Back Pain, Headaches, and Fatigue
my 25-year search of long-term relief from chronic lower back pain,
headaches that would last for days, and fatigue, I have subjected
myself to a number of styles of chiropractic, medicine, acupuncture and
pain medications. Quite by accident, I found Estill County Chiropractic
and was skeptical of yet another method.
On my first visit, I was suffering from pain between my shoulder
blades, lower back, and sciatica. In addition, I had been unable to
rotate my neck fully for almost a year. Furthermore, I was a chronic
user of sinus medications, ibuprofen (6 tablets, twice daily), acid
reflux medication, and anti-depressants. Dr. Allen explained how by
putting my upper cervical spine in alignment my body chemistry would align
and many of my non-back issues would subside.
I have been receiving care from Dr. Allen for 2 months and I
cannot imagine ever having to seek another form of treatment and have
encouraged all of my friends and family begin seeing Dr. Allen. Not only are my initial back symptoms
almost nonexistent many other medical issues have corrected themselves.
I cannot remember the last time my neck stuck in a position, had to
rotate my entire body to look over my shoulder, or felt the tingling
numb sensation down the outside of my arm radiating into my hand. The
burning pain between my shoulder blades is gone and I have not taken
ibuprofen or sinus medication since I began treatment. My lower back is
continuing to be treated, but am not crippled at the end of the day.
The most dramatic difference for me is the fact that I finally feel
like a normal person. I am able to work eight hours a day, 40 hours a
week without debilitating back pain, headache, or fatigue. I do not
fall in bed exhausted at 6:00 p.m., but am able to have a life aside
from my job. I no longer take acid reflux medication, although I have
had the disease my entire life due to a deformed lower esophageal
sphincter -- the "flap" that controls acid from entering the esophagus
and I no longer take anti-depressants.