed that real quick. If you can afford it, go to the physical therapist, chiropractors are quacks.
     
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    The pain is unbelievable. I'm thinking about contacting Satan. He owes me.

    Pain pills suck. They don't work and they stop peristaltic waves in the intestines so now you can't go properly.
    If I didn't smoke weed and drink beers beers beers, I'd really be screwed.

    F mutt
     
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    ...id put a heating pad on it and leave it there for hours on end. for myself i would be thinking in terms of loosening muscles and tension and the heat will help a deep injury/bruise imo/for me. i would ask your regular m.d. about one leg being longer than the other, youre a modoe firgodsakes! it just cant be. :bigcry: a relaxing bath in hot water then the heating pad. if you need any chicken soup my references are posted in somerskys 'shed guys can you cook' thread.
    feel better soon
     
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    Well we need you healthy and clear-headed for the upcoming kitten fiascos. What I would do is go to an Orthopedic Surgeon and have them shoot you up with some steroids until they can order some xrays, maybe CT Scans...etc, and other tests to get to the root of the problem. I know someone who does just that and lives mostly painlessly with what he's got, having his surgeon inject him ever 12 months or so.
     
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    You have a bad back and you would let someone who couldn't become a real doctor start fucking around with your spine?

    You've got bigger balls than I do.
     
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    One leg longer than the other is common. I've had a couple sessions with a chiropractor and they really don't help much. Have you tried pressure point or shiatsu massage?
     
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    Why don't you ask one of your horses if you should go to their chiropractor?
     
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