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Pain killers for chronic pain Unsafe? Why Doctors are referring to alternative therapies ínstead.

You may have seen in the news that the NHS are unsure if prescribing painkillers for chronic pain is the best practice. Doctors soon will be recommending alternative therapies to combat this.

Painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen can do 'more harm than good' and should not be prescribed to treat chronic pain, health officials have said. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence claims that there is 'little or no evidence' the drugs, as well as aspirin and opioids, work.  

At Crosby Chiropractic we can provide chiropractic, physical therapy and sports massage.

We manage chronic pain on a day to day basis. Many of our patients report not needing painkillers as much or at all any more.

Thank you to Ian at Crosby Chiropractic. I walked in with Chronic pain and walked out already feeling a bit better and with a plan of care that I understand and can follow. Now I’m a few weeks in and I have little to no pain. Changed my life, couldn’t be more grateful.

If you are unsure if we could help please come in for a consultation and let us show you what we do best.

yours in health

Crosby Chiropractic and Physical Therapy


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