Chiro, Opiods, Veterans

It is no secret that a significant contributing factor to the nations opioid crisis is the use of opioid drugs for musculoskeletal pain. A population with high rates of musculoskeletal pain and injury are United States Veterans. Of those veterans, female veterans report high rates of musculoskeletal pain than men. The packs they carry can weigh between 60-100 lbs and have severely damaged the musculoskeletal system of many US service people.

Problems with Cortisone Shots- Short Term Relief Costs Long Term Healing

Problems with Cortisone Shots- Short Term Relief Costs Long Term Healing

When cortisone injections were discovered in the 1940’s, it was considered the medical breakthrough for joint, tendon, and cartilage related pain. It continues to be the option offered by many physicians for injury and arthritis. However, even as early as the 1950’s research began to show cortisone is not the “magic bullet” it was thought to be.

What is a chiropractor?

Chiropractor Shawnee KS

At LifeWorks Integrative Health, many of our patients did not have previous experience with getting treated by a chiropractor Shawnee, KS trusts until they came to us. They learned about the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments from friends, colleagues, or family members. If you are suffering from a painful physical condition such as lower back pain,

Slow Metabolism


A popular question many people ask is, “why does your metabolism slow down as we age?” I remember when I was young back in my teenager years and in my early 20s. Back then I could eat just about anything and get away with it and I’d be able to keep my weight very stable.

Arthritis Causes and Prevention

About 46 million people in America are suffering from arthritic pain. Did you know that arthritis can be preventable and in some cases – can actually be reversed?

It is important to understand arthritis and the steps you can take now to prevent it from happening.

Arthritis is an inflammatory reaction that happens in the joint.  

Disease Timeline


When do you go see your doctor? Most people tell go to their doctor when they have a pain, symptom, or some condition going on in their body. That approach to health is very degenerative. Let us explain it by looking at the disease timeline. The disease timeline is the time when disease starts in your body to when the disease ends.

Considering Knee Surgery? READ THIS FIRST

Highest Rates of Knee Surgery

The rate of knee surgery in the United States is virtually out of control. In 2017 over 700,000 total knee replacements were performed. According to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery article in 2005, this rate is expected to increase by 3.5 million surgeries per year by 2030.

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