Is Your Pain Medicine Increasing Your Risk for Death?

Is Your Pain Medicine Increasing Your Risk for Death?

Arthritis Doctor Shawnee KS

The arthritis epidemic continues and the disease and death associated with it continue as well. A conservative estimate is 54 million adults suffer from arthritis and that rate is expected to increase to 78 million by 2040. A primary, first-line therapy in the conventional medical model is the use of NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) drugs and when those fail,

Text Neck and How to Treat It

Text Neck and How to Treat It

Modern spine issues are seen in epidemic proportions in chiropractic, medical doctor, pain management, and physical therapy offices every day. Looking down at handheld devices is taking a grave toll on the spine health of adults and children. Historically, looking down was done primarily for reading, but reading was generally a small portion of the day in conjunction with many other types of body movements within the day.

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.

Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Pain Relief – 4 Pillars of Joint Pain


Hi. My name is Dr. Matthew Gianforte and I would like to personally welcome you to LifeWorks Integrative Health. We are one of the first Integrative Health Clinics in the Kansas City area. An integrative practice incorporates a combination of physiotherapy, chiropractic, nutrition and functional medicine, as well as a blend of medical treatment.

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.  

Silent Epidemic: Osteoarthritis

Silent Epidemic: Osteoarthritis 

There is a silent epidemic that is affecting almost all Americans today.  It is the epidemic that is causing pain. It is the epidemic that is silent and people don’t know about it until it is too late.  This is osteoarthritis.

The reality is 96% of adults around 80 years old will have developed arthritis in their life,

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